In the 2016 NBA Finals, LeBron James has been told he’s a baby. He’s been mocked for having his feelings hurt. He’s been booed and jeered and laughed at by the Golden State Warriors crowd.
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:
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.
LAST SUNDAY, BASKETBALL fans everywhere gasped as Steph Curry slipped in a pool of sweat during a routine jog down the court and fell awkwardly to the floor clutching his right knee. As he motioned for help to get up and hobbled around the court, the Golden State Warriors’ record-breaking season suddenly seemed in jeopardy.
Warriors fans have enjoyed a lot of really great moments during the2015-16 NBA season. Just a couple of weeks ago, they got to see their team set a new NBA record by winning their 73rd game of the regular season. But the NBA Playoffs have featured one anxious moment after the next for the team. It started with their star Steph Curry suffering an ankle injury during Game 1 of their playoff series against the Rockets—and it continued yesterday when Curry sustained a knee injury during Game 4:
With just six games left in the regular season, the Warriors (68-8) after closing in on the best record in NBA history. Since their season began with another mark at 24 consecutive wins to start this season, numerous basketball pundits and NBA retirees such as Charles Barkleyhave been discussing the imagined scenario of who would win in a game series: the Warriors or the 1996 Chicago Bulls, who were 72-10 that year.