Posts Tagged: Lebron James

BASKETBALL

Shane Battier Versus The Theme To 'The Love Boat.' Who Ya Got?

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With Leather has never been an overwhelmingly pro-Miami Heat type of site.

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS

With Just A Few Days Remaining, LeBron James Offers Up The Best Quote Of 2012

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Last night, while <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/12/not-cool-dwyane-wade-not-cool-at-all">Dwyane Wade was kicking Ramon Sessions in the balls on purpose</a> and then acting all offended that someone could even insinuate that he’d ever commit a dirty foul, LeBron James was distracted by the Charlotte Bobcats’ No.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

The Biggest, Most Incredible, Unbelievable, Shouted About Sports Moments Of 2012

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It is not an easy task to put together a list, such as the Greatest Sports Moments of 2012, specifically because so many things happen in any given year that it’s all but impossible to universally gauge which one event or person is greater than another.

J.O. APPLEGATE

With Leather’s Wild Art Gallery: The Amazing Animated Basketball Comics Of ‘BounceX3′

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As someone who follows quite a few web comic series and has started and forgotten a few of his own, I’ve always gotten a kick out of people who give the artists and authors crap for not posting frequently enough.

CRAZY FANS

‘NBA Confessions’ Allows Fans To Anonymously Vent In Convenient Meme Form

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If I had to rank professional sports fans in terms of craziness, I wouldn’t even think twice: 1) NBA fans 2) Everyone else While NFL fans are certainly insane in their own rights and passionate about their teams, NBA fans have multiple layers of crazy that can be peeled back to reveal a molten core of manic lunacy that is the universe’s greatest natural source of irrational behavior.

MIAMI HEAT

LeBron James Is Sports Illustrated’s 2012 Sportsman Of The Year, But Should He Be?

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The decision by the fine folks at Sports Illustrated <a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/magazine/sportsman/12/02/lebron-james-2012-sportsman/index.html?eref=sihp&sct=hp_t11_a1">to name LeBron James the Sportsman of the Year for 2012 is hardly shocking</a>.

BASKETBALL

It's Friday, So Here's The Ultimate Airball Compilation

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Thursday's edition of <a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/extramustard/hotclicks/11/15/marlins--blue-jays-trade-ashley-sky/index.html" target="_blank">S.I.'s Hot Clicks</a> contained a lot of gems ('sup, Ashley Sky.

Lebron James

With Leather's Watch This: So Much NBA

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Lost in all of today’s hubbub about the Heat looking like they’re already prepared for the NBA Finals, the Lakers looking like they’re already approaching a Kobe Bryant mopefest and Kevin Garnett needing a big hug was the fact that as of yesterday, we can no longer make jokes about LeBron James not having a ring.

Lebron James

Kevin Durant Finally Recorded A Rap Song

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It had been rumored for some time that Kevin Durant was going to ignore the precedent set by so many NBA players before him and try his hand at the rap game.

BARRY SANDERS

‘Athlete Objects’ Combines Our Love Of Puns, Cartoons And Athletes

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One of the first classes that we should teach children in middle school is how to properly use search engines on the Internet.

ESPN THE MAGAZINE

Of Course Marvel And ESPN Gave LeBron James A Comic Book Called ‘King Of The Rings’

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When I first read that ESPN the Magazine had teamed up with Marvel to create a one-time, <a href="http://espn.go.com/espn/photos/gallery/_/id/8492386/image/1/king-rings-espn-magazine-marvel-present-lebron-king-rings">limited edition comic book for LeBron James</a>, I rolled my eyes and groaned.

DAVID STERN

The Miami Heat Went To China, Presumably To Beat Every Team There

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David Stern loves sending teams around the world for exhibition games, because it means more money for the league and owners.

DO NOT FEED THE TROLLS

Kevin Durant Is The Latest Fish To Take The Skip Bayless Bait

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Last month, the incomparable Will Leitch wrote probably <a href="http://nymag.com/daily/sports/2012/08/please-stop-feeding-the-skip-bayless.html">the most poignant piece to date on how American sports fans and TV audience can best combat</a> ESPN’s resident troll, Skip Bayless.

ALEX SMITH

A Reddit User Lost A Bet And Had To Write Erotic Fan Fiction About Aaron Rodgers

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Yesterday, my best friend and bass player in my Nelson cover band, Danger Guerrero, <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/09/aaron-rodgers-lost-a-bet-to-boyz-ii-men">brought us the terrific story of the bet</a> between Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the classic 90s R&B group Boyz II Men.

ALONZO MOURNING

‘Indie Basketball’ Combines Our Love Of The NBA, Indie Music And Puns

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People send and Tweet a lot of links to me each week and the results range from tame and general to bizarre and borderline terrifying, but every now and then somebody shows me something that just makes me giggle with delight, and that’s good for everyone.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

Nike’s Marketing > The Entire World’s Outrage

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During the 2012 Summer Olympics, it was reported that security at the London venues was instructed to crack down on any people who tried to attend events while wearing recognizable logos of companies that weren’t exclusive sponsors.

2012 OLYMPICS

The Team USA Blooper Reel, Because 'LeBron James' And 'America'

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The Team USA blooper reel is nice, especially that shot LeBron makes at 1:25.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

Source: Osama Bin Laden > LeBron James

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A man who served as translator for Osama Bin Laden, one of the most notorious terrorists in the history of the world and possibly beyond, wrote in a letter that there was indeed one event that he believed to be worse than the attacks of 9/11.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

You Can Finally Play As The 1992 Dream Team

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The folks at 2K Sports <a href="https://twitter.com/2KSports">set the Twitters ablaze this morning</a> with the news that NBA 2K13 will give gamers the chance to once again play as the 1992 U.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

With Leather T-Shirt Giveaway Time: What The Heck Is Mitt Romney Looking At?

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Here’s the deal, folks – before you get all riled up and excuse me of being a liberal blogger just looking to jump on the “Everybody make fun of Mitt Romney.


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