Since 1980, seven white NBA players have played a full year and averaged 25 or more ppg in a single season.
HoopsVibe Very Quick Call: Can you name them without the aid of Google?
Ever wanted to see the basketball hoops that NBA stars like Shaquille O’Neal and Larry Bird played on when they were growing up?
HoopsVibe Very Quick Call: The new book hoop: the american dream documents basketball at its most elemental level via blistering photography.
Before tonight’s latest installment of the Three-Point Shootout, let’s reflect on the five best contests in history.
HoopsVibe Very Quick Call: If there is anything we’ve learned, anybody can win, regardless of reputation entering the contest.
Before we get to the list, a quick factoid. Do you know who has the lowest score in contest history? Amazingly, Michael Jordan with five points in 1990. Wowza.
“Jordan Vs. Bird” was one of my most cherished Nintendo cartridges ever and it got played to the death. But if it was “Jordan Vs. Bird- Front Office Executive Edition”, Larry would win every time.
Check out the first five players up for consideration here. Who is the purest three point shooter of all time?
The 90’s were great for a lot of things but watching All Star game highlights of years past this weekend reminded me how awesome some of the hair was in those games, and for the entire decade. Since Dennis Rodman’s hairstyles over the week of a season in those days could fill up the list on his own, I decided to omit him and reach a little deeper….
5) Mike Gminski’s Hair Hat
Would anyone even notice if the Three Point Shootout was replaced by an offhand layup drill? Does anyone really believe Daequan Cook or Paul Pierce are potentially the best three point shooters in the league? Did you know Jason Kapono won the title in back to back years? The only reason I did is because I Wikipedia-ed it.
If you answered “no” to any of these questions like I did, then you are as desensitized by the three point shootout as I am. Which is very sad because I used to love it.
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