Me interviewing Aaron for Complex is one of the best things I’ve done all year.
Tell that to Sally Jessy Raphael. Do you ever worry about any backlash from Jordan?
Dude’s pretty powerful, but I’m not actually worried. We’re in two different universes. You know what his reaction was? Somebody probably asked him “have you seen this Tumblr called What the Fuck is Michael Jordan Wearing?'” and his response was probably “what the fuck is a Tumblr?” He probably has too much money to care.
Read the full interview here.
Ladies gentlemen, we’re on the verge of the unthinkable.
That’s right bitches, PE #6 LeBron James is on the verge of winning his first NBA Championship. Despite all of the disappointments, criticism, hairline jokes and unjustified hate, LeBron is one game away from getting a ring. At the same time, so is Eddy Curry, which probably means God hates us all or has a fucked sense of humor. This is matchup that everyone wanted to see, and I like both of these teams, so I want the series to go 7 games. To be honest, it pains me that one team actually has to lose.
Thunder 1, Heat 0. At that exact moment, they were both dreading the fact that Miami might need them both to return to the duties that made them so great. The sad thing is that the Heat could use both of them.
This tweet from ESPN reminded me that on this day, ten years ago, AI gave his most infamous press conference ever. Shit, it might be the most famous press conference in the history of the organization. After what he felt were one too many inquiries about him missing practice, a pissed off Iverson launched a classic tirade.
It’s not venomous, but as he applies his hood nigga logic you can really feel how appalled he is that people really care that he frequently missed practice. Not the game, practice. These were the good old days, folks.
First and foremost, ouch.
Second, I wish Baron a speedy recovery, but it might be wrap for him considering his age. Although he definitely fucked his knee up during his Freshman season at UCLA and still spent the better part of the next decade yamming on people at just 6’2″, it’s easier to bounce back from this type of injury at 19 than it is at 33.
What’s good with all of the injuries during the first round of the playoffs, though? Derrick Rose, Iman Shumpert and now Baron Davis have all suffered serious knee injuries in just week. Shit, the Knicks have already lost two guards. This is no bueno.
First Derrick Rose, then Iman Shumpert. The Knicks were getting stomped the fuck out by the Heat, and although Shump is cool, they can win without him….even though they aren’t winning that series. The Bulls went 18-9 without Rose this season, and may very well beat this Sixers without him, they aren’t beating anyone else. It’s horrible to see guys go down like this, and it’s pretty much impossible to watch guys suffer knee injuries and not immediately clutch your own knee in pain.
During the Knicks/Heat game, someone prematurely tweeted from the NBC Miami account that Rose had torn both his ACL and MCL and was done for the playoffs. This was before the fuckin’ MRI even went down. Whoever it was is presumably unemployed right now.