Today, BODYARMOR SuperDrink announced Kevin Love has joined their brand, uniting with fellow athletes like James Harden, Andrew Luck, Mike Trout, LeSean McCoy and Rob Gronkowski. In an exclusive interview with the brand, seen below, Love talked about his earliest memories of shooting hoops in his crib, as well as his youngest hardwood dreams. Read More »
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Like we were campaigning for office, the heated debates we get swept up in concerning the greatest NBA players of all time have become as much a part of our lives as the game themselves.
That’s only been amplified with the career of LeBron James cresting at its highest point, as well as Kevin Durant earning the recognition of challenging for MVP. As long as those two continue to play at a Hall of Fame-bound level, they’ll be the subject of abject criticism and have their careers picked apart. Read More »
The passing of time and subsequent dulling of our memories always makes the past look grander than it actually was. What’s the reason? Simply put, people don’t want to look back with a critical lens at our past. Everyone wants to believe that the icons of their era, whether they reigned in the fields of politics, music or the crux of our discussion, sports, are universally the “best.” Read More »
Perhaps you heard LeBron James provide the media his NBA Mount Rushmore earlier this month. During Kobe Bryant‘s question and answer session with the media before tonight’s All-Star Game, he was asked about LeBron’s claim that he’s pushing to become the fourth member of NBA Mount Rushmore. Kobe was asked who would be on his own Mount Rushmore. At first, Mamba claimed he was ignorance about Mount Rushmore, but when informed there are four president’s, he answered as best he could. Read More »
Is there anything more attention grabbing than an individual battle between two Hall of Fame-bound players?
We were subject to it a few weeks ago when LeBron James and Kevin Durant went at it in Oklahoma City’s win over the Miami Heat. While the result is indicative of a lopsided affair favoring the Thunder, the battle between James and Durant was anything but as both players went for each other’s throat on one long-distance shot after another. Read More »
LeBron James might have ceded a little ground to Kevin Durant over the last couple months, and he’s certainly trailing KD in MVP talk, but the man who has captured four of the last five MVP awards and the last two Finals MVP awards, is starting to thinking bigger than his contemporaries. He told NBA TV during an interview set to air this Monday, he’s going to be “one of the top four that’s every played this game, for sure.” Read More »
The Pacers announced today in a press release they had signed Andrew Bynum for the remainder of the season. Reports suggest they’ll pay him $1 million to finish out the year in a Pacers uniform. Bynum had been without a team over the last month after he was included in the Luol Deng trade, sending him to Chicago. The Bulls immediately cut him to fall under the tax. Read More »
Magic Johnson took to Twitter today to call attention to the blossoming rivalry between LeBron James and Kevin Durant while the latter continues to up his game to otherworldly heights since the calendar turned to 2014. With the Heat and Thunder set to tip-off on ESPN tomorrow night, Johnson extolled KD’s virtues as a player and compared him and James to some of the game’s best; except, he forgot to include Kobe Bryant among those greats, which is sure to cause the ire of Laker fans everywhere. Read More »
There is a special place of being, an existential plateau that transcends the game of hoops. When an individual has no fear and the utmost confidence, we as the fans get to witness something truly special. Last week, Carmelo Anthony had a scoring explosion that will be remembered by Knicks fans long after his modest achievements with the franchise are forgotten. Read More »
The all-time winningest head coach in NBA history, Phil Jackson, stopped by Fox Sports 1 yesterday to discuss the NBA, the Lakers, Kobe’s injury and some of the all-time greats. In a segment with Gary Payton and host Charissa Thompson, Jackson was given two NBA players and asked to answer which one would win in a battle of one-on-one. Obviously, the segment ended with the two players that have most directly help Phil win 11 NBA Championships: Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Phil’s answer was pretty definitive, but the story leading up to it is classic. Read More »