TAG: michael jordan

GIFs / Aug 6, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Watch The Final Michael Jordan – Kobe Bryant “Identical Plays” Video

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant

Two summers ago, YouTube username Youssef Hannoun cobbled together a video showing the distinctive similarities in the games — and mannerisms — of Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. Last summer, we showed you part 2, and yesterday Hannoun released the third and final part of the series, which again shows how much Kobe drew from MJ’s game, right down to their celebrations. Read More »

Smack / Aug 6, 2014 / 11:45 am

Video: Kawhi Leonard Beats Michael Jordan At Hot Shot

Michael Jordan

Fresh off nailing 11 successive jumpers at his basketball camp, Michael Jordan faced off against Jordan Brand athlete and 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard in an impromptu game of Hot Shot yesterday. Both players partnered up with a camper, and both knocked down a three-pointer from the top of the key, but only one would come out the winner. Read More »

Video / Aug 5, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Watch Michael Jordan Drain 11 Consecutive Shots At Basketball Camp

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan (Sam Sharpe, USATODAY Sports)

They say the jumper is the last thing to go. So it’s not surprising that arguably the most talented mid-range shooter of all-time can make 11 consecutive unguarded shots, but that doesn’t make watching 51 year-old Michael Jordan effortlessly do so any less entertaining. Read More »

Smack / Jul 28, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Fat Joe Almost Punched Mark Cuban Once At A Jordan Sneaker Auction

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban has never been shy about voicing his opinion or talking a little smack when he gets a chance. According to Fat Joe, he crossed paths with the Dallas Mavericks owner at a sneaker auction and almost knocked him out. Read More »

Smack / Jul 28, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Jordan On LeBron Wearing No. 23: “I’m Cool With It”

Michael Jordan, LeBron James

Michael Jordan doesn’t care that LeBron James has elected to wear number 23 for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and neither should you. His Airness told ESPN this morning that he’s “cool” with The King’s choice and that Jordan doesn’t “own a number.” Read More »

NBA / Jul 24, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Jordan’s Record $33 Million Contract Up For Auction

Michael Jordan Gatorade Commercial Phil Jackson

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 »

instagram, Smack / Jul 21, 2014 / 10:00 am

Jamal Crawford Calls Kobe Bryant “This Generation’s Michael Jordan”

Jamal Crawford

The Jamal Crawford Summer Pro Am this weekend in Seattle saw Kobe Bryant stop by to take in the action; Bean was also in town to play in Richard Sherman‘s celebrity softball game. Crawford took a few minutes to introduce Kobe before he came into the gym, and that’s when compared Mamba to Michael Jordan. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 18, 2014 / 11:00 am

LeBron Is America’s Most Popular Athlete For The First Time

LeBron James, Tristan Thompson

According to a Harris Poll conducted from June 11 – 16 this year, LeBron James is the most popular athlete in the United States. James unseat Michael Jordan who held the number one spot when the same survey was conducted last year. Read More »

Video / Jul 14, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Jordan Brand’s Epic New Derek Jeter Spot, “Re2pect,” Will Give You Goose Bumps

Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan

In Jordan Brand‘s new ad for Derek Jeter, scheduled to air just before he appears in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game Tuesday night, a stunning collection of fellow baseball players, NBA stars, coaches, managers, musicians, movie directors, a former NYC mayor, the G.O.A.T, New Yorkers, and even Sawx fans all tip their caps to the Captain. We don’t really like baseball (to slow), but Jeter is an institution in New York, and this 90-second spot is sure to raise the hairs on your arms regardless of how you feel about baseball. Read More »

Smack / Jul 10, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Gerald Wallace Doesn’t Think LeBron Has The “Fight” Of MJ & Kobe Bryant

Gerald Wallace, LeBron James

With the whole world waiting to hear LeBron James‘ decision in free agency this week, it makes sense he was the topic de jure when Myfoxal spoke with Celtics forward Gerald Wallace at Childersburg High in Alabama for his basketball camp. When the subject of James and the all-time greats came up, Wallace was quick to point out ‘Bron lacks the “fight” of Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Read More »