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Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Think LeBron James Was A Rival, So Let’s St…

Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Think LeBron James Was A Rival, So Let’s Stop Comparing The Two

dimemag.com Updated 3 hours ago
USA TODAY Sports Let’s go back to 2010. An NBA Finals matchup between Kobe Bryant and LeBron James seemed a near-certainty. Kobe’s Lakers were the best in the West, and LeBron’s Cavaliers had seemingly only the specter of the Boston Celtics to defeat fo…
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  • The University Of Akron Is Honoring LeBron James With A Bobbleh…

    The University Of Akron Is Honoring LeBron James With A Bobblehead

    dimemag.com 18 hours ago
    We are proud to announce our 2016 bobblehead series, featuring LeBron James, Dru Joyce, and Romeo Travis. #ZipsUnite pic.twitter.com/mq7ts3Btk4 — Akron Zips MBB (@ZipsMBB) February 11, 2016 If you’re a Cleveland Cavaliers fan with nothing to do on March…
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  • The Pacers Will Be Crashing A Date On The Next Episode Of ‘The …

    The Pacers Will Be Crashing A Date On The Next Episode Of ‘The Bachelor’

    dimemag.com Feb 11 (yesterday)
    Getty Image ABC’s The Bachelor is one of America’s finest comedies because it takes social dating, makes it completely one-sided and then tries to cram true love into the occasion. But what ends up happening is a bunch of people get drunk, talk smack ab…
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  • Where Are They Now? Hunting Down The Specter Of The 1996-1998 C…

    Where Are They Now? Hunting Down The Specter Of The 1996-1998 Chicago Bulls

    dimemag.com Feb 11 (yesterday)
    Getty Image The endlessly precocious Golden State Warriors are trying to accomplish something that many people thought would be impossible: tying or beating the Chicago Bulls’ single-season win record of 72-10. They’ve been on pace to do so for most of …
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  • Changes are needed for Bulls team with broken spirit

    Changes are needed for Bulls team with broken spirit

    ESPN.com Feb 11 (yesterday)
    Changes are needed for Bulls team with broken spirit
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  • Cavs' Love suffers left shoulder 'stinger' against Lakers

    Cavs' Love suffers left shoulder 'stinger' against Lakers

    nba.com dimemag.com ESPN.com Feb 10 (yesterday)
    Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love left Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers after reinjuring his surgically repaired left shoulder and did not return, but he said afterward he doesn't expect to miss any more time .
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  • Pistons retire Billups' No. 1 at half vs. Nuggets

    Pistons retire Billups' No. 1 at half vs. Nuggets

    ESPN.com nba.com dimemag.com Feb 10 (yesterday)
    Pistons retire Billups' No. 1 at half vs. Nuggets
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  • LeBron James Dropped D’Angelo Russell To The Floor With A Pass …

    LeBron James Dropped D’Angelo Russell To The Floor With A Pass Straight To His Junk

    dimemag.com Feb 10 (yesterday)
    Cavaliers' LeBron James drops Lakers' D'Angelo Russell with below-the-belt pass pic.twitter.com/7K2piMMNmi — Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) February 11, 2016 Well, this doesn’t look like any fun. During the third quarter of Wednesday’s game between the Cav…
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  • Rose back in Bulls' lineup against Hawks after missing game

    Rose back in Bulls' lineup against Hawks after missing game

    nba.com Feb 10 (yesterday)
    Derrick Rose is in the Chicago Bulls' lineup Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks after missing a game because of soreness.
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  • Lakers Fans Will Love The Reason Pau Gasol Was So Thrilled To B…

    Lakers Fans Will Love The Reason Pau Gasol Was So Thrilled To Be Named An All-Star Replacement

    dimemag.com Feb 10 (yesterday)
    Getty Image When the Bulls announced Monday that Jimmy Butler would be out three to four weeks with a knee strain, there was a silver lining: Pau Gasol would take his place at the All-Star game in Toronto. And for good reason. Gasol is averaging 17 poin…
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  • Report: Lakers once called Cavs about Kobe-for-LeBron mega-deal

    Report: Lakers once called Cavs about Kobe-for-LeBron mega-deal

    yahoo.com Feb 10 (2 days ago)
    Ahead of Wednesday night's meeting between the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers — the first of two matchups between the two clubs in the next month, and Kobe Bryant's final visit to Ohio before he retires at the end of this season — ESPN.com's…
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  • A Report Says The Lakers Wanted A LeBron-For-Kobe Trade In 2007

    A Report Says The Lakers Wanted A LeBron-For-Kobe Trade In 2007

    dimemag.com Feb 10 (2 days ago)
    Getty Image Well, this would certainly have made for an interesting time in the NBA. According to a report from ESPN.com, the Lakers once made an inquiry to the Cavaliers about trading Kobe Bryant for LeBron James in 2007 in what would have been the tra…
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  • Bucks and Celtics swap awful fouls in last second in rare finis…

    Bucks and Celtics swap awful fouls in last second in rare finish

    yahoo.com Feb 10 (2 days ago)
    The ability to stay calm and collected in big moments is considered one of the greatest virtues an NBA athlete can possess. Members of the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics will wonder exactly what caused them to lose their composure in the final secon…
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  • Video - Cavs Win Second Straight 01:20

    Cavs Win Second Straight

    Mar 20
    LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points in the Cavs' 95-92 win over the Pacers.
  • Video - Nets Outlast Bucks 01:33

    Nets Outlast Bucks

    Mar 20
    The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
  • Video - Bulls Charge Past Raptors 01:09

    Bulls Charge Past Raptors

    Mar 20
    Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
  • Video - Cavs Continue Home Dominance 00:54

    Cavs Continue Home Dominance

    Mar 18
    Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving each posted double-doubles as the Cavs captured their 14th straight win at home with a 117-92 victory over the Nets.