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.

“Wilt Chamberlain averaged 48.5 minutes? That’s my kinda guy!”: Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau adds fuel to the ‘Thibs plays his guys too much’ narrative

Tom Thibodeau hears about Wilt Chamberlain having averaged 48.5 minutes a game and hilariously says that that’s his kinda guy.  It’s no secret that Wilt Chamberlain has some of the greatest records the NBA has ever seen. Most of his…

“Dwyane Wade and I didn’t have a conversation with Michael Jordan, just congratulated him”: LeBron James and D-Wade linked up with the Bulls legend after sweeping his Bobcats

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade linked up with Michael Jordan after sweeping the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2014 Playoffs.  Michael Jordan acquired the Charlotte Hornets, formerly known as the Bobcats, in 2010 as owner Bob Johnson announced he would be…

“Luka Doncic targeted LeBron James on the switch and schooled him!”: NBA Twitter explodes as Mavericks superstar bests ‘The King’ on two straight possessions in Lakers loss

Luka Doncic called to get LeBron James switched onto him in the Lakers loss at home and scored both times on James.  The comparisons between LeBron James and Luka Doncic began as soon as the Slovenian prospect took to NBA…

“Some people like Michael Jordan and other like LeBron James!”: Kendrick Perkins likens the ‘GOAT’ debate to Ciroc and Hennessy drinkers

Kendrick Perkins believes there’s no right or wrong answer in the Michael Jordan-LeBron James ‘GOAT’ debate.  The comparisons between LeBron James and Michael Jordan began well before the former had even won his first NBA championship. Like Jordan, LeBron took…

“I tore my house up after you won your 5th ring!”: Shaq admitted to going on a rampage after Kobe Bryant got one more championship than him in 2010

Shaq told Kobe Bryant to his face that he tore his house up after seeing Bryant win one more championship than him in 2010.  The turn of the century saw perhaps the most dominant duo win three straight championships to…

“Shaq really tackled Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith on the same day”: Lakers legend hilariously went at Chuck on NBAonTNT during a football challenge with Kevin Garnett

Shaq tackled Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith to emulate football takedowns on the set of NBAonTNT on the same day.  Shaq and Charles Barkley have perhaps the greatest on-screen chemistry between any two former players we’ve ever seen in NBA…

“Which record of mine are you going to go after Michael Jordan?”: When Bill Russell challenged the Bulls legend to try to go after his absurd Finals record

Bill Russell stood his ground against Michael Jordan when he said he was going after Russell’s record while golfing together.  Bill Russell is undoubtedly the most accomplished player to have ever step foot on NBA hardwood. 11 championships and 5…

“Wilt Chamberlain couldn’t average 50 points game again; once in a lifetime season”: Bill Russell believed the Lakers legend wouldn’t be able to sustain his otherworldly scoring

Wilt Chamberlain averaged 50 points in the 1962 NBA season and Bill Russell once said that he doesn’t believe Wilt could do it multiple seasons.  Perhaps the greatest individual rivalry the NBA has ever seen is Wilt Chamberlain vs Bill…

“It’s pretty obvious that Ja Morant is the 2022 MVP”: Soaked Taylor Jenkins dismisses Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic as MVP frontrunners after Grizzlies guard scores 52

Taylor Jenkins vouches for his guy, Ja Morant, to win league MVP this season over guys like Joel Embiid, Nikola Jokic, and Giannis.  Ja Morant plays the game in a way that we’ve never seen anyone do before him. Sure,…

“Dean Smith left Michael Jordan and 179 other players $200 each in his will”: Former UNC Tar Heels head coach wanted his former players to have a ‘nice dinner’ on him

Dean Smith left several of his former UNC athletes like Michael Jordan, $200 in his will so they could enjoy a nice dinner out on him.  Dean Smith has coached some of the greatest athletes that have graced NBA hardwood.…