In the age of me over we ball, Duncan is a corrupt cliche – a winner.We judge stars by rings more than ever. The Heat didn’t win; LeBron won. Kobe or Shaq won a decade ago. But when the Spurs win, Duncan is part of a greater whole, lost in a selfless, Vulcan coda.
After last week’s Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Heat forward LeBron James called himself the “easiest target in sports” after leaving the game in the fourth quarter with cramps. But he is not alone in being an “easy target” around the sports world.
For this list of men, it isn’t enough to excel at the sport of their choice. These guys must also excel off the field by dressing in killer clothes, marrying major babes and rubbing shoulders with the elite.
NHL Players play through broken bones, collapsed lungs and dislocated ribs. The King is sidelined due to cramps … which has happened more than once.
Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.
Cleveland landed the first pick in the NBA Draft… again. Aside from winning the NBA Draft Lottery, what else is Cleveland #1 at?
The Las Vegas rockers offer up a potential song to a star NBA player and discuss how they narrowly averted disaster at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
In This Week’s That Thing You Missed watch a brawl break out after fans rush the court during a college hoops game, J.R. Smith pulls more practical jokes on the hardcourt, and Jeff Gordon gets revenge on his biggest critic.
by @TaraLipinsky More Columns here. In this week’s That Thing You Missed a hockey goalie goes MIA much to his team’s chagrin, a military mom surprises her son, a hockey goalie goes rouge and ladies and gentlemen may […]