“I just want to be Lamar Odom,” said the 6’10 New York high school basketball prodigy, addressing the media during a practice back in 1996. “Not anyone else.”
It’s been a rough couple of seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers. Between a string of injuries to superstar Kobe Bryant and a franchise-worst 21-61 record this past season, the NBA’s most storied team couldn’t catch a break.
Now that the dust has settled and the hindsight is once again 20/20, the DeAndre Jordan Saga (Debacle, Charade, or whatever else you want to call it) wasn’t pretty…for anyone involved. At the end of the day, everyone looks worse because of it.
Well, only a few weeks after watching his brother hoist the Larry O’Brien to compliment the MVP Trophy he was given not too long before that, Seth Curry is making a splash of his own.
DeAndre Jordan passed up over $100 million last week to leave the Los Angeles Clippers and commit to the Dallas Mavericks and a four-year, $80M deal. Well, apparently he’s having some second thoughts…or at least the Clippers are hoping he is.
The biggest star of NBA Free Agency 2k15 has made up his mind—LaMarcus Aldridge will be sporting silver and black for the next four years after signing an $80 million contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
The New York Knicks are slowly but surely turning into the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NBA. I guess someone had to take the Charlotte Bobcats’ place. Things just haven’t been as comically bad there since the name change.
It was almost a fairy tale ending in Cleveland, Ohio. The team went from picking 1st overall in 2014 to a trip to the 2015 NBA Finals.