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Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal & Yao Ming Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speeches

Posted on 10 Sep, 2016, by in NBA

The basketball Hall of Fame induction of Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal and Yao Ming will stand out of one of the most memorable moments in the history of HOF enshrinement. Not just because of the star power and popularity of the three, but the way they moved the fans, their peers and their loves ones with their speeches. More

The History of Number One NBA Draft Picks in the Lottery Era

Posted on 26 Jun, 2014, by in Featured, NBA

When the first pick of the 2014 NBA draft is announced, it’ll be the 30th time in the lottery era that a team has taken a chance on someone through the magic of ping pong balls. It makes for a good chance to review which number one picks have done a great service through their NBA careers, from the likes of Patrick Ewing, David Robinson, Shaquille O’Neal and LeBron James, to others who have been less successful like Pervis Ellison, Michael Olowokandi and Anthony Bennett. More

NBA MVP Winners Without a Championship

Posted on 1 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

With another unsuccessful bid to reach the NBA finals, Kevin Durant joins the elite club of players that have a regular season MVP but haven’t won an NBA championship. Charles Barkley, Karl Malone and Allen Iverson are already retired, while Steve Nash doesn’t look like someone who’ll win it before he leaves. Derrick Rose? He’ll be happy with getting back on the court, let alone contending for the title. More

Allen Iverson – It’s Important to Play in the Right Era

Posted on 2 Mar, 2014, by in Featured, NBA, Soccer

It’s wonderful to see Allen Iverson get such a special send off from the Philadelphia 76ers, and especially getting love from the fans and the city. However, it’s good to remember he’s getting this kind of appreciation because of the specific time he played for the team, his stardom fading before the rise of analytics and the love for efficiency. More

Players With the Most NBA Scoring Titles

Posted on 23 Jan, 2014, by in Featured

Unless something completely unexpected happens, Kevin Durant is going to finish as the NBA’s scoring champion for the fourth time in five years, becoming only the fifth player in league history to finish on top of the scoring charts so many times, joining Allen Iverson, George Gervin, Wilt Chamberlain and Michael Jordan. More

Best Athletes Who Retired in 2013

Posted on 18 Nov, 2013, by in Featured, Other Sport

Like every year, some all-time greats decided to call it a day and retire, as two great linebackers in Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher left the NFL, legendary Yankees like Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte left Major League Baseball and NBA stars like Jason Kidd and Allen Iverson left the game of basketball. More

Allen Iverson Officially Retiring a Few Years Too Late

Posted on 22 Aug, 2013, by in Featured

There was always some hope for Philadelphia 76ers fans to see Allen Iverson playing for them one more time. Iverson himself probably hoped he’d get to have some part to play in the NBA before finally calling it quits. But truth is Iverson hasn’t been an NBA player for over three years, and his retirement might be becoming official now, but it’s been a withstanding reality for quite some time. More

Damian Lillard, a Rookie Much Better Than You Think

Posted on 15 Apr, 2013, by in NBA

It’s hard to believe anyone but Damian Lillard, the 6th pick in the latest NBA draft, will win the rookie of the year award. The Portland Trail Blazers may be falling apart, maybe even tanking on the final days of the season, but it’s because of the shallow talent depth this team has, not the fantastic ability their point guard is showcasing night in and night out, putting up numbers that set him on the same level with the likes of Allen Iverson and Oscar Robertson. More

Closest Scoring Title Races in NBA History

Posted on 11 Apr, 2013, by in Featured

The NBA’s scoring title race is getting quite a twist over the last few weeks, as a red hot Carmelo Anthony, averaging 28.56 points per game, is threatening to break the hold of Kevin Durant, winner of the last three, surpassing the Oklahoma City Thunder player, who is currently stuck at second with 28.25 points, making it one of the closest scoring races in NBA history. More

Most 50 Points NBA Games in the Last Decade

Posted on 6 Mar, 2013, by in Featured

It’s been more than four years since the last time Kobe Bryant had a 50-point game, but there’s no one close to him when it comes to the art of scoring in volumes, being the only player with a double digit number of games over the last decade of these kind of scoring performances, followed by LeBron James and Allen Iverson. More