Tag Archives: LeBron James

Nike Just Trumps It in Star-Studded ‘Equality’ Campaign

Unlike many other marketers, Nike has a long history of addressing social issues, often in its own interests, but sometimes for the right reasons. Now comes this four-page spread in Sunday’s New York Times sports section. First page:     Followed by this: … Continue reading

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Why the New York Times Is a Great Newspaper (LeBron James Edition)

Yesterday: Close-up: Nice.

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Can’t Stand The Heat? Get Into The Bitchin’ (NBA Finals Game 6 Edition)

Say, Game 6 of the NBA Finals was a real corker, yeah? After three quarters the San Antonio Spurs seemed to pwn the Miami Heat. But forget Tim Duncan’s magisterial performance and Boris Diaw’s tough defense and LeBron James’s 3-12 … Continue reading

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Can’t Stand The Heat? Get Into The NBA Finals

Say, that was some beatdown the San Antonio Spurs put on the Miami Heat last night, yeah? The NBA Finals suddenly got interesting when the Spurs won Game One in Miami, and got really interesting when San Antonio totally embarrassed … Continue reading

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LeBrawn James Dunks! On A Kid!

As if he wasn’t already enough of a professional asslete, LeBron James has just submitted this performance (via Deadspin – tip o’ the pixel to Christian A.): LeBron James Dunks On Small Child To Stay Alive In Casual Game Of Knockout The … Continue reading

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They Don’t Call Him King James For Nothing

Clearly, his unmanning in the NBA Finals didn’t imbue LeBron James with a sense of humility. From the Boston Globe: When asked if he was bothered that many people root against him because of the manner in which he signed … Continue reading

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What The Hell Does THAT Mean? (Miami Heat Edition)

From a Sunday Boston Globe piece about Miami Heat players LeBron James and Dwayne Wade caught on video seeming to mock Dallas Maverick player Dirk Nowitzki: Yet another day in the NBA Finals, and yet another explanation forLeBron James and his … Continue reading

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One Mav-elous Victory

After the beatdown they endured in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the Dallas Mavericks took the court in Game 2 with one objective in mind: To prove that they actually belonged on the court with the Miami Heat. And … Continue reading

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National Basketball Association (Accent On ‘Ass’)

The NBA Finals kicked off (or should that be “tipped off”?) Tuesday night, and the whole affair was more overblown than Snooki’s hairdo. Start with the ridiculously melodramatic promos for the series, like this one: Then there’s the amateur-hour Miami … Continue reading

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A Gay Old Time

Jason Gay has always been a good read – from his days as media critic for the New York Observer to his current sports gig at the Wall Street Journal. On Monday, he ran this sporting tribute to totally gone … Continue reading

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