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Turning on ESPN or talking with casual fans (or even die-hard fans) about the 2012 NBA Finals leads to one conclusion: this one is LeBron James' title. It has cemented his legacy and achieved status as an all-time great. Now it is just about rank-ordering him, but at least we can have those conversations. ESPN has run its segments trying to figure out what it would take to have James be as "great" as Michael Jordan.
That is what sells and get viewers. That is something ESPN is often criticized for catering to.
But if we are going to talk about legacies, there is one guy everyone is forgetting. A two-time NBA champion who was just as vital to the Heat's championship run in 2012 and an all-time great in his own right.
That would be Dwyane Wade, of course.
Wade put in an other-worldly NBA Finals for his first title in 2006, a performance that is getting forgotten in the midst of a lackluster decade of NBA Finals. Wade admitted in the run to his second title -- bot...
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In a GameTime interview moments after winning the 2012 NBA Championship, Dwyane Wade mocked the Knicks by jokingly stating, “they said we we’re gonna lose to New York“:
When fans say a dunk is sweet, they usually don't mean this. Taj Gibson's jam over Dwyane Wade in the first round of this year's NBA playoffs hasn't just been a joy to watch over and over again -- it's also become a creative inspiration for a Chicago baker. Cake shop TipsyCake made a special treat for the Bulls forward's birthday on Sunday, according to Yahoo...
If you’re wondering who LeBron James views as his primary competition in the NBA, the answer is Kevin Durant.
During an interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, LeBron identified Durant, not Kobe Bryant, or Derrick Rose, or anyone else, as the player that pushes him the most.
“For him to continue to work hard … he’s going to be my inspiration,” James said. “He’s going...
The Miami Heat have taken their championship celebration to the streets.
The Heat held their NBA Finals parade on Monday morning, an event with tens of thousands of fans lining the roadways in downtown Miami. A celebration was scheduled for later Monday inside the team's arena.
Players, coaches and team officials loaded onto flatbed trucks and double-decker buses for the celebration...
Now, this is entertaining! Scooter Macgruder made this video with stuff LeBron James haters say; you may remember some other videos of his such as Stuff Miami Heat Fans Say or Stuff Lakers Fans Say. H/T I Am A GM
As much as it may surprise you, not everyone is going to fall in love with LeBron James again now that he is an NBA champion. In the cacophonous aftermath of the Miami Heat championship, no storyline is more baffling than this idea that LeBron James must be loved again now that he won a title. (Although, you can make a point that all the grandstanding hyperbole in the aftermath...
LeBron James and the Miami Heat are NBA champions. That probably isn't sitting well with most Celtics fans, but you can't discredit anything the C's accomplished this season. So will The Big Three give it another whirl next season? That's the question lingering in the back of every Boston fan's mind as we head into the NBA offseason. It's hardly the only question...
LeBron James often played power forward during Miami's title run with Chris Bosh moving to center.
One thing’s for certain, Chris Johnson never turns down an opportunity to bring attention on himself.
He went out on a limb and compared himself to LeBron James during an appearance on Jim Rome’s show, saying “I feel just like LeBron — a lot of people are going to be back on the bandwagon.”
We’ll see if anyone pays any attention when the bandwagon opens back up.
LeBron James appeared on the David Letterman show last night, and right out of the gate Letterman jumped into the topic of leaving Cleveland-
“Now that you’ve gotten this out of your system, you ready to go back to Cleveland and play some ball?”
Letterman asked more questions about leaving Cleveland than ESPN did on the night of ‘The Decision’. James of course side-stepped...
What if the legions of LeBron James’ haters had a press conference?? The good fine folks over at Jimmy Kimmel Live present us with a post-game presser……. Featuring Bron haters.