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LeBron James Stares Down Michael Jordan, Throws Down Dunk (Video)

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. [GIF] LeBron James stares down Michael Jordan while dunking https://t.co/J81iZHR8gW — Rob Perez (@World_Wide_Wob) April 27, 2014 LeBron James was on a fast break and took a second to stare down Michael Jordan before taking off for a dunk.… Continue Reading

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LeBron James Talks About Clutch Situations, We Get Excited For The NBA Season

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LeBron was very clearly never interested in any of the late game glory, or at least not in recreating the Jordan and Kobe clutch experience. He wanted to use his skills to manipulate the defense into giving his team a good shot. If that meant he took the shot so be it; if that meant he passed to a wide-open Donyell Marshall in the corner, that was okay too. Miles Davis was famous for his understanding of space and silence. There was no excess. The time between notes was just as important as the notes themselves — the notes played equal to the notes left unplayed. For LeBron, the shots he did take have always been as important as the ones he didn’t, both to him as a player, and us as fans. For whatever reason, it’s been difficult for LeBron to get the general public to understand this approach. The shots he didn’t take always stood out as missed opportunities and the ones he took and missed served as the miner’s canary for his clutch-less soul. Continue Reading

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Congrats!

What a series, huh? This years remarkable NBA Finals capped off with a remarkable Game 6, one watched by 23.5 million people, producing ABC’s best non-Oscar sunday in five years (and the most watched game 6 since Jordan beat the… Continue Reading

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STS Roundtable: NBA Finals

Happy Finals Day! Today, Saving the Skyhook kicks off our Finals coverage with some very exciting news. We have three new writers joining the team today: Alex McNamee, Neil Noonan and Scott Campsall. Blake and I have been reading their… Continue Reading