If you were to browse through the list of NBA champions since 1980, you’d find that there is just one notable outlier to the rule that suggests title contenders need a superstar to win it all – the 2003-04 Pistons. While that Detroit team featured four players who were either already multi-time All-Stars or went on to become multi-time All-Stars later in their careers, no one would have mistaken any of those Pistons players as the prototypical “superstars” entering the 2004 postseason.
By now, you may have heard the rumor that Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay may be available in trade discussions. The question is, when is he ever not on the trading block? The high-flyer’s name seems to come up season after season for one reason or another, from failing to take over as the franchise player the team may have hoped he’d become, to possible chemistry issues with Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol due to his sometimes-chucking tendencies. This probably would not have been
Two of the best dunks in recent memory happened this week when Blake Griffin ‘Mozgov’d’ Kendrick Perkins and LeBron James jumped over John Lucas III of the Bulls to flush an alley-oop. The boss sent out a tweet asking his followers to submit their best dunks of all-time, and responses came flooding in. So here is a list of our 10 favorites. Plus, a few extras from the Twitter respondees. After watching, how do you think Blake’s and ‘Bron’s stack up? Comments are