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Kobe Bryant, LeBron James

LeBron James Beats Kobe Bryant in Anticlimactic Ending to Their “Rivalry”

Posted on 11 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

There was nothing at stake for Kobe Bryant when he played against LeBron James for the final time before the sun sets down on his career. Yes, the Cleveland Cavaliers needed a regular season win, which they got. The Los Angeles Lakers? Another loss in a forgettable season. They won’t remember the loss either. More

Clippers vs Warriors

Warriors vs Clippers – A Rivalry We Need to see in the Playoffs

Posted on 11 Oct, 2015, by in NBA

One of the blossoming rivalries in the NBA is between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers, which hopefully will also lead to the two teams clashing in the playoffs once again this season, a meeting we missed out on in the most recent postseason unfortunately. More

Jeremy Lin vs Celtics

Remember When the Celtics vs Lakers Meant Something?

Posted on 22 Feb, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

The Los Angeles Lakers are a sad, bad, broken down team. The Boston Celtics aren’t much better, but they’re trying to win, at least. Byron Scott, on the other hand, is doing his best to lose at every opportunity, from his weird abuse of Jeremy Lin and Nick Young to making purposeful wrong decisions at every turn of the road, hoping it gets him more years at the job for perceived loyalty to the grand master plan. More

Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler Hates the Miami Heat, Draymond Green Hates the Houston Rockets

Posted on 5 Aug, 2013, by in NBA

One of the best ways to motivate yourself going into the next season is hate, even though it can lead to the dark side. It’s no surprise that the Chicago Bulls don’t have a lot of love for the Miami Heat, most recently demonstrated by Jimmy Butler. A more recent budding rivalry with less grandiose implications is that between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets, acknowledged by Draymond Green. More

Heat vs Celtics – The Most Important Rivalry in the NBA

Posted on 30 Sep, 2012, by in NBA

Having Ray Allen leave the Boston Celtics was probably the best thing that could happen to the rivalry between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics, with some real hate features and lines drawn between Kevin Garnett & Doc Rivers and the champions led by LeBron James. More