Michael Jordan would rather have Kobe on his team than LeBron, and apparently so would Dwyane Wade
The three original limited playmakers come together for the first time ever to discuss the NBA Playoffs.
Marc Stein may have his power rankings, but Black Butter has his…rankings.
Stein may have his Power Rankings, but Black Butter’s got his…rankings.
In today’s edition of Worthwhile Observations: Dwight Howard to the Lakers, Norris Cole, A-Rod takes Kobe’s advice, Top 10 Sporting Gaffes of 2011, Skip Bayless, the New Jersey Nets, and much, much more.
Dirk Nowitzki is a champion. Jimmer is a King. The NBA Draft is over. A lockout looms. Every other sports site has already written their “year in review” articles for the past NBA season. How are we supposed to process all of this information? Where do we go from here? The answers lie within our [...]
Karma is a bitch. We’ve all seen examples of notoriously-prickish people getting their comeuppance, particularly satisfying if you witness it in person while sporting a smug “karma-is-a-bitch” smile on your face. Karma has the power to alter events, both negatively and positively, and nowhere has that power been more relevant than in the sporting world [...]
This is Part II of an ongoing debate between Long Ball Larry and Black Butter. Click here to read Part I BB: I feel like even acknowledging the cream question just keeps it on the forefront of our conversation. As for the LeBron infatuation, I think he’s the best all-around player in the league and better [...]
Say what you want about talent and athletic ability, but the better team won the 2011 NBA Finals. The Miami Heat can be scintillating in stretches, a two-man highlight reel of James and Wade soaring, slashing, and dunking on defenders. But too often Miami’s offense became focused on isolation for James or Wade, resulting in [...]
Everyone here at Limited Playmakers has been looking forward to this showdown since the day this site was first founded. Black Butter is a big-time LeBron supporter (a LeBron-athon, as Long Ball Larry calls LeBron lovers); Long Ball Larry is a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, and the biggest Kobe Bryant fan/apologist on the [...]
These Dallas Mavericks have balls. Huge, enormous German balls. Game 4 of the NBA Finals was just another chapter in the ongoing rise of the Dallas (and in particular Dirk Nowitzki) from choke artists to bona-fide fourth quarter assassins. My thoughts from another wildly entertaining Heat-Mavs showdown: 1. Even on a night that Dirk struggled [...]
I would love to get into a wild shouting debate with anybody and everybody over this, so pile on. As a preamble, I’m going with best all-around players; which means they are not just scorers, passers, rebounders, etc., but fully rounded specimens. That’s what I mean when I say best player. That’s why Michael Jordan [...]
Give it up for Dirk Nowitzki! He hit a sick 3-pointer to give the Mavs the lead, and then schooled the former Raptor, and current colossal raptor, Chris Bosh, in the final play of the game. Dirk is German, but dammit, let’s make him the next President of the United States after what he just [...]
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a series. With six minutes to go and Dallas trailing by 15, it looked like the story would once again be about the combined brilliance of Lebron James and Dwyane Wade, as the duo unleashed devastation for the better part of three quarters. As we’ve seen time after time in [...]
Long Ball Larry and The Watermelon Mamba discuss College Football, the NBA Finals and the LeBron-Jordan debate. Download LP’s podcast into iTunes, or any other media player of your choice; just click the down arrow on the media player on the right sidebar on the site or at the end of this post. LP Podcast [...]
As many of you know, I write for the TrueHoop Blog on ESPN. I posted an article on TrueHoop Friday morning entitled “LeBron James is the next Michael Jordan.” You would think there would be no reason for me to post another article here on Limited Playmakers (even though I find this site to [...]