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NBA Players With Back-to-Back Finals MVPs

Posted on 2 Jun, 2016, by in Featured

Since the NBA started handing out the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award (Finals MVP in short), there have been five players to win the award back-to-back: Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O’Neal, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. Andre Iguodala can be number six if the Golden State Warriors win in 2016. More

Hakeem Olajuwon & Dikembe Mutombo Were the best Thing About the NBA Game in Africa

Posted on 2 Aug, 2015, by in NBA

Except for the cameo appearances of Dikembe Mutombo and Hakeem Olajuwon in the Team Africa vs Team World NBA exhibition game, there was very little of interest in the league’s attempt to show it cares about the Dark Continent. More

Houston Rockets – Dwight Howard & Jeremy Lin Will Be Difficult to Stop

Posted on 20 Sep, 2013, by in NBA

It’s hard to consider Hakeem Olajuwon as someone really objective when it comes to the Houston Rockets, but it’s also difficult not to take him seriously when he speaks of the prospect of having Jeremy Lin and Dwight Howard doing some great things together next season for the suddenly turned-into-title-contenders team. More

NBA Rumors – Houston Rockets Getting a Better Dwight Howard Thanks to Hakeem Olajuwon & Kevin McHale

Posted on 13 Aug, 2013, by in NBA

Instead of throwing all the responsibility & blame on Dwight Howard like his previous team did, the Houston Rockets seem genuinely interested in helping their newly acquired center become all the he can be, giving him Hakeem Olajuwon and head coach Kevin McHale as his teachers in an attempt to improve his low post game and overall ability on offense. More

Players With Regular Season & NBA Finals MVP at the Same Time

Posted on 24 Jun, 2013, by in Featured

By winning the NBA title, regular season MVP and NBA Finals MVP for a second consecutive time, LeBron James became one of the few players to win the awards in the same season more than once, joining Michael Jordan and Larry Bird, while Willis Reed, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O’Neal and Tim Duncan did it once as well. More

All-Star Teams Missing the NBA Playoffs

Posted on 29 Jan, 2013, by in Featured

The Los Angeles Lakers might be turning a corner, but it’s still hard to see them making the postseason in the stacked West, four games behind the 8th place. With two current All-Stars (Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard) and two MVP winners (Bryant and Steve Nash), they might be making history as one of the most star studded teams to miss the playoffs. More

Most Wins of the NBA Finals MVP Award

Posted on 26 Jun, 2012, by in Featured

28 Players have won the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award (a recent change to the name), with LeBron James’ fantastic playoff and finals performance for the Miami Heat making him the latest inductee into what might be the most prestigious club of elite NBA players. More

The Lost Art of the Triple Double

Posted on 13 Feb, 2012, by in Featured

Rajon Rondo’s fantastic night against the Derrick Rose-less Chicago Bulls was only the sixth triple double this season by an NBA player, with Rondo going for 32 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists. He is the first player this year to notch multiple triple double games, which seem to be more and more of a rarity these days. More

Top Ten NBA Scorers of All Time

Posted on 7 Feb, 2012, by in NBA

With the 2008-2009 NBA Season over, it’s a good time to open the history books and see who are the current top ten all time scorers in the NBA and are there any active players among them or threatening their place in history. More

The One on One Match Ups We’d Like to See In a Dream All-Star Weekend

Posted on 11 Feb, 2011, by in Featured

In a perfect All-Star weekend, with a one on one competition, these ten match ups would be awesome to see. More