Found October 28, 2013 on That NBA Lottery Pick:
If you had any doubt about LeBron James thoughts on former 76ers star Allen Iverson as being one of the greatest of all-time, this tweet by writer Harvey Araton is another confirmation. Check out the tweet where LeBron says that Iverson is pound for pound one of the best to ever play the game: Here in Miami, LeBron just called Allen Iverson "pound for pound the greatest player ever" — Harvey Araton (@HarveyAraton) October 28, 2013 *** LeBron James image courtesy of Getty Images

NBA 2013-14 Season Preview: Miami Heat

Back-to-back titles are pretty good.  But everyone knows you aren’t for real unless you can “three-peat.”  Believe me, it’s only going to get harder for Miami as more competition is right at it’s door.  And everyone of those teams is coming straight for the Heat.  There are no shortcuts for LeBron James as he’s always asked to carry his team to the promised land....

LeBron shows off Miami in new Nike spot

For his latest commercial, LeBron James wanted to feature some of his favorite things about Miami. A new spot featuring the Miami Heat star and four-time NBA MVP was released by Nike on Sunday night. Dubbed ''Training Day,'' it shows hundreds of people joining James as he rides his bike through Miami's streets, swims in the ocean, jogs through the city and plays...

LeBron James Hopeful To Play For Team USA In 2016 Olympics

LeBron James says he is hopeful to represent Team USA in the 2016 Olympics as long as he is healthy. A decision has not been finalized yet by James. "No, I'm not officially in, just yet," James said. "But hopefully, I can be healthy enough and on top of my game at that point where I'll be taken." When told he will not have to worry about being selected...

Video: Watch LeBron James train in new Nike commercial

Nike has released a new commercial featuring the best basketball player in the world, LeBron James, and it is simply superb.The nearly two-minute long clip depicts the Miami Heat star training for the upcoming season by running, biking, and swimming around the city.Oh, and James isn't alone in his workout, as a mob of fitness-minded athletes accompany him along the whole way...

LeBron gives high praise to Allen Iverson

Just yesterday Heat Rising reported the kind words King James had for Derrick Rose. Today, LeBron continued his love fest, this time for soon-to-be retired 76er all-time great Allen Iverson. James told ESPN the Mags' Chris Broussard that Iverson is "Pound-for-pound, probably the greatest player who ever played." Not that he was good player... Or someone...

LeBron on Allen Iverson: “He’s Pound for Pound the Greatest Player Ever”

LeBron raised a few eyebrows when he admitted that Allen Iverson is his second most favorite player of all-time. But that’s why it’s hard for me to take him seriously when he says this. RT @HarveyAraton: Here in Miami, LeBron just called Allen Iverson "pound for pound the greatest player ever" — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) […]

LeBron James says Miami Heat “don’t like” Chicago Bulls.

The NBA season is finally upon us and the Miami Heat’s chase for a three-peat begins in Tuesday’s season opener against the Chicago Bulls. According to an ESPN report, following an intense football themed practice today, Miami star LeBron James was asked about the Chicago Bulls, “”We don’t like them, they don’t like us,” James said of the Bulls after the drill. “It’s...

Dwyane Wade On Facing Allen Iverson As A Rookie: ‘I Was Scared As Sh*t’

Allen Iverson will officially retire as a Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, and the moment will allow for some amazing memories that were provided by the ‘Answer.’ Dwyane Wade was asked about Iverson at the Heat’s practice on Monday, and one of his fondest memories of Iverson came when Flash was just a rookie. While talking to Ethan Skolnick of Bleacher Report, Wade said he...

LeBron James dishes no-look assist to Chris Andersen against Bulls

As the Miami Heat continued to cruise against the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat star LeBron James might have had the best assist for the first day of the NBA. Watch as LeBron dishes the no-look dime to Chris Andersen for the slam dunk: *** James image courtesy of Getty Images

NBA 2K14 premieres next-gen “momentous” trailer

For those of you who happened to miss the brand-new trailer for NBA 2K14 next gen on Xbox 1/Playstation 4, don’t fret since we have tracked down the video. Check out the full trailer which has Macklemore’s “Can’t Hold Us” playing in the background with gameplay highlights: *** LeBron James image courtesy of 2K Sports

LeBron misses dramatic ending to Cowboys-Lions game

Remember Game 6 of the NBA Finals last season? The one where hundreds of Miami Heat fans filed out of Americans Airlines Arena early, only to miss Ray Allen hitting a game-tying three-pointer at the end of the game that led to the Heat winning in dramatic fashion in overtime as those same fans tried, and failed, to reenter the building? Well, it seems one Miami player ... and mega...

The Daily Dish: LeBron James, Rose, Shaq, Camby and the WAG of the day

The NFL tends to dominate Sundays from September to early February, but nevertheless there was still was some NBA news throughout the day. So in case you were stuck on the couch with some corn chips and booze throughout the day, I’ll hook you up with your basketball fix. Don’t forget the season starts Tuesday! LeBron James says he is happy for Derrick Rose. I think the basketball...

Dwyane Wade on Facing Allen Iverson as a Rookie: ‘I was Scared as Sh*t’

I always personally wondered what it’s like for athletes to play against some of their idols that they grew up cheering for. Are they excited? Is it nerve-wracking? Do they go out of their way to potential impress the superstar? Dwyane Wade was very honest about what he felt the first time he went up […]

TPBT Predictions: Individual Season Awards

Every year we like to make predictions.  Some of us pick all Oklahoma City Thunder (Snottie) and some of us pick Stephen Curry to win the MVP (Ben) but there is no question that we all love basketball and thrilled to have it back. If you can't see the screen shot of a chart above, click the jump to see a cleaned excel table in boring old black and white. JacobJamesBenEsau...

Harlem Shake nets bull rider $1.25M

During the 2012-13 NBA season, LeBron James and the Miami Heat were swept up in the "Harlem Shake" craze , their locker room spoof generating millions of Web views and inspiring more spoofs. On Sunday, Harlem Shake made J.B. Mauney a millionaire, and that's no spoof -- and no bull. Mauney won his first Professional Bull Riders championship Sunday, earning $1 million...
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