Found April 26, 2013 on In The Neutral Zone:
Rants: Cleveland Cavaliers for selling their fans false hope that LeBron James is going to return after the 2014 season to play for the franchise once again. Dan Gilbert honestly believes sign Mike Brown to a 5 year contract is going to bring Lebron back to Cleveland. Seriously? Yes I know Lebron has openly floated the idea of returning but that is seen more as a P.R. move to make nice with the fans than that he truly plans on coming back. He may opt out in 2014 but do we see him wearing the cavs uniform again? No. Rants: Michael Jordan for signing off on firing Mike Dunlap the very same coach he spent most of the summer going through tons of candiates before finally hiring the Doug Collins look a like coach.I thought he was going to let the coach grow into the job. Considering they were not going anywhere this year and they couldn’t be any worse than they were last season when they posted only 7 wins all season, winning 21 games this year should have gotten the coach at least next season before deciding to dump him. Strange move there Mr. Jordan. Rants:The New York Jets for their first round pick 13th overall Sheldon Richardson, Chance Warmack was on the board and you need help on the Oline and yes you already addressed your defense with the Milliner pick, this Richardson better be the stud that I read about. The New GM can’t take on projects here, the players he gets have to be ready to play now and make a real impact on the team. We will see on this one. Raves:John Buck catcher of the New York Mets, He wassupposed to keep the seat warm for the rookie Travis D’Arnaud. Well somebody forgot to tell John Buck. In 70 at bats John Buck has hit 271, 7 homers and 22 RBIs and played very well behind the plate. The early returns on the R.A.Dickey trade looks like it is favoring the team from Flushing. Raves: JR Smith for winning sixth man of the year award for the New York Knicks as he helped them win over 50 games this season and was on most nights the second scoring option behind Carmelo Anthony.He has also dispelled the myth that he is a selfish player and it’s one who cares about winning. It has been the complete opposite for Smith, he has done what the team has asked of him and more. Nice job! Raves:Matt Harvey his battery mate John Buck has hit, Harvey has pitched extremely well. 4-0 ERA 1.58 39k’s 10 walks and a batting avg against of .122 Met fans say hello to the ace of your staff for many years to come.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

2013 NBA Playoffs Fashion: Lebron James’ Givenchy Green Paisley Print T-shirt

Lebron James went with a cool casual fit last night for game 2, which featured a  $565 Givenchy Green paisley airplane print t-shirt. Lebron layered his artistic print tee with a sleek green blazer jacket, completed with denims, and hi-top sneakers. Lebron added the finishing touches to his ensemble, accessorizing with a gold watch, and two chains, 2 chainz !! I’m reiterating...

LeBron James comes up short for Defensive Player of Year

MIAMI -- LeBron James one day might join Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon as the only players to win the NBA MVP and Defensive Player of the Year awards in the same season.But it wont be this season.The Miami Heat star, who is all but certain next month to claim his fourth career MVP, finished second behind Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol in voting announced Wednesday for Defensive...

LeBron shoes being auctioned for Newtown families

NBA MVP LeBron James is trying to raise money for families affected by the December massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. The sneakers he wore in Miami's game against Washington on Dec. 15 - one day after the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed - are up for grabs in an online auction that runs through Saturday. Proceeds will...

Source: LeBron, William Wesley Rarely Speak Anymore

With Jay-Z becoming a sports agent, speculation has risen that LeBron James could become a client. Jay-Z has partnered with CAA, where William 'Worldwide Wes' Wesley is also an agent. Wesley has long been thought of as having the ear of James, but a person with knowledge of the situation said that the two rarely speak anymore. Jay-Z and James are unquestionably friends, but...

LeBron Auctioning Sneakers For Newtown Families

LeBron James is auctioning off a pair of game worn sneakers in an effort to raise money for families affected by the December massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. You can bid here. According to NBA.com: The sneakers he wore in Miami’s game against Washington on Dec. 15 – one day after the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed...

LeBron Upset At Finishing Second In DPOY Voting

LeBron James is not happy with finishing second in the Defensive Player of the Year voting. “It definitely sucks, finishing second,” James said. “Who wants to finish second?”  James said he “probably” put together the best defensive season of his career. “I guard everybody on the floor,” James said. “I don’t if it’s one player in NBA history who guards one...

Fashion Glance: LeBron James, Blake Griffin, CP3 & more

Ready for some game 2 playoff fashion for round 1 of the NBA playoffs? Gold is still EVERYTHING. Givenchy is in play. Baseball jackets are a hot silhouette for spring so check out Mike Conley Jr.’s look for a taste of that. LeBron James, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and JR Smith does it big with his leather sweats! Check the visuals: Chris Paul in Alexander Wang, Frank Mueller and...

LeBron James says coming in second in DPOY voting to Marc Gasol "sucks"

LeBron James was not too happy about coming in second to Marc Gasol in this season’s Defensive Player of the Year voting, and he shouldn’t be.“It sucks,” James stated simply. Gasol had a solid season, and served as the anchor on a very good defensive unit. However his season stats of 7.8 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game were underwhelming, and considering his defensive prowess...

“We Are All Watching” NBA Playoffs Commercial: Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook stars in this new “We Are All Watching” ad, the second in the series of 2013 NBA Playoffs commercials – the first one featured LeBron James. In the latest commercial, people all around the world watch Russell Westbrook as he dominates and wins big against the Lakers.

NBA Playoffs Post Game Presser “Swag-O-Meter”

It has been made abundantly clear here and on Twitter, that I think the NBA is the worst product of the four major sports.  But that doesn’t stop me from knowing what’s going on in the NBA.  A prime example is that I know if you lined up all 360 NBA players, James Harden would be way down the list of players who “look like” an NBA All-Star.  I also know that James Harden’s...

LeBron expresses frustration after losing Defensive Player of the Year award to Marc Gasol

LeBron is a true competitor to the very end. Dude doesn't want to lose anything, ever. Kinda like another current famous NBA player (hint,hint: Kobe)   One knock on LeBron James earlier in his career was that he focused more on individual goals like winning MVP and proving his worth to the media as opposed to winning a championship for the Cleveland Cavaliers and...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.