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Get Ready to Love Thanasis Antetokounmpo

Posted by on May 22, 2014 | 2 comments

There’s this memory that will always linger in the back of my mind for the rest of Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s career. The minute...

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Wizards-Pacers: A Look Back at a Gruesome Regular Season Series

Posted by on May 6, 2014 | 0 comments

To be sure, there were actually worse single-game performances by teams in the 2013-14 regular season. On February 9th against the Los...

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More Shadows From the Bottom of the Valley

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 | 0 comments

A few weeks ago I took a long, uncomfortable look at what had been the worst single-game performances in this NBA season, according to...

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A Mighty Prelude: Pacers 84, Heat 83

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 | 0 comments

The regular season can only carry so many games that are weighty and leaded with real emotional gravity. A game with as much precipitating...

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Boogie Week: Need Room to Stretch, Practically Rural Boogie

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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Prepare to Meet Your Maker: Introduce Yourself to Basketball’s Platonic Ideal

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 | 0 comments

Here’s a basketball debate you’ve all had, fundamentally unanswerable and unresolvable, though far from pointless: given the...

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Bottom of the Valley

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014 | 0 comments

Each night brings new NBA scores scrolling across our tickers, individual grains of sand that, so many months later, make a vast beach of...

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Grandmasters Swap Pawns

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 | 0 comments

When two chess grandmasters are doing battle over the board and Player A takes a piece from Player B, it’s not really up to us...

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Following a Three-Teamer

Posted by on Feb 14, 2014 | 0 comments

There’s a bookshelf in a closet in my parents’ house that sags mightily underneath the weight of binders and binders bulging...

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Footsteps with No Prints: The Already-Evaporated Non-Legacy of Rashard Lewis

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 | 0 comments

Take a gander at Rashard Lewis‘ career stats and have your mind boggled: only 34 years old, he’s top-100 all-time in both...

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Tweets of Interest

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Yes, the eyes are a window to the soul, but not the window to the soul. There is also inspecting the contents of an individual’s...

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Rants, References, and Revelations: Read to Achieve

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 | 0 comments

- – - Marquis Teague trade a pointless, expensive deal for Brooklyn Nets - By Mark Deeks at SB Nation Representative Sentence: Just...

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The Honky-Tonk Outlaw: Revelation In Plain Sight

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 | 0 comments

Christopher Claus Andersen is, of course, the most visually ridiculous person o’er the whole Association. He didn’t emerge...

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Belgradian Hulk: Let’s Get to Know Miroslav

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 | 0 comments

Butt-ugly as the Eastern Conference standings look these days, we can’t be reminded often enough that the players we see on the NBA...

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Amir, Freed

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 | 0 comments

Amir Johnson‘s career has always existed in magnetic tension between polar opposites. As a high school senior, the world at (or,...

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Scribes All Their Days: Unraveling the 10 Profoundest NBA Tattoos

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 | 0 comments

Unless your outlook on life is relentlessly optimistic, it can be easy to watch basketball and dwell exclusively on the transient,...

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