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Worst Players with Number Retired

The Los Angeles Lakers just announced that they will be doing something that has never been done before–retiring two jersey numbers for a single player. If anyone is deserving in this modern NBA era of having two numbers in the rafters it’s Bryant. There is no question that Kobe is deserving. He won 5 championships […]

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Legend Grows Greatest Hits

When I posted my first Legend Grows article on September 1, 2015, I didn’t contemplate writing one hundred articles, but here it is.  I figured for my one hundredth post I’d highlight my Top 10 Greatest Hits in case you missed them.   10-Are the Warriors among the Greatest Teams Ever? http://wp.me/p6GuYQ-1Zp Talk about jumping […]

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The NBA All-Villain Team

With everybody’s favorite villain hanging them up at the end of this season, who will assume Kobe’s role as the NBA’s villain? Fans all over the country loved hating Kobe. Everyone loved hating Lebron when he “took his talents to South Beach,” but now that he has returned, there are more fans than ever pulling […]

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Kobe Bryant is the Donald Trump of the NBA

Kobe Bryant lit up the NBA world Wednesday night by scoring 60 points in the final game of his polarizing career. Kobe went out in the most unsurprising way…shooting. It should have been no surprise to anyone that in his farewell game Kobe would launch a career high 50 field goal attempts including 21 three-pointers. While […]

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A Memorable NBA Season

The 2015-16 Season has been memorable and historic in many ways. Here are my Top 10 Statistical Highlights from this season: Dual Dominance.  This season has featured two historically dominant teams in the Warriors and the Spurs, neither of whom has lost a home game. With 63 wins with 7 games remaining, the Spurs should […]

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Open Letter to Kobe

Dear Kobe, In a phone interview with Mike & Mike recently, you said you “would love to play” in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Marc Stein, for ESPN, wrote an article explaining the reasons why that would make sense. I write you this letter as a basketball fan from all basketball fans in the world, Team USA […]

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NBA at 70: The NBA’s Greatest Players

When I was in High School, the NBA celebrated it’s 50th Anniversary by selecting the NBA’s Greatest Players. I was fascinated with this team. My parents got me a beautiful NBA at 50 book that I poured over and learned about all the NBA greats. After this season, the NBA will be celebrating it’s 70th Anniversary. […]