Kobe Bryant Joins Many Legends With Many Missed Shots


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November 11th, 2014 Kobe Bean Bryant became the NBA’s all time missed field goal shots leader with 13,418 missed shots. A record some people may have believed Bryant already held but it became official when Bryant passed Boston Celtics legend, John Havlicek who ended his career with 13,417 missed field goal shots. Kobe wasn’t done after breaking the record ending the game with 13,421 missed shots with many more coming soon.

Kobe Bryant leads a legendary list of players who have missed plenty of shots in their time.

In second place is Hall of Famer, 8 Time NBA Champion and 13 Time All Star, John Havlicek with 13,417 missed shots. In third place stands Hall of Famer, 12 Time All Star and NBA Champion, Elvin Hayes with 13,296.Fourth place belongs to Hall of Famer, 2 Time MVP and 14 Time All Star, Karl Malone with 12,682.5th on the list is Hall of Famer, NBA Leading Scorer, 6 Time MVP, 6 Time champion, and 19 Time All Star, Kareem Abdul Jabbar with 12,470. Last but not least is Hall of Famer, 5 Time MVP, 6 Time Champion and 14 Time All Star, Michael Jordan with 12,345.

Not including Kobe Bryant this amazing and legendary list has accumulated: 5 Hall of Famers, 21 NBA Championships, 13 MVP Trophies, 72 All Star Appearances, and 1 NBA All Time Leading Scorer.

Not only have these players achieved so much but all of them reside in the Top 15 Scorers in NBA history. Leading the way is Kareem (38,387), #2) Karl Malone (36,928), #3) Michael Jordan (32,292), #4) Kobe Bryant (45,811 and counting), #8) Elvin Hayes (27,313), and #13) John Havlicek (26,395).

The fact that these players reside in the Top 15 Scorers in NBA history means they must have made a lot of shots, which makes sense why they all reside in the Top 10 Most Field Goals Made in NBA History. Once again leading the way is Kareem (15,837), #2) Karl Malone (13,528), #4 Michael Jordan (12,192), #6) Kobe Bryant (11,121 and counting), #7) Elvin Hayes (10,976), and #10) John Havlicek (10,513).

Another statistic all of these players have in common is that they are all in the Top 25 Minutes played in NBA history. Leading the way is Kareem (57,446), #2) Karl Malone (54,852), #4) Elvin Hayes (50,000), #10) John Havlicek (46,471), #12) Kobe Bryant (45,811 and counting), and #24) Michael Jordan (41,011).

A funny statistic is that only 1 of these players reside in the Top 50 in Field Goal Percentage Made which is Kareem Abdul Jabbar at #15 with 55.9%. A lot of shots were made and missed by all of these players but only Kareem was the most efficient, which was due to being feet away from the basket most of the time.

It’s obvious that all these players are amazing scorers but it may surprise a lot of you that 4 of these elite scorers reside in the Top 50 NBA Assists Leaders of All Time. Leading the way at #29 is John Havlicek (6,144), #32) Kobe Bryant (5,949 and counting), #40) Kareem (5,660), and #42) Michael Jordan (5,633).

All in all Kobe Bryant is in great company when it comes to missing shots, making shots, minutes played, and assists. The numbers don’t lie and whether you hate Kobe or love Kobe for his most recent accolade, he is still amongst legends who have made the game what it is today. So as Kobe continues to miss shots and make shots he is only doing what others have done before him and is racking up many achievements along the way.

Isaiah Thomas Throws The Off The Backboard Alley-Oop To Derrick Williams!!


Even with one of the leagues worst records, the Sacramento Kings are having fun playing the game they love. Check it out as Isaiah Thomas throws the off the backboard alley-oop to a trailing Derrick Williams!

Evan Turner Hits The Game Winner Against The Celtics!


Philadelphia 76ers guard, Evan Turner is having a breakout year averaging 18 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists this season! Last night against the Celtics, Turner had a career high 34 points including this tough shot for the game winner!

Paul Pierce And Kevin Garnett Return To Boston!


Former Boston Celtics, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett returned to Boston yesterday for the first time since they were traded to the Brooklyn Nets. Pierce played his whole career, a total of 1,274 career games. Garnett played 6 years for the Celtics where he took the Boston Pride very seriously. The Celtics organization gave Garnett and Pierce two separate video tributes in the first half. Boston fans showered both former Celtics with applause during the videos that lasted several minutes for each player.

The two former Celtics had slow games as they both only scored 6 points but the Nets won 85-79. It was a great moment for the former Celtics who both expressed how they felt after the game. Pierce with a post game interview and the other two players spoke during post game press conferences.

 

New York Knicks Are The NBA’s Most Valuable Team!


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Today Forbes Magazine released their rankings of most valuable NBA franchises. To no ones surprise the top 5 were large market teams. Coming in at the top was the New York Knicks valued at $1.4 Billion Dollars.

2nd -Los Angeles Lakers valued at $1.35 Billion Dollars.

3rd -Chicago Bulls valued at $1 Billion Dollars

4th -Boston Celtics valued at $875 Million Dollars

5th -Brooklyn Nets valued at $780 Million Dollars

In last place was the Milwaukee Bucks who are valued at $405 million dollars. Needless to say all NBA teams still have a great value!

Greg Oden Rejects Jeff Green At The Rim!


Greg Oden has been making his few minutes count with the Miami Heat. It’s obvious Miami is taking their time with the center and it will be interesting to see how Oden can play with a good amount of minutes. In Greg’s 6 minutes of play, he was very productive including this block on Boston Celtics, Jeff Green at the rim!

Birdman Flies In For Back To Back Tip Jams!!


With 13 points and 7 rebounds, Chris “Birdman” Anderson was able to turn two of his rebounds into a stylish four points. Check it out as the Birdman flies in for back to back tip jams during a 93-86 victory.

Rajon Rondo Is The Connect Four Master!


Rajon Rondo is one of the most competitive guys in the NBA, but you have no idea how competitive he is until you see him destroy two interviewers at once in a couple games of connect four. My favorite line was when Rondo said, “I knew I beat him two moves ago”. Priceless!

Rajon Rondo Returns!


rondoBoston Celtics starting point guard, Rajon Rondo returned to action last night after tearing his right ACL in a game against the Atlanta Hawks on January 25, 2013. The captain was ready to go against their rival the Los Angeles Lakers friday night. Rondo played a total of 20 minutes which was expected, scoring 8 points, 2 rebounds and 4 assists. Check out Rondo’s first basket down below as well as his postgame press conference!