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What’s understood doesn’t have to be explained. Ben Simmons is not the guy he was publicized to be, and I’m not surprised.


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Not even going to waste no time, I’m going to get straight to it. This isn’t good.


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This season’s draft was a little top-heavy. Shit, to call it just top-heavy is generous. Among all the well-known names to casual fans, there are always players who fly under the radar.


1999 dropped on the 12th of June in 2012. The debut mixtape of young up and coming rapper Joey Bada$$. This mixtape single-handedly changed the way I viewed and listened to music. To call it monumental is an understatement.


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“Y’all ain’t met Playoff P yet huh?”

Since the birth of Playoff P, Paul George’s name has become a punchline to NBA Twitter and NBA fans. It wasn’t always like this though. Throwback to the early-2010s when George was a young two-way star leading…


Sleep in peace George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and all the people that lost their lives before them

I was 12 years old when Trayvon Martin was murdered. Fast forward 8 years and as a 21-year-old I had to watch the video of George Floyd, another black man, get murdered. In the same month, I had to watch the video of Ahmaud Arbery get shot to death.


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When thinking about some of the greatest handles in NBA history who comes to mind?


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The 2019–2020 season has come to an abrupt stop. With the coronavirus becoming a worldwide pandemic many NBA fans and players find themselves in a state of limbo. With no clear date in sight for the return of the NBA, let’s take this time to remember and celebrate some of the greats the game has given us. Today we look back at Hall of Famer Tim Duncan’s career and what made him the greatest power forward of all time. Welcome to the “Throwback Series”.


The 2019–2020 season has come to an abrupt stop. With the coronavirus becoming a worldwide pandemic many NBA fans and players find themselves in a state of limbo. With no clear date in sight for the return of the NBA, let’s take this time to remember and celebrate some of the greats the game has given us. To kick off my new “Throwback Series” we look at Vince Carter and his career.


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In recent years Mike D’Antoni of the Houston Rockets has been one of the most innovative coaches in the NBA, and it seems like he might be onto something with his super small-ball lineup.

Mamadou Tall

Writing by Mamadou Tall, Opinions, NBA fan, NBA Historian, Read more of my stories on www.hoopsviews.com

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