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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 »

Smack / Nov 28, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Steve Kerr On What He Says Upon Seeing Michael Jordan: “Thanks For All The Rings”

Steve Kerr, Michael Jordan

The Golden State Warriors are in North Carolina to take on the Charlotte Hornets tonight, allowing coach Steve Kerr to face the team owned by former teammate Michael Jordan on the road for the first time. What will the rookie head coach say to the greatest of all-time should they cross paths at Time Warner Cable Arena? What he always does, of course: “Thanks for all of the rings.” Read More »

Smack / Nov 25, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Kevin Garnett Included Hakeem Olajuwon As One Of His Top 3 Trash Talkers?

Hakeem Olajuwon

There aren’t many players who can yap at an opponent on the court like Kevin Garnett. Even non-basketball fans know about the Honey Nut Cheerios rumor with Carmelo Anthony and the ensuing verbal fracas after the game. Although it was later revealed to be a total fabrication, KG had been jawing at guys like he’s got a perpetual stick of gum in his mouth for years before that night. But when ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk asked KG for his own top three trash talkers, one of the names he dropped was a big surprise. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 10, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Jordan Brand Unveils West Coast “Jordan Hanger”

Jordan Hanger

If you’re unfamiliar, Jordan Brand has a venue, the acclaimed Terminal 23, on W. 32nd street in New York, less than a block west of Herald Square. On Thursday last week, they unveiled their west coast environ, the Jordan Hanger, in a West Los Angeles plane hanger. Come check out the newest court on the opposite coast. Read More »

Video / Nov 10, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Past Meets Present In Epic Update Of NBA’s Classic “Forever” Commercial

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James (photo. Slamdunk Mixmakin”

Have you ever wondered what Derrick Rose would look like playing with Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan? How Paul George measures up to a prime, healthy Tracy McGrady? If LeBron James’ aerial exploits compare to Julius Erving’s? You won’t ever find out, unfortunately, but this epic update of classic NBA spot “Forever” is the closest you’ll come to doing so. Read More »

Smack / Nov 5, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Obama On Jordan’s Golf Quip: Think More About The Bobcats – Or Hornets

Barack Obama, Michael Jordan

We just think it’s cool that President Barack Obama and NBA icon Michael Jordan are even friends. That they feel comfortable poking fun at one another through the media? Pretty awesome. After Jordan recently quipped that Obama is “a s****y golfer”, POTUS playfully fired back by imploring MJ to worry more “about the Bobcats – or the Hornets” than his golf game. Read More »

Smack / Oct 30, 2014 / 10:45 am

Michael Jordan Calls President Barack Obama A “Sh***y Golfer” (Video)

Michael Jordan

As part of Ahmad Rashad‘s eponymous show on Black9Network, he interviewed his “main man” Michael Jordan to ask about his dream golfing foursome. President Barack Obama, an outspoken Bulls and MJ fan, was then mentioned as part of the exclusive foursome, and His Airness didn’t censor himself when evaluating the President’s golf game. Read More »