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Kobe Bryant’s 81-Point Game Embodied “Mamba Mentality” NBA Kobe Bryant’s 81-Point Game Embodied “Mamba Mentality” , Staff Writer 12:27pm, February 19

I'm currently listening to the audiobook of Three Ring Circus by Jeff Pearlman. The book documents the Los Angeles Lakers…

How Jerry West Became the NBA Logo NBA How Jerry West Became the NBA Logo , Staff Writer 3:30pm, January 5

Hidden in the photo archives of SPORT magazine, Alan Siegel found the inspiration for the National Basketball Association logo. Los…

Did Wilt Chamberlain Really Sleep with 20,000 Women? NBA Did Wilt Chamberlain Really Sleep with 20,000 Women? , Staff Writer 10:41am, October 21

968 double-doubles. 22.9 rebounds per game. 50.4 season scoring average. 100 points in a single game against the New York…

Rick Barry’s “Granny Shot” Free Throws Perfected a Childhood Trick NBA Rick Barry’s “Granny Shot” Free Throws Perfected a Childhood Trick , Staff Writer 10:41am, October 14

Everyone has that killer HORSE shot; the go-to spot or trick that puts your opponent in position for the fateful…

Jerry West’s Finals Record Was Awful, But “The Logo” is Still a Legend NBA Jerry West’s Finals Record Was Awful, But “The Logo” is Still a Legend , Staff Writer 2:21pm, September 29

Jerry West has been a part of the NBA one way or another since 1960. His attendance started with a…

Willis Reed’s Heroic Entrance 50 Years Ago Made Him an Icon NBA Willis Reed’s Heroic Entrance 50 Years Ago Made Him an Icon , Staff Writer 4:49pm, May 14

Game Seven. The two best words in sports. On May 8, 1970, the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers…

Bill Russell’s 30-Point, 40-Rebound Game Won an NBA Title NBA Bill Russell’s 30-Point, 40-Rebound Game Won an NBA Title , Staff Writer 2:53pm, May 11

In the midst of "The Last Dance" frequenting our TVs every Sunday night on ESPN, we got an inside look…

NYC’s Rucker Park is the Most Famous Playground in Basketball NBA NYC’s Rucker Park is the Most Famous Playground in Basketball , Staff Writer 11:23am, April 22

New York City is called the mecca of basketball. There's the palace of Madison Square Garden, the formerly functional team…

Sports Records So Outrageous That They’ll Never Be Touched College Football Sports Records So Outrageous That They’ll Never Be Touched , 1:30pm, January 23

Sports legends are defined by the records they leave behind. Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak doesn't translate into today's home-run-or-bust…

Lakers vs. Celtics: Which Franchise Leads NBA’s Greatest Rivalry? NBA Lakers vs. Celtics: Which Franchise Leads NBA’s Greatest Rivalry? , Staff Writer 2:49pm, January 13

When it comes to rich history and prestige in the NBA, two franchises have separated themselves from the pack: The…