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The Knock Down

Like most professional sports, the National Basketball Association provides its best form of entertainment through statistical feats that astound us with their improbability or physical accomplishments that defy gravity and other mortal constraints. We’ve seen players score 100 points,...

F U 2016

The potentially NSFW views below only reflect those of the author  Ray J’s dick was patient zero. When our species’ extinction is studied by the aliens, they will reach the conclusion that the decay of our society was made irreversible in...
"The only way to stop Wilt and his dunk shot is to lock him in the dressing room or use a shotgun" - Bill Russell  Wilt Chamberlain died alone – no wife by his side, no children to see him...
Since the NBA moved away from square buzz cuts and, well, white people, clothing and cool have been cornerstones of The League. From Bill Russell wearing a cape and growing a goatee as a sign of cultural defiance, to...

The Hollywood Shorties

The Hollywood Shorties were the world's smallest professional basketball team. In their heyday, they were akin to the Harlem Globetrotters - except with little people. This Tuesday, a documentary chronicling the Shorties' unique, untold story will be released on...
Petur Gudmundsson was a Trail Blazer, both literally and figuratively. Taken by Portland in the third round of the 1981 draft, Gudmundsson was arguably the first true international player in the NBA. While little more than a footnote in...

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Clippers-Jazz Game 3: Chris Paul is Still a Point-God

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Celtics Back in Control of Series?

CHICAGO -- As Friday’s game loomed over the heads of the rattled Boston Celtics, they received an unusual voicemail from the phone of long...

Celtics on Ice

BOSTON – Well, here we are. Reality set in late Tuesday night in Boston as the number one seeded and home court dominant Celtics...

Four Minutes and Nine Seconds: the Basketball Odyssey of Chris Wright

Thirty thousand six hundred ninety-nine dots splay across Kobe Bryant’s career shot chart – making it look more like a work of pointillism displayed...

Can the Celtics get back on Track?

BOSTON – The last thing anyone in and around Boston wanted to do Sunday night was play Playoff basketball. For a city like Boston,...