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Lakersfan2483
11-13-2009, 05:12 PM
After watching Wade and Lebron battle last night, I started thinking about some of the best head to head matchups over the years and how much excitement the fans get out of watching two great players perform at a high level. So, my question is, which head to head matchups do you circle on your calendar and say to yourself, "this is the matchup I have been waiting for all year?"

Examples of great head to head matchups over the yrs:

Russel vs Chamberlain

Bird vs Magic

Nique vs Jordan

Magic vs Jordan


More recent years:

Lebron vs Kobe

Wade vs Lebron

Shaq vs Duncan

asandhu23
11-13-2009, 05:17 PM
Baron Davis versus Dirk Nowitzki

sp1derm00
11-13-2009, 05:21 PM
My favorite matchup right now is actually Lebron vs. Wade.

It's pretty exciting since they're both in their athletic primes and something exciting always happens (dunks).

Big Zo
11-13-2009, 05:22 PM
Chauncey Billups vs. Rodney Stuckey.

TO Rapz
11-13-2009, 05:28 PM
Baron Davis versus Dirk Nowitzki

Baron Davis ON Andrei Kirilenko :clap:

Zefflin
11-13-2009, 05:31 PM
CP3 vs DWill

asandhu23
11-13-2009, 05:31 PM
Baron Davis ON Andrei Kirilenko :clap:

here you go. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aV8teDrJswY

Master Mind
11-13-2009, 05:57 PM
Lebron vs. Wade= Excitement--Friendly Rivalry
Kobe vs. Lebron= Hype and plenty of coverage--Ego game
Wade vs. Kobe= Sensei vs. Ninja
Melo vs. Top 3= Battle for scoring supremacy
CP3 vs. D-Will= Battle of the floor generals
Shaq vs. D-Howard= Superman 1 vs. Superman 2

AI4MVP
11-13-2009, 06:37 PM
my favorite head to head matchupby far is kobe vs melo. there very similar in the way they both fight fierecely for post position. they both have that killer insticnt. they are both tough and both competitors. and when they play against eachother, its always fun to see how physical they play and how much they fight for positioning against eachother

J4KOP99
11-13-2009, 06:41 PM
You'll see a good one tonight...

Artest vs. Melo

As for some other big-time ones:
Kobe vs. LeBron
Duncan vs. Amar'e (Duncan always dominates but they've had some good battles.)
LeBron vs. Wade


Hopefully Bynum vs. Howard turns into a great one in years to come.

Kakaroach
11-13-2009, 06:53 PM
D. Will vs CP3

Love watching us dominate the Hornets every time we play em.

B.JenningsMVP
11-13-2009, 07:34 PM
Kobe vs LeBron
Kobe vs Wade
Kobe vs Melo

ChiSox219
11-13-2009, 07:36 PM
Jordan vs the NBA

Raph12
11-14-2009, 12:02 AM
I'm sure "John Wall vs Derrick Rose" will be up there soon enough...

barreleffact
11-14-2009, 01:21 AM
kobe v the raptors

daleja424
11-14-2009, 01:30 AM
wade lebron never fails to entertain