NBA: LeBron James first met ‘God’ Michael Jordan, points record
LeBron James has recalled the first time he met Michael Jordan as “like meeting God for the first time.” It was and LeBron was just an. LeBron James considered Michael Jordan 'godly,' prepares to pass Bulls . N.C. -- With LeBron James set to meet Michael Jordan's Charlotte. If we really want to get into reading things, Jordan, who clearly would have known who LeBron was at this point, isn't meeting his eyes directly.
He was a 74 percent free throw shooter for his college career, a good piece of information to show that his better shooting seasons were no fluke. And in his time with the team, he has shown the makings of a very solid wing prospect.
He attempted just over seven 3-point shots per game with the Vipers and is hitting a remarkable In accordance with our earlier exercise, Sampson is shooting 84 percent from the free throw line, which would support the idea of his shooting improvement being real.
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With over 50 percent of his shots coming from 3-point range, it is impressive that he is getting to the free throw line about 3 times per game. Playing for a Rockets-inspired team, he has all but eliminated the midrange jumper from his repertoire. Midrange shots account for less than 4 percent of his total field goal attempts. Sampson as a shooter early, so it is important that he is able to attack closeouts.
In the G League he has shown the ability to attack the basket off of a straight line drive, which is the extent to which he will need to get to the rim at the NBA level. When he is forced to pick up his dribble, Sampson can be quick to give up the ball and relocate elsewhere on the perimeter.
On a Bulls team that is bottom-five in the league in secondary assistsa player who is willing to move the ball is a very welcome addition. So with a great jumper and an understanding of what good shots are, defense is the last step towards making Sampson a solid NBA rotation piece. Defense is still incredibly hard to judge on an individual basis just off of numbers, but the statistics say that Sampson is a competent defender.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it had not been announced by either team. This Ariza trade came together hours after a potential three-way deal involving the Grizzlies fell apart late Friday night over whether Memphis was including Dillon Brooks or MarShon Brooks.
Wizards players went through the emotional roller coaster of the failed trade after their loss at Brooklyn as Oubre and Rivers were still on the team bus to the airport and the flight home.
Kind of devastating for those guys. AFP Ariza, 33, returns to Washington, where he played the and seasons.
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The 6-foot-8 swingman is averaging 9. Memphis general manager Chris Wallace said Saturday he was very disappointed someone with either Washington or Phoenix or both teams leaked the trade while the Grizzlies were playing Miami on Friday night. Wallace made it very clear that Dillon Brooks, in his second season since the 45th overall pick in the NBA draft was traded to the Grizzlies, was never part of any discussions for this deal, and the team thought it was trading MarShonBrooks.
Wallace said the leaks forced him to do something for the first time in more than 30 years of working in the NBA: And we were very clear about who was in this deal, and Dillon Brooks never was intended to be a part of this, was not from our standpoint and we made it very clear this was not Dillon Brooks.