Video - ESPN Free Agency Summit 2010

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Manute Bol, Three Point Shooter



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The All-Championship Team (Part 2)

Yesterday, you saw who I’d bring off the bench for my All-Championship Team and today I reveal the very best of the best. For those of you counting at home, my Second Team All-Championship boasts:

-26 NBA Finals Appearances
-15 NBA Championships
-10 NBA Most Valuable Player Awards
-6 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Awards


That’s a lot of hardware. The first team isn’t too shabby either:

-39 NBA Finals Appearances
-27 NBA Championships
-20 NBA Most Valuable Player Awards
-12 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Awards


You know these legends.

First Team All-Championship:

Larry Bird (Forward)
897 Regular Season Games; 164 Playoff Games
Regular Season Averages: 24.3 ppg, 10.0 rpg, 6.3 apg, 0.8 bpg, 1.7 spg
Playoff Averages: 23.8 ppg, 10.3 rpg, 6.5 apg
-5 Time NBA Finalist
-3 Time NBA Champion
-3 Time NBA Most Valuable Player
-2 Time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player
-12 Time NBA All-Star
-1 Time NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player
-9 Time All NBA First Team
-1 Time All NBA Second Team
-3 Time Second Team NBA All-Defense
-NBA Rookie Of The Year
-NBA First Team All-Rookie

Wilt Chamberlain (Center)
1045 Regular Season Games; 160 Playoff Games
Regular Season Averages: 30.1 ppg, 22.9 rpg, 4.4 apg
Playoff Averages: 22.5 ppg, 24.5 rpg, 4.2 apg
-7 Time NBA Finalist
-2 Time NBA Champion
-4 Time NBA Most Valuable Player
-1 Time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player
-13 Time NBA All-Star
-7 Time All NBA First Team
-3 Time All NBA Second Team
-2 Time First Team NBA All-Defense
-NBA Rookie Of The Year
-4th Leading Scorer All Time (31,419)
-2nd All Time Points Per Game
-7 Time League Leader Points Per Game
-All Time Single Season Points Leader (4,029)
-All Time Leading Rebounder (23,924)
-All Time Leader Rebounds Per Game
-11 Time League Leader in Rebounds Per Game
-All Time Single Season Rebounds Leader (2,149)

Bill Russell (Center)
963 Regular Season Games; 165 Playoff Games
Regular Season Averages: 15.1 ppg, 22.5 rpg, 4.3 apg
Playoff Averages: 16.2 ppg, 24.9 rpg, 4.7 apg
-12 Time NBA Finalist
-11 Time NBA Champion
-5 Time NBA Most Valuable Player
-12 Time NBA All-Star
-1 Time NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player
-3 Time All NBA First Team
-8 Time All NBA Second Team
-1 Time First Team NBA All-Defense
-2nd Leading Rebounder All Time (21,620)
-2nd All Time Rebounds Per Game
-5 Time League Leader in Rebounds Per Game

Magic Johnson (Guard/Forward)
906 Regular Season Games; 190 Playoff Games
Regular Season Averages: 19.5 ppg, 7.2 rpg, 11.2 apg, 0.4 bpg, 1.9 spg
Playoff Averages: 19.5, 7.7 rpg, 12.3 apg
-9 Time NBA Finalist
-5 Time NBA Champion
-3 Time NBA Most Valuable Player
-3 Time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player
-12 Time NBA All-Star
-2 Time NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player
-9 Time All NBA First Team
-1 Time All NBA Second Team
-NBA First Team All-Rookie
-4th Leading Assists All Time (10,141)
-All Time Leader Assists Per Game
-4 Time League Leader in Assists Per Game
-2 Time League Leader in Steals Per Game

Michael Jordan (Guard/Forward)
1072 Regular Season Games; 179 Playoff Games
Regular Season Averages: 30.1 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 5.3 apg, 0.8 bpg, 2.3 spg
Playoff Averages: 33.4 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 5.7 apg
-6 Time NBA Finalist
-6 Time NBA Champion
-5 Time NBA Most Valuable Player
-6 Time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player
-1 Time Defensive Player Of The Year
-14 Time NBA All-Star
-3 Time NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player
-10 Time All NBA First Team
-1 Time All NBA Second Team
-9 Time First Team NBA All-Defense
-NBA Rookie Of The Year
-NBA First Team All-Rookie
-3rd Leading Scorer All Time (32,292)
-All Time Leader Points Per Game
-10 Time League Leader Points Per Game
-2nd All Time Total Steals (2,514)
-3rd All Time Steals Per Game
-3 Time League Leader in Steals Per Game

65 NBA Finals appearances, 42 NBA Championships, 30 NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, and 18 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Awards. Go ahead and pick your ten against my ten and I guarantee you walk away with the L.

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The All-Championship Team

The National Basketball Association just crowned its 64th champion. Now is the time to start reviewing the accomplishments of the current great players and comparing measuring them against the credentials of the legends. It’s incredibly difficult to rank players in terms of greatness because opinion will always factor in. However, I believe that any list of all time great players will have some combination of the following ten players.

I have assembled a list of the top ten players all time and divided it into first and second teams. The lineups are not conventional in the sense of C-PF-SF-SG-PG, but that should be reflective of the current state of basketball where the most ambiguous positions might be the power forward and small forward. Nevertheless, there are true front court players and true back court players on my line up. While compiling this list, I took into consideration statistics in addition to career accomplishments and accolades. Above all else, winning is what matters to me and matters to my list. There are tons of great players who have stuffed stat sheets but when it came down to the nitty gritty they walked away empty handed while someone greater held up the Larry O’Brien trophy. Therefore, the primary requirement to be on my list is that the players must have won an NBA Championship. Fear not, I will also put together what I call The Biggest Losers so stay tuned for that.

Without further ado, here are my first and second All-Championship Teams.

Second Team

Julius Erving (Forward/Guard)
1243 Regular Season Games; 189 Playoff Games
Regular Season Averages: 24.2 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 4.2 apg, 1.7 bpg, 2.0 spg
Playoff Averages: 24.2 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 4.4 apg

-2 Time ABA Finalist
-2 Time ABA Champion
-4 Time NBA Finalist
-1 Time NBA Champion
-3 Time ABA Most Valuable Player
-1 Time NBA Most Valuable Player
-2 Time ABA Playoffs Most Valuable Player
-5 Time ABA All-Star
-11 Time NBA All-Star
-2 Time NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player
-5 Time All NBA First Team
-4 Time All ABA First Team
-2 Time All NBA Second Team
-1 Time All ABA Second Team
-1 Time First Team ABA All-Defense
-ABA First Team All-Rookie
-5th Leading Scorer All Time (30,026)
-3 Time ABA League Leader Points Per Game
-7th All Time Total Steals (2,272)

Oscar Robertson (Guard/Forward)
1040 Regular Season Games; 86 Playoff Games
Regular Season Averages: 25.7 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 9.5 apg, 0.1 bpg, 1.1 spg
Playoff Averages: 22.2 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 8.9 apg

-2 Time NBA Finalist
-1 Time NBA Champion
-1 Time NBA Most Valubable Player
-12 Time NBA All-Star
-3 Time NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player
-9 Time All NBA First Team
-2 Time All NBA Second Team
-NBA Rookie Of The Year
-5th Leading Assists All Time (9,887)
-4th All Time Assists Per Game
-7 Time League Leader in Assists Per Game
-8th All Time Points Per Game
-1 Time League Leader Points Per Game

Hakeem Olajuwon (Center)
1238 Regular Season Games; 145 Playoff Games
Regular Season Averages: 21.8 ppg, 11.1 rpg, 2.5 apg, 3.1 bpg, 1.7 spg
Playoff Averages: 25.9 ppg, 11.2 rpg, 3.2 apg

-3 Time NBA Finalist
-2 Time NBA Champion
-1 Time NBA Most Valuable Player
-2 Time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player
-12 Time NBA All-Star
-6 Time All NBA First Team
-3 Time All NBA Second Team
-3 Time All NBA Third Team
-2 Time NBA Defensive Player Of The Year
-4 Time First Team NBA All-Defense
-4 Time Second Team NBA All-Defense
-NBA First Team All-Rookie
-10th Leading Scorer All Time (26,946)
-All Time Leading Shot Blocker (3,830)
-3rd All Time Blocks Per Game
-3 Time League Leader in Blocks Per Game
-9th All Time Total Steals (2,162)
-2 Time League Leader in Rebounds Per Game

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Center)
1560 Regular Season Games; 237 Playoff Games
Regular Season Averages: 24.6 ppg, 11.2 rpg, 3.6 apg, 2.6 bpg, 0.9 spg
Playoff Averages: 24.3 ppg, 10.5 rpg, 3.2 apg

-10 Time NBA Finalist
-6 Time NBA Champion
-6 Time NBA Most Valuable Player
-2 Time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player
-19 Time NBA All-Star
-10 Time All NBA First Team
-5 Time All NBA Second Team
-5 Time First Team NBA All-Defense
-6 Time Second Team NBA All-Defense
-NBA Rookie Of The Year
-NBA First Team All-Rookie
-All Time Leading Scorer (38,387)
-2 Time League Leader Points Per Game
-4th Leading Rebounder All Time (17,440)
-1 Time League Leader in Rebounds Per Game
-3rd Leading Shot Blocker All Time (3,189)
-9th All Time Blocks Per Game
-4 Time League Leader in Blocks Per Game

Kobe Bryant (Guard)
1021 Regular Season Games; 198 Playoff Games
Regular Season Averages: 25.3 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 4.7 apg, 0.5 bpg, 1.5 spg
Playoff Averages: 25.5 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 4.8 apg

-7 Time NBA Finalist
-5 Time NBA Champion
-1 Time NBA Most Valuable Player
-2 Time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player
-12 Time NBA All-Star
-3 Time NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player
-8 Time All NBA First Team
-2 Time All NBA Second Team
-2 Time All NBA Third Team
-8 Time First Team NBA All-Defense
-2 Time Second Team NBA All-Defense
-NBA Second Team All-Rookie
-10th All Time Points Per Game
-2 Time League Leader Points Per Game

Tomorrow, the All-Championship First Team.

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RIP Manute Bol

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Ron Artest "Champions"



Ron Artest "Champions": As he promised in some of the realest post-Finals win commentary ever, Ron Artest dropped his single, "Champions", which is an bass-driven mess of a declaratory statement. White is all about this nigga, when 5 years ago he was a scoundrel. Long live America.

Shouts to Rap Radar.

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Kobe Bryant, Post Game Interview



Still aggy about how Shaq's ass tastes...

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Ron Artest, Post Game Interview

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Snoop Dogg ft. Kurupt "LA Lakers Theme 2010"

Snoop Dogg ft. Kurupt "LA Lakers Theme 2010" (prod. by Niggarachi)

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How the West Was Robbed: NBA Finals 2010, Game 2



Edited by Ivan of HHIR.

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Kobe Jacks Moves



Big ol' booty? Didn't ass get you in trouble in the past, Bean?

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N.B.S. "Who Are We (The Celtics)"




Veteran Boston duo N.B.S. delivers what is sure to become a street anthem for the Boston Celtics, entitled “Who are We? (The Celtics!)”, produced by new comer C-Lance (fresh off of his release with Beanie Sigel & Vinnie Paz of Jedi Mind Tricks). Released just in time for what is sure to be a heated match up against the rekindled rivalry with the LA Lakers, this track is sure to fuel the fire at home and worldwide that will push the Celtics over the edge and secure them yet ANOTHER championship…

N.B.S. "Who Are We (The Celtics)"

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