There used to be a game people would play called “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” where people would try to connect Bacon to any given person in Hollywood in six degrees or less. It was a spoof of the concept of six degrees of separation and an interview Bacon once gave in which he talked about having worked with just about everybody in Hollywood, it was popular enough to inspire books and become engrained in pop culture, and anybody who actually played it must have been the biggest film nerd in the world.
There’s even a website that’s been around for 20 years now entitled The Oracle of Bacon. The Oracle of Bacon uses an algorithm that compiles nearly a million IMDb pages to find links to Bacon.
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Fresh off of playing in his 21st season, Atlanta Hawks free agent guard Vince Carter is giving it one more season. Appearing on ESPN’s “The Jump” on Wednesday, the 42-year-old veteran announced that his plans to retire after next season. Once he signs a new deal with a team, he’ll become the first player in NBA history to play in 22 NBA seasons.Read More
Every year, dozens of new players enter the league and new stars rise to prominence. As these new players rise to fame though, the older players are downgraded, a shadow of their prime. All of these players were at one point superstars in the league, but today they get paid a fraction of what the once were as their stats deplete. As the 2018-2019 season approaches, here’s a list of five overlooked players who are far beyond their prime but deserve more recognition for how great they once were.Read More
It’s been over two months since the Boston Celtics were awarded an $8.4 million Disabled Player Exception (DPE) following Gordon Hayward’s gruesome ankle injury, but general manager Danny Ainge has yet to utilize it. During the time since it wasRead More