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Browsing All posts tagged under »Lebron James«

Lebron James strength is his weakness (Don’t avoid Lebron. Go at him.)

May 11, 2018

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Lebron has been having a phenomenal playoffs. As always gets talked about with him, he’s been doing this despite playing more minutes than everybody else. This is a great article with some insight how he does it, –The genius way Lebron has been sneaking in his rest The short version is Lebron has become better […]

How explosive is John Wall?

May 4, 2018

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If you follow the NBA, the last four years or so it’s hard to go long stretches without hearing something about John Wall’s athleticism. He’s gotten some awfully large praise, aimed primarily at his speed. Wall himself says he’s the fastest player in the NBA; his head coach wonders if he’s the fastest ever!   […]

Examining past NBA players complaints that “all this new music sucks”

November 15, 2017

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The NBA is an anomaly in the sports world. It’s the only major sport where past players routinely criticize current players, in terms of the ability of current players to play in the past. Old NFL players from 20-30 years ago don’t consistently show up on television saying “If those guys played back when we […]

Looking at Steph Curry’s shooting problems in the 2016 playoffs

November 2, 2016

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Let’s get this out of the way- too often on the internet you either want to suck someone off or kill them. Steph Curry went from golden child to getting shit on in every respect since the NBA Finals. People even went after his family, including his three year old daughter. The schadenfreude got pretty wild. It’s why I’ve […]

What’s Lebron James vertical jump?

July 22, 2015

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The highest I’ve seen Lebron get is his head to the top of the rim. – It’s possible he can jump higher than this. That he’s only jumped this high in a game because there is no extra benefit in getting higher. But I think this probably right about his limit. In his indefatigable quest to […]

How freaky was Kyrie Irving’s knee injury?

June 22, 2015

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Late May to early June is my favorite time of year sports wise. I barely watch regular season hockey or basketball, but I always get into the playoffs. Playoff hockey has to be the best sport to watch. It’s fast, minimal timeouts, violent, glorifies beer and beards, and damn is it intense. Playoff basketball has […]

Why is Lebron the only one cramping?

June 6, 2014

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Let’s get right to it. There’s no evidence cramping is caused by dehydration or electrolyte depletion. The Runner’s Body, a book I very much recommend, covers this well. That said, at the time the book was written, 2009, the hydration and electrolyte theories weren’t quite disproven. In 2010, Matt Fitzgerald, gave a small update to the […]