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The Knock Down

“Time flies; I miss UHart it really was a blessing for me.” Back in the summer of 2006, the debate raged among NBA scouts and coaches about whether Paul Millsap or Kenny Adeleke was the better prospect. At the...
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...
As much as we love basketball for its high-scoring and freakishly athletic nature, it is undeniable that NBA history is brimming with examples of players whose unparalleled athleticism and skill just didn’t quite pan out in the pro’s. These...
The Lithuanian national team is one of the most historically dominant teams in International Competition. They performed admirably at the Rio Olympics, going three-and-two in group play, including wins over Brazil and Argentina, before losing to the red hot...

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...