Allen Iverson has gotten an exhaustive (but highly readable) profile by Bleacher Report contributor Chris Palmer. The story contains plenty of interesting nuggets, the foremost being this one: Your all-time Big Three? [Palmer asked.] “Wow,” he says dreamily. “Me, Mike and Shaq.” He looks at me. “We’d go 82-0 even with you in the backcourt.” By […]
LeBron James will soon be making his sixth NBA Finals appearance, which, among other things, means that the comparisons to Michael Jordan aren’t going away. James, who has won two of five possible titles so far, can’t hope to match Jordan’s efficiency, as the latter not only won in all six of his Finals trips, but he […]
While the Michael Jordan-LeBron James debate won't come to an end anytime soon, former Detroit Pistons star and current New York Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer knows who he would pick: LeBron. Laimbeer's reasoning? He doesn't believe Jordan could've led the 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers to the NBA Finals like James has. Show More Summary
Former Detroit Pistons center Bill Laimbeer just added more fuel to the debate of who's better, LeBron James or Michael Jordan. Laimbeer said on radio's "Dan Patrick Show" Thursday that there's "no question" he would take James over Jordan in his prime. "He can do more," Laimbeer explained in the segment above. Show More Summary
New York Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer waded into the interminable (and largely pointless) LeBron James-Michael Jordan debate, and according to MJ’s former nemesis, LeBron is the better of the The post Bill Laimbeer Says LeBron James is Better Than Michael Jordan (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
‘LeBron came into the league knowing how to play basketball and involve his teammates. Jordan had to learn that.’
While Jon Jones continues to "soul search" in the wake of his latest legal fiasco, which cost him his Light Heavyweight title and ability to compete for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Daniel Cormier is taking his victory laps. Cormier...Show More Summary
Former Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Craig Ehlo is mostly remembered for being Michael Jordan’s most famous victim, but as he details in the revealing video above (via Bleacher Report), Ehlo’s life The post Craig Ehlo Discusses ‘The Shot’ and His Post-NBA Life (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Today we’re going to have a little talk about LeBron James playoff performances. Or, to be more specific, the idea that there aren’t as many legendary LeBron James playoff performances as there are legendary Michael Jordan playoff performances. Because that idea is nonsense. Yes, MJ was sublime. Yes, he won six rings. But LeBron is now […]
The game was as good as over, and Craig Ehlo would be the hero. Only three seconds remained, and the Cleveland Cavaliers would win Game 5 of the 1989 Eastern Conference Finals. But Ehlo had to cover Michael Jordan. What would unfoldShow More Summary
The GOAT arguments will continue and, no matter what LeBron James achieves, some will never admit that he may be better than Michael Jordan. And he's only 30 years old.
The Michael Jordan-LeBron James debate won't be settled until at least after James' playing days are over. Even so, basketball fans go back and forth on the matter right now. Some may say James will never catch Jordan, but accordingShow More Summary
Is King James the greatest of all time?
Who is better: LeBron James or Michael Jordan? It's the never-ending, ceaselessly oppressive argument that pervades basketball like an itch you catch scratch. Comparing these two is like arguing about two equally delicious apples, but...Show More Summary
In terms of pure sporting achievement, Nico Rosberg's victory at the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix last weekend may not rank anywhere near Michael Jordan's jump shot to beat Cleveland in 1989 or Liverpool's Champions League comeback against...Show More Summary
LeBron James’ historic performance in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals had the predictable effect of having people jumping to conclusions, and forcing a re-assessment of King James’ legacy. The post Kendrick Perkins: LeBron James Only Missing ‘a Couple of Titles’ to Surpass Michael Jordan appeared first on SLAMonline.
When the NBA's MVP lit up the Rockets in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, he moved Golden State closer to its first Finals berth since 1975 while putting on a performance that hadn't been seen since Jordan's days more than two decades ago.
Losing a dominant athlete in his or her prime is not a unique situation in sports. One of the best to ever shoot hoops, Michael Jordan, skipped town at the height of his success to go play baseball with the Chicago White Sox. Ted Williams,...Show More Summary
Michael Jordan has been looking to sell his Chicago-area estate for years, but now the NBA legend and owner of the Charlotte Bobcats is getting serious. The former Bulls star has cut the Highland Park home price in half — to $14.88 million. For the master of aerial magic, Jordan first sought $29 [...]