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Air Jordan, Air Jordan 11, Air Jordan 11 Concord, Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan, NBA, Sneaker Stories, Style -

Marvin Barias can pinpoint the moment he knew he wanted his first pair of Air Jordans. Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, like many ’90s kids, he idolized Michael Jordan. So much so, he collected almost everything connected to his hero: basketball cards, magazine covers, newspaper clippings. Yet, by high school, Barias still […]

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To know me is to know I am a Minneapolis native, raised in Chicago, who spent two decades living in Brooklyn, N.Y.—and that basketball is the only sport I even remotely follow (despite my 5-foot, 10-inch frame). So to say I was a little hype over the second release of Nike’s City Edition jerseys would be a slight…

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2018 NBA Draft, Chicago Bulls, Locker Room Talk, Wendell Carter Jr. -

Wendell Carter Jr. begins his life in the National Basketball Association today. The former Duke standout will take a flight to Chicago, where he will report for duty with the Chicago Bulls, who made Carter the seventh pick of the NBA draft on Thursday. He will not make the trip alone. He will be accompanied […]

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Air Jordan, Chicago Bulls, History, Michael Jordan, NBA, NBA History, NBA Playoffs, Sneaker Stories, Style -

It was a missed shot, not just the most revered game-winner of Michael Jordan’s career, that made the Air Jordan 14 iconic. It began with the final play in Game 5 of the 1998 NBA Finals between the Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz. With 0.8 seconds remaining on the clock and the Bulls trailing 83-81, […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, NBA -

Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird could have sworn the individual who dropped a historic 63 points in a playoff game was actually God dolled up as Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan. But quite frankly, if God was going to lace up a pair of sneakers, play a double-overtime contest and break Elgin Baylor’s 24-year-old record, […]

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As LeBron James, Stephen Curry and other stars create a new NBA before our eyes while standing on the shoulders of giants, ESPN and The Undefeated rank the 100 players who have done the most to change the way we play the game, how we talk about the game and the culture of basketball. For […]

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Chicago Bulls, Cristiano Felicio, NBA -

SACRAMENTO, California — Chicago Bulls center Cristiano Felicio prefers to focus on the positive when he returns to Sacramento. California’s state capital was a steppingstone in the Brazilian’s amazing journey from undrafted free agent to summer league long shot to finally making it to the NBA. Lifelong friends were made here. But the 25-year-old Felicio […]

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As it is with the NFL and Thanksgiving, the NBA is synonymous with Christmas Day. “It’s about what the fans wanna see,” says Tom Carelli, NBA senior vice president of broadcasting, “and our great storylines.” For the past decade, the NBA has rolled out a five-game palette packed with the biggest, brightest and most talked-about […]

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Basketball, Chicago Bulls, CulturePlay, Julius Erving, Keesha Sharp, Scottie Pippen, Superman, Television -

Scottie Pippen is coming back — to a small screen near you. Only for a night, and not on a court. But, as he was when he was on his way to winning six NBA titles with the Chicago Bulls, Pippen is showing up as a lethal weapon. Pippen is portraying himself on Fox’s Lethal […]

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Oct. 15, 1996, will forever be ingrained in Ray Allen’s memory. It was the night he met Michael Jordan for the first time. A young player like Allen viewed Jordan as a god in a league that had already deemed him the greatest of all time. As Jordan chased his fifth NBA title that year, […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Nate Thurmond, NBA -

After Nate Thurmond’s inaugural introduction to the crowd at Chicago Stadium, fans gave the former San Francisco/Golden State Warrior a rousing round of applause as he made his way to center court. After 12 seasons in the Bay Area, Thurmond joined the Chicago Bulls in the summer of 1974. In the team’s first game of […]

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, Air Jordan, Chicago Bulls, Jordan Brand, Michael Jordan, NBA, Nike, Sneaker Stories -

Nike senior designer Tate Kuerbis must’ve packed his bags, whipped out his passport and hopped into a DeLorean while crafting his latest Jordan Brand creation. The new Air Jordan XXXIIs, which debuted on Tuesday in Turin, Italy, are the second coming of the legendary Italian-manufactured Air Jordans IIs that dropped more than 30 years ago […]

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Chicago, Chicago Bulls, Daily Uplift, Nazr Mohammed, NBA, The Nazr Mohammed Foundation, The Next Chapter, The Village Project -

Chicago native and NBA veteran Nazr Mohammed has not officially retired after an 18-year stint in the league. And he doesn’t have much to say about when that announcement will come. “I realized a long time ago, seeing other friends and teammates go through it. Only the great ones actually retire. The rest of us […]

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More than a decade after it happened, the last playoff game of Michael Jordan’s career inspired a Jay Z lyric. Psycho: I’m liable to go Michael, take your pick / Jackson, Tyson, Jordan, Game 6, he rapped on his 2011 collaboration with Kanye West, “N—-s in Paris,” a shoutout to Game 6 of the 1998 […]

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Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan, NBA, NBA Playoffs, Steve Kerr -

Michael Jordan with the game-winning assist — when’s the last time you remember that happening? How about on June 13, 1997, in Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz? With 28 seconds remaining and the scored tied at 86, the Bulls called a timeout to discuss how to execute […]

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The image of Scottie Pippen holding up a physically drained Michael Jordan is unforgettable, no matter how many times you’ve seen it. It represents June 11, 1997 — Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz, known as the “Flu Game” — when Jordan summoned something within him that the […]

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It’s hard to think of an adjective that couldn’t be used to describe Michael Jordan’s marquee play from the 1991 NBA Finals. Graceful. Dazzling. Majestic. Indomitable. Peerless. Ballsy. Dope. On June 5, 1991, in the fourth quarter of Game 2 between the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Jordan drove down the court and threw […]

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Using the word mediocre to describe Michael Jordan is pure blasphemy. Yet, in his 15-year NBA career, the greatest player of all time was a mediocre 3-point shooter, at best. But on June 3, 1992, in Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Chicago Bulls and Portland Trail Blazers, he was an absolute assassin […]

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Chicago Bulls, Karl Malone, Michael Jordan, NBA Playoffs, Scottie Pippen, Utah Jazz -

Which player has the greatest nickname in NBA history? Is it the greatest of all time (GOAT) himself, Michael “Air Jordan”? Or maybe it’s the sharpshooting “Pistol” Pete Maravich. Don’t forget about Allen “The Answer” Iverson, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Kobe “Black Mamba” Bryant, or Shaquille O’Neal’s stable of monikers, from “Shaq Diesel” to “Wilt Chamberneezy” […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA -

Wait, LeBron James missed a wide-open dunk? Yup. We still can’t believe it either. Late in the third quarter of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, we were blessed with a moment we all pray for each time James touches the hardwood. Cleveland Cavaliers big man Kevin Love secured a rebound and instinctively cranked […]

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Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan, Sneaker Stories -

Before the six championship rings and the six Finals MVPs — or the “Flu Game” in 1997, and Game 6 in ’98 — there was May 7, 1989, and “The Shot.” With three seconds left in regulation and the Chicago Bulls down by one point in the final game of a best-of-five first-round NBA playoff […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Isaiah Thomas, NBA, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. Jimmy Butler scored 30 points, including 23 in the second half, and Bobby Portis poured in 19 to help lead the eighth-seeded Chicago Bulls over the top-seeded Boston Celtics, 106-102, on Sunday night. The Bulls survived a late rally by an emotional Isaiah Thomas, who was playing the day after his 22-year-old sister, […]

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Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA, New York Knicks -

April 12, 2017 — Inside the lower Manhattan apartment of the notoriously taciturn Derrick Rose, there is a moment when he tells you exactly who he is. “I’m a true introvert,” says the 28-year-old point guard for the New York Knicks. “I picked the profession I’m in, so there’s no way I could whine about […]

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Chance the Rapper promised thankful Chicago students there was more behind his generous $1 million […]

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Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Jimmy Butler, LeBron James, NBA, Nikola Mirotic, Rajon Rondo, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. For the second straight game, Chicago Bulls power forward Nikola Mirotic scored 28 points, tying a career-high, and made six 3-pointers en route to a 99-93 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. With the victory, the Bulls swept the season series (4-0) against the Cavs for the first time since the 2011-12 season and […]

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Chicago Bulls, NBA, Robin Lopez, Serge Ibaka, Toronto Raptors, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. After 11 games, the Toronto Raptors have finally ended their losing streak to the Chicago Bulls, and it came in a rock-em, sock-em, bop-em affair on Tuesday night. Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan, who came into the game averaging just 20.9 points in his last 10 games, led all scorers with 42 points and […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Michael Jordan, NBA, Phil Jackson -

Michael Jordan was the hero the sports world not only wanted or needed, but desperately deserved and craved in March 1995. Major League Baseball was in the middle of a strike. The National Hockey League was having a lockout. The O.J. Simpson trial was in full swing. And the world was just beginning to get […]

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Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler, NBA, Nikola Mirotic, Rajon Rondo, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. In his return to the starting lineup for the first time since Dec. 30, Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo scored a season-high 20 points in the team’s 115-109 win over the visiting Charlotte Hornets on Monday night. Nikola Mirotic, who missed Sunday’s game in Boston, had five 3-pointers en route to 24 points […]

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On Sunday night, while Jimmy Kimmel was hosting the Oscars, he invited a few surprised tourists to the event.

The post Oscars’ ‘Gary from Chicago’ gets attention of Bulls, Bears appeared first on theGrio.

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Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Isaiah Thomas, Jimmy Butler, NBA, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. In the NBA’s final game before the All-Star break, the Chicago Bulls defeated the Boston Celtics in a controversial thriller. Boston led, 103-102, with more than a second remaining in the game. Bulls guard Jimmy Butler drew a foul on Celtics guard Marcus Smart, getting Smart to graze his elbow, sending the All-Star […]

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Chicago Bulls, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union, Miami Heat, NBA -

Actress Gabrielle Union was hoping for a long break on the set of BET’s Being Mary Jane in Atlanta so she could watch her husband return to the only NBA home he knew for 13 years before surprisingly going home. Dwyane Wade was expected to follow the footsteps of Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, […]

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