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Allen Iverson is set to officially retire Wednesday, and the compliments are already flowing out.
Reigning league MVP, and back to back NBA champion LeBron James was asked his thoughts on Iverson as a player. James has always been complimentary of Iverson, and recently said that the Answer was his second favorite player growing up.
James told Harvey Araton that Iverson ‘pound for pound, was the greatest player ever.’
RT @HarveyAraton: Here in Miami, LeBron just called Allen Iverson "pound for pound the greatest player ever"
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) October 28, 2013
Iverson in his prime would fill the building on the road, and destroy the home team in the process. All while only being 6 feet tall at best, and 170 pounds on his heaviest day.
I couldn’t agree with James more.
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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) […]
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...
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....
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 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...
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...
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...
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
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
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 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...
USATSI The Miami Heat coaching staff used handheld football pads to hit LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh as they drove down the lane during Monday’s practice. The Heat expect a physical game against the Chicago Bulls in Tuesday’s season opener. “We don’t like them, they don’t like us,” James said of the Bulls to ESPN. “It’s not unheard of. We all know how...
Why LeBron James isn’t going to (or shouldn’t) leave the Miami Heat
By Nekias Duncan: Writer at Hoopstuff….
In case you haven’t received the memo, the summer of 2014 is going to be pretty huge. The 2014 NBA draft class is projected to be the deepest one in at least the last decade, headlined by Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker, Kentucky big man Julius...
LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and the Miami Heat have had a strong rivalry with Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and the Celtics in the past. But with KG and The Truth moving to Brooklyn does the rivalry with Boston end and be transferred to Brooklyn? Dwayne Wade said earlier in October that the rivalry will just ...The post No Place Like Boston appeared first on The League News.
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.
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