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Tin Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: Tim Duncan, Spur Of The Moment

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.

06/13/2014

Rick Carlisle #34 of the Boston Celtics looks to pass the ball while defended by Michael Wilson #22 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during a game circa 1985 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rick Carlisle On The 1984 NBA Draft

The 1984 NBA Draft is widely considered the best draft ever, including names like Hakeem Olajuwon and Michael Jordan. Also drafted: University of Virginia guard Rick Carlisle.

06/10/2014

NEW YORK - MAY 20: An overall view during the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery on May 20, 2014 at the ABC News' 'Good Morning America' Times Square Studio in New York City.

Top 5 NBA Draft Lottery Alternatives

NBA Draft operates via a goofy lottery system. There has to be a better alternative than picking ping-pong balls out of a machine.

05/21/2014

PORTLAND, OR - 1992:  Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls looks on during a game played in 1992 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1992 NBAE (Photo by Brian Drake/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jordan: In His Prime He Could Beat LeBron, Not Kobe

NBA legend Michael Jordan says in his prime he could beat LeBron James in a one-on-one basketball game. He’s not sure about Kobe Bryant.

10/01/2013

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38 Is More Like 30-Great!

Here’s a look at how some of the all time greats played at 38 years old.

08/26/2013

Texas Rangers v New York Yankees, Game 4

Jordan To Dez: “Stay Out Of Trouble”

Bryant met Jordan during NBA All-Star Weekend last February as the Chicago Bulls icon celebrated his 50th birthday. Their relationship is now a professional one, too, Bryant telling me of his plans to visit Nike headquarters this spring to help with design ideas.

05/28/2013

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Current NBA Stars Celebrate Jordan At 50

Michael Jordan turned 50 on Sunday, giving this year’s All-Stars a chance to reflect on his illustrious career and how much he still means to the sport.

02/18/2013

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TTYM: How Athletes Blow Their $ And Is Torri Hunter Bitter?

Torri Hunter answers the question “is he bitter about the Josh Hamilton Deal?”  An ESPN commentator takes things too far.  No, this time we really mean it.   And find out some of the ridiculous ways […]

12/14/2012

Los Angeles Lakers v Dallas Mavericks

Kobe Hits 30,000 Point Milestone

At 34 years old, Kobe Bryant has become the youngest player in NBA history to eclipse 30,000 career points, and only the fifth overall to hit that mark.

12/06/2012

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McJordan BBQ Sauce Jug Sells For $10,000

A man who used to own McDonald’s restaurants in North Dakota is about $10,000 richer after selling a 20-year-old container of McJordan barbecue sauce to a buyer in Chicago.

10/18/2012

Kobe Bryant of the Western Conference All-Stars is guarded by LeBron James and Deron Williams of the Eastern Conference All-Stars during the 2012 NBA All-Star Game at the Amway Center on February 26, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

West Holds On To Win 2012 NBA All-Star Game

Kobe Bryant scored 27 points, Kevin Durant had 36 points and Blake Griffin’s interception of a pass secured the West’s 152-149 win on Sunday night.

02/27/2012

Oklahoma City Thunder  v Los Angeles Clippers

Blake Bullarkey: Top 5 Dunks In The History Of Hoops

It’s always uncomfortable — if not downright ignorant — to agree with blowhard Stephen A. Smith. But I’m with him on this: What the Clippers’ Blake Griffin performed Monday night was: Epic. Jaw-dropping. Unprecedented. But, um, sorry, it wasn’t a dunk.

02/01/2012

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