/ Jul 24, 2014 / 3:00 pm
The maximum two-year, $48 million extension that injured, 35 year-old Kobe Bryant signed last November has been a lightning rod for criticism. Just imagine the derision he’d face if Bryant were allowed a salary similar to Michael Jordan’s last one with the Chicago Bulls. Jordan’s record $33 million contract for his final season in Chicago is up for auction, and serves as a stark reminder of how little today’s superstars are paid in comparison to those of the past. Read More »
We’ve only seen comedian Frank Caliendo on Fox’s pre-game NFL telecasts doing impressions, or whatever football shtick fit with that week’s games. After seeing him on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” this morning doing a pitch perfect Morgan Freeman impression while reading LeBron James‘ famous “I’m coming home” essay with Sports Illustrated, maybe we need to pay more attention to him during the other day’s of the week, too. Read More »
After LeBron James joined the Cavs this off-season, Mike Miller turned down more lucrative offers to come aboard and James’ own favorite shooter — who was often buried on the bench under Erik Spoelstra in Miami — James Jones also signed. Now it seems future hall-of-famer and the NBA’s all-time leader in three-pointers, Ray Allen, might forego retirement to lace ‘em up one more time with the Cavs in what would be season No. 19 in the NBA. Read More »
/ Jul 23, 2014 / 2:48 pm
In a new interview this week with Gentlemen’s Quarterly, Kanye West compared himself to LeBron James. It’s not the first time he’s done so, and it probably won’t be the last.
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In the days leading up to LeBron James‘ stunning announcement he was returning to Cleveland in a titanic Sports Illustrated essay explaining the rationale behind his lower-case decision 2.0, fans gathered outside his Bath Township home in Ohio, eagerly hoping to see the King return. ‘Bron took the time to thank his neighbors with some treats for putting up with the crush of gawkers in the area. Read More »
/ Jul 22, 2014 / 4:30 pm
With one Sports Illustrated essay, the entire hierarchy in the Eastern Conference was destroyed.
The Miami Heat, the champions of the Eastern Conference for the last four seasons, lost their best player. The Cleveland Cavaliers, an Eastern Conference laughing stock for the last four years, instantly became Las Vegas’ favorites to win the championship next year, and between all that, a number of other teams improved as well. Read More »
LeBron James is currently in Beijing as part of a Nike promotional tour. Yesterday, he finally had the chance to meet one of the most famous pianist in the world. It was a meeting that was almost a year in the making.
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/ Jul 21, 2014 / 6:45 pm
It’s long been assumed that LeBron James’ family and circle of advisors has preferred he eventually return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. From an instagram post by his wife, Savannah Brinson, that some thought implied his free agency choice to a report that his agent, Rich Paul, was pushing James that direction, The King’s decision seemed anything but just his own. However, LeBron’s business partner, Maverick Carter, told ESPN’s Jason Whitlock that his colleague’s seemingly final basketball destination was “made in his heart.” Read More »
/ Jul 21, 2014 / 11:45 am
LeBron James is the best player in the world, but give him a front-row seat at his son’s basketball game and he turns into a typical dad.
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LeBron James doesn’t even know what number he will wear for the Cleveland Cavaliers, but that hasn’t stopped fans from buying his jersey in droves. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, the NBA Store has sold out of replica home, road, and alternate Cavaliers uniforms that bear LeBron’s name. Read More »