Here’s Further Reason LeBron James Doesn’t Compare to Michael Jordan

Jordan vs. LebronEver since LeBron James has come into the league, he has drawn comparisons to Michael Jordan. Both are unbelievable athletes and the best basketball players of their generations. One of the main differences between the two, aside from the six championships Jordan won and the zero championships LeBron currently has, is that Jordan was universally loved during his playing days and LeBron is hated by just about everyone outside of Miami.

As if you needed more reason to dislike LeBron and all that he stands for, here is an excerpt from a recent Sports Illustrated article. SI caught up with Walter Iooss Jr., who is perhaps the most accomplished sports photographer of all-time. Iooss dished out some interesting anecdotes about his run-ins with some of sport’s most iconic athletes. Of course, he had great stories about both MJ and LeBron. (more…)

A Flowchart for Nicknaming NBA Superstar Teammates

The big talk around the NBA lately has been about how many of the game’s superstar players are teaming up.   LeBron James and Chris Bosh joined forces with Dwyane Wade and the Heat last summer, and most recently, Carmelo Anthony was traded to the Knicks and teamed up with star forward Amar’e Stoudemire.  Meanwhile, the Celtics have had four superstars on their team for a few years now.

With all these great players on the same teams, the media could not resist assigning nicknames to each group.   Unfortunately these names lack originality.  Take a look at the flowchart I’ve created which shows how NBA superstar nicknames are chosen… (more…)