End of the Road: Remembering 2018’s NBA Retirees

As I get older each year that goes by we lose names from my NBA childhood. The beginning of my love for basketball began with Mike and his Chicago teams but my real passion and drive came from playing the game and watching Kobe, Tim, Tracy, Allen, and everybody else during the early 00s. Father

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Manu Ginobili

Manu Ginobili on retiring: ‘I am very sure about the decision, it’s still awkward’

Manu Ginobili made his first public comments Saturday since he retired from the NBA back in August. Speaking to Spurs reporters, Ginobili said it wasn’t easy to walk away from the game he loves, but is confident he made the right decision. “I am very sure about the decision. It’s still awkward,” Ginobili said. “But my

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Why is there a negative connotation on coming off the bench in basketball?

Being in the starting lineup was always a goal for every kid growing up. Players that started were always looked at as the best players on the team. In most instances, that is true however there are some times where that’s not the case. For some reason, there’s a negative connotation on coming off the

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The Fadeaway

The Fadeaway: Episode 28- Is Manu Ginobili a Hall of Famer?

Co-Host of Pump Fake to the Altar, Felix Baptiste joins the show! The Fadeaway dives into the career of Manu Ginobili and decide whether or not he is a Hall of Famer. They also discuss the “Big 3” era in San Antonio and where they stack up among all-time teams. David West also hung it

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Best NBA players from 2018 World Cup countries

The World Cup. The prestigious month-long festivity of soccer that highlights 32 of the world’s best soccer countries is now underway. These 32 countries will meet in Russia to fight for a chance to be crowned the champions of the world. Each country participating at the World Cup clearly boasts tremendous soccer talent, however, many of

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International

Top 10 Best International Players of All-time

The NBA is where the best players in the world congregate and compete against one another to achieve personal and career success. Players can break onto the NBA scene from their performance in college or while playing at the professional level internationally. The NBA is the perfect blend of mixing the play styles of both

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Manu Ginobili questions if the Warriors can be beaten

Manu Ginobili and the San Antonio Spurs (without Tim Duncan) suffered their worst loss since 2013 at the hands of the Golden State Warriors last month. It was a 30-point massacre that featured 26 Spurs turnovers and 37 points from Steph Curry. Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich recently poured out his affection for the kind

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Manu Ginobili out 4-6 weeks after surgery

  San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili went down late in the fourth quarter of the teams’ 110-97 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night after being the recipient of a fierce, inadvertent knee to the groin area by Ryan Anderson, and it was announced by the Spurs on Thursday afternoon that Ginobili

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Manu Ginobili Out 7-10 Days With Ankle Sprain

  Manu Ginobili was having an stellar performance from the field on Sunday which is something of the norm for him. He had 11 points on 4 of 5 from the field. He added this great block on Kevin Martin to an already good performance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0lAQNZ66gw In the third quarter, Ginobili suffered an unfortunate injury

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Sixth Man Of The Year Rankings (1/18)

2014-15 Sixth Man of the Year Rankings (Jan. 18) Find the Preseason rankings here and the November update here. It seems like the season is flying by as we are halfway through the season in terms of number of games. Since we’re halfway through this crazy season, it’s time to see where the Sixth Man

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