Samir Mehdi

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I've been around basketball and have been following the NBA for nearly a decade now, so why not pen down my thoughts on some of the greatest athletes the world has to offer.

“LeBron James has missed way too many buzzer beating 3s! Phony GOAT!”: Skip Bayless goes on an absolute tirade following the Lakers abysmal 3OT loss to the Kings

Skip Bayless drags LeBron James and his 3-point shooting through the mud on Twitter as the Lakers lose to the Kings in triple overtime.  The Lakers announcers had the right idea in their mind when they claimed that nobody deserved…

“My injury status is in God’s hands now”: Ja Morant says that all anyone can do now is pray for him following a scary left leg injury in Grizzlies blowout loss to Wizards

Ja Morant takes to Twitter to say that the status of his injury is up to God now and that all anyone can do now is pray for him.  If there is one player that Ja Morant constantly got compared…

“Ben Wallace fouled me young lady, don’t ask dumb questions”: When Shaquille O’Neal went off on a reporter after being asked about the Pistons DPOY’s monster block on him

Shaquille O’Neal told a reporter to not ask him dumb questions when she asked him about Ben Wallace’s block on him in Heat-Pistons.  There are only a select few players in NBA history who can safely say that they were…

“Charles Barkley really elbowed Dennis Rodman after he somersaulted on the court”: When the Suns legend gave ‘The Worm’ a slight chicken wing and got T’ed up

Charles Barkley hit Dennis Rodman with a hefty elbow to the ribs after the latter hilariously did a somersault on the court.  Perhaps two of the most controversial stars of the NBA to have come out of the 1990s were…

“Klay Thompson will be fine, unless he forgets how to shoot”: Doc Rivers hilariously suggests the Warriors sharpshooter might forget how to shoot

Doc Rivers claims that Warriors fans have nothing to worry about unless Klay Thompson forgets how to shoot a basketball.  When it comes to shooting a basketball for players of the caliber of Klay Thompson, from the outside looking in,…

“LeBron James invited me to his house just to beat me at bowling”: Steph Curry reminisces about the Cavaliers superstar beating him in bowling and on the court the very next day

Steph Curry talks about LeBron James inviting him to his house to bowl and also getting beat by him on the court the very next day.  LeBron James has a bevy of signature rivals over the decades that he has…

“I am not a role model”: Kevin Durant emulates Charles Barkley in back and forth with fan amidst his ‘ashy ankle’ saga

Kevin Durant fires back at a fan who calls him out for calling his fans broke; like Charles Barkley, says he isn’t a role model.  Kevin Durant isn’t one to be trifled with on Twitter. The 2x Finals MVP has…

NBA starting lineups tonight: Is Jaylen Brown playing tonight against Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets? Celtics release hamstring injury update

Will Jaylen Brown suit up for the Boston Celtics tonight for their game against the Brooklyn Nets following a strained hamstring?  It would be easy to say that Jaylen Brown has been solid to start his 2021-22 NBA campaign off…

“Michael Jordan outbid Charles Barkley to buy my wife a Harley Davidson”: Roy Williams recounts the time the Bulls legend bought Wanda Williams a motorcycle at an auction

Roy Williams talks about Michael Jordan telling Charles Barkley to stop bidding to by his wife a motorcycle at an auction.  Michael Jordan has always a been quite the generous man. With a net worth of over $2 billion, it’s…

“Michael Jordan beats me to death at golf now”: Roy Williams hilariously reminisces over his decades long golfing rivalry with the UNC legend

Roy Williams, former UNC head coach, talks about how he used to be able to beat Michael Jordan at golf but can’t any longer.  Michael Jordan is known to have several hobbies outside of his love for the game of…