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Hi-Topper Top Fights - Celtics v Sixers

The Celtics and Sixers face off tonight in a clash that I’m 99.9% sure will be contained strictly to playing basketball only.

This was not the case in the 1980s. 86 more words

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Some thoughts on the Long Island Nets' season-opening win over Fort Wayne

For the first time in over 40 years, professional basketball is back on Long Island.

The Long Island Nets begun their sophomore season as members of the NBA G League in a successful way on Saturday night, with a 115-99 win over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. 1,203 more words

Big 3 Chicago Recap: NBA Legends Reinvigorate The Windy City's Passion for Basketball with the Big 3 Tournament

Ice Cube’s Big 3 Tournament has served as a form of nostalgia for basketball fans worldwide. Most specifically, word of Allen Iverson’s return to the hardwood court drove millions of spectators to arenas all over the country, beginning in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. 431 more words

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BIG 3: Ice Cube's event shows basketball side, as well as a cultural spectacle

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon in the heart of summer, the Chicago Cubs played host to the rival St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley. It was the first week of baseball since the All-Star break, and Chicago’s North Side team was finally starting to click as defending World Series champs. 800 more words

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Ice Cube hopes BIG3 and Allen Iverson can make amends with disgruntled Philadelphia fans

The BIG3’s event in Philadelphia on Sunday ended on an ugly note, with many Allen Iverson fans vocally angry that he pulled out of playing in the final game only 25 minutes before the evening’s opening tipoff. 1,043 more words

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Iverson sits out in his return to Philly; Week 4 highlights of BIG3

Former 76ers stars Allen Iverson and Julius “Dr. J” Erving made their return to Philly on Sunday. A crowd of 12,435 saw an injured Iverson coach, but not play, during the BIG3’s stop in Philadelphia. 103 more words

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Philadelphia fans blindsided by and furious over Allen Iverson's late BIG3 scratch

PHILADELPHIA — Allen Iverson’s entrance at the BIG3’s first showcase in the city he once called home was full of flashing lights, blaring music and the roars of the fans. 813 more words

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