TAG: Mariano Rivera

NBA / Aug 10, 2010 / 2:00 pm

Kobe Bryant & Brett Favre: A Tale of Two Gunslingers

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant (photo. Nike)

Last week, an argument broke out in the Smack comments section that was started by Dime reader Chicagorilla:

“The one thing I don’t get about the Kobe as #1 argument is this BULL$H!T about him being fundamental. WTF? Have any of you actually watched him play? He does everything in his power to try and NOT be fundamental. … Everything (Kobe does) goes against basketball law. The fadeaway is a really low percentage shot, but (he) manages to hit them. The floater in the lane is not fundamental. The jump in the air, twist and turn, hang, then throw a no-look crosscourt pass for an open three (while entertaining and effective at times) is in no way fundamental.” Read More »

NBA / Jul 16, 2010 / 10:00 am

America’s Pastime: NBA vs. Major League Baseball Comparisons

This week Major League Baseball played its annual Mid-Summer Classic. As the game’s greatest players took the field in Anaheim for Monday’s Home Run Derby, followed by Tuesday’s All-Star Game, it got me thinking of how some of the NBA’s best compare with MLB’s best: Read More »