Posts Tagged ‘LeBron James’

The Acceptance Of LeBron’s Good Decision On Taking His Talents To South Beach

I get so tired of hearing people talking about how LeBron chose to play alongside Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. It’s not like they are carrying him to anything. They are role players on a team led by King James. I’m not a LeBron stan to say the least. I am a Knicks fan. A Knicks fan who wishes he...
April 23rd, 2014 | Basketball, Bull City | Read More

Starting Lineups: Debunking The Injury Myth As The NBA And NHL Playoffs Start

Ryan Getzlaf took a slap shot to the face in game one of the Anaheim Ducks-Dallas Stars series. Getzlaf dropped to the ice briefly and covered his face before skating off to the locker room. He will play in game two because “hockey player”. That’s a term you’ll hear a lot over the next...
April 18th, 2014 | Basketball, Hockey, No Class Friday | Read More

The 10 Things We All Loved About The 2013-14 NBA Season

Wednesday, April 16th will mark the end of the 2013-14 regular season in the NBA.  With it, we will prepare to commit the next seven weeks of our lives to what we have come to know and love as the NBA Playoffs. If you have a significant other that doesn’t give a damn about basketball like that,...
April 17th, 2014 | Basketball, Ed The Sports Fan | Read More

Podcast: Welcome Home, Justin Tinsley

After a month-long trek to Dubai, Justin Tinsley has returned home to The UC Show and the fellas made sure to give him a proper greeting by giving the man his own theme music. Granted, it took him about two years to finally get some theme music and we’ll probably take it off after the show, but...
March 5th, 2014 | Soul On Ice, The UC Show | Read More

LeBron James And His 61 Points Of Madness

There’s something about those Charlotte Bobcats where NBA magic always seems to happen at their expense. Earlier this season, Carmelo Anthony set a career and franchise high for the New York Knicks as he dominated his way to a 62-point performance. As single-game performances would go this season,...
March 4th, 2014 | Basketball, Furious Stylez | Read More

Starting Lineups: LeBron James And The NBA’s Mount Rushmore

Here’s the thing about Mount Rushmore. It’s carved into a giant rock outcropping. The architect, whom I’m too lazy to Google at the moment, settled on four presidents because he couldn’t fit any more into the Black Hills location. Had there been more space, I’m sure everyone...
February 13th, 2014 | Basketball, No Class Friday | Read More

Starting Lineups: Steve Francis, The Forgotten NBA Slam Dunk Contestant

Yesterday, many an NBA fan got his or her panties all in a bunch following video released of LeBron James messing around after practice and throwing down some nice dunks. The subsequent conversations — including between our very on Eduardo Maisonet and Kenny Masenda — reopened the debate on whether...
February 12th, 2014 | Basketball, Columns, Sports, The Rev | Read More

Starting Lineups: Kevin Durant Dances With Fate With 46-Point Game

LeBron James recited Kevin Durant’s statistics from tonight verbatim off the top of his head. “I got a KD watch on my phone,” LeBron said. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) January 22, 2014 Admiration. There are times when we get so caught up in the competition of sports that we...
January 22nd, 2014 | Basketball, Furious Stylez | Read More

The Reunion: The Miami Heat Return To The White House To Hang Out With Brother President

 “We all know nothing brings people together like the Miami Heat.” — Barack Obama The entire process took no more than 10 minutes in total. The two-time defending world champion Miami Heat were once again at a place that only G-14 classified clearances can provide, a place next to...
January 14th, 2014 | Basketball, Ed The Sports Fan | Read More

Starting Lineups: Because The Cleveland Cavaliers Are Definitely Never Getting LeBron Now

For the life of me, I don’t know how anyone could ever take the Cleveland Cavaliers organization seriously. While most of the sporting world had their eyes and ears glued to the final national championship game in the history of the BCS, the previously mentioned Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls...
January 7th, 2014 | Basketball, Ed The Sports Fan | Read More

The Five Coolest of 2013: #1 – LeBron James

LeBron James is a real man. When we were kids, struggling to find our identities in this weird world that was “middle school,” our moms probably had a conversation with us about fitting in and being ourselves. “Don’t change who you are to fit in with other people, be yourself,...
December 31st, 2013 | Basketball, Ed The Sports Fan | Read More

Listen To This: Rick Ross Feat. Jay Z- The Devil Is A Lie

Social media is great. I was in the middle of working in my usual spreadsheets and sipping on coffee on a typical Thursday morning when I saw this tweet scroll down my timeline on Tweetdeck: If you do an NBA draft all-time,,, there’s no way LeBron is in the top 30 — Juicy Jr. (@Hananymous) December...
December 19th, 2013 | Ed The Sports Fan, Et cetera | Read More

Nike Unwraps Their Christmas Kicks With Gifts For Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant And LeBron James

By Esau Howard / @easystylez It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially for sneaker heads. The Christmas season usually means new releases for an abundance of sneakers, and specialized editions for established favorites. As always Nike takes the lead on this approach, by unveiling the 2013...
December 11th, 2013 | Basketball, Kicks & Gear, The Fam | Read More

Starting Lineups: LeBron, Becks And Something Other Than The Miami Fusion

For the non-soccer fans who read the headline and note that LeBron James and David Beckham may team up to bring a new Major League Soccer franchise to Miami, they’re probably thinking of the most clichéd phrase in business: The superstars are “growing their brands.” That’s certainly true and...
November 19th, 2013 | A Sports Scribe, Soccer | Read More

This Documentary Answers The Question: What Happened to Lenny Cooke?

Remember Lenny Cooke? For those who don’t, that’s understandable because like many young high school prospects in basketball, some choose to only remember those who made it big. For the rest of us, he was almost an urban legend. It’s probably because with actual urban legends, at least you could...
November 7th, 2013 | A Sports Scribe, Basketball, Films and Docs | Read More

American Dad: LeBron James

By Charles C. Davis, Jr. / @ccdavisjr As has been previously stated on this blog, I am not a basketball fanatic. I enjoy basketball, love Inside the NBA and actually believe that the NBA Playoffs provide the most fulfilling postseason experience of any of the four major professional sports. But I’m...
October 30th, 2013 | Basketball, Et cetera, The Fam | Read More

Previewing The Nike LeBron 11 ID: Power Harnessed, Creativity Unleashed, So Many Colorways

From the Glow-in-the-dark material to the paint speckle and chroma color-shifting options, this new shoe that LeBron James will be wearing for the 2013-14 NBA season looks to be quite the eye-catcher. The Nike LeBron 11 ID will hit the online retail shelves on October 7th, NIKEiD took insights from...
September 27th, 2013 | Basketball, Ed The Sports Fan, Kicks & Gear | Read More

The NBA’s Forgotten “What If” Case Study – Dajuan Wagner

A disappearing act. DaJuan Wagner’s NBA career was a vanishing act, and it had very little to do with what he was capable of producing on the court. A fabled debate in NBA discussion is the infamous “who would’ve been better had it not been for injury?” There’s the normal...
July 12th, 2013 | Basketball, J. Tinsley | Read More

Upside/Downside: The 2013 NBA Finals

“Upside/ Downside” is not a concept that I created, but I like using when it comes to addressing a multitude of questions and issues that have some correlation to each other but all really exist as their own topics. It gives me a way to try and put together a cohesive column that’s...
June 24th, 2013 | Basketball, Steven LeBron | Read More

I Ain’t Got No Worries – The Miami Heat Are World Champions Again

“For me, I can’t worry about what everybody says about me. I’m LeBron James, from Akron, Ohio. From the inner city. I’m not even supposed to be here. That’s enough. Every night I walk into the locker room, I see a #6 with James on the back, I’m blessed. So what everybody...
June 21st, 2013 | Basketball, Ed The Sports Fan | Read More