On This Day in 2003, LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers rookie, LeBron James made his NBA debut against the Sacramento Kings. James, 18-years-old at the time, poured in 25 points, hauled in 6 rebounds and handed out 9 assists. The Cavs did lose the game to the Kings 106-92, but James, that season’s Rookie of the
LeBron James’s first stint with the Cavs is a case study on young teams finding themselves. An 18 year old rookie, LeBron James came to the Cleveland Cavaliers and teammed up with Ricky Davis, Darius Miles, Dajuan Wagner and Carlos Boozer. Coached by Paul Silas, they were exciting to watch. Unless you’ve been living under
During the 2004–05 season, retired NBA player, Darius Miles and newly enshrined Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer, Maurice Cheeks got into a verbal altercation during a team film session. In their confrontation, Miles apparently insulted Cheeks and remarked he “did not care if the team were to lose the next 20 games” since Cheeks was
The NBA Draft is a gamble from the number one overall selection, down to “Mr. Irrelevant” No. 60. Every time during the draft or even in the offseason everyone looks at the big draft busts or steals that took place in years past. Here at Basketball Society, I’ve decided to do something a little different.
Once upon a time, Darius Miles and Quentin Richardson were two young stars on the rise, athletic building blocks playing on a youthful but talented Clippers squad featuring the likes of Lamar Odom and Elton Brand. The retro Air Jordan commercial above showcases their patented double-forehead-dap, a gesture they performed after draining a three or