Kobe Bryant Says A ‘Real Competitor’ Would Embrace The Challenge Of Playing The Warriors
dimemag.com Updated Aug 26 (yesterday)
Getty Image It’s been a busy week for Kobe Bryant. After celebrating his 38th birthday, he also had the honor of having August 24th christened “Kobe Bryant Day” in Los Angeles, an homage to the two jersey numbers (8 and 24) he wore during his playing da…Share Tweet
dimemag.com Aug 26 (2 days ago)Most people expected Kevin Durant to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder this offseason. When he instead ended up signing with the Golden State Warriors, it threw the NBA universe through a loop. There started to be murmurs that Durant had told Russe…Share TweetThe Golden State Warriors have played for the last two NBA titles, winning in 2015 and getting upset by the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer. They then added Kevin Durant to their roster. Now the Warriors are the presumptive favorite once again to win it…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)Cleveland Cavaliers’ Lebron James, center, holds up the NBA Championship trophy alongside teammates Kyrie Irving, left, Kevin Love, rear right, J.R. Smith, right, and Tristan Thompson, front, at the airport in Cleveland on June 20, 2016. (AP Photo/John …Share Tweet
Dwight Howard Said He’d Beat LeBron James In An MMA Fight, But We’re Not So Suredimemag.com Aug 23 (6 days ago)In the mixed martial arts world, dream matchups are made and argued over with as much fervor as a ’96 Bulls fan talking to a 2016 Warriors fan. Who would win — Brock Lesnar or a prime Fedor? How about Chuck Lidell vs. Jon Jones? The hypotheticals will n…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)Klay Thompson focuses. (Getty Images) One of the benefits of growing up as a basketball fan in the era of the well-publicized “superteam” would seemingly be, if our antennas are pointed in the right direction, the ability to discuss reasonable expectati…Share Tweet
Kevin Durant Used The Olympics To Take A Break From The ‘Backlash’ In The U.S.dimemag.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)Getty Image Since his move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant has experienced vitriol from fans the likes of which he’s never seen. After being cast as the wholesome antithesis of LeBron James’ mercenary decision t…Share Tweet
LeBron Jammed Out To The Best Music The ’90s Had To Offer At His Wife’s Birthday Bashdimemag.com Aug 21By all accounts, LeBron James is having an amazing offseason to cap off his incredible 2015-16 NBA season. After overcoming a 3-1 deficit in The Finals and beating the 73-win Golden State Warriors and claiming his third Finals MVP award, James has been …Share Tweet
LeBron James Says Kevin Durant Joining The Warriors Is ‘Great For The League’dimemag.com Aug 20USA TODAY Sports To say that Kevin Durant joining the Golden State Warriors was a controversial decision is an understatement. Outside of Warriors fans, there was little support for KD and many are viewing the Warriors’ championship run this season as a…Share Tweet
Russell Westbrook Can Do What He Wants, And Doesn’t Need Kevin Durant To Keep Singing In The Cardimemag.com Aug 19I don’t think there is any doubt that Russell Westbrook is ready for next season. The Thunder point guard is the preseason favorite to win the MVP and he’s clearly motivated to show Kevin Durant that he made the wrong decision by going to Golden State. …Share Tweet
Russell Westbrook Is The Odds-On Favorite For NBA MVP Next Seasondimemag.com Aug 16Getty Image If there’s one thing everyone can agree on about the fallout from Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, it’s that Russell Westbrook is about to have a monster season. The primal rage that s…Share Tweet
At Least One Of Kevin Durant’s Former Thunder Teammates ‘Didn’t Feel Betrayed’dimemag.com Aug 14USA TODAY Sports You can bet that the members of the Oklahoma City Thunder had a wide range of reactions this offseason when Kevin Durant decided to join up with the Warriors and leave them behind to pick up the pieces of what used to be a title-contend…Share Tweet
This Killer Catch-And-Shoot Klay Thompson Triple Really Summed Up His Huge Day For Team USAdimemag.com Aug 14Team USA’s Kevin Durant knows all too well what he saw from Klay Thompson in Sunday afternoon’s victory over France. Thompson’s new Olympic and Golden State Warriors’ teammate has seen the guard enter unconscious butter mode as a suffering opponent befo…Share TweetAll eyes will be on Kevin Durant and the Warriors this season (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images). Kevin Durant’s move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors has unquestionably been the biggest move of the NBA’s 2016 offseason. Not …Share Tweet
Warriors-Cavs, Durant's return to OKC headline NBA on ESPN/ABC scheduleESPN.com Aug 11Warriors-Cavs, Durant's return to OKC headline NBA on ESPN/ABC scheduleShare Tweet
Andrew Bogut Insists Australia Isn’t ‘Aiming For Second’ At The Olympicsdimemag.com Aug 11Getty Image Andrew Bogut is never one to mince words. The former No. 1 overall pick has led the way for a surprising Australian team in the Rio Olympics. While playing with Steph Curry and Klay Thompson in Golden State, Bogut mostly picked off the scrap…Share Tweet
Why Ray Allen Might Have A Hard Time Returning To The Celtics In A Possible Comebackdimemag.com Aug 10Getty Image There have been all sorts of rumors about Ray Allen‘s possible NBA comeback next season. According to one report, his rep reached out to the Golden State Warriors recently, and not long after that, Allen told the Hartford Courant that Spike …Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 9The next time these three players share the court, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant will be the ones wearing the same jersey. (AP/Ben Margot) The full 2016-17 NBA schedule has yet to be released, but a pair of Monday reports from ESPN.com’s Marc Stein sug…Share Tweet
Watch Horace Grant And His Goggles Steal The Spotlight From Draymond Green In His Own CommercialDraymond Green is an Olympian, an NBA champions, and basketball’s premier cup check artist, but he was maybe the third or fourth name that came to mind when you thought about the Golden State Warriors last season. And that was before the team embraced v…Share TweetGetty Image When last we saw Emeka Okafor, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns from the Washington Wizards in 2013 after the worst season of his career was ended by a herniated disk in his neck. Okafor never suited up for the Suns and has been out of the …Share Tweet
The Valuable Lesson Steve Kerr Learned From Draymond Green’s Unfortunate NSFW SnapChatGetty Image Not even Steve Kerr, the notoriously zen and unflappable coach of this historically effective Golden State Warriors team, is immune to the whims of the internet. That’s what he learned when Draymond Green’s slippery fingers got him into trou…Share Tweet
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