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Markel Brown Does It All For Cowboys

Desmond Mason hasn’t done it. Neither has Bryant “Big Country” Reeves. Only one player in the storied history of Oklahoma State basketball will soon be listed in the record books like Markel Brown. The Cowboys guard needs just two assists to become the first player in OSU history to be listed among the top 15 players in points, assists and blocked shots in a career.
Via oklahomastate.scout.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Slam Dunk Contest is dead... again

Saturday night brought the annual return of one of my favorite themes in the sports calendar - the impending death of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest.  It's really quite the phenomenon.  Like clockwork, almost every All Star Saturday Night brings the call to finally put an end to an event that saw its prime a full generation ago.  The NBA must really think the combination of no...
Via Awful Announcing
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

The Evolution Of The Dunk Contest: What The Hell Happened

Growing up when I wasn’t the biggest fan of the NBA I still looked forward to All-Star Weekend. Sure, the three point contest was cool, and the actual game was something to watch, but when the event to look forward to was the dunk contest. The problem we have now is that the spectacle of the dunk contest has disappeared; and many have suggested we take it out of the chain of events...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

The Best Plays You’ve Never Seen Before, Featuring Desmond Mason

Good afternoon, basketball fans, and welcome to another edition of The Best Plays You’ve Never Seen Before! In this post you will find awesome highlights with only a few Youtube views, including a spectacular, game-tying tip jam by the high-flying Desmond Mason, as well as an additional jam by another former Supersonic most known for getting fat and having kids.  The digging has...
Via NBA 24/7 365
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NBA Dunk Contest: A Throw Up, Instead of Throw Down Event

Former Sonics and Blazers put 2012 Contest to shame Jeremy Evans, Derrick Williams, Chase Budinger and Paul George;  far from superstar status, far from household names, far from the best dunkers the NBA has to offer.  Yet last weekend, those four gentlemen had the unfortunate honor of participating in what could go down as the worst dunk contest in All-Star Game history (save...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Five Interesting Things From A Rather Uninteresting All-Star Weekend

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again… All-Star Weekend simply doesn’t do much for me.  I don’t know if it’s that it really isn’t as good as it used to be, or if it just doesn’t seem to be because I’ve grown older and grumpier.  Either way, it’s not my cup of tea anymore.  I used to get really excited about the dunk contest back in the J-Rich, Desmond...
Via NBA 24/7 365
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Appreciation Day: Desmond Mason Dunk Compilation

Happy Friday, and happy NBA Appreciation Day!  What I have for you today is a compilation–not a mix, but a compilation–of a prime Desmond Mason soaring through the Milwaukee, Seattle, and New Orleans skies for a variety of jaw-dropping slam dunks.  While it’s not the longest video in the world, and it may even leave you wondering “well where was his ____ dunk?”, I think...
Via NBA 24/7 365
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks Acquire Magloire In Trade With Hornets

October 26, 2005 - General Manager Larry Harris announced today that the Milwaukee Bucks have acquired forward/center Jamaal Magloire from the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets in exchange for forward Desmond Mason, the Bucks 2006 first round draft choice and cash considerations. Entering his sixth NBA season, Magloire, 27, sports career averages of 9.5 points, 7.4 rebounds and...
Via NBA.com
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Desmond Mason Press Conference

Desmond Mason Press Conference Training Center - July 23, 2007
Via NBA.com
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Appreciation Day: Shawn Kemp Dunking All Over Dallas

It’s Friday, so that means it’s NBA appreciation day here at NBA247365.COM.  When I came up with this little idea last Spring I had planned on making a post like this every week, but I often found myself short of either time or ideas.  I kind of scrapped the whole thing, but who’s to say that I can’t bring it back every once in a while?  Besides, I need an excuse to post...
Via NBA 24/7 365
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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