Want some evidence LeBron James’ mystique in the NBA may be fading? It’s not just lunatics like DeShawn Stevenson and Lance Stephenson taking him on anymore. Meet the King’s latest foil: 19-year-old Pistons rookie Stanley Johnson. He took James’ sneaky after-the-whistle shoulder bump in stride, and responded with some fantastic smack talk. The Pistons were leading...
Via New York Post
11 days ago
MIAMI -- In the 2011 NBA Finals, LeBron James spent too much time for his liking talking about his purported rivalry with an easily excitable guard named Stevenson. There's a new rival now. His name sounds the same. Different spelling, though. Back then, it was Dallas' DeShawn Stevenson. In these Eastern Conference finals, it's Indiana's Lance Stephenson in the foil role. James sees...
DeShawn Stevenson is currently a member of the NBA free agency pool. He was cut by the Hawks this preseason because at this point of his career, he’s a bum. But that wasn’t always the case. Coming out of high school, Stevenson was one of the most highly touted prospects…ever. One NBA Prospect scouting service even went so far to compare Stevenson’s game to Michael Jordan’s...
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