Originally written on Ball Don't Lie  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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Newspaper beat writers are hurting for content, but their employers have some of the deepest archives around to fall back on. There's no telling what kind of notable stuff might have come up 23 years ago during some random game against the Jazz. Joe Freeman (no relation), who covers the Trail Blazers for The Oregonian, realized the treasures at his disposal and has started a feature called "This Date in Trail Blazers History." Today, he found a wonderful tale about a random game against the Jazz in 1988. It was written by David Kahn -- yes, the same man who now serves as general manager of the Timberwolves -- and it's about Karl Malone's psychic powers. Read the whole thing, because that is the best description of an article I've ever heard. Here's a sample, as presented by Freeman (via Marcel Mutoni): "You guys might laugh and say I'm crazy, but I do believe I have psychic powers," Malone told the two reporters. "I don't have the...
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