“I don’t think I would lose,” Jordan said in the video, before smiling and adding, “Other than to Kobe Bryant because he steals all of my moves.”
Since Kidd single-handedly turned around the Nets franchise upon his trade to New Jersey in 2002, they owe him. If there’s some capacity in which Kidd could fit in with the club’s long-term plans, it’s worth the discussion. Just not as head coach.
It’s pointless to compare the 2012 Men’s Olympic basketball roster to the 1992 “Dream Team.” USA’s current roster has their own challenge in front of them.
There is no need to feel insulted. Kobe Bryant did not demean the memory of the Dream Team.
Lary Bird, perhaps the most respected and beloved basketball figure in a state obsessed with the sport, will leave his job as the Pacers’ president of basketball operations at the end of August.
It doesn’t take long for a player to change his perception. If James can do it in Miami, Anthony can do it in New York.
In an otherwise cold month in the sporting calendar, Lin made everyone warmer. And Lin made everyone better, not just scoring but imbuing an otherwise fallow team and town with hope. The impact was real and the team’s record reflected it.
There’s no other word to describe it. I had to make one up. That was riDirkulous. I hope everyone enjoyed the show Dirk Nowitzki put on last night. It’s something you might never see again.
The producers and playwright behind Broadway’s “Lombardi” aren’t done with sports just yet. They’re planning to go from NFL to NBA with “Magic/Bird,” a new play that will chronicle the lives of Larry Bird and Earvin “Magic” Johnson.
Donnie Walsh doesn’t know if he is wanted back by the Knicks, and says now is not the time to ask.
The best trash talkers of their era are a win away from the Super Bowl, good news for anybody who likes their football with a little lip. But, really, what’s wrong with having a little fun? As Muhammad Ali liked to say, it’s not bragging if you can back it up.