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Detroit Pistons 2nd Round Pick Spencer Dinwiddie Has Some Serious Mustache Game

Andrew Wiggins won the fashion war and went No. 1 in the draft, but there is one part of his game that is seriously lacking--the man has no mustache. Not everyone can pull it off of course and that could be why he doesn't have one.  Even if he did he would be hard-pressed to beat the 'stache game that Detroit Pistons second round pick Spender Dinwiddie brings.via TwitterRalph...
Via FatManWriting
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UVA Runs Away With ACC Championship With Big Win Over Syracuse, Fans Rush Court

Coming into the season, most of the ACC hype centered on conference powerhouse Duke and newcomer Syracuse, but for the first time since Ralph Sampson protected the rim in Charlottesville, Virginia has clinched an ACC regular season championship. The Cavaliers used hot shooting and their normal lockdown defense to take down No. 4 Syracuse 75-56, clinching the top overall seed in the...
Via College Spun
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ralph Sampson Says Rockets Have Built A “Good Foundation”

Ralph Sampson may not have had the greatest of NBA careers, but Sampson is still a legend in some eyes, and continues to be revered in the Houston community. Sampson reportedly was one of the big reasons Dwight Howard chose the Rockets, and Sampson told Pro Basketball Talk that the “Rockets have built a really good foundation,” and he likes the direction the team is taking...
Via Thacover2
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ralph Sampson On Hand For Chaminade Win

Watches small Hawaii school upset Texas.
Via Gunaxin Sports
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Red’s fascination with Ralph Sampson nearly cost us the Big 3

If you enjoyed 80s basketball, you’ll enjoy reading Grantland’s oral history on the Houston Rockets: The Greatest Team that Never Was.  Here’s something I didn’t know; Red Auerbach wanted Ralph Sampson to leave college early for the Celtics. Had Sampson obliged, Robert Parish and Kevin McHale might never have worn green. After Sampson averaged 14.9 points, 11.2 rebounds...
Via Red's Army
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Suns add Hall of Famer Sampson to front office

The Phoenix Suns announced Thursday that recent Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Ralph Sampson is joining the clubs newly formed player development department. Sampson will serve as the departments assistant coordinator under former NBA player Lindsey Hunter. The Suns also announced that 12-year NBA veteran and University of Arizona product Sean Rooks will join the department in...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockets' Sampson elected to Hall of Fame

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Five-time All-Star Reggie Miller and longtime coach Don Nelson are among a dozen players, coaches and teams that will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The class of 2012 was announced Monday in New Orleans, the site of the Final Four. Also elected were two-time Olympic gold medalist Katrina McClain, three-time college player of...
Via Fox Sports Houston
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers lack senior leadership from Sampson

MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers senior center Ralph Sampson III is supposed to be one of Minnesota's leaders on and off the court, especially with fellow senior Trevor Mbakwe out for the season with an ACL injury. But in Minnesota's 79-66 loss to Purdue on Sunday, Sampson was seemingly nowhere to be found. Sampson finished with just two points in 13 minutes and also added three...
Via Fox Sports North
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Sampson III back quickly from ankle ailment

MINNEAPOLIS Ralph Sampson III wasn't in the Gophers' starting lineup Tuesday against Appalachian State, but the senior center made his return to the court after missing two games with an ankle injury.Sampson grabbed five rebounds and scored 10 points in 19 minutes, including four points in the game's final 1:27 of Minnesota's 70-56 win over the Mountaineers.It was...
Via Fox Sports North
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Ralph Sampson Inducted Into Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Sampson inducted on Sunday in Kansas City, Mo.
Via virginiasports.com
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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