TBT: Michael vs. Michael (Video)

What do you get when you pair the two biggest icons of the 80’s and 90’s together? You get Michael Jackson’s Jam. In 1992, no two names were bigger than Michael Jordan and Michael Jackson. Jordan was reaching his pinnacle as the definitive basketball player of his generation, possibly all-time, while Jackson had already cemented

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TBT: The Rise and Fall of Harold Miner (Video)

Baby Jordan — what better nickname for a player coming into the NBA in the 90’s? Harold Miner was a powerfully built two guard out of USC, drafted by the Miami Heat in the 1992 NBA Draft. Miner looked the part: bald head, bouncy, nice mid-range game. He was billed as the lefty version of

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(Video) The Godfather: Rod Strickland

Today’s generation of basketball fans love Kyrie Irving and understand what he means to the culture. To know Kyrie though you have to look into his lineage. Realize that his dad Drederick grew up in the South Bronx with one of New York City’s most heralded prodigies: journeyman point guard Rod Strickland. The bond between

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(Video) Crossover to God

Across playgrounds and recreation centers in America, one move reigns supreme (if executed properly) as the King of Ankle-Breakers: The Shammgod. The origins of said move are traced to a certain God Shammgod (Shammgod Wells) out of New York City. There has been much debate recently as to who has the better handles: Stephen Curry

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VIDEO: Buckets with World B. Free

Before Metta World Peace, there was World B. Free — holder of quite possibly the coolest name in the history of the NBA. A mid-range killer, Lloyd Free was one of the most vibrant personalities in the Association… And he got buckets. His game was considered All-World on the rough blacktops of New York City

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VIDEO: The Air Jordan XI 20 Years Later

It’s hard to imagine that it’s been 20 years since the release of the most iconic basketball sneakers to ever hit the market: The Air Jordan XI. The world first got a glimpse of the bigger than life shoe at the tail-end of Jordan’s failed comeback tour during the 1994-95 NBA season, as the Orlando

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VIDEO: We remember the late Moses Malone’s 38-Point, 32-Rebound Performance

On Sunday, an NBA legend left us all way too soon as Moses Malone passed away at the age of 60. The three-time NBA MVP and one-time NBA champion is one of the best players to step on an NBA court, as well as one of the best to put on a NBA uniform. Here

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Legacy Left Behind: Shawn Kemp

Shawn Kemp. He could be the most underrated dunker in NBA history. Kemp was a player that defied gravity in the game of basketball. A player that was athletic when he came onto the scene his rookie year, he had a tough time finding his place in the NBA. He was the first of his

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Flashback Friday: David Robinson scores 71 points vs. the Clippers

April 24th, 1994 was 11 years ago to the day. On this date, David Robinson would enter the final game of the regular season for the San Antonio Spurs seeking 33 points to beat out Shaquille O’Neal for the scoring title. He did just a little more than that. David Robinson finished with 71 points. Robinson

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Throwback Thursday: Kareem’s Final Game

One of the greatest players ever to step on an NBA court was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The “Captain” played the final regular season game of his career on this date (April 23rd) in 1989 against the Sonics. Kareem would finish that game holding pretty much every record that a big man could hold. Since I wouldn’t

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