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The Aesthetic: Pushing the boundaries of the three-pointer

When Anthony Morrow was drafted out of Georgia Tech by the Golden State Warriors in 2008, I didn’t think that he would become the greatest shooter in NBA history, but I didn’t believe that he wouldn’t become the greatest shooter either. Watching a montage of his jumper was like looking at a Frederic Bazille painting; every stroke was consistent and precise. Like Bazille, Morrow...
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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...
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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

Thank you, Jesus: Ray Allen's nine best basketball moments

Walter Ray Allen Jr. officially announced his retirement via the Players’ Tribune. In 18 seasons, Allen attained one of the most successful careers in NBA history. Known for his propensity to be a knock-down shooter, he was much more than that. During his time with the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat, he was a two-time NBA champion, 10-time...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Ray Allen ends comeback rumors, announces retirement

When the 2016-17 NBA season ends, the Boston Celtics’ Big Three officially will be gone from the game. Kevin Garnett announced his retirement in September, and Paul Pierce revealed he’s retiring as a Celtic after this season. On Tuesday, it was Ray Allen’s turn, as the 41-year-old confirmed he’s retiring in a letter to his younger self on The Players’ Tribune. “I write...
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November 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Ray Allen still eyeing comeback, spoke with Celtics and Bucks

Ray Allen is still interested in playing in the NBA next season, and the 41-year-old says the perception that he would only want to join the Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers is wrong. In an interview with Dom Amore the Hartford Courant, Allen reiterated that he would not return to the NBA after two seasons off to play for a team that is in rebuilding mode. “My decision...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ray Allen considering NBA comeback with Warriors

Ray Allen is reportedly considering an NBA comeback. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Allen’s representatives recently reached out to the Golden State Warriors to gauge the team’s interest in adding the 40-year-old sharpshooter to their incredibly loaded roster. The Warriors are said to be unsure if they want to sign Allen. Broussard also notes that Allen is not completely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors hope to lure Ray Allen out of retirement

Like the Golden State Warriors need any more shooting. According to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders, the Warriors—who just snagged Kevin Durant away from the Oklahoma City Thunder—are likely to gauge Ray Allen’s interest in coming out of retirement and joining the NBA’s super team. The Warriors have pushed for a Ray Allen comeback since 2014. Ray has stayed in shape...
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July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Crawford shares how refs nearly botched Game Six of 2013 NBA Finals

Game Six of the 2013 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs has already achieved mythical status less than three years after it was played, and rightly so. It had everything: a blown lead with less than 30 seconds left in which one team looked like they were going to win the title only to lose it; a dramatic three-pointer; a hero; a goat; clutch shots; missed opportunities...
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March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Ray Allen's birthday cake celebrates every stop in career

By Jason Rowan Ray Allen celebrates his 40th birthday on Monday and as part of an apparent 24-hour stint in Las Vegas to celebrate reaching the big 4-0, the Hall of Famer was presented with a five-tiered birthday cake that celebrated each and every stop in his stellar basketball career. From his superstar run at UConn to a journeyman NBA career that saw him enjoy successful runs...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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