PopGates NBA
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The Knock Down

Back in the day, if you wanted to mix basketball and romance, you fired up the VCR, blew the dust off the VHS jacket, and popped in Love & Basketball. If your heart didn’t burst into a million pieces...
Despite winning the NBA championship in 1977, the Portland Trailblazers have long been known as a forlorn franchise with terrible luck with injuries. Bill Walton, Sam Bowie, Brandon Roy, Greg Oden…the list is extensive when you take into account...
When you research basketball thoroughly, you learn to appreciate the teams that have been forgotten, the players whose feats have been surpassed and beaten. Not everyone has the talent or money to win championships every year, so the Cinderella...
Writer James Littlejohn and illustrator Matthew Shipley’s upcoming B is for Baller: The Basketball Alphabet Book for Kids is something both adults and small children can enjoy – like Pixar and ‘90s Nickelodeon cartons. It features great illustrations and...
The year is 1975. The nation is just starting to recover from the shame of the Watergate Scandal, and the city of Washington DC has been without a major sports championship for over thirty years, the last one coming...
In the wake of Bill Russell’s retirement and as the precursor to the Bird-Magic 80s, the 1970s are perhaps the NBA’s forgotten decade. “It was a period of transition,” reflects Adam Criblez, an assistant professor of history at Southeast Missouri...