Tag: Tales

Tales of the greatest Kobe pics from the man behind the camera

7:00 AM ET Anthony OlivieriESPN.com If there’s a memorable NBA photo — like LeBron James’ floating reverse slam on Feb. 6 — there’s a good chance it was taken by legendary NBA photographer Andrew Bernstein, now in his 38th season as the Lakers’ team photographer. Over his four decades shooting the game, he has created…

Travel tales and roster moves cover the weekend

Little things that should be bigger things but they’re not. So sue me. – Saturday was a tad hectic, up just about 4:30 a.m. to catch an early flight, cab to shootaround, Marc Gasol can’t talk because the deal’s not done. Find hotel, work on the Sunday mail, walk to the Garden, do the Gasol…

Tales of Canada’s Teflon Don captivated producer behind TV series Bad Blood

It wasn’t a good omen. The first day of filming on his Montreal Mafia series Bad Blood, executive producer Mark Montefiore turned up on set to see the crew reading newspaper reports on the assassination of underworld figure Vincenzo Spagnolo. Spagnolo was reputedly the lieutenant of deceased crime boss Vito Rizzuto. And executive producer Montefiore…