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How the Lakers fell from contention to ruin during Kobe Bryant’s final seasons SB Nation
2 weeks back
As far as basketball goes, Kobe Bryant had what he needed by 2010. Without Shaq sharing his spotlight, Bryant won consecutive NBA championships, proving ...
How the Thunder failed to win a title after drafting three MVPs in a row SB Nation
1 months back
The Oklahoma City Thunder had Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden on the same team under the age of 24. They made a run to the 2012 NBA ...
How the Chicago Bulls self-destructed after Michael Jordan and Phil Jackson left | Collapse SB Nation
5 months back
When the game's best player and best coach leave you in the same offseason, the only way to go is down. Fast. In 1998, the Chicago Bulls won yet another ...
How the Nets wasted a prime championship opportunity, then fell apart and left the state | Collapse SB Nation
6 months back
In the mid-2000s, the NBA's Western Conference faltered a bit, allowing for the Eastern Conference to swoop in and win a couple championships. Heading into ...
How the NY Giants won two Super Bowls, then became a total mess | Collapse SB Nation
6 months back
When the NY Giants beat the Patriots for their second Super Bowl in five years, it felt like they were in a position to win in any situation. They weren't the best, but ...
How the Buccaneers fell apart after dominating the 2002 Super Bowl | Collapse SB Nation
6 months back
In 2002, Jon Gruden was hired away from the Oakland Raiders and became the new head coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was hired to take the Bucs ...
How the Pistons went from the brink of a dynasty to over 10 years without a playoff win | Collapse SB Nation
4 months back
The Detroit Pistons and their president of basketball operations, Joe Dumars, had constructed a magnificent roster that went out every night and performed a ...
How the Greatest Show on Turf fell apart as quickly as it was assembled | Collapse SB Nation
5 months back
In 1999, the St. Louis Rams had a Cinderella run beyond anyone's wildest dreams. An undrafted quarterback named Kurt Warner, a few years removed from ...
How the Dallas Cowboys dynasty lived and died at the hands of Jerry Jones SB Nation
2 months back
The Dallas Cowboys won three Super Bowls in four years. It was a success that defined Jerry Jones, Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin, Emmitt Smith, and many others.
How the Red Wings' attempts to maintain a dynasty caused their demise | Collapse SB Nation
4 months back
The Detroit Red Wings put together a dynasty that was on the verge of winning five Stanley Cups in 13 years. Through incredible drafting, timely trades, and ...
J.R. Smith's NBA Finals blunder deserves a deep rewind | Warriors vs Cavaliers 2018 SB Nation
4 months back
The Cavaliers and Warriors battled in the NBA Finals four consecutive years. LeBron James versus Steph Curry and the Warriors just became an expected ...
How Jim Harbaugh's 49ers plummeted from the cusp of Super Bowl glory to rock bottom SB Nation
3 weeks back
The San Francisco 49ers were so bad for nearly a decade throughout the 2000s. Then, CEO Jed York and GM Trent Baalke miraculously landed the hottest ...
How the Marlins accidentally won another World Series in the middle of falling apart | Collapse SB Nation
6 months back
The Florida Marlins became the fastest MLB expansion team to win the World Series when they won it all in 1997, their fifth season in Major League Baseball.
The Worst NBA Finals: 2002 - Episode 4 SB Nation
2 years back
When you think of the NBA Finals over the years, you likely imagine two juggernaut basketball teams littered with All-Stars and Hall of Famers competing ...
If the NBA let Chris Paul get traded to the Lakers, James Harden wouldn’t be a Rocket SB Nation
11 months back
David Stern infamously blocked a trade in 2011 that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers, altering the course of NBA history. Paul ultimately ended up in ...
The 2010 Seahawks were the first losers to win an NFL division SB Nation
8 months back
The 2010 Seahawks made NFL history by winning their division with a losing record. Which is bad. One might argue it's the worst. However, their season hit a ...
USA Basketball's shocking finish vs. Yugoslavia needs a deep rewind | 2002 FIBA World Championship SB Nation
3 weeks back
After nearly all the stars dropped out, USA Basketball sent an awkwardly constructed, ill-prepared team to the 2002 FIBA World Championship. This is the story ...
The real problem with NBA players resting SB Nation
2 years back
Basketball fans hate it because they came to see superstars. The networks hates it because they pay to show superstars. And the NBA hates it because it ...
The worst NFL blowout ended 59-0 but Bill Belichick should've made it even worse SB Nation
11 months back
The New England Patriots absolutely demolished the Tennessee Titans. Bill Belichick took down Jeff Fisher with no remorse, and yet, it all could have been so ...
Rick Pitino, awful Celtics coach, was outdone by Rick Pitino, awful Celtics president | The Worst SB Nation
10 months back
Before the 1997-98 NBA season, eight NBA teams made a change at head coach. One of those teams was the Boston Celtics, who hired Rick Pitino away from ...
Derek Fisher's 0.4-second playoff buzzer-beater deserves a deep rewind | 2004 Lakers-Spurs Game 5 SB Nation
1 years back
Game 5 between the Lakers and Spurs in the 2004 Playoffs was...kind of weird. Big moments came from unexpected sources, while the usual heroes weren't ...
Shaq and Olajuwon’s Game 1 battle in the 1995 NBA Finals deserves a deep rewind SB Nation
7 months back
The 1995 Finals had a ton of star power - a very young Shaq and Penny for the top seeded Orlando Magic, Hakeem and Drexler having a mini Phi Slama Jama ...
The infamous "Malice at the Palace" fight needs a deep rewind | 2004 Pacers-Pistons SB Nation
9 months back
You probably remember plenty about the Malice at the Palace - Ron Artest charging into the stands, Ben Wallace and his brother getting involved, and Jermaine ...
The worst quarterbacked game was a cursed display of spectacular ineptitude SB Nation
8 months back
There have been tons of football games where quarterbacks look like they have never thrown a ball in their life, but when Mark Sanchez and Ryan Lindley ...
How the White Sox Collapsed After Dominating the 2005 World Series The Jon Michael Show
2 months back
Collapse: Season 2: Episode 4 SB Nation Inspired this video.
The worst NBA playoff game was over 48 minutes of garbage time SB Nation
7 months back
When the Denver Nuggets visited the New Orleans Hornets for game four of their 2009 playoff series, hope still existed in the world. But as soon as they tipped ...
Terrell Owens’ beef with Donovan McNabb was must-see TV SB Nation
12 months back
Terrell Owens joined the Philadelphia Eagles in 2004. Terrell Owens left the Philadelphia Eagles in 2005. His beef with Donovan McNabb caused a rift in a team ...
Madison Bumgarner's epic World Series finish deserves a deep rewind | 2014 Giants-Royals Game 7 SB Nation
1 years back
Madison Bumgarner doesn't end up pitching the last out of Game 7 without Derek Jeter announcing his retirement. That may sound like nonsense to you, but ...
The worst USMNT match crushed a near-certain World Cup run in 1 day | 2017 USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago SB Nation
8 months back
When the U.S. faced off against Trinidad & Tobago, they really didn't have to do much in order to advance to the 2018 World Cup. They had to do something ...
Dirk Nowitzki’s worst playoff game spoiled his MVP season and had people questioning his legacy SB Nation
1 months back
Today, Dirk Nowitzki's legacy is untouchable. He's an MVP, a champion, a Finals MVP, and one of the greatest players in the history of Dallas Mavericks, the ...
The Demise of The Chicago Bulls Dynasty (Why Michael Jordan Quit Before He Had To) Dom2k
7 months back
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Brett Favre's final shot at glory deserves a deep rewind | Saints Vikings 2009 NFC Championship SB Nation
1 years back
In 2009, after unretiring from the NFL once again, Brett Favre joined the Minnesota Vikings. He led the them on a deep playoff run and with only seconds left on ...
Michael Jordan's life-saving dunk from Space Jam gets a deep rewind SB Nation
6 months back
Everyone remembers Michael Jordan's arm-stretching dunk from the end of Space Jam. How could you not? It was the most important play of his career, since it ...
Tim Tebow's playoff overtime miracle deserves a deep rewind | 2011 AFC Wild Card Broncos vs Steelers SB Nation
1 years back
One of the biggest surprises of the 2011 NFL season was the success of Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos. It didn't always look pretty, but they won, and it all ...
The Atlanta Braves' last-ditch comeback vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates needs a deep rewind | 1992 NLCS SB Nation
7 months back
Game 7 of the 1992 NLCS was a perfect representation of the ongoing battle between the Pirates and the Braves. It was close, it was tense, and it had ...
The Super Bowl performance Kerry Collins put up against the Ravens was a masterpiece of ineptitude SB Nation
8 months back
Many players have failed to live up to expectations in the Super Bowl, but when the Giants sent Kerry Collins out against the Ravens in Super Bowl XXXV, they ...
One of the all-time greatest NFL teams didn't even make the playoffs | Dorktown SB Nation
4 weeks back
Even the greatest teams are only a handful of disastrous plays away from missing the playoffs entirely. We'll prove it. In fact, the 2010 San Diego Chargers ...
The NBA decided the 1980s with a coin flip | If Then SB Nation
1 years back
In 1979, the Lakers drafted Magic Johnson first overall, but it was far from that easy. The Bulls had a chance at him, he could've returned to college, the Celtics ...
A disgraced ref, the FBI, and the Kings-Lakers 2002 Western Conference Finals conspiracy theory SB Nation
12 months back
When the Kings lost Game 6 of the 2002 Western Conference Finals to the Lakers, Sacramento fans and a lot of the national media immediately thought ...
The Jim Harbaugh-Pete Carroll beef spans the Pac-10, NFC West, and parking lots SB Nation
1 years back
Jim Harbaugh and Pete Caroll have squared off when one was a player and the other a coach, when both were Pac-10 coaches, and when both were taking ...
Larry Fitzgerald’s overtime duel with Aaron Rodgers needs a deep rewind | 2015 Divisional Playoffs SB Nation
2 months back
As promised, here's a link to our episode of the Worst NFL Playoff Game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPrl7Qe5FMA In January 2016, the Packers and ...
Michael Crabtree's legendary moment against Texas deserves a deep rewind SB Nation
3 weeks back
It's November 1st, 2008. We're in Lubbock, Texas. The number one Texas Longhorns are trying to hold off the BCS's number-seven Texas Tech Red Raiders.
Dan Snyder made the NFL's biggest tire fire, and it won't die until he does (Nuff Said, Ep. 1) SB Nation
4 years back
Everyone knows that Washington is a mess and Dan Snyder is a bad owner. But that's an understatement: in the first episode of "Nuff Said," Matt Ufford goes into ...
Kevin Garnett was Joakim Noah's idol ... until they had beef | Beef History SB Nation
1 years back
Joakim Noah modeled much of his game after Kevin Garnett, one of his basketball idols growing up. Garnett did things bigs weren't normally doing and played ...
Al Davis was cheap, Mike Shanahan was petty, and their beef was a decade-long delight SB Nation
10 months back
Al Davis hired Mike Shanahan has the Raiders head coach in 1988. But four games into his second season, Shanahan was fired, setting off beef between him ...
The worst NFL coaching decision was so bad, a turnover would've been better SB Nation
10 months back
NFL owners pay their head coaches millions of dollars every year to do one thing and one thing only: win. Well once upon a time, a coach sabotaged his team's ...
Tiki Barber beefed so much with the Giants that everyone forgot how great he was SB Nation
3 months back
Make sure you subscribe to SB Nation and don't forget to hit the bell so you never miss an episode of Beef History. If you actually want to relive the Super Bowl ...
Peyton Manning and his “idiot kicker” had a brief beef, but the football world never let it die SB Nation
7 months back
Throughout his long and accomplished career, Peyton Manning was smart enough to avoid saying things to the media that would rile up his opponents or come ...