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Boogie Week: Throwing Some Light On Darkness

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 | 0 comments

It’s #BoogieWeek at Hickory-High, an extended celebration and exploration of all things DeMarcus Cousins. Check out the rest of...

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How Dead Are You, Really?

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 | 0 comments

It’s March, which means it’s time for sorry NBA teams to mail in the season and start losing games to improve their draft...

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Congratulations in B-Flat

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 | 0 comments

Hickory High, the night is young, and you’re so beautiful.  In celebration of reaching a milestone of 1,000 posts on Hickory-High,...

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Why The Faried-Shumpert Trade Makes So Much Sense

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 | 0 comments

The Faried-Shumpert rumor has floated back up to the surface of NBA trade rumors, and I wanted to take the opportunity to pen an open...

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A Grammy for Blake Griffin

Posted by on Jan 25, 2014 | 1 comment

The Grammys are on Sunday, as the entertainment industry continues their blitz through award season, priming and primping for the Oscars...

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An Appreciation for David Lee

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 | 0 comments

I wonder when’s the last time Chris Bosh has been dominated like David Lee dominated him tonight — Marcus Thompson (@ThompsonScribe)...

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To Peponi from Kuzimu: Group Thoughts on the Andrew Bynum – Luol Deng Trade

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 | 0 comments

Luol Deng has been traded from the Chicago Bulls to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Bynum and three first round picks. The trade was...

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Ricky Rubiowoah No

Posted by on Dec 27, 2013 | 1 comment

When Ricky Rubio was drafted in 2009, he became the first player born in the 1990s to be drafted into the NBA. He had already been wowing...

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You’re a Mean One, Mr. Bryant

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Kobe Bryant is expected to miss six weeks with a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee, the Los Angeles Lakers announced...

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The “Ben Afflecks” of the 2013-14 NBA season

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Ben Affleck, age 41, born in Berkeley, Calif. and raised in Cambridge, Mass., is a well recognized actor, someone who is likely known by a...

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Visualization of Success in the NBA Draft

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 | 2 comments

A vision of mine has been how to track success of different NBA players taken in the draft throughout the years. I have wondered,...

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MKG The Ripper

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 | 0 comments

Who is Michael Kidd-Gilchrist? We know he’s 20 years old, was the No. 2 pick in the draft last season by the Bobcats, went to the...

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Talking Tanking

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 | 0 comments

  Tanking is a popular phrase that is used in the lexicon of NBA fans. Is your favorite team tanking? Is your favorite team going to...

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Setting Up The Board: A Portland Trail Blazers Season Preview

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 | 2 comments

  This year, for the first time, Hickory-High will be tackling the challenging of crafting season previews for all thirty NBA teams....

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The Dan Snyder bowl begins

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 | 0 comments

While this is a basketball blog, there’s no denying that the king of the sports’ offseason is Washington Redskins owner Dan...

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A Full Season of Top Plays

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 | 0 comments

  Everyone loves top plays – fact. Admit it, even if you were removed from the womb to hate the Lakers, the hair on the back of...

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