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17-Year-Old Kobe Used To Kill UCLA In Pickup Games

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Simply add this to the legend of the Black Mamba. Turns out, Kobe Bryant has been a killer even before he even was a full-time starter for the Los Angeles ... Read More »

Cheyenne Engineer Named Winner Of Nike Shoe Design Contest

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Being a sneaker nerd ain’t that bad. Just ask Brett Drake. Drake, is a local engineer with RESPEC Consultants (and goes by the title “sneaker nerd”) has won a $50,000 Nike ... Read More »

NBA Playoffs Roundup: Celtics, Wizards Take Control

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In a pivotal game, the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards did just enough to take control of their respective first-round series. The top-seeded the Celtics were too good in game ... Read More »

Top WNBA Pick Kelsey Plum Shows Off Cannon Arm

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Unless you’re joining the NFL Draft, an athlete does not really need to have a cannon for an arm. But it does not hurt to have one, especially during those ... Read More »

WVU’s Lanay Montgomery Makes WNBA History

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There is always a first time for everything and in the case of Lanay Montgomery, it’s also long been overdue. Montgomery made history in Montgomery County last week when the ... Read More »

NBA Taps Drake To Host First-Ever Awards Show

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A little more stardust sure wouldn’t hurt. Canadian and platinum-selling rapper Drake will host the NBA Awards on June 26, the league announced on Tuesday. An ambassador and fan of ... Read More »

Basketball Without Borders Heads To Israel This Summer

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Politics are tense in the Middle East these days, but that’s what Basketball Without Borders are here for. The NBA and FIBA are going to Israel, a nation that has ... Read More »

Chris Paul Lets Reporter Hear It After Asking A Dumb Question

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What’s it about media members these days? One reporter actually had the gall to ask Chris Paul this question (“Will the Clippers be back here Sunday playing a Game 7?”) ... Read More »

NBA Playoffs Roundup: Rockets Advance, Spurs Put Grizzlies On The Ropes

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Russell Westbrook was his usual self but nothing that the Houston Rockets couldn’t handle. James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped Houston overcome a 47-point game by ... Read More »

Rajon Rondo May Try And Play In Game 5

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It’s no coincidence that the Chicago Bulls have lost two in a row in the games Rajon Rondo .sat down in their first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics. Rondo, missed ... Read More »