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Police Brutality and the Road to the NBA Championship

Noah Perkins, PopGates – Pick: Golden State   Thirty-one years ago, in a club rumpus, David Thompson, the ‘Skywalker’, remembered in NBA lore a rung just below icon, was thrown down a flight of stairs at Studio 54. Of course, by 1984 Studio 54 had transitioned from Warhol and coke to Ron Jeremy and, well, lesser quality coke; explaining...

Kyle Korver: NBA MVP?

Noah Perkins, PopGates   I consider myself a well thought out person, one who is willing to listen to reason, and change my opinion when presented with contradictory facts and information. There are few exceptions to this however: Jenn Sterger framed Brett Favre; socks go well with sandals; Six Feet Under is the greatest show in the history of television;...

Warney makes play of the year in biggest moment of career

On a snowy day in the downtrodden mill city of Lowell in mid February, Stony Brook sophomore center Jameel Warney found himself in previously uncharted territory: For the first time in his career, the 6-foot-8 inch 260-pound mountain-mover started the game sitting on the...

Lo, Rosenberg have career nights as Columbia downs Stony Brook, 68-63

It’s not Syracuse vs. St. John’s, but Columbia and Stony Brook may be in the midst of a New York-rivalry of the mid-major kind. This time, the Lions came out on top with a 68-63 win to improve to 10-6 on the year. “This is...

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July, 2009 Presidio YMCA, San Francisco I had an inkling. Some vague idea of what I was getting myself into. Sometimes you have to follow your...

2018 and Beyond

Over 20 teams have reportedly inquired about trading for Cleveland Cavaliers star point guard, Kyrie Irving. The notion of trading a 25-year old superstar, coming...

Why the Clippers Should Try to Buy a Second-Round Pick

With no picks in the first or second round of the upcoming 2017 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Clippers should attempt to purchase a...

Where Do We Go From Here? An NBA Finals Roundtable Discussion

PopGates' writers try to pick up the pieces: Has KD surpassed LeBron as the NBA's best player? Jonah Hall: If LeBron and Durant switch places, can you...

The NBA Finals Preview: Screenplay Edition

How does everyone react to the term "Trilogy?" I keep hearing NBA media folks refer to this Finals as the Trilogy of Warriors-Cavs. As...