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Nate Tomlinson: Built Tough

Nate Tomlinson: Built Tough

“Tough times don’t last, but tough people do.” – Chauncey Billups.   Picture this: A freshman starting point guard lacing up his sneakers and then racing out onto the hardwood, his pace accelerated by the thought that Mr. Big Shot was about to deliver another basketball lesson. Yes, Chauncey Billups, the former Colorado Buffalo and 2004 NBA Finals MVP, a… Read more →

Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

In so many ways, the Sacramento Kings are the NBA’s problem child. Randomly constructed rosters, poor player development and threats of relocation have plagued this perpetually tormented franchise. The Kings haven’t been nearly as smart or lucky. Seriously, the fastest way to suffocate a small market team is to spend one-fourth of your payroll on Beno Udrih and Francisco Garcia…. Read more →

NBA Sixth Man Of The Year Candidates

NBA Sixth Man Of The Year Candidates

In an age of compressed scheduling, mangled knees and DNP-Old listings, possessing depth at multiple positions has become just as crucial in achieving team success as boasting a famed big three. Where would the Miami Heat be without sixth-man sharp shooters like Mike Miller and Ray Allen (who is having another sneakily good 6th man season)? I certainly know where… Read more →