Knowing Michael and Kobe

TOP (L-R) Roland Lazenby, Vincent Juico and Brian Yalung
June 14, 2021

Two peas in a pod. Brothers from different mothers. Cut from the same cloth, and same pages from different books (Michael Jordan: The Life and Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant), both bestsellers authored and written by Roland Lazenby.


Wataru Misaka: ‘Wat a story’

Wataru “Wat” Misaka
March 26, 2021

Wataru Misaka was 5-foot-7 and was drafted by the New York Knicks of the then BAA (Basketball Association of America), the forerunner and precursor of the NBA or National Basketball Association.


Tracking NBA Triple-Doubles

Wilt Chamberlain: The only player in NBA history to register a 20-20-20 triple-double.
March 17, 2021

The triple-double was coined by former Los Angeles Lakers public relations director Bruce Jolesch during the 1980s in order to showcase the multi-faceted skills of then-Lakers playmaker Earvin (Magic) Johnson.


Love in NBA Air

Michael Jordan [Henry Liao photo]
February 12, 2021

Valentine’s Day will be remembered for the day Michael Jordan’s famed No. 23 jersey with the Chicago Bulls was lost in the locker room just before the team was to play the Orlando Magic. It turned out to a double whammy for His Airness as the Magic also recorded a 135-129 overtime victory.