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Of One-Trick Ponies and Dominant Careers

Last week, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sat down for a wide-ranging interview with Tyler Cowen, professor of economics at George Mason University. The two chatted about Abdul-Jabbar’s career, his faith, politics, race, and of course, basketball. 1,852 more words

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Flashback Friday Video: Vince Carter makes NBA debut vs. Celtics

Thanks to the 1998-1999 NBA Lockout, basketball fans were deprived of professional hoops until Feb. 5 of ’99. After a 204-day work stoppage, the Association resumed its act on that date, and several notable rookies made their debuts on, including the likes of Vince Carter, Paul Pierce, Dirk Nowitzki, Brad Miller and Peja Stojakovic. 164 more words

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Dirk Nowitzki is more of a Unicorn than a One Trick Pony

So apparently Kareem Abdul-Jabbar isn’t a fan of the Big German Dirk Nowitzki, one of the top 15 players of all-time according to ESPN’s rankings. In a series called “Conversations with Tyler” at George Mason University, the NBA’s all-time scoring leader said that Nowitzki’s would be more recognized if he wasn’t a “one-trick pony.” 747 more words

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Wade's Bounce-Back, Bosh's 20 Lead Heat Over Mavericks

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DALLAS (AP) — After matching the worst shooting half of his career in the first 24 minutes against Dallas, Dwyane Wade missed his first shot of the third quarter. 692 more words

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Had a Really Stupid Take On Dirk's Legacy

Dirk Nowitzki is one of the best power forwards to ever play the game of basketball, PERIOD. End of discussion. The man is one of the greatest players not only of this generation, but of all time, and that’s simply undeniable. 331 more words

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Took Another Shot At Dirk Nowitzki, Calling Him 'A One-Trick Pony'

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been no stranger to headlines lately. He most recently weighed in on Donald Trump’s xenophobia toward Muslims in a scathing op-ed that appeared in… 370 more words

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Jeff Teague Scores Season-High 32, Hawks Breeze Past Mavs

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks say they’re a better team when Jeff Teague is on his game offensively.

Teague couldn’t agree more. 542 more words

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