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Spike Lee is the most famous basketball fan on the east coast. And if not, he’s certainly the most famous New York Knicks fan.
He’s also one of the most famous people to hail from the city of Brooklyn. The New Jersey Nets have transformed themselves into the Brooklyn Nets.
So are you picking up what I am putting down?
Please click the link below to read this story and watch an amusing video of Lee infusing poetry with the Knick's roster.
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Following a close first half, USA outscored Argentina 42-17 in the 3rd quarter and would defeat their opponent by a margin of 29 points ((126-97):
Shooting just 1-6 from the field, Carmelo Anthony didn’t have the best scoring game, but he was certainly active in today’s game vs. Argentina, their toughest opponent yet. Anthony immediately got off to a cold start, shooting 0-4...