As great a player as he was—and he was indisputably one of the five best players in NBA history, don’t @ me—Magic Johnson is one seriously awful analyst. You can’t watch him on TV anymore thankfully, but you can certainly follow him on Twitter (@MagicJohnson) where he is a master of unintentional basketball comedy:
With the second quarter winding down during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson and the Toronto Raptors’ Bismack Biyombo started to scuffle mid-court.
Petty LeBron is the best LeBron James. Steph Curry took home hissecond consecutive Most Valuable Player award Tuesday, becoming the first player in 61 years to unanimously win the trophy. Earlier today, James discussed the honor, congratulating Curry on his latest achievement while debating the true meaning of “Valuable” in MVP.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are currently having some chemistry issues. The team has lost 3 out of their last 4 games following a 113-99 trouncing by the Washington Wizards on Sunday, February 28.
Only 43 games into his rookie season, we’ve learned that Kristaps Porzingis can light up opponents just as easily as he can light up a cash register.
Early in the fourth quarter of tonight’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers, LeBron James caught a lob pass from Matthew Dellavedova and put it through the hoop. It was something LeBron has done time and time again. But this one was different because it helped land him in the record books as the 20th player in NBA history to score 25,000 points.
NBA players are staunch competitors through and through. Whether they’re on the court or in the costume store changing room, these athletes want to win. A costume contest and an NBA game might as well be the same thing.