The two-time defending champion Los Angeles Lakers bowed out of the 2011 NBA Playoffs and their run at a three peat in stunningly embarrassing fashion: a 122-86 shellacking to the Dallas Mavericks. The beatdown completed a 4-game sweep, the first ever Phil Jackson-coached team to get the broom. Never mind the fact that the Lakers […]
After 82 hard fought games it is time for the NBA’s “second season.” This is what fans have been waiting for ever since LeBron James stunned the basketball world by announcing he would be taking his talents to South Beach. While the team he left behind (Cleveland Cavaliers) went on to win 42 fewer games without […]
Michael Jordan is known for his competitive nature and it hasn’t subsided since leaving the NBA hardwood. The owner of the Charlotte Bobcats and alumnus of The University of North Carolina ran into some current students on their way to the team bus. One of the players was sporting some Kobe Bryant Nike’s and Jordan […]
After his Charlotte Bobcats got their butts whooped by the Chicago Bulls, NBA legend Michael Jordan had nothing but praise for third-year point guard Derrick Rose. “MVP of the season,” Jordan said about Rose after the Bulls’ 101-84 win. “He deserves it. He’s playing that well. He deserves it. Without a doubt.” Rose is currently […]
25.2 Average points per game Carmelo Anthony brings to the New York Knicks this season 22 number of assists (including a sick bounce pass alley-oop to Blake Griffin) John Wall tallied in the Rookie-Sophomore game on All Star Friday night (Feb 18). 7 consecutive seasons averaging 20 points a game for Carmelo Anthony, tying him […]
The Urban Daily would like to wish Micheal Jordan a Happy Birthday and commend him on having one of the most popular and timeless brands. MJ has retired and taken a step back from the spotlight but still has millions of people standing outside in cold temperatures waiting to buy a pair of Jordan sneakers. 25 Reasons […]
No sport has been more celebrated in the black community than the game of basketball. From the gifted athletes, to the way the players transcended their sport and became celebrities for their athletic talents, basketball, if not America’s game, is black America’s game. Here are nine basketball players who made it so. Related: 25 Reasons […]
“Become The Greatest.” That is the tagline for the newest incarnation of the NBA2K series. Surpassing NBA Live (now Elite) as the best selling basketball game for the past few years, NBA2K11 looks to continue their winning streak by securing the co-sign of arguably the greatest to ever lace up the hightops: Michael Jordan.
The 2010 World Basketball Festival tipped off today in NYC. Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Jordan and more athletes were out for the event.