HoopsCritic Hot 50 – #1 Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan, the fan labelled GOAT. Six Championships in eight years, in order Jordan and the Bulls sent home; Magic and the Lakers, Clyde and the Blazers, Barkley and the Suns, Payton and the SuperSonics, Malone and the Jazz x2, and last but not least the Monstars. There are infinite ‘what if’s’ with Jordan, the big one being what happens if Jordan doesn’t leave to try his hand at baseball over the 94 and 95 …

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Steve Kerr’s Coaching Success was Guaranteed

Steve Kerr’s Coaching Lineage Led to Instant Success Randall Faehnrich   Steve Kerr knew what he was walking into when he agreed to become head coach of the Golden State Warriors. He understood the value of one of the greatest shooting back courts of all-time. He didn’t undermine the value of a 6-foot-7 Swiss-Army knife named Draymond Green. Most importantly, he realized taking over for a 51-win team from a well-respected player’s coach like Mark Jackson came …

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The Failures that Crafted the Legends

Winning defines all athletes, especially the superstars. But, what about losing? Most have to fall down before they can climb up. Many stars have had to get their clocks cleaned before they win the big one. Currently, LeBron James is setting the world on fire with a generational Finals performance. Prior to winning a Championship in 2012 however, it was his playoff failures that defined him. LeBron isn’t the exception he is the rule. The …

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