Tag Archives: michael jordan

  • Does This LeBron vs. Jordan Meme Make Any Sense To You?

    Does This LeBron vs. Jordan Meme Make Any Sense To You?

    So the above meme was created following the Miami Heat’s heroic Game 6 performance that saw them battle back from a five-point deficit with just 28 seconds remaining to force a decisive Game 7.  And it has gone viral ever since (it has 38,948 likes, 11,578 shares and 1,459 comments on NBA LOLz Facebook Page […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 13th) — Chicago Bulls

    This Day In Sports History (June 13th) — Chicago Bulls

    It was on this day in 1997 that the Chicago Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz in Game 6 of the finals to win the NBA Championship.  It was the Bulls’ fifth championship in franchise history, and their second in the last two seasons. After winning the first two games at home in Chicago and losing […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 16th) — Michael Jordan

    This Day In Sports History (May 16th) — Michael Jordan

    It was on this day in 1985 that Michael Jordan was named the NBA rookie of the year.  He would beat out the likes of Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon, Sam Perkins and Sam Bowie to win the prestigious award. Jordan averaged an incredible 28.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 2.4 steals per game that […]

  • The 20 Members of the NBA’s 60 Points Club

    The 20 Members of the NBA’s 60 Points Club

    This season, the highest point total put up in a single game is 54. That feat was achieved just last week by the Warriors’ Stephen Curry, and it was only the second 50-point game of the year—the other coming from the NBA’s leading scorer, Kevin Durant, back in January. However, while a 50-point game is […]

  • Classless Bulls Fans Cheer Apparent LeBron James Injury (Video)

    Classless Bulls Fans Cheer Apparent LeBron James Injury (Video)

    Was LeBron James a jerk for ditching Cleveland in the manner that he did? Yes. Was that whole pre-emptive championship celebration they held down in Miami to introduce James and Chris Bosh a little over the top? Of course. Did they all come off like a bunch of d-bags by predicting a championship dynasty? Absolutely. […]

  • Michael Jordan: Sports Illustrated “The 50th Cover” Unveiled (Photo)

    Michael Jordan: Sports Illustrated “The 50th Cover” Unveiled (Photo)

    On February 17th of this year (which is this Sunday), Michael Jordan will be celebrating his 50th birthday.  As a result, Sports Illustrated is celebrating the occasion by placing Jordan on the cover of next week’s issue, which just so happens to be his 50th appearance on the magazine’s cover—as Sports Illustrated themselves have stated, […]

  • 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 […]