Tag Archives: michael jordan

  • Check Out This Footage of the 1992 Dream Team Scrimmaging (Video)

    Check Out This Footage of the 1992 Dream Team Scrimmaging (Video)

    This story is about a basketball scrimmage. Wait, don’t leave. It’s not about just any scrimmage. It’s about a scrimmage between members of the 1992 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team—the original Dream Team.  The one Kobe Bryant thinks the 2012 version could beat with “athleticism.” Apparently, in the final days leading up to the 1992 […]

  • 9 Athletes With Multiple Finals MVP Awards

    9 Athletes With Multiple Finals MVP Awards

    When Lebron James was awarded his first Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP award last Thursday he must have felt like he had shaken a gorilla off his back. In fact, the first thing he said after winning was “It’s about damn time.” No other athlete has been scrutinized quite like James since entering the league […]

  • Much-Hyped “Dream Team” Documentary Airs This Wednesday (Video)

    Much-Hyped “Dream Team” Documentary Airs This Wednesday (Video)

    Hey, remember the Dream Team? You do? Well sorry, but you’re old. This summer, the 2012 London Olympics will mark the Dream Team’s 20th anniversary. In case you’re not old and have no idea what the Dream Team is, I’m talking about the 1992 United States men’s Olympic basketball team. It was a big deal […]

  • 9 Classic Sports Conspiracy Theories

    9 Classic Sports Conspiracy Theories

    You gotta love the versatility of sports. When things go the way we want, it’s exhilarating, incredible, inspiring, and heartwarming. When things don’t go the way we want, it’s boring, depressing, disenchanting, and heartbreaking. In either case, sports fans tend to lose their minds a little bit. In victory, people jump up and down, hug […]

  • 11 Pro Athletes Turned Team Owners

    11 Pro Athletes Turned Team Owners

    Do athletes make good team owners? Well, at the very least, pro athletes (successful ones, anyway) do gain a certain kind of experience that very few people have. They know what it feels like to win and, theoretically, what it takes to win. Moreover, you would think that, having played themselves, they could bridge any […]

  • Gatorade Under Fire For New Michael Jordan Commercial (Video)

    Gatorade Under Fire For New Michael Jordan Commercial (Video)

    On June 11, 1997, Michael Jordan turned in one of the greatest and most memorable athletic performances the history of modern pro sports. I am talking, of course, about Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, more commonly referred to as “the flu game.” Despite suffering from the nausea, aches, pains, and a 103 degree […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 20th) – Michael Jordan

    This Day In Sports History (April 20th) – Michael Jordan

    It was on this day in 1986 that Michael Jordan set an NBA playoff record with an incredible 63 points.  Jordan broke the mark that was previously held by Elgin Baylor who scored 61 points in the 1962 NBA finals. Jordan was able to play in only 18 regular season games that year due to […]

  • 11 Fantastic Sports Statues

    11 Fantastic Sports Statues

    Sports statues are like pizzas: sometimes you don’t know how truly bad one is until you get a taste of the really good stuff. Thus, maybe you checked out our list of bad sports statues yesterday and thought to yourself, “these aren’t that bad, are they?” But they really are bad. And once you see […]

  • This Michael Jordan Portrait Hairstyle Is Amazing! (Video)

    This Michael Jordan Portrait Hairstyle Is Amazing! (Video)

    Every artist has a preference when it comes to canvases.  For Joe Barber of San Antonio’s Razor Sharp Cutz, his preference is the head or any other area of a person’s body where hair is present. I’m not quite sure how many chests, backs, butts or legs he has worked on in the past, but […]

  • 9 Athletes You Never Thought You Would See In Another Uniform

    9 Athletes You Never Thought You Would See In Another Uniform

    Yesterday it was announced that Albert Pujols agreed to a $254 million, 10-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, finally putting an end to months of speculation about the future of baseball’s greatest slugger. And while I’m glad that the sports world can now finally move on, I must admit that it will […]

  • At 48-Years-Old Michael Jordan Is Still Dunking (Video)

    At 48-Years-Old Michael Jordan Is Still Dunking (Video)

    When I’m 48-years-old, I’ll be happy if my knees aren’t completely shot, my liver is still intact and I’m not on my third replacement hip.  As for Michael Jordan, in addition to a clean bill of health, he still appears to have his high-flying abilities.  He demonstrated some of those abilities in a gym recently, […]

  • This Is The Only Argument We Need LeBron! (Video)

    This Is The Only Argument We Need LeBron! (Video)

    Scottie Pippen and the rest of the LeBron James fan club can now crawl back into the holes they came out of.  The mighty Heat have been slain.  And LeBron’s NBA Championship count is still stuck at zero.  So for those who would still like to make the argument that LeBron is better than Michael […]

  • This Is One Video Scottie Pippen Should Probably Watch (Video)

    This Is One Video Scottie Pippen Should Probably Watch (Video)

    During an interview with ESPN radio last Friday, Scottie Pippen said that Michael Jordan “is probably the greatest scorer to play the game” but LeBron James “may be the greatest player to ever play the game.” After watching James and the Heat begin the celebration early, only to  blow a 15-point fourth quarter lead to […]