TAG: michael jordan

DimeTV / Jun 23, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Screen & Roll Vol. 4: NBA Draft, “Space Jam” & More

Adam Silver, David Stern

With the blink-and-you-missed it way basketball has infiltrated our online and television lives, it’s only fair you get some warning for what’s up next. Whether it’s a basketball game halfway around the world, the NBA Finals, a revealing interview, or a high school star’s mix tape, we’ve got you covered with our “Screen & Roll” recap of what’s coming on for the coming week. Read More »

Smack / Jun 19, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Al Michaels: Michael Jordan Sees In “4-D”

Al Michaels, Bill Simmons (photo. Grantland)

When we think of physical attributes that make a great basketball player, size, speed, agility, and the like immediately come to mind. What often separates the greats from the rest are traits that can be difficult to quantify. According to legendary sportscaster Al Michaels, the incredible eyesight of Michael Jordan is a perfect example. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 13, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Rod Higgins Abruptly Steps Down As President Of Charlotte Hornets

Rod Higgins

Rod Higgins has resigned as President of Basketball Operations of the Charlotte Hornets, the team announced on Friday. A member of the organization’s front office staff since 2007, Higgins served as General Manager before being promoted to President in 2011. Current General Manager Rich Cho will “assume responsibility for the team’s basketball operations,” the team says. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 13, 2014 / 10:45 am

Jordan Brand Releasing Special Air Jordan VI Retro Collection This Weekend

AIR JORDAN 6 RETRO

In his seventh season, Michael Jordan finally reached the pinnacle of the basketball world with his first title. To celebrate MJ’s first Finals victory, Jordan Brand is releasing the signature kicks he laced up that year with two distinctive Air Jordan 6 Retros coming this weekend to pay tribute to the sneakers the man laced up as he started his drive to become legend. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 12, 2014 / 4:30 pm

5 Prospects Charlotte Should Take In NBA Draft

Michael Jordan

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft – in the stretch run now, we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at each team’s individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with their current and future plans. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 12, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Report: Michael Jordan Is Now A Billionaire

Michael Jordan

After a Hall-of-Fame career that included six NBA Championships, six NBA Finals MVPs and five regular season MVP awards, Michael Jordan is considered by many to be the Greatest of All Time. Now, according to tabulations by Forbes, the current Charlotte Hornets owner is now the first billionaire former athlete. Read More »

Video / Jun 11, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Watch Michael Jordan Palm A Frozen Turkey On “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan (photo. Bryan Horowitz)

The further and further removed we are from Michael Jordan‘s playing career, the easier it becomes to deify his on-court exploits. Because that’s mostly relegated to his unmatched competitive fire and otherwordly talents as a scorer, it’s sometimes easy to forget MJ was named to the All-Defensive First Team nine times, won Defensive Player of the Year in 1988, and ranks third in league history with 2,514 steals. A video produced by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” of Jordan palming, or attempting to palm, various objects is just the reminder we need that His Airness was a devastating defender, too. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 10, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Jordan Brand Unveils Brazil Pack In Time For World Cup

Jordan Brand Brazil Pack

The 2014 FIFA World Cup starts on Thursday, and Jordan Brand is unveiling all-new colorways for the Air Jordan VI, Jordan CP3.VII AE, together in a pack with Brazil-inspired apparel. Read More »

DimeTV / Jun 9, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Screen & Roll Vol. 2: “The Basketball Tournament,” The ’84 Draft & More

Charles Barkley

With the blink-and-you-missed it way basketball has infiltrated our online and television lives, it’s only fair you get some warning for what’s up next. Whether it’s a basketball game halfway around the world, the NBA Finals, a revealing interview, or a high school star’s mix tape, we’ve got you covered with our “Screen & Roll” recap of what’s coming on for the coming week. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 6, 2014 / 11:15 am

Isiah Thomas: “Michael Jordan Couldn’t Have Played With Those Cramps”

LeBron James

We’ve already spotted some athletes and analysts grumbling LeBron James should have played through a left leg cramp that was uncontrollably spasming during the fourth quarter of Game 1. An unlikely hall-of-famer came to his defense in a big way when Isiah Thomas said, “Michael Jordan absolutely couldn’t have played through those cramps.” Read More »