It is probably safe to say that when Lebron James decides to retire that he will have Hall of Fame credentials. Coming out of high school, he was already annointed the savior of the NBA. With ratings decreasing and tickets sales doing the same, the NBA needed a new poster boy. To the people in charge of marketing in the NBA, Lebron had it all. He was young, athletic, good looking and most of all, very talented. Lebron was drafted number one overall by his hometown Cavaliers and quickly became King James. The NBA was his kingdom and all other players, retired or playing, were to bow down to the king.Not everyone was ready to name a new king in the NBA. There were fans that argued that there was already a king in the NBA, Kobe Bryant, and that Lebron had prove his worthiness on the court. But poor Kobe Bryant was actually left out of most conversations and the Lebron machine went after another more legendary player. Lebron fans and the media firestorm that followed him started comparing him to the greatest ever, Michael Jordan. With every great game, every playoff win the comparisons would intensify. Lebron was doing his part, so maybe he was the greatest ever. Then came the “decision” that brought Lebron’s popularity to a screeching halt. His move to Miami changed how many fans viewed him. No longer was he the most popular player in the NBA, no longer was he as good as MJ. He still put up great numbers and still no one could guard him, so maybe he was still the best. MJ or Lebron, Lebron or MJ? That is a question that will plague the NBA for years to come.The truth be told, comparisons need to stop now. Lebron is no Michael Jordan and this is why. Michael Jordan and Lebron James are two different players. Lebron is a physical player and a very good player. Jordan was a scorer, a great defender and an even better competitor. Jordan guarded the best player on the opposing team almost every game. He could drop 50 points on you on any given night and still have enough energy to pick your pocket 5 or 6 times. Lebron is considered a good defender because he is big, Jordan was a good defender because of his work ethic. Jordan wanted the last shot of the game, Lebron seems like he wants to get rid of it. During a game Jordan would try just a little harder than anyone else on the court to prove he was the best. Lebron already knows he is the best (because everyone told him he was). Finally, Jordan won 6 championships with Scottie Pippen and bunch of bench players. Lebron left his hometown so he could team up with two other star players and still managed to come up short. MJ is the greatest ever, Lebron James is a wannabe!
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Having a well balanced diet is kind of hard to do. Between working, running errands, taking care of your family, your home and if you do have the time, exercise there isn’t a lot of time to sit and count what is in the meals you eat, sometimes blindly, during the day. Something that you should make sure to have plenty of is protein. Protein should be considered the main important part of any meal. It is what is used in your body to burn for energy and preferred over simple carbohydrates you find in soda, sugar and starchy foods.
Protein is an amino acid that is found in meat and pretty much anything that animals supply us for food. You can also find protein in fruits and vegetables, but you would have to eat more of them to get what you could get from one serving of meat. The amount of protein your body needs depends on your age, body size, and how much energy you need and burn throughout the day. People who work out more than others need more protein. People who eat a balanced meal can enjoy an extra bit of protein especially when they’re feeling a lag in their step. This is a great time to use a protein supplement. Introducing protein at this time keeps your metabolism from slowing so you have more energy to make it through the day the right way instead of drinking sugary or highly caffeinated products that can do more harm than good.
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Going to a gym can be a great way to get fit. But, a gym membership can be a big waste of money if you don’t actually get to the gym on a regular basis. So, choosing a gym for the right reasons, and choosing the right gym for you is really important. Here are nine questions to ask yourself before you join a gym.
1. Do you feel comfortable? Many people report feeling intimidated at the gym. In most cases, it’s the particular gym that makes you feel that way, rather than all gyms having that effect. If the spirit seems competitive, or everyone looks “dressed to impress” rather than dressed for working out, you might want to look elsewhere. A really good gym makes you feel good about being there. Read the rest of this entry »
Sports lovers usually have one favourite team that they love and cheer for. It is usually the team that plays for the area they live in. For example, Boston residents are fans of the baseball team the Boston Red Sox. They love their football team, the New England Patriots; their basketball team, the Boston Celtics; and their ice hockey team, the Boston Bruins.
However, some people’s favourite teams are not necessarily the ones playing for their city. It could be those that play for a city they have lived in. There are also factors such their parents’ choice in teams or those that perform well. People who watch NCAA teams are fans of the team where they spent or are spending their school years in. Read the rest of this entry »
There are a few products created to be portable in nature so you can take them to outdoor events or camping. The fact that these items are created to be easy to transport makes them popular for use with many outdoor activities. Read the rest of this entry »
You can draw all kinds of analogies from sports into real life that you want. I do it all the time. Sports teaches leadership, team building, pride, motivation, and a sense of how to fit into a community. But another thing sports teaches us, is how important it is for us to keep moving. Our bodies are a machine that needs to be put into motion. I’m sure you’ve all heard the old expression, “use it or lose it”. Well that’s true about our bodies, but allow me to take that one step further. Our bodies are incredibly unique machines have a feature no other man made machine has. All man made machines generally fall apart faster the more we use them. Sure we can extend their use with good maintenance, but generally the more they get used the faster they fall apart. Our human machine is entirely different. The more we use it, the better it gets. The more weights we lift, the stronger we get. The more running we do, the faster we get. The more aerobics classes we do, the longer our endurance becomes. While every machine (man made or not) eventually dies or ends up in the scrap yard, out human bodies will actually last (live) longer the more we do with them. Kinda cool huh? Read the rest of this entry »
Ladies always seem to get special treatment out on the golf course. The female golfers of the world already have their own lines of golf clothes, their own special golf shoes, and even their own tailor made golf clubs. Female golfers need to learn how to play with the regular golf clubs and use the regular golf accessories before I will ever start to take them seriously. No, I’m kidding around ladies. It is perfectly acceptable for women to use women’s golf equipment. Read the rest of this entry »
Are you one of the million fans of mixed martial arts or MMA fights? There are millions of avid fans of MMA around the globe, and it is one of the most popular and closely-followed sports of all time. However, there are many people who fail to watch and enjoy the fights of their favorite stars like Rashad Evans, Chuck Lidell and Diego Sanchez for a variety of reasons.
One of the major reasons why people can’t fully enjoy and watch their favorite MMA stars is the impracticality of watching it through premium cable or through pay per view that come with a very stiff price. More and more people are finding the cost of watching MMA fights through pay per view or premium cable prohibitive, and these are the reasons why a greater segment of MMA fans give up the opportunity of watching their favorite MMA fights on TV. Other possible reasons why people fail to watch their favorite MMA fights is that they might be at work when the fights are airing. In some cases, there are those who reside outside the country or live in places where there is no pay per view service available. Read the rest of this entry »
These past few weeks or so, have to be the most exciting time of the year for basketball. What with all of March madness finishing up, followed quickly by the start of the NBA playoffs, it’s got to be next to impossible to drag a basketball fan away from the television. I should know, as I’m one of them. Although I’m not very good at basketball betting, I do enjoy trying it out. Even though I do have my favorite teams to cheer for, sometimes it’s nice to make it a bit more interesting Read the rest of this entry »