Sport NBA: Jordan turns 58: The biggest rivals, legendary games and more
Lakers trolled Rajon Rondo during win over Hawks
He was a strong contributor to the Lakers’ 2020 title run, so he is obviously still very fondly remembered. However, Rondo had to be a bit taken aback by such a turn of events on Monday. After all, he is the one usually doing the trolling lately.Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports. Customize your email to get the latest news on your favorite sports, teams and schools. Emailed daily.
Michael Jordan is still considered the best basketball player of all time, so there are many stories to tell about His Airness. We at SPOX have already told a few anecdotes about the legend of the Chicago Bulls and other people involved in this era. For MJ's 58th birthday, we are giving you an overview of our collected works.
To depict Michael Jordan's career in a text is almost an impossibility. No other player shaped the game like the number 23 man from the Chicago Bulls.
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As part of the documentary The Last Dance , we devoted an entire theme week to the best basketball player of his time. You can read the collected works again here. Furthermore, over the years we have published more stories and anecdotes about the basketball work of the six-time champion, all of which are also linked in this article.
Jared Dudley: Lakers felt disrespected by Paul George last season
Jared Dudley is peeling back yet another layer of the Lakers-Clippers rivalry. © Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports The Lakers veteran released a 41-page mini-book on Kindle this week to tell the story of his experience winning a championship with the team in the Orlando bubble. In the book, Dudley spoke on the rivalry with the Clippers and mentioned Paul George specifically as a player the Lakers had an issue with. “We hear some of those guys talking about how they’re the team to beat in LA,” wrote Dudley, per Lakers reporter Harrison Faigen.
And now we wish you a lot of fun immersing yourself in the world of Michael Jordan, an athlete whom the world will probably never see a second time.Michael Jordan: The theme week at SPOX
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Texts about Jordan's greatest rival
Over the years we published numerous stories about the best NBA players of all time, them you can find all of them in our. Of course, some of them also dealt with Jordan's competitions, here you can find a selection of them.
Opinion: NBA dropped the ball on national anthem conversation
The NBA could have made a statement by allowing Dallas Mavericks to stop playing the national anthem. Instead, they courted even more controversy.That goes for Commissioner Adam Silver, who stumbled clumsily into the rage inferno on the national anthem issue Wednesday by publicly tsk-tsking the Dallas Mavericks the moment word got out that they hadn’t been playing it before games this season.
Did UCLA really turn down Michael Jordan? .
Bill Walton told an outrageous tale of his alma mater declining to recruit the greatest player who ever lived. Michael Jordan wanted to play for UCLA, Walton insisted, but UCLA told him, “Nah.” Google “Michael Jordan” and “UCLA,” and one of the first links that pops up is the transcript of a 1992 interview the Chicago Bulls legend did with Playboy magazine. During the interview, biographer Mark Vancil asks if North Carolina was Jordan’s first choice. Responds Jordan, “I always wanted to go to UCLA. That was my dream school.” “When I was growing up, they were a great team,” Jordan continues. “Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Walton, John Wooden.