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Penny Hardaway: Foamtown Hero

I remember it as if it was yesterday. 1997. NBA Playoffs. Best of 5. It’s the Florida duel. The Orlando Magic take on the Miami Heat in the first round. I’m 10 years old. I’m wearing my Penny jersey with the shoes to match, the Nike Air Penny II. There he is, my hero, Anfernee […]

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NBA Playoffs: Back to Zero? Not quite!

All Photos via FIVE Magazine/GettyImages Playoffs, baby. The best time of the year. The time, we have been waiting for for 82 games. Cut! Fast forward! Steph Curry? Out! Chris Paul? Likely done for the season! Blake Griffin? Definitely done for the year! Two teams have lost their three best players. The association’s two best […]

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Reign Man aka Shawn Kemp Starting off with one of the GOAT dunkers the game has ever seen. We’re not sure if reign and rain are synonymous, but in the case of Seattle’s stereotypical weather conditions and their posterizing power forward we’ll make an exception.   Chocolate Thunder aka Darryl Dawkins RIP, big dog! You and […]

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