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Category Archives: Michael Jordan

LeBron Previews NBA Finals

I’m thankful to be drowsy en route to dreamland where I can forget my body’s thirty-three-years old and tired from playing more minutes than anyone in the league and twice carrying us to playoff victories in game seven, and that almost everyone’s saying the Warriors are too good no matter what LeBron does, they’ve got […]

Also posted in Basketball, Basketball and Football, Boston Celtics, Cleveland, Dennis Rodman, George Thomas Clark, Golden State Warriors, Jose Abeto Zaide, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Lebron James, Scottie Pippin, Stephen Curry

Jackson Pursues Porzingis

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, Kristaps Porzingis, Latvia, New York, New York Knicks, Phil Jackson, Scottie Pippin, Shaquille O'Neal

Kobe Decides

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Bakersfield, D'Angelo Russell, Jerry West, Jordan Clarkson, Julius Randle, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Lakers, Shaquille O'Neal

Jittery Jackson

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Kristaps Porzingis, New York City, Phil Jackson, Philadelphia, Scottie Pippin, Shaquille O'Neal

Ready for Bismack Biyombo

This book is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Bismack Biyombo, Brandon Knight, Charlotte, Congo, Kawhi Leonard, Kemba Walker, Klay Thompson, Otto von Bismarck, Toronto

Courtside in Las Vegas

He’s the master of smooth jump shooting. He’s a shrewd passer and disruptive long-armed defender. He’s the player who hits shots when it matters. He’s Mr. Clutch, Jerry West, man in the NBA logo. He’s also the legend whose 1960s Los Angeles Lakers lose several times in the finals to the Boston Celtics of supernatural […]

Also posted in Basketball, Bazooka Limon, Boston Celtics, Jerry West, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Kobe Bryant, Las Vegas, Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson, Pat Riley, Shaquille O'Neal

Clippers Carve Kings during Thanksgiving Feast

On Thanksgiving night I made my first visit to Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles since New Year’s Day when the defending-champion Lakers hosted an aroused and hot-shooting group of young Sacramento Kings who would’ve prevailed if Kobe Bryant, with customary flair, hadn’t swished a three-point jumper a millisecond before the final horn. The capacity […]

Also posted in Basketball, Blake Griffin, Demarcus Cousins, Eric Gordon, Gavin Maloof, Joe Maloof, Las Vegas, Lebron James, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Oscar Robertson, Sacramento, Sacramento Kings, Tyreke Evans