TAG: michael jordan

High School, Latest News / Apr 19, 2014 / 1:00 pm

12 Winners & Losers From The Jordan Brand Classic

Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor (Guy Rhodes/USA TODAY Sports)

The 13th annual Jordan Brand Classic took place last night in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center and in typical fashion, the game did not disappoint, becoming the highest scoring game in JBC history. The folks at Jordan Brand did a phenomenal job this year showcasing some of the top high school basketball players in the country. The game was followed by an epic postgame concert by Grammy Award winning rapper, Macklemore. In case you missed it, Brooklyn was where it was at last night. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 18, 2014 / 11:00 am

Get Familiar: The Air Jordan XX9 Promises To Change The Sneaker Game

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan (photo. Bryan Horowitz)

Ten years ago, on a cold December night, the Air Jordan XIX was introduced at Meatpacking District hot spot Cielo. Jason Kidd hosted, the bar was open and models strutted on a makeshift runway, all clad in Jumpman-emblazoned clothing. The XIX itself was under a glass case in a back room; for the select media members in attendance, photography was prohibited. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 12:50 am

Michael Jordan Finally Has Something To Cheer About In Charlotte

Michael Jordan

Only two years ago, the Charlotte Bobcats finished with the worst regular season winning percentage in NBA history. But now, after the acquisition of Al Jefferson over the summer (totally underrated at the time) and another year to gel and mature for Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson, the Bobcats are the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference. On Wednesday night, even Michael Jordan started clapping as they took the lead in OT over the playoff-bound Bulls. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 11, 2014 / 1:30 pm

15 Sneakers We Want To See On NIKEiD

Nike Kobe Prelude IV

Nike Kobe Prelude IV (photo. Nike Basketball)

NIKEiD has exploded from its initial clunky and slow infrastructure into a highly desirable, limited-run option for sneaker fans to deck out the latest Nike Basketball signature sneakers or the newest Air Max models, acting out their own fantasies like Tinker Hatfield. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 11, 2014 / 11:30 am

The 10 Greatest Basketball Moments Ever In TV Sitcoms

Michael Jordan

Growing up in the ‘90s, I was spoiled in an era that was full of great television sitcoms. It was a time when shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Martin were at their peak. What was cool about these shows is they did a great job of blending in with the era’s mainstream popular culture, whether it was from the music or sports industry. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 10, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The 30 Greatest Ankle-Breakers In NBA History

Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson (photo. Reebok)

In the game of basketball there is nothing like witnessing an ankle-breaker. Dunks are cool, but there is something about watching a defender surrender to gravity and falling on the court after a vicious crossover. Whether you fight it to this day, we have all been victims. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 9, 2014 / 3:15 pm

The 10 Greatest Shooting Guards In NBA History

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant (Justin Ford/USA TODAY Sports)

The shooting guard position is a thing of beauty. Michael Jordan came into the league and dominated his spot and the NBA like no other player has ever done. Aside from Jordan, other players such as Clyde Drexler, Jerry West, Earl Monroe and many others were, at one point in time, considered one of the top talents at shooting guard. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 7, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Kevin Durant On Passing MJ’s Streak Of 25-Plus Points: “I Wish It Was Over”

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)

A lot has been made of the streak Kevin Durant has been on where he’s scored at least 25 points over the course of now-41 games during his all-but-certain MVP season. While the number is somewhat arbitrary, especially when you consider KD averages 32.2 PPG, which leads the NBA, the man he replaced when his streak hit 41 games yesterday, Michael Jeffrey Jordan, makes it somewhat remarkable. Just don’t tell Durantula that… Read More »

Ink / Apr 2, 2014 / 11:00 am

The Craziest Jordan, Pippen, Rodman Tattoo You Will Ever See

Chicago Bulls tattoo

Chicago Bulls tattoo (photo. @Howsito)

Almost two years ago, we ran a post on a fan who had a unique Chicago Bulls tattoo on his back. It tore up the Internet. Yesterday, that fan reached out to me again on Twitter to say he’s now completed his vision. The results are incredible. Read More »

Smack / Mar 22, 2014 / 3:41 pm

Update On The Michael Jordan, Tony Wroten “ShoeGate” Apology

Tony Wroten

Tony Wroten (Howard Smith/USA TODAY Sports)

After Tony Wroten claimed Michael Jordan called to apologize after his Nike lost its sole during a game against Indiana a little over a week ago, he admitted he was joking about the apology on Friday. But after the same reporter who misquoted Wroten spoke to him about his turnabout, Wroten admits when you listen to the audio it probably doesn’t seem like he’s joking. Read More »