Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has been regularly texting and talking on the phone with NBA legend Michael Jordan.
The 2013 NBA draft is certainly an intriguing one despite its perceived lack of top-flight talent. Perhaps the next Michael Jordan, LeBron James or Kobe Bryant won't be found, but there is plenty of depth in this class, particularly at the center and power forward positions. Show More Summary
Sometimes I wonder whether we’re being too hard on LeBron James. I really do. I mean, when it comes down to it, he actually seems a lot nicer than Michael Jordan. So why do we give LeBron such a hard time about his character even though we basically gave Jordan a free pass? Then I [...]
Michael Jordan played with the flu, Willis Reed played with a torn thigh muscle, and LeBron James played... without a headband.
Can we consider LeBron James as one of the top five players of all time? Hold off all of the discussion, as LeBron James is not in the same class as Michael Jordan, Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, etc. LeBron’s place in the all-time ranks will take a slight hit if he and the Miami Heat lose in the NBA Finals to the San Antonio Spurs. Show More Summary
Kanye West loves comparing himself to great talents — Michael Jordan, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, even Jesus H. Christ. But
Like it or not, when the lights fade in his career, fans and experts alike will consider Jon Jones the Michael Jordan of MMA. Since joining the UFC in the summer of 2008, "Bones" has used a unique blend of athleticism, intelligence and grit to make several dynamic fighters seem rudimentary. Show More Summary
SLAM is turning 20, and we're celebrating with Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and more!
Time passes. It always has and it always will. It is one of the aspects of sport that can’t be controlled. Michael Jordan got old, Pele had to retire, Diego Maradona got too, er, large. But the years passed for them in a different way than the passage of time being experienced by Liverpool right now. Show More Summary
The Air Jordan 8 “Playoffs” were worn by Michael Jordan during the Chicago Bulls’ unprecedented three-peat run that saw His Airness and cohorts dismantle the Hawks, Cavs, Knicks and Suns on the way to another title for Chicago. Amongst the… A Closer Look into the Air Jordan 8 “Playoffs” Retro Release is a post by Alec Banks on Highsnobiety.
The hits just keep on coming for LeBron James. Dennis Rodman recently said The Chosen One would be an average player in another era, something the San Antonio Spurs' Tracy McGrady disagreed with. “That’s definitely overboard becauseShow More Summary
A judge called Michael Jordan greedy, the Bruins bested the Blackhawks in OT, and other stories you may have missed. [ more › ]
Despite all that LeBron James has accomplished on the basketball court, he still has a long way to go in order to eclipse Michael Jordan's legacy as the NBA's best of all-time. In the short-term, James must first help his Miami Heat fight back from a 3-2 deficit against the San Antonio Spurs to secure his second NBA championship. Show More Summary
LeBron James does not have the killer instinct of Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant. Put that line on shuffle; it gains further momentum on any given night of these NBA Finals as James grows vulnerable to disappearance. His inconsistency is undeniable, as the league’s greatest talent has vanished from moment to moment in his quest for a second ring. Show More Summary
There have always been players in the league who are just better than everyone else currently playing. In the mid 1990s, Michael Jordan was that player who stopped a lot of superstars from winning the championship because he was just too good. Show More Summary
Legendary basketball coach Phil Jackson made headlines last month when his book, Eleven Rings, was published. He compared Michael Jordan to Kobe Bryant in the book and concluded basically that Jordan was much better. This wasn't a surprise...Show More Summary
Michael Jordan is the modern standard by which all NBA finalists are measured. In six trips to the finals, during his career with the Chicago Bulls, Jordan successfully secured six NBA championships. Kobe Bryant, as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, has made seven trips to the NBA Finals, winning five championships. Show More Summary
There are very few superstars in this league who are developed through time and experience. Most of them come into this league and are already known as superstars (i.e., LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal, Michael Jordan). But there are others who come into this league as a no-name and develop and improve to become a great player. Show More Summary
Jordan attended a meeting at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, where U.S. District Judge Milton Shadur wanted to introduce "some element of sanity" into the $5 million lawsuit. [ more › ]
Remember when Tyreke Evans came out of Memphis and immediately took the NBA by storm, joining Michael Jordan, Oscar Robertson and LeBron James as one of four players in the history of the game to average at least 20 points, five rebounds...Show More Summary