1. Celtics-Clippers: Boston Takes on the Other L.A.

    Wednesday night’s L/A.-Boston match up at Staples Center had all the tell-tale signs of one of basketball’s most cherished and storied rivalries...

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  2. Grinnell College Basketball's Rapid Offense Still Astounds

    Remember Grinnell College? In 2004-2005, through Sports Illustrated and ESPN the Magazine, we learned of the small Division III school with a men’s basketball team that makes Mike D’Antoni’s ...

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  3. Which State Shows The Most Basketball Love?

    Have you ever had the argument with your friends about who has the best fans? Well I can come close to answering that question, by showing you which states show the most “love” for the sport...

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  4. The Recession and the NBA Continued

    I have written extensively on my thoughts on the economy and the NBA. You can see some of my viewpoints in these previous articles: Will the Economy Crush the NBA? Stern and the State ...

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  5. Vanderbuilt: A Goofy Arena

    Vandy knocks off Jodie Meeks and the Kentucky Wildcats in an interstate SEC showdown. How do you know the toothbrush was invented in Kentucky? If it were invented anywhere else it’d be called a teethbrush...

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  6. Do You Boo or Cheer?

    I went to a college game this weekend with my wife, Jeanie, one of our sons, Conor, and Conor’s fiance’, Katie. Katie had not been to a major college game before, and was quite excited...

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  7. NBA Slam Dunk Contest Revisited

    Congratulations to Nate Robinson in winning the 2009 NBA dunk contest with his final dunk coming by jumping over his rival, Dwight Howard. The classic match-up of big vs small. Nate cannot only get up, but he also has a great deal of showmanship...

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  8. Nate Robinson Flies High in NBA Slam Dunk Contest

    The 2009 NBA Slam Dunk Contest was won by Nate Robinson, the Knicks' 5'9" inch guard. Nate wore all green, including a green New York Knick’s jersey, green shoes, and green armbands in ...

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  9. The NBA All-Star Dunk Contest

    Tonight, the NBA will host its' annual dunk contest. Below, we have filled you in on what you need to know about this years' dunk contest. 2009 NBA Sprite Slam Dunk Contest Schedule and Preview When: Saturday, Feb...

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  10. NBA's All-Star Game of Horse Set; J.R. Smith Added to Dunk Contest

    The NBA has announced the field for the first annually H-O-R-S-E competition that will be held over NBA All-Star Weekend in Phoenix...

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  11. "5 on 5" with Brian Spencer of EmptyTheBench.com

    In a continuation of our “5 on 5 with…” series, we exchanged emails with blogger Brian Spencer of EmptyTheBench.com. Launched in February 2007, Empty the Bench offers daily analysis and insightful commentary on everything NBA...

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  12. Pick and Rolls, and then, more Pick and Rolls

    Okay, I am officially Pick and Rolled out. After watching all these games, whether NBA, college or even high school, I am starting to see pick and rolls in my sleep. It is a pick and roll epidemic out there...

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  13. Pat Summitt's 1000 Wins!

    Congratulations to Coach Pat Summit on winning her 1000 game last night. When you stop to think about it, it really is a great accomplishment. The most wins of any college coach, in men’s or women’s...

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  14. 3-Point Contestants Announced for 2009 NBA All-Star Game

    The 3-point contestants were announced for the 2009 NBA All-Star game held in Phoenix. Here is a list of the players that will be participating in this year’s shootout: Jason Kapono Rashard ...

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  15. Jameer Nelson's Shoulder Injury May End Season

    According to the Orlando Sentinel, it seems Jameer Nelson may be facing season ending shoulder surgery. Nelson will definitely face the surgery at some point this year, but he and the Magic are hoping it can be postponed until after the season...

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  16. 5 on 5 with…Kurt Helin of ForumBlueandGold.com

    In a continuation of our series “5-on-5 with…” we exchanged questions with Kurt Helin of the esteemed Lakers blog ForumBlueandGold.com...

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  17. Pac-10 Basketball: Weak

    After I get done writing this piece and hit the publish button, I will be heading for the out of town, maybe Vegas? Ok, you are right Mom, I come up with any excuse to go to Vegas...

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  18. Google vs. NBA Fan Voting

    Last week, the NBA All-Star voting concluded with the fans picking their favorites to start in the annual classic, which is being held on Feb. 15 in Phoenix...

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  19. College Basketball: A Closer Look at Rebounding

    Last week, I went to lunch with Swen Nater, who was a teammate of mine when I was with the Virginia Squires. For those of you who are not familiar with him, Swen went to college at UCLA and ...

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  20. 5 on 5 with Matt Watson of Detroit Bad Boys

    We have started a new feature on Basketball.org called “5 on 5 with…". Essentially, the series is a short interview of 5 questions that we do via email with a variety of experts throughout the basketball world...

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  21. University of Washington Retires Brandon Roy’s Number

    In 106 seasons of University of Washington basketball, there has only been one number to be retired. In the 107th season, there is now two...

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  22. Pete Carril, Hall of Fame Coach, to Have Princeton Court Named After Him

    The court at Jadwin Gymnasium on the Princeton University campus will be named in honor of Hall of Fame coach Pete Carril this Feb. 21st, prior to the men’s game against Dartmouth. This is great news and well deserved by an excellent coach...

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  23. Top 10 College Basketball Draft Prospects

    I have decided to put a mid-year post up of my top 10 prospects from college. See the list below: 1. Blake Griffin–PF–Oklahoma–6′10″, 239 lbs...

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  24. By the Way, the Shot Was Late

    I should say right from the start that my cousin Chris Kampe was the captain of the Mercer Island team, so one should guess that I write this with the type of bias normally seen only from someone named Olbermann or Coulter...

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  25. Saint Monica’s versus Saint Paul’s

    I saw my first high school basketball game in probably eight years on Friday. I went with my fiance down to the local high school, Saint Monica’s, at the end of our block for their league game...

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