Found June 12, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Via Larry Brown Sports:
Because of Rudy Eugene, Ronald Poppo will never live a normal life again. Poppo is the 65-year-old homeless victim of Eugene that had roughly 80% of his face brutally chewed off during the May 26 attack. Eugene was shot and killed by police officers (after he reportedly growled at them), and Poppo has been in the hospital since undergoing various surgeries and treatments. On Tuesday, doctors said Poppo was awake and talking but cannot see and has a long way to go in his recovery.
According to the Twitter account for the Jackson Health System in Miami (via Gawker), one of the doctors visited with Poppo on Tuesday and the victim had a message for LeBron James and company.
LeBron admitted earlier this week that he let his teammates down in the Finals last season, but it’s tough to imagine he has ever been more motivated than he is this season. When you combine his two NBA Finals failures with the fact that a man who had nearly his entirely face eaten off by another human being is still pulling for James, it seems like you have the ultimate recipe for success.
Also from Larry Brown Sports
Kobe Bryant, wife not getting divorced just yet
NFL rookie brags on Twitter about getting out of traffic ticket
Michael Vick calls NFL Top 100 rankings 'a joke'
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
A.B. As much as I hate Lebron James and the Miami heat, this is bush league. Being some 45 year old mid-life-crisis-big-bellied Bostonian who dropped $200+ on tickets and $8+ on crappy beer doesn’t give you the right to throw a beer at a professional athlete.
Be a man and jump on the court and take a swing at the big fella. I would respect that much more. But waiting for Lebron...
Kevin Durant knows that whatever happens in the NBA Finals, he and LeBron James will be viewed as being at the center of it, for better or for worse. He recognizes that, he understands that, but he doesn't have to like that. Durant and James have more in common than chasing a championship starting Tuesday in Oklahoma City. Both have become hermits during the playoffs, with James...
Why aren’t you rooting for LeBron James? Unless you’re an Oklahoma City Thunder, Boston Celtic (Classy) or Indiana Pacer fan, it has no intellect at all. Aren’t you tired of giving all your effort to hating LeBron? Or have you not reached your peak and plan on taking your disgust Facebook statuses to the next level?
We get it, LeBron left you clinching your...
LeBron James returns to the NBA Finals this week, one year after the Heat lost to the Mavericks in disappointing fashion.
OKLAHOMA CITY- The Thunder won Game 1 of the NBA Finals much as how they have won a large percentage of their playoff games. To read the rest of this feature and watch post game videos,click the link below to visit playersview.net
LeBron James has been criticized his whole career for not stepping up when it really matters. That’s the price you pay when some call you the best in the world. His constant disappearing acts down the stretches of big games have now become part of his calling card.
Last year’s NBA Finals was no exception. James didn’t play to the level he’s capable of and the Heat lost to...
Kevin Durant and LeBron James have reached another level in the postseason, but the 2012 NBA Finals will more likely be turned by one of their teammates.
All you have to do is take one look at the picture above to understand what this is going to be. So we won’t waste your time trying to convince you that this song in honor of LeBron James sung by Mike Tyson on Jimmy Kimmel Live is probably the craziest thing you’ll see today.
But what else can you expect when Mike Tyson is involved.
I’ve heard rumors that there’s some basketball game on tonight… but honestly, I’m not sure what it is. I assume it’s one of those crappy lockout exhibition things arranged by LeBron James and Kevin Durant because as far as I can remember, the NBA season ended Saturday.
So instead of watching….. that….. watch the Gang in the latest episode of Gang Green.
They go live...
It’s the finals every body wanted.
LeBron James versus anti-LeBron James, aka Kevin Durant. The makeup of both the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat could not be any more different.
Miami built their big-3 through free agency in the summer of 2010. James and Chris Bosh upped with Dwyane Wade, which of course prompted this. Meanwhile, just days after...
Touching, poignant, and haunting. And that’s just the afro wig and basketball outfit Iron Mike is sporting.
Mike Tyson continues to reinvent himself as a master of comedy, and this latest appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live only adds to his repertoire of hilarity. Tyson sings the melodic “Lebron James” as only he can. The only thing funnier than Tyson’s so-called singing...
Miami came ready to play Tuesday night in Game One of the NBA Finals. The Heat jumped out to a 13-point lead and had everything going. They were forcing turnovers, they were getting out on the break and they were moving the ball.
Mario Chalmers and Shane Battier were getting open shots and taking advantage of an Oklahoma City defense still getting its bearings. LeBron James...
Game 1 off the NBA finals went to the Thunder. But what about the OTHER battle, the fashion one? Russell Westbrook wore a shirt from the 2012 Prada spring collection and of course, personality frames. KD opted for a slim cut suit in black. King James opted for a color mash featuring a berry shirt, [...]
I’m starting to think it’s me. Maybe I’m emotionally detached from my mother? Maybe I’m the crazy one but its bizarre to watch the new generation of NBA stars to kiss their mothers ON THE LIPS during games.
I’ve been ripping into Miami Heat’s Lebron James for repeatedly kissing his mom on the lips in Game 1 against the Boston Celtics and in Game 5 too but at least...
With the Miami HEAT headed to the 2012 NBA Finals versus the Oklahoma City Thunder, a local South Florida company thought it was only right to commemorate the occasion with 16, 18 and 20 foot statues of the big three.
Prime Time Amusements, a global operator, seller and event renter of video arcade machines and simulators, made Miami’s biggest sports figures – LeBron James,...