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Jordan Flu Shoes To Auction
Friday , Nov , 15 , 2013 Andrew Flint

Jordan Flu Shoes To Auction

Ball Boy talked MJ out of his famous shoes for a little apple sauce.

HoopsVibe's Very Quick Call: What would you pay for a piece of history?

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Top 10 Ways Kobe Bryant Copied Michael Jordan
Tuesday , Nov , 05 , 2013 Andrew Flint

Top 10 Ways Kobe Bryant Copied Michael Jordan

Here are the Top 10 ways Kobe Bryant clearly and undeniably copied Michael Jordan.

HoopsVibe's Very Quick Call: I know Laker fans hate to admit it, but to pretend Kobe didn't copy Michael Jordan is a joke. He patented his entire game after MJ and we got the evidence.

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What if: Michael Jordan’s comeback
Thursday , Oct , 24 , 2013 Joseph Sobczyk

What if: Michael Jordan’s comeback

Would Michael Jordan be able to keep up with the pace of the NBA and compete in a game at the age of 50?

HoopsVibe's Very Quick Call: Jordan might still be able to score a bit, but his defense will be highly suspect.

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Top 10 Players We’d Like To See Michael Jordan Play 1 On 1
Wednesday , Oct , 02 , 2013 Andrew Flint

Top 10 Players We’d Like To See Michael Jordan Play 1 On 1

We've all had discussions amongst friends over who would have given Michael Jordan a run for his money in a game of one-on-one. Most NBA heads would agree that MJ was so good that the next best thing seems to pale in comparison to His Airness.

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Why Michael Jordan is overrated
Monday , Sep , 02 , 2013 Elijah Abramson

Why Michael Jordan is overrated

Michael Jordan is the greatest player of all time, but he’s also probably one of the most overrated player of all time.

HoopsVibe’s Very Quick Call: MJ has the rings, the MVPs, and all of the NBA success imaginable, but he’s also frequently hyped up beyond reason.

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Top 5 NBA Scoring Leaders All Time
Wednesday , Jul , 24 , 2013 Matt Formica

Top 5 NBA Scoring Leaders All Time

The following is a list of the Top 5 NBA Scorers of All Time

Hoopsvibe's quick call:  Random facts like this are always interesting, especially for true hoops fans.

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Jordan vs. Magic vs. Bird at 50-years old. Who wins?
Tuesday , Jul , 23 , 2013 Jahfree Duncan

Jordan vs. Magic vs. Bird at 50-years old. Who wins?

Everyone's a baller in their prime, but who would win a game of one-on-one at 50-years old?

HoopsVibe's Very Quick Call: Some skills fade faster than others and by the time these three reached 50-years old this is a completely new game.

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Top 10 Free Agent Signings In NBA History
Thursday , Jul , 11 , 2013 Paul Eide

Top 10 Free Agent Signings In NBA History

The NBA free agent deals agreed to in principle over the last couple weeks finally became official.

HoopsVibe Very Quick Call: It’s easy to get excited when your team lands a coveted free agent but, using history as a gauge, most high-priced signings fail to pan out.

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1984 NBA Draft: Best First Round in NBA Draft History?
Tuesday , Jun , 25 , 2013 Paul Eide

1984 NBA Draft: Best First Round in NBA Draft History?

The 2013 NBA Draft is just two days away- will any first round selection in 2013 blow up like several of the first round selections of the 1984 NBA Draft did?

HoopsVibe Very Quick Call: It generally takes a couple years for any draft to pan out, but at this point it seems unlikely.

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Top 5 NBA Finals Single-Game Scoring Performances
Monday , Jun , 17 , 2013 Paul Eide

Top 5 NBA Finals Single-Game Scoring Performances

There is just something magical about a player going off in the NBA Final; it just means more.

HoopsVibe Very Quick Call: Love it or hate it, points per game will always be the benchmark to judge performance.

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Today In NBA History 1992: Michael Jordan Hits Six Three-Pointers Vs Portland (Video)
Monday , Jun , 03 , 2013 Paul Eide

Today In NBA History 1992: Michael Jordan Hits Six Three-Pointers Vs Portland (Video)

21 years ago today, Michael Jordan had the greatest half in NBA Finals history.

HoopsVibe Very Quick Call: Doesn't it seem like Michael Jordan was involved in every great Finals moment ever?

The Bulls defeated Portland 122-89 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on June 3rd, 1992. Michael Jordan, who finished with a game-high 39 points, set NBA Finals records for points scored in a half (35) and three-point field goals made in one half (6).

After the sixth made three-pointer, Jordan turned to the mid court TV camera and shrugged as if to say, “I guess everything’s going in.” Unknowingly, his shrug created one of the most indelible images in NBA history and added further to his legacy in the process.

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The two teams appeared headed to face each other for most of the season and comparisons were made between Clyde Drexler and Michael Jordan throughout the season. Portland came out super hot to start the game, making their first seven field goal attempts, and took an eight point lead.

Then, Michael Jordan turned it on. Portland was leading by 1 at 45-44, but then Chicago went on a 22-6 run to grab a 66-51 halftime lead and take control, ultimately winning the game by 33 points.

"I started running for the three-point line; it felt like a free throw," Jordan famously said after the game. "I set another goal … a reasonable, manageable goal that I could realistically achieve if I worked hard enough. I approached everything step by step."

In any different era, the Portland Trailblazers squads of the early 90's would've walked away with at least one ring. The Seattle Supersonics of the late 90's would later feel the same sting of a Bulls team that is considered one of the greatest dynasties in NBA history.

The Bulls would go on to win the series in six games. Michael Jordan was named Finals Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row, to go with his sixth straight regular season scoring titles.

 

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