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Tim Legler recalls seeing 15-year-old Kobe Bryant do ‘ridiculous’ stuff while going head to head with Eddie Jones

Former NBA player Tim Legler offered a memory about his first glimpse of Kobe Bryant on the basketball court, which came when Bryant was just 15 years old. Legler spoke about how offseason pickup games in the Philadelphia area always had plenty of talent, with Bryant’s performance against NBA professionals getting his attention.
LOS ANGELES, CA
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Tim Legler critical of Suns' celebratory antics vs. Mavericks

The Phoenix Suns’ behavior during their second-round series against the Dallas Mavericks is rubbing one of their former players the wrong way. Retired ex-NBA sharpshooter Tim Legler, who is now an analyst for ESPN, appeared this week on “The Old Man and the Three” podcast (h/t NBA Reddit). During the episode, Legler criticized the Suns for their celebratory antics against the Mavs in Game 2 on Wednesday.
PHOENIX, AZ
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NBA Playoffs 2022: Nets ‘exasperated’ by Ben Simmons saga, Tim Legler says he’s ‘completely lost all credibility’

As the Nets stare down the barrel of an 0-3 deficit against the Boston Celtics, their organization appears to have fallen completely into a dysfunctional state. Kevin Durant has not played like, well, Kevin Durant. Kyrie Irving blamed the team’s postseason troubles on an inability to “gel” during the regular season despite the fact that he himself only played 29 games due to being unvaccinated.
NEW YORK CITY, NY
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ESPN's Tim Legler Doesn't Think LeBron James Wins A Second Ring In LA

View the original article to see embedded media. The postmortem examination of the Lakers season grabbed plenty of airtime prior to the NBA playoffs and understandably so. The Lakers are one of the premier franchises in the league, have LeBron James on the roster, and entered the season as one of the title favorites.
LOUISIANA STATE

Tim Legler Blasts James Harden Over Comments About Playoff Pressure

The Philadelphia 76ers drew a tough matchup in the first round of this year's playoffs, set to face off against the Toronto Raptors and their horde of long-armed, stingy defenders tutored by Nick Nurse. It is an especially problematic matchup because Matisse Thybulle, starting wing and All-Defense candidate, will not get vaccinated and thus will be unavailable for all games taking place in Canada. But the Sixers boast potential MVP Joel Embiid and former MVP James Harden , and the Raptors do not, so Philly remains the presumptive favorite.
PHILADELPHIA, PA