Michael Jordan

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Debunking The Myth: Did Scottie Pippen Always Guard the Other Team’s Best Player?

It has always been widely assumed that Scottie Pippen -not Michael Jordan – always guarded the opponent’s best perimeter player during those Bulls’ championship runs. Is this fact, or fiction? The NBA Realist unveils the evidence.

A 2012 New Year’s Resolution: Stop Chasing 23

Since his retirement, NBA fans have been looking for the next Michael Jordan. But are they chasing an impossible ideal?

Why Lebron James Can’t Win

No matter the outcome of the 2011 NBA Finals, the legacy of Lebron James has taken an unfair beating and he finds himself in a no win situation.

The NBA Owes Mark Cuban A Debt Of Gratitude

For the next couple of weeks, Dallas is once again home to America’s Team. Not those guys with the stars on their helmets who can’t seem to get out of their own way once the playoffs start. This time, it’s the guys sporting the horsey logos who are earning everyone’s support – so long as […]

Michael Jordan: Game Winning Shots

A detailed list of Michael Jordan’s game winning shot attempts in the playoffs – all the makes and misses.

What’s Next For The Lakers?

After an early playoff exit, the Los Angeles Lakers have some decisions to make.

Final Thoughts on Phil Jackson’s Last Dance

Some final notes on the recent series between the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks

Down Memory Lane: The 1991 NBA Finals

One Fan’s Recollection of Sports Debates, MJ vs. Magic, and the 1991 NBA Finals.