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Amid video-game-promoting assertions of his own individual primacy and his unfamiliarity with twerking, Hall of Famer and Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan related a story earlier this week about having gone head-to-head with a brash young thing named O.J. Mayo at his annual Flight School camp. The meeting came back when the Milwaukee Bucks guard was still a heavily hyped high-school student sorting through scholarship offers from big-name programs; he’d eventually choose USC, spend one year in L.A. and enter the draft, going third overall to the Minnesota Timberwolves before being swapped for No. 5 pick Kevin Love in an eight-player deal. [Continue Reading]
I wouldn’t even mess with Jordan today let alone years ago. Jordan was and will be the greatest that ever lived..
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OJ Mayo has actually been a good sport about the story of him getting schooled by Michael Jordan going viral this week. To recap, MJ did an interview that corresponded with the release of NBA2K14 on Tuesday in which he shared a story about how he schooled Mayo when Mayo was a cocky high schooler […]
Michael Jordan said earlier this week that he believes in his prime he could beat LeBron James one-on-one.
The six-time NBA champion retired in 2003, and he has since been letting rising young stars know they'll never be as good as him.
O.J. Mayo is entering his sixth year in the league, but he was already battling Jordan when he was still in high school.
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Even though Michael Jordan is already considered one of the greatest of all time, he still likes to prove it on occasion.
At one of Jordan’s summer camps in 2006, the six-time NBA champion decided then-high schooler, now Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard O.J. Mayo was in dire need of a reminder of just how great he could be. In an interview to promote the release of NBA 2K14,...
Michael Jordan was not lying when he said he beat OJ Mayo badly at his basketball camp years ago. Jordan gave an interview to promote the release of NBA 2K14, and the interview received attention on Tuesday. During the interview, Ahmad Rashad asked MJ about how much trash he talked during his career. Jordan said […]
Over the last couple of days, a video of Bucks guard O.J. Mayo getting beat up by Michael Jordan in the year of 2006 has surfaced and it appears now that O.J. wants to see the full tape.
After the tape was revealed to the world, O.J. took to the Twitterverse to offer a cool $10,000 for the full tape:
Put it like this whoever can get the full tape of the match up I got 10k!!!!! #onmyMOMMA...
When Senator Herb Kohl showed up at Milwaukee Bucks Media Day, I knew an important story would emerge. It’s very rare for a NBA owner to be at his team’s media day. It’s even rarer for that owner to address the media for 20 minutes. However, that’s exactly what Herb Kohl did, and he cleverly used the forum to get his calculated message across. Kohl served as a United States...
O.J. Mayo says he has the tape of his game against Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan, in one of the more entertaining interviews you’ll see, told us who he would like to play one-on-one against. Jordan tossed out names such as Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and told us he thinks he would beat them all. The only player he said he may lose to is Kobe Bryant, and that is...
This is the eighth in a 15-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season.
Khris Middleton wants to be known as more than just the "other guy" the Milwaukee Bucks got back in the Brandon Jennings trade.
Middleton might have been a lottery pick if he had declared for the draft after averaging 14...
ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- It can be a tedious process, but the Milwaukee Bucks are slowly learning Larry Drew's defense, a system entirely different to almost every one of them.
The majority of Milwaukee's first week of training camp has been focused on installing the defense, and Drew feels things are coming along as expected for only having four days of practice.
Previously on TNLP, we mentioned that Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders decided to take a shot at former teammate Brandon Jennings over his lack of assists during his time with the organization.
Well, Brandon heard those comments and decided to fire back at Larry in an interview with USA Today Sports.
Check out the barb below where Brandon notes that Larry has to make the play...
Mayo received a lethal dose of reality after saying he could take Michael Jordan as a youngster.
Ummm…did you see the MICHAEL JORDAN’s NBA 2K14 interview I posted yesterday? (Click here if not.) The one where MJ says only KOBE BRYANT could beat him? Well, His Airness also talks about schooling O.J. MAYO at his kids camp when Mayo was a high school standout. Of course, someone...
If there was one common topic at Monday's San Antonio Spurs media day, it was about their historical loss in Game 6 of the NBA Finals in June. From head coach Gregg Popovich all the way to the players, each shared their thoughts of where they presently were mentally and physically after coming up short of a 5th franchise championship.
It turns out it isn't just the...