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LeBron James sees a lot of MJ in the way he plays basketball. Magic Johnson, that is. Per Yahoo! Sports: “For all his talent, James has yet to show the same type of killer mentality NBA champions like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Larry Bird owned. Bird said earlier this season that if he needed to win a game, he’d choose Bryant as a teammate over James. If he wanted to have more fun, Bird also said, he’d take James instead of Bryant. James sees himself as a player who would rather pick his offensive spots and get his teammates involved like Magic Johnson did when he won five titles for the Los Angeles Lakers. “Champions come in different shapes, sizes and forms,” James said. “Everyone always compares Kobe to Jordan and says they always have had that killer mentality. They always had that dagger, that dog. Then you look at Magic [Johnson], and people say that he was fun to play with. He was great. He always had his teammates’ back. He always got his teammates involved. He was a ...
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Kobe Bryant took Michael Jordan's record, then nearly lost the game to LeBron James.
Bryant and the best of the West held off a furious East comeback, winning 152-149 in the NBA All-Star game on Sunday night.
Bryant scored 27 points, moving past Jordan as the career scoring leader in the game. MVP Kevin Durant had 36, and Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook...
The chant started in a far upper corner of the Amway Center. A strange "D" word rarely spoken or talked about in the All-Star Game. Defensive-minded Tom Thibodeau did not even run his team through defensive drills in the All-Star practice at Jam Session on Saturday.
This is not the time to yell at a player for a late rotation or a botched box out.
Yet, the chant picked...
It is no secret that the Miami Heat have the most athletic and physically gifted team from top to bottom in the NBA. Hell, the Miami Heat may even have the most talented coaching staff on the court. The millions of naysayers and insulting agents of the sports world have no rebuttal when Miami Heat SF LeBron James hits three triples in a row to give the East All-Stars...
NEW YORK (AP) -- A person familiar with the process tells The Associated Press that seven bidders for the Los Angeles Dodgers, including Magic Johnson and Stan Kroenke, will interview with baseball's ownership committee in the next step toward selling the bankrupt team.