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Kenny Smith Believes Houston Rockets Would Beat Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls in Finals Series

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Michael Jordan Trash Talking Bryon Russell in Wizards

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Vince Carter Retires from the NBA

After 22 years of service, Vince Carter retires from professional basketball. 43-year-old Half Man Half Amazing kicked off his pro career with...

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Scottie Pippen Mocking Michael Jordan’s Flu Game on Twitter

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Allen Iverson’s Trash Talking Duel with the 1996-1997 Chicago Bulls

First, we have to look at AI's arrival and the league's state in...

Kenny Smith Believes Houston Rockets Would Beat Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls in Finals Series

Inside The NBA analyst and former Houston Rocket Kenny "the Jet" Smith has joined First Take to...

LeBron James Vs. Kobe Bryant – The First Meeting

A sold-out crowd in Los Angeles ready to witness a meeting of NBA Stars Present and Future....

Michael Jordan Trash Talking Bryon Russell in Wizards

Bryon Russell was a "Jordan Stopper" in the 90s, but in 2002, he became Michael Jordan's teammate...

Vince Carter Retires from the NBA

After 22 years of service, Vince Carter retires from professional basketball. 43-year-old Half Man Half Amazing kicked...

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