0

LEBROCALYPSE 2014: How LeBron Made ‘Best Player Alive’ A Brand

Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) calls a play during the first quarter against the San Antonio Spurs in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

The phrase “LeBron James free agency” continues LeBron’s decision to make “Best Player Alive” a brand — and one that he controls, regardless of others. Continue Reading

3

LEBROCALYPSE 2014: LeBron Says Get Your Own Damn Mythic Journey

Jun 10, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat forward LeBron James speaks to the media after game three of the 2014 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

For a player who appears to be so intentionally involved in crafting himself as a personal brand as well as an athlete, it seems incomprehensible that we might care about LeBron’s legacy more than he does. Continue Reading

2

NBA Oregon Trail: Count the Ringz with the Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Oregon Trail Steve Snakebite

It’s #TrailTuesday, which means it’s time to send another NBA team down the Oregon Trail. After the disaster that was the Knicks excursion last week, it was time for the Lakers to take to the trail. The 2013-14 season was one the Lakers’ organization and fans would like to forget, but today was a chance at redemption. Sweet, sweet Oregon Trail redemption. Continue Reading

0

WATCH: Lillard, Young Throw Down Impressive Dunks

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 124-112 in an entertaining matchup on Tuesday night, featuring dunks from stars of both teams. Toward the end of the second quarter, Blazers point guard Damian Lillard split by two defenders before leaping… Continue Reading

0

Game of the Night: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Now I know some people will see the headline for this article and say, “How can this be the game of the night?”. Well let me explain. To be a hundred percent honest, I think the Bulls vs. Rockets game… Continue Reading

0

Profile Paroxysm: Sitting down with Chris Douglas-Roberts, Part 2: Appreciation

profile_paroxysm

Ed. Note: We’re very pleased to have the opportunity to bring you a one-on-one interview with Chris Douglas-Roberts. Longtime friend of the site, Fred Katz, had a lengthy chat over the phone with CDR this week. We’ve broken it up into three parts; this is the second part. Continue Reading

0

Fighting Father Time: Derek Fisher Refuses To Change

4170380663_82a424bd93_z

We’ve seen players from the 1996 come and go in this league, and while some have arguably had more successful careers, no one’s persistence is quite as surprising as Derek Fisher’s. Continue Reading