TAG: michael jordan

NBA / Dec 15, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Kobe Bryant Writes Of Passing His “Muse,” Michael Jordan, At Players’ Tribune

Kobe Bryant

It seems impossible now, but there was a time that Kobe Bryant couldn’t score. After passing Michael Jordan for third on basketball’s all-time points list, Mamba talks of adolescent struggles that fueled his relentless for drive for buckets and calls MJ his “muse” in a post for The Players’ Tribune. Read More »

NBA / Dec 15, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Steve Kerr On Whether Warriors Could Match 72-Win Bulls: “Oh God, No. No!”

Steve Kerr

After a thrilling, closer-than-expected 128-122 win over the Pelicans on Sunday night to extend Golden State’s winning streak to 16 games and give them a 21-2 start to the season — the best in NBA history for a rookie head coach — hyperbole, of course, entered the fray. Ethan Sherwood Strauss of ESPN.com asked Steve Kerr if his Dubs team could match the 1995-96 Bulls — who went 72-10 with Kerr as their three-point specialist. Kerr was pretty adamant the idea is hogwash so early in the season, saying,”Oh God, no. No!” Read More »

Latest News / Dec 15, 2014 / 12:15 am

Michael Jordan, LeBron James, More Congratulate Kobe Bryant On Milestone

Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan doesn’t like to be bested. But that hardly means he won’t accept greatness akin to his own. After Kobe Bryant passed him for third on the league’s all-time scoring list tonight, Jordan praised his rightful successor’s talent and competitive mindset. Read More »

Video / Dec 14, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Kobe Bryant Passes Michael Jordan On All-Time Scoring List With Free Throw

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant (photo. Lakers Twitter)

After so many of his buckets have come via flair, dramatics, and all-out thrills, it’s almost fitting that Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan for third on the league’s all-time scoring list like this. Watch the Los Angeles Lakers legend sink a free throw against the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 32,933rd point of his legendary career. Read More »

Video / Dec 14, 2014 / 11:30 am

Watch Michael Jordan And Kobe Bryant Talk Rings During 2003 All-Star Game

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant (photo. NBA YouTube)

Should Kobe Bryant score nine points in tonight’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Los Angeles Lakers legend will pass Michael Jordan for third on the league’s all-time scoring list. Barring a turnaround of epic proportions at some point in the next two years, though, there’s still a place where MJ will always have bragging rights on Mamba: rings. In a newly released video by the NBA, watch an un-retired Jordan claim he was fouled by the 25 year-old Bryant – and use his advantage in championship count as justification. Read More »

Video / Dec 12, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Watch “Jordan Vs. Bryant: Duel of Icons”

Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

Unless you’re living under a rock, you are very well aware that Kobe Bryant is on the verge of passing Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list. In fact, if the Mamba tallies at least 31 points Friday night in San Antonio, the third spot – behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone – will belong to him alone. Read More »

Video / Dec 8, 2014 / 6:45 pm

Video: “Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan: When Destiny Meets Greatness”

Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan (photo. NBA YouTube)

Heading into Tuesday’s matchup between the Sacramento Kings and the Los Angeles Lakers, 63 points is all that stands between Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list. While Nike Basketball has already announced it will be releasing a special edition sneaker to commemorate the Mamba passing Jordan’s scoring mark once he hits number 32,293, the NBA is also getting in on the hype. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 8, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Nike To Launch New Kobe Kicks When He Passes MJ On All-Time Scoring List

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, new Nike Kobe Bryant sneaker

After scoring only 14 points — he was still the leading scorer — against the Pelicans on Sunday, Kobe Bryant sits only 63 points behind Michael Jordan on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. To commemorate the occassion, Nike is launching a special sneaker to commemorate the accomplishment. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 3, 2014 / 10:30 pm

Watch Kemba Walker Delight Michael Jordan By Dropping Nikola Mirotic

Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker (photo. @_MarcusD_ GIF)

This is the best meal Kemba Walker has cooked all season long. Just ask Michael Jordan. Watch the Charlotte Hornets waterbug point guard drop Nikola Mirotic with a beautiful crossover before hitting a pull-up three-pointer that delighted his legendary owner. Read More »

NBA / Dec 3, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Kobe Bryant Says Michael Jordan “Was Really Like A Big Brother”

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is 128 points away from surpassing Michael Jordan for third place on the league’s all-time scoring list. The Los Angeles Lakers legend’s legion of fans will consider it a proverbial passing of the torch from one superlative player to another. For Bryant, though? Passing up Jordan will mean even more. Read More »