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Treating Fans Like Kings

Treating Fans Like Kings – basketball Brett Ballantini Far, friendly owners Joe and Gavin Maloof are looking to bring an NBA title to Sacramento–and have a ball doing it LETS FACE IT: THERE WAS ONE free agent this summer. No offense, Allan Houston or David Robinson, but Chris Webber was it. And in what many […]

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All-time individual leaders – Names and Numbers

All-time individual leaders – Names and Numbers – Illustration All-Time Individual Leaders Through the 2002-03 season. Includes NBA, ABA, and BAR statistics. ACTIVE PLAYERS IN SMALL CAPS. Points 1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387 2. KARL MALONE 36,374 3. Will Chamberlain 31,419 4. Michael Jordan 32,292 5. Julius Erving 30,026 6. Moses Malone 29,580 7. Dan Issel […]

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2002-03 NBA regular season leaders

2002-03 NBA regular season leaders – Names and Numbers 2002-03 NBA Regular Season Leaders Scoring Player Team G FG FT PTS PPG 1. Tracy McGrady Orlando Magic 75 829 576 2,407 32.1 2. Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers 82 868 601 2,461 30.0 3. Allen Iverson Philadelphia 76ers 82 804 570 2,262 27.6 4. Shaquille […]

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The last of the great drafts: the continued international influence and threat of an NBA age minimum will make this year’s pool deeper than it’s ever been

The last of the great drafts: the continued international influence and threat of an NBA age minimum will make this year’s pool deeper than it’s ever been – 2003 NBA Draft Preview Tom Kertes LEBRON OR CARMELO? CARMELO OR LeBron? And we’re not going to keep you in the Darko much longer: before the deciders […]

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Grizzlies Roaring to Leave Vancouver

Grizzlies Roaring to Leave Vancouver – Brief Article David Stone THE GRIZZLIES APPEAR TO BE on their way out of Vancouver. Owner Michael Heisley has spent the spring touring American cities that have shown interest in his team. Staying in Vancouver is “highly undesirable,” according to Heisley: The Grizzlies never really established a strong presence […]

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Cool hand Luke takes control: Arizona’s Luke Walton was a shockingly-sweet junior. Now it’s time for our Player of the Year to really shine

Cool hand Luke takes control: Arizona’s Luke Walton was a shockingly-sweet junior. Now it’s time for our Player of the Year to really shine – Men’s All-America Team Tom Kertes “WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO WRITE ABOUT ME?” ponders Arizona forward Luke Walton, the very embodiment of laid-back cool. “Actually, I’m a pretty boring guy.” […]

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The Doc and MJ – The Fans Speak Out

The Doc and MJ – The Fans Speak Out – Letter to the Editor Stephen Watson I am an avid reader of your publication. I thoroughly enjoy your articles and statistics on former ABA and NBA players. Recently a friend (another avid reader of your magazine) and I had a friendly disagreement over some basketball […]

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NBA All-Star Game team records – Names and Numbers – National Basketball Association – Brief Article – Illustration

NBA All-Star Game team records – Names and Numbers – National Basketball Association – Brief Article – Illustration – Statistical Data Included SCORING Most points, game East (1984, OT) and West (1987, 0T)–154 Most points, both teams, game West 154, East 149 (1987, 0T)–303 Most points, one half West (1989)–87 Most points, both teams, one […]

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Put up your dukes: Memphis and Mizzou are poised to make some noise come spring. Durham is forewarned

Put up your dukes: Memphis and Mizzou are poised to make some noise come spring. Durham is forewarned – college basketball Tom Kertes YES, WE’VE HEARD OF DUKE. And we are well-aware of the fact that, according to pretty much everyone who’s anyone in college hoops, the road to championship paradise once again leads through […]

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A Hoosier Hero Comes Home – former star basketball player Isiah Thomas to coach the Indiana Pacers

A Hoosier Hero Comes Home – former star basketball player Isiah Thomas to coach the Indiana Pacers – Interview Brett Ballantini Interview: Isiah Thomas The new Pacers mentor is trying to do something his biggest rivals haven’t–coach a team to the NBA title HALL-OF-FAMER ISIAH THOMAS is one of only a few players to win […]