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Darryl Dawkins aka Chocolate Thunder R.I.P.

We featured Darryl Dawkins some time ago on our Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday,

(https://smallthoughtsinasportsworld.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/smallthoughts-old-school-tuesday-darryl-dawkins-aka-chocolate-thunder/)

While in the eyes of many he never lived up to the potential that many thought he had, there was no denying that he was a force and he was a character who never took himself too seriously and always made room to have fun and bring fun to the fans who watched him play. 166 more words

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Ex-NBA Star, New Jersey Net Darryl Dawkins Dead At 58

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker “Chocolate Thunder” and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. 712 more words

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Don't Forget Your Roots

A Bush is running for president. So is a Clinton. A dinosaur-populated theme park is spinning out of control on the silver screen. Is this 1993? 458 more words

LVSL Player Review: Brooklyn Nets

Considering the tough cap situation the Nets have been in the past few years, I’m pretty impressed with the offseason they’ve put together and their ability to add some intriguing young pieces to supplement the veterans on their roster. 616 more words

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Robin Lopez thinks his brother's offer to let him live under his staircase is sabotage

In their trip to China through an NBA China initiative that has brought a number of top-NBA players to the country this summer, Brook and Robin Lopez have gotten to do a lot of exciting things together: They’ve tried some bamboo, met some fans, went to West Lake and have plans to go to on a river cruise. 338 more words

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Police: Former Net Tyshawn Taylor Cashed Bogus Money Order

HOBOKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police say a former Brooklyn Nets player used a counterfeit money order to obtain $1,000 cash at a Hoboken grocery store. 160 more words

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