10 People You’ll See At Every Pickup Basketball Game

Whenever I’m back home for winter or summer break, my friend Nick and I have a tradition: playing pickup basketball at the downtown YMCA. We’ve been going regularly for the past 3 and a half years, and in that time, we’ve seen our share of characters on the courts. From the guy who was playing in Timberland Boots, jeans, and

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D-League All-Star Names

As we approach the highly-anticipated NBA All-Star Game in Toronto this Valentine’s Day, we think of some of the greats that will step on the court: James, Curry, Wade, and, of course, Bryant. These are some of the greatest names to ever touch a basketball, but there are other names in the game that need recognition. The NBA Developmental League

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Make Sports More Fun: Lobsters in Basketball

Picture this: the Michigan State Spartans are down by two against the Marquette Golden Eagles in an NCAA tournament game. With the clock at under ten seconds left in regulation, Spartan star Denzel Valentine sees an opening in the lane. He’s beaten Marquette’s man to man defense, and he’s about to score the game tying basket. Suddenly, out of the

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PAC-12 CBB Preview

Don’t worry avid PAC-12 fans. Things could only go up after last year. Thankfully, they’ve gone up in a rather respectable way. Welcome to the 2015-2016 PAC-12. Leading the PAC The tippy-top of the conference is still dominated by good ol’ Zona. That doesn’t seem to be up for contention at the moment. But those following on its heels are all not only

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Amateurism in college athletics is still the answer

The debate over whether college athletes should be paid by their universities or if the current amateurism system should continue to be used is a very recent issue that has caused a large uproar. NCAA football and basketball video games are no longer in production because of a lawsuit filed by a former college athlete, who sued the NCAA for

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Good riddance, LaMarcus

The Portland Trail Blazers face the San Antonio Spurs for the first time this season and I couldn’t be more excited. This article took me a while to write. It pained me, and honestly took longer than it should have. Nine years. For nine years the Portland Trail Blazers boasted one of the biggest studs in franchise history, LaMarcus Aldridge. Taken 2nd overall by the Chicago

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American sports model: take notes

In the current American sports model, there are different tiers of professional athletics. For this, let’s focus primarily on basketball and baseball because of their established tier systems; in baseball it is the MLB, AAA, AA, and A leagues and in basketball it is the NBA and then the D-League. These leagues that are below the major league level are

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Top 10 Sports Disney Channel Original Movies (Part 2)

With spots 10-6 revealed in part one of this two part series, it’s time to get into the made for TV films that shaped a generation of angsty teenagers. While it was difficult to omit some of my favorite DCOMs from this list (I even considered making an annoying Buzzfeed style list so I could include all of them), months

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NBA Jerseys: Best of the Best

The jersey has evolved a lot over the history of the National Basketball Association. From bright colors and short shorts to more modern approaches, the jersey has become an icon of the league. Over the years we have seen some phenomenal uniforms and some not-so-great ones. Let’s take a look at the top ten in the NBA’s history: 10) Sacramento

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