Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision turned out Monday evening at the Barclays Center, as Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, attended the Brooklyn Nets’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
LeBron James is looking for an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt, and he could wear it before a game like Derrick Rose did this weekend. The Cavaliers play in Brooklyn on Monday in front of some very special guests.
A week after their “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!” show of solidarity, several St. Louis Rams players made another societal statement Sunday with the message: “I Can’t Breathe.”
Carmelo Anthony ended a 4-for-19 night by missing a 3-pointer in the final seconds, as the Knicks dropped their sixth straight and fell to 4-16.
Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
LeBron didn’t just join the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came to save the world, so to speak, to bring financial and spiritual lubricant to the Rust Belt, an area of America that has been lost to the the meat-hook realities of economics.
One of the strongest themes of my favorite sports movie, “Hoosiers,” is one which, sadly, seems lost on too many of today’s NBA superstars: teamwork.
LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.
Cleveland, after waiting months to celebrate LeBron James’ return with a rip-roaring party, was in a state of shock following a 95-90 loss to the Knicks on Thursday night.
LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar’s emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavs.
Carmelo and the Knickerbockers were up to the task and left Ohio with a 95-90 win, more than enough to get Craigie’s juices flowing.
“None of us should take this moment for granted,” a relaxed James said. “This is probably one of the biggest sporting events ever. I don’t feel it, but I know it is.”
“Embarrassed? No, I am not embarrassed,” Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony said. “We will get better. I believe that.” But it’s not about to get any easier.
Last season was plagued by injuries to the league’s most noted stars, but this offseason proved to be full of action: the draft, big announcements, players sporting new jerseys, coaching changes and the controversies – just to name a few.
Only in the NBA and NYC would a one-dimensional player on a perennial loser assert his place atop the totem pole of basketball stardom.