Last year, as the Warriors were on their way to what would become an NBA-best 73-9 regular season, their fanbase was growing by leaps and bounds. 578 more words
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Emotion overwhelmed Greg Oden as he picked up his identification card inside the student center at Ohio State University, surrounded by giddy 18-year-olds.
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In the NBA, where some players names and egos exceed their skill level (see Young, Nick), nicknames can come to define whole careers. On one end of the spectrum there’s Gary “The Glove” Payton, whose nickname fits him like a -sorry- a glove. 1,117 more words