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To the surprise of no one, Iran, playing with home court advantage and led by 7’2” 300-pound buffalo Hamed Haddadi, won the FIBA Asia Challenge for the third consecutive time. South Korea finished second, followed by Jordan, Iraq and China,...
FIBA Asia Challenge 2016 starts on the 9th of September in Tehran. It was previously called FIBA Asia Stankovic Cup and FIBA Asia cup, due to rebranding it has once again been changed. Since 2004, this tournament has taken...
Basketball junkies use the hashtag #ballislife to designate certain images or ideas that symbolize the game’s importance in life’s hierarchy. A photo of a teenager shooting in winter: Snow is nothing #ballislife. A selfie of a guy with a cut...
Team USA did what was expected and won gold. Serbia picked up their first ever Olympic medal, silver, and Spain bronzed, earning a medal for the third consecutive Olympics. With the games coming to their official end, PopGates’ Noah Perkins...
Robertas Javtokas’s face has wrinkled and his skin has leathered. Still, at 36, his shoulders are as impressive as they’ve ever been and he maintains the look of a man who could bench press an obscene amount of weight...
War is hell, but some wars — the kind of wars that tear a country apart along ethnic lines; the kind of wars that cause neighbors, best friends and family members to butcher one another in genocidal killing sprees...

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