Isiah Thomas’ past criticisms of Chris Paul still rings true: "He has to push past safe"
Isiah Thomas claimed Chris Paul was playing too safe to maintain his good stats. The Hall of Famer wanted CP3 to take some risks to win games.
“I looked up and LeBron was dancing with me” — P. Diddy shares an untold All-Star Weekend story
Why P. Diddy will never forget his All-Star moment with King James
That time Phil Jackson made the Chicago Bulls watch “The Wizard of Oz” in practice to send a message
You gotta respect the Zen Master's innovative methods to get his team's head in the game.
“He had a Tai Chi master come to practice” — Kobe Bryant on the silliest thing he’s ever witnessed Phil Jackson do
At first, Kobe Bryant was pissed and confused as to why Phil Jackson was doing this in practice.
The only guy Michael Jordan used to fear on the court wasn't even a basketball player
A former teammate is sure MJ feared this guy everytime he showed up.
"I didn't feel like a human, I felt like a product" -- Larry Sanders opens up about his battle with anxiety
Former NBA player Larry Sanders talks about everything that led to his premature retirement at the age of 28
"I think that pissed Michael off" -- Penny Hardaway on what prompted the Bulls' 72-win season
Penny Hardaway explains why the Bulls' loss to the Magic in 1995 set the stage for the one of the greatest regular seasons runs we've ever seen
Charles Barkley believes he was the second-best player on the Dream Team: "There was only one MF better"
Charles couldn't argue with Chuck Daly for calling him the second-best basketball player in the world.
Muggsy Bogues on what he'd do 'If God would've made me 6-feet'
Muggsy has an even more important revelation and message to short players wondering if they could go pro.
Gilbert Arenas recalls one of the first time playing against Gary Payton: "When that buzzer went off, I ran off the court and was like, 'thank you, Jesus"
According to Gilbert Arenas, Gary Payton knew basketball was about mental toughness, and he used his trash talking abilities to break down his opponents
Karl Malone shares if he would have rather played with LeBron James or Michael Jordan
"The Mailman's" choice and reasoning might surprise you.
Tim Legler recalls witnessing 15-year-old Kobe Bryant doing 'pretty ridiculous athletic stuff' against Eddie Jones
A teenage Kobe Bryant displayed his ferocious competitiveness during a pick-up game against Eddie Jones who was one of the most notable Lakers stars in the 90s before they drafted Kobe
Shaquille O'Neal on why Michael Olowokandi and Shawn Bradley were the softest players he competed against: "I felt guilty about dunking on him so many times"
Shaquille O'Neal breaks down why Michael Olowokandi and Shawn Bradley were the softest players from his era despite having all the tools to leave a more significant impact in the NBA.
Kobe Bryant dissed Dwight Howard by calling him a "teddy bear"
Kobe Bryant double-downed on calling Dwight Howard soft, albeit in a very different manner.
Will Perdue reveals how Michael Jordan’s “Will Vanderbilt” comments insulted and then inspired him
Will Perdue played for Vanderbilt and Michael Jordan used that as an insult to get the most out of his teammate. Apparently, the trick worked.
Willis Reed believes that the biggest difference between college basketball and the NBA was the overall physicality
Willis Reed used his physicality to make a name for himself in the NBA, and if you ask him, he will tell you the physicality in the NBA is the biggest difference from college basketball.
Gary Payton explains why Rod Strickland is the most underrated player he had trouble guarding
"The Glove" admitted Strickland gave him the business.
"I bet you my bags come out first" -- how Michael Jordan swindled the rest of the Bulls at an airport
Considering his net worth hovered around nine figures at the time, it’s safe to say Michael Jordan didn’t need the extra cash. But he couldn't miss out on an opportunity for an easy score.
Kobe Bryant didn't believe Larry Bird was tough to defend: "He looks slow as sh*t to me"
Before he dissected his game, Kobe Bryant didn't perceive Larry Bird as a matchup nightmare
How Bill Russell's forgotten protest changed America
The NBA once held a policy that inhibited its teams from having more than three black players on one team. This was later changed to four. The fear was that the paying public would find a team ‘too black’.
Vince Carter reveals the secret to his longevity: "I like foods that fuel"
Though it might be a cliche to some, but a healthier diet certainly played a key role to Vince Carter's longevity.
"You're a rookie. You don't know aynthing" -- Clyde Drexler learned the hard way not to talk trash to Larry Bird
Larry Bird gave Clyde Drexler his welcome to the NBA moment
On this date, Kobe Bryant quit on the Lakers: "I was trying to get the other guys going"
On May 6, 2006, Kobe Bryant, the epitome of competitiveness showed a different side of himself in Game 7 of the Lakers' first round matchup against the Phoenix Suns.
“The biggest problem was I didn’t know what to do” - Jamaal Wilkes shares his struggles to adjust to life after basketball
A challenge almost every professional athlete faces.