LeBron James didn’t make Rich Paul. Rich Paul did that on his own.
On page one of the free-agent handbook is a tutorial on bad contracts. They ruin organizations. They get GM’s fired.
Giddy Lakers fans went on a 12-hour spending spree which shattered sales records. Were they the only ones watching the NBA Finals? According to the ratings: yes.
Jeanie Buss believes in loyalty. She develops personal relationships with her players. She is often ridiculed and stereotyped. Now she is in the record books.
Jimmy Butler is the reason the Heat are two wins away from an NBA title. He’s skilled, confident and brash. And he made a bet with Antonio Brown that only Jimmy Butler would make
LeBron has overcome a lot of challenges. But managing grief, keeping a franchise together, managing bubble life, and winning a title is more than he bargained for when he signed with the Lakers in 2018.
Three games away from a fourth NBA title, LeBron’s James has to be diminished. Once again, Kyrie playing petty Kyrie games.
Anthony Davis saved Rob Pelinka’s reputation. Rob Pelinka changed Anthony Davis’s reputation.
Can Phil Jackson save this Clippers marriage?
Doc Rivers couldn’t escape his record. Worst in NBA history at Game 7s. Not advancing to the NBA Finals had extreme consequences in the city of Los Angeles. It was a reminder. He couldn’t beat the Lakers when it mattered.