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WATCH: Kobe reveals his all-time top 5 USA players

Mar 16, 2019 - 5:01 PM

The two-time Olympic gold medalist is quick to acknowledge the greats who came before him

PLAY FOR EACH OTHER. Kobe Bryant believes Team USA will be hard to beat in the 2019 FIBA World Cup if players leave their egos at the door. File photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Harden matches Olajuwon's triple-double record as Rockets beat Kings

Dec 15, 2016 - 3:31 PM

James Harden takes just 7 shots in 30 minutes but still gets the triple double with 15 points 14 assists and 11 rebounds

COOKING. James Harden ties Hakeem Olajuwon's franchise record of 14 triple-doubles. File photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron passes Olajuwon to join top 10 all-time scorers

Nov 06, 2016 - 4:55 PM

King James takes only 993 career games over 14 seasons to surpass Hakeem The Dream who needed 1 238 games over 18 campaigns to achieve his total

TOP 10. LeBron James breaches the top 10 all-time scorers list. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

5 Greatest Games 7s in NBA Finals history

Jun 18, 2016 - 8:23 PM

As the Cavs and Warriors prepare for a memorable winner take all meeting look back at the greatest Game 7s in NBA Finals history

Kobe Bryant lists best teams, players he faced in NBA career

Dec 22, 2015 - 6:40 AM

Kobe Bryant has faced some of the best players in NBA history Find out which ones make his list

Nowitzki becomes NBA's highest scoring international player

Nov 12, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Dirk Nowitzki surpassed Hakeem Olajuwon for ninth all time in NBA scoring becoming the highest scoring non American in league history

INTERNATIONAL STAR. Dirk Nowitzki celebrates after scoring to pass Hakeem Olajuwon on the scoring list. Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

Holding Court - The greatest players in NBA Finals history part II

Jun 16, 2014 - 9:19 PM

Columnist Bert Ramirez concludes his list of the 30 greatest NBA finals performers of all time with the top 10

BUDDY COP FILM. Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant conspired to win three straight championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, claiming the post Michael Jordan era as their own. Photo by Brendan McDermid/EPA

30 Years Later, the 1984 Draft class gets its due in NBA documentary

Jun 10, 2014 - 5:10 PM

Naveen Ganglani reviews the NBA s latest documentary The 84 Draft which centers around arguably the greatest draft class of all time

FOUR KINGS. Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, Charles Barkley and John Stockton made up the cream of the 1984 crop. Photos from EPA and AFP

Holding Court: The bastardized NBA All-Star game

Feb 10, 2014 - 10:10 PM

As the NBA All Star game grows into a phenomenon columnist Bert Ramirez laments its trivialization of the center position and selection process

SHAQ’TIN A FOOL. Former NBA great Shaquille O’Neal is one center who would be affected by the current All-Star selection process. Photo by M. David Leeds/EPA

The LA Dwightmare ends, and the Texas one begins

Jul 06, 2013 - 9:16 PM

Dwight Howard will sign with the Rockets Will the Dwightmare end in LA or will it extend to Houston?

BIG ROCKET. Dwight Howard leaves the bright lights of LA to team up with young All-Star guard James Harden in Houston. Photo from Howard's Twitter account