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Hasheem Thabeet ejected from Summer League game (Video)

Times keep getting tougher for former lottery pick Hasheem Thabeet. Chosen second overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2009 NBA Draft, the 7’3″ center is widely considered to be one of the biggest draft busts of all-time. But on Sunday, Thabeet managed to pull off a lamentable feat that the likes of Michael Olowokandi,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Lone Wolf. Why I hate KG's return to Minnesota

I've always considered Kevin Garnett's career to be bordering tragic. He's the greatest team player I've ever seen play the game, and dare I say probably the best I'll ever see. Gifted with incredible length and athleticism and fueled by fire (and I've always assumed the sounds of DMX looping internally) Garnett was everything you could ask for. A game changing defensive force, seemingly...
Via Celtics Life
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Someone Buy This Vintage Michael Olowokandi Clippers Jersey

As a Clippers fan, it’s safe to say that no draft pick in the team’s history sums up its years of pre-Lob City futility more than Michael Olowokandi. Watching this dude play brought about an inner rage no eight-year-old should have possessed. Eventually I just got so used to the losing that when David Stern gifted the franchise with Chris Paul I didn’t know to react. Part...
Via Busted Coverage
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Saunders happy to come home to Minnesota, help develop Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- From a young age, Ryan Saunders was an admitted eavesdropper. During his father's first tenure as the Timberwolves' head coach, Saunders used to loiter around the Target Center, gazing up at the faces of Ervin Johnson and Michael Olowokandi. He'd often hang out in the team's training room and soak in conversations between Kevin Garnett and Sam Mitchell. "I remember...
Via Fox Sports North
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Razzball Basketball Podcast – Teaser Before Our Premiere!

Razzball Nation!  You've read that right, we've got a podcast comin'!  Our first "official" episode will be on Friday, June 27th covering the NBA Draft with Razzball regulars Slim and Pete Nice hopping on.  In our first little foray into the audiosphere, we talk NBA Finals, make our picks for the series with the Spurs up 2-1, and talk our thoughts on what Cleveland is gonna do...
Via Razzball Basketball
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bennett pick sheds unkind light on Cavs' GM Grant

 If only Anthony Bennett let off this kind of steam (Trust me, that's funny).Michael Olowokandi, Kwame Brown and Greg Oden. Three names that will forever live in infamy as well as compilations of the worst overall No. 1 draft picks in NBA history. The career of Anthony Bennett  is still in its infancy, but the rookie forward's lack of readiness for the rigors of the pro game has...
Via Cleveland Sports Torture
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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