LeBron James is once again an NBA champion. This is his fourth NBA title and this one was unlike anything we’ve ever seen. He’s now won a title with three different franchises. This was his year 17 season. That is all insane. Another thing that is truly crazy is the fact that people thought this would somehow settle the Michael Jordan and LeBron debate. Like it would suddenly go away or either side would just concede. If anything, this is going to make people dig in even more. LeBron has even more ammo for his career now. He just won a title with the Lakers and won yet another Finals MVP award. He’s now legitimately in striking distance of MJ and those six titles. Will he be able to get there? We’ll have to see, but he’s closer than ever and on a pretty damn good Lakers team.
With the shot clock winding down and Nikola Jokic in a rare struggle to find a teammate, Jamal Murray scurried toward him, then away, then back to the Serbian to free himself from Paul George. All that just for Kawhi Leonard to switch onto him as he finally received the ball. But the daunting task of taking down the reigning Finals MVP and former Defensive Player of the Year did little in the way of fazing him—Murray calmly rose up and hoisted a shot going to his right and almost fading into Doc Rivers and a referee on the sidelines. It was the type of shot that fit only one description:
When the Nike Foamposite One first dropped in 1997, it was like nothing anyone had ever seen before, but people wore it in some impressive performances. The sleek $180 shoe had no Nike branding on the upper, save a small Swoosh near the toe. Its synthetic upper and prominent carbon plate gave the shoe a decidedly futuristic look—one that many sneaker designers still strive to achieve. Continue reading 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Nike Foamposite
The NBA is reportedly looking into whether teams broke league rules on tampering and violated the salary cap this offseason. Both issues stemmed from a recent NBA board of governors meeting where several owners crowed that other team’s were using dishonest measures to lure star players to their team. Continue reading NBA Reportedly Investigating Whether Teams Broke Free Agency Rules in Recruiting Star Players
The Tim Duncan–Gregg Popovich era isn’t over. Despite retiring from the game in 2016, Duncan will return to the Spurs sideline as San Antonio’s newest assistant coach. Continue reading Tim Duncan Named Assistant Coach for San Antonio Spurs