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In the wake of Michael Jordan‘s 50th birthday, there’s been a lot of NBA talk comparing His Airness, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James and their place in the history of basketball. Well, now Bryant, himself, is weighing in with his opinion. On Wednesday, Bryant sat down for an interview with ESPN Radio Los Angeles (compiled here by Sports Radio Interviews) where he touched on numerous subjects, including the passing of Lakers owner Jerry Buss and Dwight Howard‘s place in the offense. However, it’s his comments on comparisons between him and James that will likely attract the most attention. “Is he as good as me?” said Bryant on the Mason and Ireland show. “I mean every time you start comparing players to some of the all-time greats then you have to put him in that same room.” So, there are a couple of interesting nuggets in there. For one, Bryant automatically assumed himself as one of the game’s all-time greats — which, granted, is probably accurate. But saying that James is “in that sa...
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LeBron James hits a bank, left-handed 3-point shot against the Chicago Bulls simply because he can.
The Bulls scored the fewest points at home (67) since 2003 in the loss to their rival Heat on Thursday night. Down 16 in the fourth quarter with, Bulls fans found something to cheer about when they let out a roar as LeBron James came up limping off a hard foul from Nate Robinson. Remember when Bulls fans crucified Philly fans for applauding Joakim Noah’s ankle injury in the...
Back in 2007 there were rumblings that the Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Lakers had discussed a trade involving Kobe Bryant. Turns out, that deal was much closer to becoming a reality than just about anyone realized at the time.
Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski revisited those potentially game-changing trade talks in a piece up Monday, following the passing away of Lakers owner Jerry...
Remember when Kobe Bryant almost became a Piston?
Most fans don't, judging from the surprise that spread across Twitter onMonday night when a Yahoo! story about the death of Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss mentioned the discussions he had with Bryant about the deal in 2007.
As reported at the time, the Pistons had worked out a trade with the Lakers that would have brought...
Kobe wants Dwight Howard to stop clowning around, but Dwight doesn’t know how to act any other way. People may not like Kobe Bryant, but no one questions his desire to be great and his work ethic.
That is what gets him the respect from peers and fans alike, but I don’t think anyone respects Dwight Howard right now, on or off the court.
Here is just a latest example why from Larry...
The drama never stops with the Los Angeles Lakers. Before the Dwight Howard trade became a done deal, both Dwight and Kobe Bryant were hesitant to become teammates. Kobe made [...]
Tweet Unless they’re Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard, NBA players sometimes develop bonds with their teammates. They spend a lot of time together practicing and on the road and form friendships with one another. Apparently that’s the case with the Houston Rockets, as Jeremy Lin said he didn’t feel like playing after the Rockets traded [...]
The collateral damage of the still-simmering Michael Jordan/LeBron James discussion: how can The Big O, Oscar Robertson be forgotten again?The post Because We Always Forget Oscar Robertson appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Tweet LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have hooked up for numerous alley-oops since James joined forces with Wade on the Miami Heat. This full-court one was among the more impressive of the seemingly countless connections. This is one of my favorites. Earlier this season against the Knicks they took turns setting each other up, [...]
Is it really hard to be a fan of more than one team in a sport?
It seems in past sports history, fans were more fickle and diehard for their team. In contemporary times, its a whole new ballgame for fans.
It’s not hard to be a fan of multiple teams in one sport. Everyone knows this.
Having more than one team to root for means more chances to be on the winning side.... Read more
Lil Wayne apologized to LeBron James for saying F**k LeBron James but said he isn’t sorry for what he said and won’t apologize for being him or, anything else that he said. In an interview with Miami’s interview with Miami’s Felisha Monet of 99 JAMZ, he said that he’s really cool with LeBron’s mom so he takes that back but nothing more.
Wayne also said that Dwyane...
Chris Paul showed off a bit of his wild side in his ensemble selection for Clippers vs. Spurs. CP3 islocked in on the current animal print shoe trend here with a pair of Del Toro shoes. Throw in Rag and Bone denim, 5001 Flavors shirt, Persol eyewear and gold Miansai bracelet….oh and a Rolex.
Also, check out Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant and Paul Pierce’s looks from Wednesday’s...