Stephen A. Smith is trying to send a message: If you’re an NBA superstar, don’t question me. The ESPN personality went nuclear on LeBron James on his radio show Tuesday after the Cavaliers star rebutted his report that, if Kyrie Irving was in front of James, the latter would be “tempted to, quote, beat [Irving’s] ass.” James took to Twitter to shoot down the report — which Smith had passed along citing sources — by saying it’s “NotFacts.” Smith previously had reported that Irving’s camp believes James was the one who leaked the trade request to the media. Smith’s extended rant featured many shots across the bow, including one particularly interesting nugget: a threat to report the “the real story
Phil Mickelson is known far and wide for being one of golf's greatest champions — and one of the sport's biggest trash talkers. In 2013, Mickelson won his first and only British Open title after shooting a legendary final round of 66. It was that last perk that led to Mickelson's latest quip.
Kyrie Irving sang the Skylar Grey song LeBron James had her perform at his homecoming rally in 2014. Coincidence? There are no coincidences, man.