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    Big Men In The NBA

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    Alonzo Mourning, Dikembe Mutombo, Patrick Ewing, David Robinson, Shaquille O’neal, Hakeem Olajuwon: What these six former NBA players share aside from their intimidating stature and hall of fame status is that, unbeknownst to them (and a vast majority of NBA fans and analysts as well for that matter), they would be the last of their kind in the NBA for the foreseeable future. Each player’s exit from the league brought us one step closer to the end of an era in the NBA; an era that was not only dominated by big men, but an era that simply utilized traditional center play in the very least. Now for the reader without sufficient knowledge of the game of basketball and the NBA and its history, traditionally, one of the biggest needs for…

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    There are a handful of players you think of when you think of the greatest NBA players ever, whether it be statistically or just the one that captured you, or your parents hearts as kids growing up. Who is really the best? Michael Jordan is absolutely, without a doubt the greatest basketball player ever. What makes Michael the best from the other greats like, Hakeem Olajuwon, Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and Elgin Baylor? Many things separate him from the others, not just his scoring,…

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    The girls season and tournament are very similar. The NCAA has been around since 1939 when the Oregon Ducks beat The Ohio State Buckeyes in the first ever national championship game and all the way up to this year 's tournament where The Villanova Wildcats beat The North Carolina University Tar Heels. The men 's game has been dominated by powerhouses Duke, UNC, Kansas, Kentucky, and UCLA. The women 's game has been around since 1982 and has been dominated by Uconn, Tennessee, Notre Dame, and…

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    Despite wrapping up the most successful regular season in franchise history, there is a general sense around the league that the Toronto Raptors have accomplished nothing. 21 seasons of (mostly) underachievement doesn’t help. 1 playoff series win and 7 playoff series losses don’t help. Zero best-of-seven playoff series wins definitely won’t help. Consecutive playoff series losses as the higher seed……well, you get the picture! Are you still reading? Because that’s all the negativity you’re…

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    Have you ever wondered who are the best among the best with regards to basketball? Have you compared your top 10 players to anyone? Well this article is going to help you out on seeking the top 10 elite basketball players of all time. Their genres may not have been at a single specific time but their greatness amass almost every audience whether past or present. Take a deep look at the top 10. Let's make it a countdown to be more exciting. 5) Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon There's no other center…

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    Top 5 shot blockers of all time Number 5 Tim Duncan- Duncan has been around for a long time and over the years he has managed to block a lot of people. He has recorded an astounding 2,966 blocked shots in his career but he still has a season or two to get some more. Number 4 Marc Eaton- Eaton played with the jazz his whole career, participating in 875 games. By the end of his career he blocked 3,064 shots. He is the current leader all time in blocks per game with 3.50 blocks. He also broke the…

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    Hill is known for the time he spent playing for the Orlando Magic, the Phoenix Suns, and the Detroit Pistons. Number Seven: Kevin Garnett Kevin Garnett earns around $12 million per year from the NBA and then an incredible, additional $10 million from endorsement deals. His net worth is $190 million, just beating out the number eight spot on this list. Number Six: Hakeem Olajuwon The key to becoming a rich basketball player is longevity and Hakeem Olajuwon is living proof. The 18 years he…

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    Michael Jordan poops on Lebron The ole debate. The debate that’ll ruin friendships, break hearts, and change your whole view on a person. Michael Jordan Vs. Lebron James. Michael would dominate Lebron if they played each other. Michael’s speed and mentality would leave Lebron in the dust. Lebron’s game is soft and he looks to flop. Today’s league is soft. Lebron constantly flops and cries if a call doesn’t go his way. There’s no way Lebron could play in Michael’s era. Michael had to play…

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    [CI]We’ve seen many bigger and stronger players than Hakeem Olajuwon but nobody with his incredible skillset.Hakeem the dream dazzled many people with his legendary moves and that is a lot for a player who started playing the game at age 17! His Inside out passing which he found open shooter again and again would be a great skill for todays NBA,Passing big are starting to do a lot of work nowadays. [CI]There's always been a case for Hakeem being the best center of all time but usually the most…

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    her hand, afterwards dropping into the lemon juice. She hadn’t noticed, and the big thing was that the camera was magical, so when she had drunk the lemon juice, it had interfered with my birth and so I became a born magician. My mother was never informed that I was locked up in an asylum, as incredible as it sounded, it was true; so when I had returned home, she immediately hugged me, taking the breath out of my lungs. I explained to her what had happened, and she was flabbergasted. She…

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