In the age of me over we ball, Duncan is a corrupt cliche – a winner.We judge stars by rings more than ever. The Heat didn’t win; LeBron won. Kobe or Shaq won a decade ago. But when the Spurs win, Duncan is part of a greater whole, lost in a selfless, Vulcan coda.
Gregg Popovich called Game 3 of the NBA Finals an anomaly.
LeBron James’ sitcom is closer to becoming reality.
For this list of men, it isn’t enough to excel at the sport of their choice. These guys must also excel off the field by dressing in killer clothes, marrying major babes and rubbing shoulders with the elite.
No cramps, no problems for LeBron James.
NHL Players play through broken bones, collapsed lungs and dislocated ribs. The King is sidelined due to cramps … which has happened more than once.
Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.
The first thing that came to my mind was “give this guy some Gatorade!” to refuel him. Then it clicked, LeBron James is sponsored by Powerade, which is a competing product of Gatorade.
LeBron James was resting on a training table in the back of the Miami Heat locker room an hour after Game 1 of the NBA Finals ended, feeling drained, pained and frustrated.
Is this taking trash talking too far?