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Address: 357 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 Exhale and release: I made it. Seven months is not a long time, but in this city — the city that intimidated me to the point of not wanting to leave my house most days — time might have well have been some abstract...
It’s easy to remember Moses Malone: late 20’s, omni-googles, clinging to the seedlings of an afro the same way Jean Luc Picard coped with male pattern baldness. And an ass the size of a chevette — that Malone `used as a dangerous weapon en route to becoming the greatest offensive rebounder in the history of basketball. It was truly...
Address: Riverside Drive Between Fletcher and Stadium Way Visualize the Paul Pierce-Kevin Garnett-Ray Allen World Champion Celtics of 2008. Now, picture head coach Doc Rivers running a game plan that had the entire offense running through Brian Scalabrine. In a nutshell, pick-up basketball in Los Angeles is a bunch...
According to a 2006 Harvard University study, the odds of an American dying in a commercial plane crash are 1 in 11 million. Meaning, Joe the Plumber is more likely to succumb to food poisoning (1 in 3 million) after putting down a McRib; incinerate because of rogue fireworks (1 in 650,000) at a Fourth of July...
 Address: San Francisco, CA 94117, Between Fell and Oak Street In his autobiography Chocolate Thunder, Daryl Dawkins said of Bill Walton “Bill was the biggest dope smoker… I don’t think he bathed regularly.” Essentially, San Francisco is a city of mini-Bill Walton’s. The city is absolutely filthy – like Mike...
The most important basketball game in the  sports history occurred on Feb. 19, 1948,  when the embodiment of pointed white  elbows, stiff horizontal movement, set shots  and athletic goggles faced off against the  “negro quint,” as they were dubbed by the  Minneapolis Tribune. On that day, basketball’s first dynasty, the Minneapolis Lakers, anchored...

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