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Richard Dumas' with the steal

Pretty funny watching this:You may remember Richard Dumas was a pretty talented forward for the Suns during their 93 run to the Finals vs Chicago.  In fact Suns coach Paul Westphal declared Dumas to be a future Dream Teamer. John Lucas called him “Dr. J with a jump shot.”  Charles Barkley has gone on record saying he was "the most talented player I ever played with."...
Via Celtics Life
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback: The Day Phoenix Won The Western Conference On 64 Free Throw Attempts

The NBA playoffs in the Big Three Era (Miami’s Big Three) aren’t complete without constant chatter regarding favorable officiating for the defending champs. But, as many NBA fans know, it’s not just LeBron & Co. that have been the recipients of dubious calls in South Beach. Most NBA fans probably agree that no amount of questionable officiating comes close to the Dwyane...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Most Underrated Players in NBA history

By Cort Reynolds  What makes a player underrated? In my mind, there are several key elements. One is often playing in a smaller media market. Another is playing on non-winning teams throughout a career. Yet another big key, perhaps the biggest one, is playing on the same team as a more popular and/or greater player or players. Or sometimes one is followed at the same position on...
Via Celtics Life
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Dribbles 3/1/2013: Long Live the Kings ... in Sacramento

Good afternoon and welcome to the Daily Dribbles, where we are trying not to get our franchise moved to Seattle. We are also trying to do the Harlem Shake, but all of us are more than rhythmically challenged. We are still looking for Jimmy Hoffa, Andrew Bynum and Ricky Rubio's jump shot. And, it's Friday so, hell yeah to that and let's get this thing started cause...
Via TheProBasketballTalk
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Welcome to Maloofery: A Sacramento Kings fan personal hell

A lot of people who do not follow the Kings or understand the Sacramento dynamic do not understand how destructive the Maloofs have been in the Sacramento market and in particular to the Kings brand from a franchise standpoint. But the few members of the Sacramento sports media (the one's that are not kissing their ass like their redhead ***** boy Grant Napear--the Kings TV Play...
Via TheProBasketballTalk
April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Johnson Trivia

Answers at bottom of page1. What Major League Baseball team selected Kevin Johnson in the 1986 MLB Draft? A) San Francisco Giants B) Oakland A's C) Arizona Diamondbacks D) San Diego Padres2. KJ established an NBA Finals record for most minutes played in a single game with how many against the Chicago Bulls in Game 3 of the 1993 NBA Finals? A) 54 B) 56 C) 59 D) 623. What season...
Via nba.com/suns
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Twin Killing

A couple years ago my brother was in Sacramento for a business trip, and texted me to tell me that he was in a restaurant sitting near former NBA point guard Kevin Johnson. This instantly brought back memories for both me and my brother.  In the summer of 1993, we both watched the NBA Finals as his Chicago Bulls battled my Phoenix Suns for the title.  We each cheered for those...
Via Sportaholics Anonymous
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA 2K12 to Feature 45 New Players in ‘Legends Pack’

The wildly popular NBA 2K12 video game recently introduced a new wrinkle, and EOB has details of which NBA legends made the cut: “2KSports announced a new batch of superstars available for download. And the list is a doozy. From the presser: Complete List of New Legends George Mikan (1951 Lakers), David Thompson (1978 Nuggets), Derek Harper (1990 Mavericks) Bob Cousy (1957 Celtics...
Via SLAM Online
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss

“NBA 2K12″ reveals 45 new in-game legends

Apart from its reasonable facsimile of professional basketball, one of the most exciting parts of the "NBA 2K12" video game is its legends challenge feature in which gamers can play as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and 12 other Hall of Famers. Plus, as you unlock those legends, they can play with and against current players, too. 2K Sports wasn't content...
Via Ball Don't Lie
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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