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Michael Jordan: Kobe Bryant's five rings rank him above LeBron James
Four years and two more? LeBron James championships haven't changed Michael Jordan's opinion that Kobe Bryant was better than James. In February 2013, Jordan told NBA TV that Bryant's five championship rings put him above James, who had one at that time. Speaking to campers at his Flight School in
Teams want Kyrie Irving; the question is, 'How much?'
Throughout NBA front offices, there's a run on Kyrie Irving intel. As teams deliberate and deliver trade offers to the Cleveland Cavaliers , executives are pursuing insight into Irving's character and habits, his leadership and late nights. The calls are flooding ex-Cavaliers executives and
Cavs owner downplays Kyrie Irving strife, expects star to be at camp
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and new general manager Koby Altman called? Kyrie Irving's reported trade request to the team's brass several weeks ago a "fluid" situation and would not say if they indeed plan to deal the four-time All-Star. "He's a core piece of what
LeBron: The Sequel
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 27 Entertainment Issue. "When LeBron was playing with the Heat, they went to Cleveland, and he wanted to spend the night. They don't do overnights. Teams just don't. So now [coach Erik] Spoelstra has to text [president Pat] Riley and say, 'What do I do
Which massive Kyrie Irving trade will actually happen?
The Cavaliers are projecting confidence they can snare a king's ransom for Kyrie Irving, and more than that, they are acting -- for now -- as if a trade is almost inevitable, and that there is little chance of salvaging their relationship with him, according to several sources familiar with the
How Dream Teams are leading to superteams in today's NBA
It was five years ago when James Harden draped his arms around the shoulders of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant as they watched the 2012 Miami Heat celebrate their championship on the AmericanAirlines Arena floor. Despite the Finals loss, the future was bright in Oklahoma City. A few weeks
'Growing Up Hip Hop' star Romeo Miller discusses explosive new season
Romeo Miller opens up about his family drama, his stint on "Empire" and the No Limit legacy.
Lonzo Ball to miss Monday's summer finale with mild calf strain
LAS VEGAS -- Lonzo Ball will not play in Monday night's summer league championship game due to a mild calf strain in his right leg, ending his impressive Las Vegas run. The Los Angeles Lakers will keep their prized rookie on the sideline against? Portland. Ball suffered the injury in the third
Without Big Baller Brand shoes, Lonzo Ball puts on show in win
LAS VEGAS -- Wearing Nikes and not Big Baller Brand shoes, Lonzo Ball had his best game of the Las Vegas summer league with LeBron James watching. Ball exploded for 35 points, 11 assists, 8 rebounds, 5 steals and 2 blocks in the Los Angeles Lakers ' 103-102 win over the Philadelphia 76ers at Thomas
Dirk Nowitzki finalizing 2-year deal to stay with Mavs
The Dallas Mavericks are in the process of finalizing a two-year, $10 million deal with Dirk Nowitzki , league sources told ESPN. The second season of the deal will be a team option, source said. The Mavs, in consultation with Nowitzki, declined a team option last month that would have paid