“That dude had Black skin, he was bald-headed, he was beautiful, he glowed!”

Michael Jordan is one of those people who never fails to make an impression on others. Over the years, current and former players have recounted, sometimes very vividly, how and when they met Jordan. Andre Miller, on an episode of “The Knuckleheads,” recalled in detail the first time he came face-to-face with the six-time champ: … Read more

“LeBron James was the dynasty!”

Nick Wright had an interesting take to offer in the Michael Jordan and LeBron James GOAT debate. Speaking up on the nature of a dynasty of “First Things First“, Wright offered a completely new perspective on the matter. The GOAT debate has been one of the longest drawn conversations in modern basketball. Torn between the … Read more

Who’s going to win (lose?) the Rudy Gobert trade extravaganza?

Rudy GobertImage: Getty Images Rudy Gobert is this offseason’s CJ McCollum in that every GM is going to call about the star player and get counteroffered wit the secondary player. Yes, we know you called about Donovan, but for the low price of a couple draft picks and a salary dump, you can have Rudy … Read more

“MJ got paid $30 million in 96/97 and $33 million in 97/98” “No way Milwaukee would ever be able to build a title contender”

The NBA has a salary cap rule in its Collective Bargaining Agreement, while other sports enjoy the luxury of unlimited expenditure. Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain of Ligue 1 just signed a three-year contract extension worth $633 million after rejecting Real Madrid’s offer. He was linked to La Liga’s Real Madrid for months and believed … Read more

“Yeah, I remember facing Steve; He had Michael Jordan”

Jason Kidd and Steve Kerr will go head-to-head as head coaches of the Dallas Mavericks and Golden State Warriors, respectively, in the Western Conference Finals. Prior to Game 1, Kidd hilariously joked about going up against Kerr during their playing careers. In a pregame interview with the media, Kerr was asked what it’s like to … Read more

“How can you be the best player on the planet, when that guy is the closer for your team?”

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks have been held to a draw after two games in their first-round playoff series with DeMar DeRozan and the Chicago Bulls. With Milwaukee’s Khris Middleton out for the rest of the series with a knee injury, there are concerns about the Bucks advancing into the semifinals. Despite Antetokounmpo’s 33 … Read more

Once again injuries crashing NBA Playoffs party

With playoffs under way, Suns’ Devin Booker reportedly will be out 2-3 weeks. Image: Getty Images Curesth thou, NBA playoff injury bug. Why dost thou mar a glorious display with your vile presence and wretched sting? I’m going to bail before I actually get rolling on this Shakespearean soliloquy, but it’s quite disappointing that these … Read more

“I call him Mr. Go Go Gadget… He tends to surprise you each and every day”

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to be a marvel. He’s caught the attention of former NBA veteran Rip Hamilton, as the Bucks superstar has been one of the league’s most dominant two-way players. It’s been another outstanding year for Antetokounmpo, as he averaged 29.9 points, 11.6 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game. On “The … Read more

“Debate it with your mama!”

The question of which team is the best between the 2016 Golden State Warriors and the 1996 Chicago Bulls has prompted different answers. Draymond Green, naturally, believes the Warriors are the better team. It has been a no-contest for Michael Jordan and the Bulls since 1996 after they achieved a record-setting 72-10 regular season and … Read more

Xherdan Shaqiri attends NBA game, receives customised Chicago Bulls jersey 

Chicago Fire’s Swiss star Xherdan Shaqiri attended an NBA game where he received a customized jersey from the Chicago Bulls. The 30-year-old winger only recently moved to the Major League Soccer (MLS) from French side Olympique Lyonnais. Shaqiri took to social media to post a picture of himself with a customized Chicago Bulls jersey with … Read more