Miami Heat’s LeBron James has the sports blogs chatting after naming his all-time top three favorite NBA players.
While he could easily name Michael Jordan, Bron Bron struggled to come up with the final two picks and even asked for a bonus selection.
“Best three players of all-time? Um, Michael Jordan, uh, Michael Jordan. Wow, this is tough. Michael Jordan, uh, Dr. J and Larry Bird. You gave me three, oh my God. Three. Yeah, Larry Bird, Dr. J and Michael Jordan. [Magic Johnson?] I know, can I get four? All right, Magic.” (Fox Sports)
Last month, King James revealed his hand-picked music tracks for the upcoming NBA 2K14 video game.
2K Games has dropped the entire playlist for theirupcoming basketball opus, NBA 2K14. Apparently on top of attributing LeBron James with an executive producer credit, 2K has also let him hand pick they soundtrack as well. “2K is letting me take control of some important elements in NBA 2K14, including this year’s soundtrack,” said James, who successfully defended the Miami Heat’s world championship in the NBA Finals, while winning his second straight NBA Finals MVP award. “I love that I’m the first NBA 2K cover athlete to choose the soundtrack.” (Complex)
The detailed list includes tracks from Jay Z, Jadakiss, Kendrick Lamar and more.
*Big Krit, Cool 2 be Southern *Cris Cab, Paradise (On Earth) *Coldplay, Lost! *Daft Punk (feat. Pharrell Williams), Get Lucky *Drake, Started From The Bottom *Eminem, Not Afraid *Fly Union, Long Run *Gorillaz, Clint Eastwood *Imagine Dragons, Radioactive *Jada Kiss (feat. Ayanna Irish), Can’t Stop Me *Jay Z, The Ruler’s Back *John Legend (feat. Rick Ross), Who Do We Think We Are *Kanye West, All Of The Lights *Kendrick Lamar, Now Or Never *Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (feat. Ray Dalton), Can’t Hold Us *Nas (feat. Puff Daddy), Hate Me Now *Phil Collins, In The Air Tonight *Robin Thicke (feat. Pharrell), Blurred Lines *The Black Keys, Elevator *The Black Keys, Howlin For You (Complex)
LeBron recently explained his motivation for teaming up with the 2K Sports franchise.
“My friends, family and fans all know how much I love NBA 2K,” James said in a statement. “I remember, as a kid, getting so excited for the game to come out and see who was on the cover, and it’s amazing to be a part of this great tradition. I love partnerships and opportunities that connect me directly with fans. I know from my own experience and now watching my own kids, NBA 2K is among the coolest and purest ways for fans to connect to the NBA. I love being a part of it.” (ESPN)
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