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The Numbers: Paul Pierce, LeBron James Top 40 in Game 7

Most of us enjoyed watching The Last Dance, which recounted the great Chicago Bulls teams of the 90s. The show went extensively into Michael Jordan’s struggle to get past the Detroit Pistons to win a championship. While it’s not a perfect comparison, there are a lot of similarities to LeBron James and his struggle to get…

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The Numbers: The Shot

The record for the most points scored by a player in NBA history on May 7th is 44 points. While this seems like an arbitrary “record” to point to, the last two of those points are one of the most iconic moment in history. The year was 1989. The setting was Game 5 of the…

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BbA 10: Favorite Centers of the 90s; Meet Bob Bajek

In this 10th episode of TBW’s Basketball by Association podcast, Arky Shea and Joel C. Cordes are joined by Bob Bajek to reminisce about their favorite paint patrollers of the 1990s. Inspired by Bob’s “The NBA I Grew Up Watching: When Centers Ruled the League”, they look back on why they loved (or hated) luminaries…

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BbA: Are Little Point Guards Endangered Today?; Meet Dan O’Brien

In this fifth episode of the Basketball by Association podcast, Arky Shea and Joel C. Cordes are joined by TBW’s Dan O’Brien to discuss their favorite “short” point guards from the past and present. Framed around Dan’s entertaining article “The NBA I Grew Up Watching: The Undersized Underdogs”, the guys reminisce about luminaries like Kevin…

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NBA PODCAST: Buyout Season, Post-Beilein Cavs & Saving the Bulls

In this episode of The NBA Podcast, Morten Jensen (@msjnba) and Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) discuss the All-Star Game’s Elam Ending, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein’s resignation, notable buyouts and more. Should the NBA implement the Elam Ending beyond the All-Star Game? How should the Cavaliers proceed in the wake of Beilein’s resignation? Will any…

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