Jeremy Lin in Knicks-themed footy pajamas? Yes, please.
When the Miami Heat raided the free-agent talent market last summer, many people declared the franchise unstoppable. So far, it’s proven to be good, but vulnerable. What’s behind the group’s struggles? A lesson for us all in teamwork.
LeBron James sits in a courtside seat after practice, icing his right knee and giving his thumbs a serious workout on his cell phone. Out on the floor, Dwyane Wade continues launching three-pointers while testing a pair of tinted sunglasses under Madison Square Garden’s bright lights. The swishes — one after another, from somewhere approaching New Jersey — rouse James from his digital haze. “Whoa!” he says, impressed. “Whoa!”
Chris Bosh, the third member of the Heat’s holy trinity, is home in Miami, nursing a sprained ankle. If his teammates are troubled, they don’t let on.
Derrick Rose is already one of the fastest players in the NBA. But when he met with designers from Adidas two years ago to discuss creating a new shoe, Rose, the white-hot point guard for the Chicago Bulls, had one request: Make me faster. Since then, Adidas has already given Rose the lightest jerseys ever constructed; on Thursday, the company unveiled the adiZero Crazy Light, which Adidas touts as the lightest shoe in basketball.
Click through to see How Adidas Designed the World’s Lightest Basketball Shoe For Derrick Rose
The dudes at Hoopism give you an awesome visual reference/compilation of 65 of the NBA’s greatest shots—Jordan vs. Cleveland, West in the Finals, Magic’s baby sky hook. There’s a nifty map of where all the shots took place, too. Amazing. Click through and click all day.