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Planking is gone. Tebowing is gone. Cat-breading is gone. We thought the Mannequin Challenge had gone by the wayside as well. But, South Korea won't let it fall into the cyber-abyss quite yet. At the Korean Basketball League (KBL) All-Star game,...
The death of a mother is the first sorrow wept without her. Peter Hooley is slow footed, undersized and oft injured. On the court, he is neither flashy nor freakish in ability or athleticism. He runs the floor with a...
The Euroleague‘s regular season is close to the mid-point and we can already get a feeling of who is who this year. CSKA is owning this league as expected, while teams like Real Madrid and Fenerbahce are trying to...
“Time flies; I miss UHart it really was a blessing for me.” Back in the summer of 2006, the debate raged among NBA scouts and coaches about whether Paul Millsap or Kenny Adeleke was the better prospect. At the...
When FIBA decided to host their own club tournaments in Europe, everyone was skeptical. To be honest, FIBA is still failing miserably to attract all the best European clubs, and trying to manipulate and blackmail federations of iconic basketball...
The Lithuanian national team is one of the most historically dominant teams in International Competition. They performed admirably at the Rio Olympics, going three-and-two in group play, including wins over Brazil and Argentina, before losing to the red hot...

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