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Well, another NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest is underway. And once again, Lebron James didn’t enter. Let’s face it. He’s the best basketball player … ever. And, he won’t enter the dunk contest … ever. What’s the deal with Bron Bron? It’s not like he has anything to lose by entering, right? Wrong. According to ESPN writer Brian Windhorst, the King “has absolutely nothing to gain and everything to lose.” I’d say he’s right. As much as I would personally love to see King James mutilate the dunk competition, I’ve accepted the fact that he never will. Sure, it would be great for marketing and All-Star Weekend ratings would probably shoot through the roof. But, Lebron made his decision and he’s sticking to it. Many have commented that Michael Jordan entered and won and if Lebron wants to be on that level, he should enter too. But, LJ isn’t MJ, and the dunk competition just isn’t for him. When asked why he wouldn’t compete, James said: “If I decided to do it then I would have to win, [o]therwise it would be a waste of my Saturday night.” Let’s say he did enter. History would likely repeat itself and James would win the competition, even if he didn’t deserve to. Remember in 2003 when, as a high school senior, he beat Shannon Brown in the McDonald’s All-American Game? James acknowledged that he was “the home favorite” and was given “the nod” in that contest. Brown, who shines for the Phoenix Suns, probably should have won—his leaps were (and still are) outrageous. Lebron is making a smart move. He doesn’t want to disappoint his fans (again)—after all, people in Cleveland are still bitter that he took his talents to South Beach. I’d hate to see angry Heat fans. Unlike Blake Griffin who jumps over cars, Lebron doesn’t have to perform crazy stunts via props. Just watch him in a game. When the Heat played the Raptors in 2012, he jumped over John Lucas III, alley-ooped, then dunked. We know he’s got the talent, the skill, the ups—we don’t need anymore proof than what he gives us on the court in every game. Go ahead; call him LeChicken, LeLoser, LeScared to fail. Just don’t forget who the current NBA Champs are or who was named MVP. That’s right: King James. Related posts: NBA Announces 2013 Slam Dunk Contestants 10 Reasons To Still Criticize Lebron James Let the NBA All-Star Festivities Begin
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To the benefit of Illuminati conspiracy theorists everywhere, Lebron may or may not have flashed a hand sign similar to that of the "eye in the pyramid" gesture popularized by Jay-Z of rapping and Brooklyn Nets ownership fame. (Photo courtesy of Nah Right)Take a gander at :15 in the footage below from the player introductions and judge for yourself...is King James...
LeBron James is the best player in the NBA today. He is the reigning NBA MVP and Finals MVP. This month along, he has dominated the game making history by becoming the first player in the league to score at least 30 points while averaging over 60 percent shooting average in six straight games. However even after you calculated all of LeBron’s accomplishments, Michael Jordan...
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HOUSTON The weekend started on Friday, when LeBron James started talking about Michael Jordan talking about LeBron James.
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LeBron James and Jay-Z hosted their annual “2 Kings Dinner” in Houston last night where everybody from Drake to J. Cole came out to enjoy the night:
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Everyone knows that nobody plays defense in the NBA All-Star Game, but Kobe Bryant made one exception Sunday night.
Bryant came from behind to block a shot by LeBron James late in the fourth quarter of this year’s edition of the annual offensive showcase, leading to an easy dunk at the other end by Kobe’s Western Conference teammate, Kevin Durant.
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Michael Jordan will look to have quite the impressive birthday party.credit: celebritycarz.com
Michael Jordan has been in the news a lot lately, for a variety of strange reasons. During LeBron James’ recent hot streak, the comparisons between the two have been a hot topic of conversation, once again. Then, we found out that the soon-to-be 50-year-old Michael Jordan beat Michael...
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