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Shaq tells hilarious story of how he thought Dr. J was God the first time he met him

Before Shaq joins who he believes is the greatest basketball player ever in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday night, he shared a funny story about Julius Erving while speaking at Springfield College. 215 more words


August 14, 1959: Birth of LA LAKERS Great Earvin "Magic" Johnson

Yesterday August 14, 2016 was NBA LA Lakers Super Star Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s 57th Birthday. As his birthday came and went, I was thinking back to the time I was lucky enough to see the 1988 NBA Finals; LA Lakers versus the Detroit Pistons. 1,424 more words

{Book Attraction} "Bad News" : The Turbulent Life of Marvin Barnes, Pro Basketball?s Original Renegade by:Mike Carey, Bob Costas

Marvin “Bad News” Barnes was considered a future Hall of Fame basketball player before he even graduated from college. A standout at Providence College, where he averaged 20.7 points and 17.9 rebounds per game, he was an All-American with the world at his fingertips. 262 more words

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Monday Morning Answers - Week 35


Friday’s quiz generated a ton of basketball talk.  The Week 35 edition of Five for Friday honored Reggie Lewis, the Celtic great who wore #35.   743 more words

Julius Erving thinks Zach LaVine is among the best dunkers in NBA history

Julius Erving knows a thing or two about dunking. He’s one of the great dunkers in basketball history, but he had to be impressed by the show that Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon put on during the 2016 dunk contest. 323 more words