Eric Elegado

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LeBron James Is On The Brink Of Setting An Insane Record Never Matched Before In NBA History

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is widely-recognized as the greatest player in today’s game. In fact, some view the Akron, Ohio native as …

Basketball

A history of Hollywood's best and worst giant monster movies

With <i>Pacific Rim: Uprising</i> just around the corner and <i>Rampage</i> due to come out next month (not to mention the upcoming entries in Legendary Pictures' …

Construction

Ray Allen: MJ warned me Celtics would struggle to defend 2008 title

The Boston Celtics weren't able to replicate their success in 2008 from the season prior, as Michael Jordan apparently expected.<p>After trading for …

Basketball

Kobe Bryant Becomes First Sports Champion to Get an Oscar With 'Dear Basketball' Win

Five time NBA champion now has an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film to add to his trophy collection<p>Kobe Bryant became the first person to win both a …

The most popular movie that came out the year you were born

Every year brings its own set of pop culture obsessions. Looking at the most popular movie from each year can tell you a lot about what people were talking about at the time, and how people's tastes have changed. It's fun to look at the most popular one from when you were born and see what everyone …

Movies

From the moon landing to Martin Luther King: Experts reveal the most important 50 decisions that changed the world

From Hitler ’s 1941 decision to ­invade Russia, to the partition of India, from Spain funding the ­voyages of Christopher Columbus to Decca records …

World History

Furious George: My forty years surviving NBA divas, clueless GMs, and poor shot selection

<i>Excerpted from FURIOUS GEORGE. Copyright © 2017 by George Karl. Reprinted with permission from Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.</i><p><b>Kenyon</b> …

High School Basketball

Shaquille O'Neal Names Favorite Kobe Bryant Moment

Long before Kobe Bryant struck fear in his opponents or won five championships, he was a rookie simply looking to establish himself on an otherwise …

Los Angeles Lakers
Ancient History

The Math Behind Gerrymandering and Wasted Votes

Imagine fighting a war on 10 battlefields. You and your opponent each have 200 soldiers, and your aim is to win as many battles as possible. How …

Kyle Kuzma makes history in Lakers’ surprising win

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports<p>Kyle Kuzma’s scalding hot rookie season continues, and he soared to some new heights in Wednesday’s upset win over the …

Gary Payton Recalls Michael Jordan Getting Revenge on Him for Trash Talk

Hall of Fame point guard Gary Payton said Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan provided him with a "Welcome to the NBA" moment while playing his rookie season with the Seattle SuperSonics.<p>Payton wrote in The Players' Tribune about MJ getting revenge for some preseason trash talk. He noted Jordan …

Basketball
Basketball

Bradley Beal becomes youngest player in NBA history to make 700 three-pointers

MILWAUKEE — The three-pointers, they’re beginning to pile up into one big stack of memories for a veteran like Bradley Beal. Through 341 games played in the NBA stretching over five-plus years, Beal has made plenty of big shots in his career, and when asked to recall the most meaningful, he gets …

Basketball

The NBA’s 50 Greatest Players list: The remix

New times call for new players – and farewells to some old stars<p>They invented the jump shot. Widened the lane. Integrated the game, thank God.<p>When …

Basketball

Metrics 101: Greatest Center Seasons in Modern NBA History

Need a rebound? Want to get a stop on the interior? Looking for a post-up move that can embarrass a defender?<p>You might want a dominant center.<p>Dating back to 1973-74, which serves as our cutoff for the modern era because that was the advent of expanded statistical tracking, the league has always …

Basketball

Russell Westbrook, Thunder Agree to Largest Contract in NBA History

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook agreed to terms Friday on a contract extension that places him in a league of his own.<p>It's a five-year, $205 million deal, according to ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski, which makes it the largest contract in NBA history.<p>Westbrook made things official …

Basketball

Remembering the Wonderful and Captivating 1995-96 Los Angeles Lakers

<i>With Lonzo taking top billing for sport’s glamour franchise, LeBron</i> <i>possibly on the way</i><i>, and stars from virtually every team to be found on the</i> …

Basketball

19 Morning Person Tips From People Who Are Good At Getting Up

Don't hit snooze!

10 Words You're Probably Using Wrong -- and What to Say Instead

To save yourself some embarrassment, here are the definitions of 10 tricky word pairs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is your new co-worker antisocial or asocial? Is your spouse jealous or envious? Not sure? Don’t worry -- most of us get confused by these similar …

Psychology

Retiring Two Jerseys for One Man Is Ridiculous... Unless That Man Is Kobe Bryant

The Lakers are going to retire both of Kobe Bryant’s numbers, according to ESPN, and the outrage is that they are stopping there. Along with 8 and …

Basketball

You Can Become Highly Productive If You Start Keeping a 'Defensible Calendar' | Inc.com

Most executives I work with who struggle with productivity complain that their schedules are overloaded and they can't "find" the time to work on their key priorities. They show me calendars which are full of meetings and phone calls scattered across the day.<p>While I have infinite understanding, I …

Time Management

How the NBA Was Saved on the Back of a Napkin

Larry O’Brien, fresh off propelling John F. Kennedy to his first Senate term, is busy plotting the young politician's ascent to the presidency, and …

Basketball

8 Totally Useless Things That We Buy Anyway

Are you throwing money away? Cut these non-essentials from your budget.<p>Money-wasting expenses come in all forms, and the losses can pile up quickly. …

Personal Finance

NBA Butterfly Effect: 1.8 seconds and a trade nearly shook the NBA to its core

<i>The history of the NBA is a tangled web of what-ifs and could-have-beens. This week at The Step Back, we’re going to pull on some of those threads to</i> …

Watch: Kyrie vents to LeBron in parody of Eminem's 'Stan'

<i>LeBron is mad, I'm wondering why I asked for a trade at all.<br>I scored 40 in the Finals, but I can't please LeBron.<br>And even if I could, I'm not Chris</i> …

Basketball

What if it wasn’t all a Dream (Team)? Five 1992 Olympic what-if scenarios — 25 years later

Dominique Wilkins’ injury, Jordan sticking to his word and Shaq over Laettner. What if?<p>Want to feel nostalgic? Great. Better yet, want to feel <i>old</i>? …

Basketball
Basketball