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Contenders or Pretenders: Eastern Conference playoff picture

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Looking at the Eastern Conference standings, there is few legit NBA Finals contenders. But there is some teams that could challenge the repeat Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James has been dominating the East for as long as most can remember. With the shift in power slowly rolling to the East in the NBA, […]

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Dirk Nowitzki becomes 6th NBA Player ever to reach 30K points

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One of, if not, the best foreign-born player ever to grace the NBA is Dirk Nowitzki. The 7-foot German came into the league a stick figure and his NBA future was uncertain. Dirk’s dedication to the gym with his legendary shooting coach got him to the milestone of 30,000 career points. The epic achievement was […]

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NBA 50 Greatest Players (part II, 40-31)

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  40. Elvin Hayes: “The Big E” Elvin Hayes was certainly a force on the basketball court. After an outstanding college career at the University of Houston, Hayes was drafted 1st overall in the 1968 NBA draft. Expectations were strong, and he did not disappoint. Elvin Hayes put the NBA on notice (’68-’69), as he […]