Tag "NBA History"

Remembering the Flu Game

Ryan Potts goes back in time and revisits the legendary “Flu Game” of 1997.

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Superteam Or Nah?: 1947-1954 Minneapolis Lakers

A large topic of debate among NBA fans everywhere in recent years has been the presence of superteams. Do they prevent parity? Are they bad for the league? Are they a new concept? Are they unnatural? Are they even a real thing?

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The 5 Most Underrated Championship Teams in NBA History

There’s been a lot of forgotten or looked over champions in NBA History, so today I’ll jog your memories on some of the most impressive but looked over Championship teams and why they’re so looked over. These teams were both underrated on their way to the championship and are still underrated to this day or just flat out forgotten.

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Throwback Thursday: Corey “Bad Porn” Maggette

Corey Maggette was a hyper-athletic wing player that feasted on his ability to get the basket, draw contact, and ultimately the free throw line. This would not only help become a perennial scorer during his time in the NBA but also lead to him earning one of the more interesting nicknames in sports history.

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A Look Back At The Career Of Larry Johnson

Larry Johnson is a player a lot of NBA fans have forgotten about or were too young to see him play. Johnson was an outstanding player before back injuries slowed him down.

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Throwback Thursday: Paul Arizin

It’s Thursday and you know what that means – time for a throwback article! This week we will be taking a look at the career and legacy of Paul Arizin.

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Eye of the Storm: A Decade of Thunder

For a third consecutive season, OKC failed to win a best of 7 series in the playoffs. Despite an expensive tax luxury payment, Sam Presti, General Manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder, has failed to derive the championship formula – or even a series winning formula for that matter.

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Russell Westbrook Has a Historic Game

Russell Westbrook and the Thunder went into a game against the Lakers looking for their 45th win, and they helped their All-World Point Guard do something truly special. The Lakers in this game were without LeBron James, so the Thunder were heavily favored, and with the Thunder at home, they were favored to win by most people.

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Luka Doncic May Not Be an All-Star Yet, But Is He Already a Hall-of-Famer?

CLICKBAIT CLICKBAIT CLICKBAIT! Yeah, I know that’s probably the reaction most of you have when you read this title. And I understand. It’s a ludicrous question to pose about a rookie.

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Basketball – A Global Game – Part Two

In my three-part series on Basketball throughout the world, I will take a look at all FIBA-recognized countries and the best players from those countries. In part one we looked at 101-213. Here are numbers 51-100 as we continue our countdown. Most of these players you still don’t know, although this time there are a few that may be recognizable, and many of them will never see the inside of an NBA gym but the game is spreading and has truly become global and…well…ya never know. Stay tuned for the top 50 coming next week. 

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