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'Playmakers' in Ice Cube's league who can help the Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers are the defending NBA champions and have the best record in the Eastern Conference yet again, but that doesn't mean all is rosy in Cleveland. LeBron James has repeatedly discussed his desire for management to add playmakers to the roster, this despite the fact the Cavs have the highest payroll in the NBA.Welcome back to the Yardbarker roundtable, where we...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Let's pay homage to the college years of Steve Francis

I had heard of the legendary Len Bias. Joe Smith somehow went No. 1 in the NBA Draft. But the first person I’d ever cared about in college basketball from the Maryland Terrapins was Steven D’Shawn Francis.The Life and Times of Steve Francis is a roller coaster ride filled with incredible highs and scary lows, and on his 40th birthday it feels necessary to remind myself how I...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Oakley is joining Ice Cube’s Big3 league as a player-coach

As we await James Dolan to invite Charles Oakley to sit with him at Madison Square Garden, Oakley won’t be holding his breath and is moving on to the next thing in his life. The 53-year-old is going to be a player-coach in the new Big3 league.Oakley adds his name to the expanding list of former NBA players who have joined Ice Cube’s new league. The Big3 will be a 3v3 league pitting...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Oakley joins Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 league

Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 league continues to add big names, with the latest being Charles Oakley.Big 3 announced on Friday that Oakley will be a player/coach on a team with Chauncey Billups and Stephen Jackson.“I couldn’t be happier to be a part of this league,” said Oakley in an article published on the league’s website. “Everyone seems to realize we are about to make history...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aesthetic: NBA All-Star Game jerseys

When Adidas unveiled the 2017 NBA All-Star jerseys in January, it was met with a tepid response. One fan said the uniforms looked like reversible jerseys for the local parks and recreation team. Another compared it to the uniforms worn by referees on the court. NBA All-Star jerseys have evolved through the years, with each change reflecting larger style and fashion trends at the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Bradley Beal finally good?

Remember when the Wizards were chronic underachievers because John Wall and Bradley Beal couldn’t get along? Neither do I, because that narrative wasn’t true. While Washington’s star-studded backcourt probably suffered from a lack of chemistry, they also suffered from Beal not actually being that good. To be sure, the 23-year-old was a solid NBA guard, but the comparisons...
Via The Sports Quotient
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aesthetic: Evolution of the arm sleeve

If it wasn't for a case of bursitis in Allen Iverson's right elbow, the arm sleeve might not have ever been the fashion phenomenon that it became. In 2001, with Iverson dealing with elbow pain, Philadelphia 76ers trainer Lenny Currier decided to improvise and cut up a sleeve to lessen the pain Iverson was feeling in his shooting arm. In his arm sleeve debut, Iverson scored 51 points...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson, La La hang out at Knicks game (PHOTO)

Allen Iverson will soon be playing in Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 league, and it’s good to see him back on the court again. All of a sudden, he seems to be in the news a lot lately, so what better place to hit up than Madison Square Garden? Iverson attended the Bulls-Knicks game, and sat courtside with Carmelo Anthony’s wife, La La. When your brother @theofficialai3 surprises you...
Via The Sports Daily
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 league will introduce four-point shot

With the first season of Ice Cube’s anticipated 3-on-3 traveling league coming soon, the rules for the basketball league are beginning to be hashed out. Among them will be the introduction of a four-point line on the court. Get ready for some shots from way downtown, NBA Jam-style (or pregame Golden State Warriors-style)! One of the new league’s star attractions, Allen Iverson...
Via The Comeback
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson's unapologetic brilliance took him to the HOF

Allen Iverson moved up from the short corner to the right wing to set a screen for Eric Snow, who was initiating the offense. The screen was set on a young Derek Fisher, a head full of hair and a Forum Blue headband awkwardly wrapped around his ears. The pick and roll created a temporary switch, forcing Kobe Bryant onto Snow and Fisher onto Iverson. After Iverson received the ball...
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September 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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