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James Pallotta, president of the soccer team AS Roma and a minority owner of the Celtics, presented a Celtics jersey to Pope Francis at the Vatican Wednesday. Pallotta was there to represent Roma in the Coppa Italia, a match pitting the team against city rival Lazio. The Pope was given Roma gear but also a Celtics jersey with the No. 1 and “The Pope” written on the back. Can banner No. 18 be far behind?
I’m not the most religious guy on the planet but a papal blessing can’t hurt. Now if we can only get Pope Francis to wash the feet of both Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, we might squeeze another year out of this Big 3 era.
In other news, prosecutors in Washington state say they will need more time to review allegations before filing any charges against Terrence Williams.
And in case you missed last night’s ...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Michael Jordan and LeBron James comparisons will probably follow the players throughout the duration of LeBron’s career. The players will be constantly asked their thoughts, regardless of whether or not it actually has merit. Remember when Jordan when Jordan did an interview with ESPN Magazine and shared his thoughts on how he would stop [...]
LeBron James and Dwayne Wade hit South Beach during their NBA playoff break, strutting shirtless for the ladies.
COMING UP CLUTCH
With 2.2 seconds remaining, down 1 in OT and the Pacers best rim protector in Roy Hibbert on the bench, LeBron James drove the lane and put in the game-winning layup as time expired to give the Heat a 1-0 series lead over the Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals 103-102. James finished the night with a triple double of 30 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. And here’s Roy...
LeBron James and Nike have brought in $300 million in U.S. retail sales in 2012 for the LeBron X making his signature shoes the highest-selling NBA sneakers of the year. LeBron generates 6 times as much as the next player on the list – Kobe Bryant for the Kobe 8 at $50 million.
According to SportsOneSource via Forbes.com:
U.S. Retail Basketball Shoe Sales
1. LeBron James (Nike...
After Paul George hit three straight free throws to give the Indiana Pacers a one-point lead, it appeared that the Miami Heat were going to lose game one of the Eastern Conference Finals with only 2.2 seconds left.
That was until a great playcall from Heat coach Eric Spolestra gave LeBron James an uncontested game-winning lay-up seen below:
Where are thou?, Roy Hibbert
Could Lebron James conceivably return to the Cavaliers?
MIAMI -- LeBron James missed by one vote being the unanimous MVP. At least he's a unanimous selection for the All-NBA first team.
The Miami Heat star received all possible 119 media votes for one of the forward spots in the balloting that was announced Thursday. It marks his seventh selection to the first team and ninth pick to any team in his 10 seasons.
The Heat also placed...
In a Menudo exclusive, we have learned what Roy Hibbert was doing instead of guarding LeBron James in overtime last night. All on Frank Vogel’s orders. Here, we see Roy modeling fancy golf clothes.
Vogel Vs LeBron
Three critical mistakes by Pacers.
1- Not having Hibbert in the game.
2- Paul George overplaying LeBron on the catch.
3- Not mugging LeBron as soon as made his turn toward the basket.
LeBron James also gets credit for doing things you expect the best player in the world to do. He also messed around and got a Triple-Double.