There really is no better time to get re-acquainted with the league than on Christmas Day, the day when the NBA’s stage shines brightest outside of the postseason.
Seeing LeBron James pose with the Larry O’Brien Trophy and the Bill Russell Finals MVP trophy for the fourth time was supposed to be captivating. It wasn’t, though.
In the face of the best example yet of Jimmy Butler’s superior ability to win at all costs, there still exists a sizable segment of basketball fans convinced that his superstar bark lacks qualifying bite.
Every so often in text message exchanges I’ll make use of a GIF depicting Jimmy Butler’s playful reaction to then-Chicago Bulls teammate (and one-part athlete-to-three parts shooter) Doug McDermott’s serendipitous […]
James’ legacy isn’t so much marred by “The Decision” as it is uniquely molded by it, and no more worse for wear as a result than what is owed to his subpar Finals record, which many argue belie both his nickname and the “Chosen One” tattoo engulfing his upper back.
The Thursday before the All-Star Game an impressive collection of media and celebrities converged in Chicago with Wade and the filmmakers who followed the NBA legend for over a decade.
Hours prior to the draft to determine the rosters in the 2020 All-Star Game, the league’s annual trade deadline brought a little more drama than the stars picking among themselves.
Wade and James’ partnership is one that survived through years together and even more years apart, it actively shifted the NBA culture, and created a trend that NBA players adhere to today, especially by utilizing their rights as free agents and masters of their own destiny.
No matter what the other 29 arenas do, non-stop applause and cheers from this point forward should be the norm every time James steps foot in Cleveland.
It would seem that the Bulls wound up offering Parker the most of what he’d like to have in his second NBA stop but there was a lot to tempt him in his other options.