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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Sunday, July 1, 2012.

Whenever you poop, an angel gets its wings. Good Teams Know What the Draft Offers Henry Abbott TrueHoop In this piece from the eve of the draft, Henry Abbott reminds us about the importance of the draft not only for … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: D-Day Plus 1 Edition

D-Day Plus 1 is a frustrating day if you’re an NBA fan.  This is the day that all sites dedicated to the NBA determine who “won” the draft, who “lost” the draft, who was the big “steal” and of course, … Continue reading

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Bios and Breakdowns: Austin Rivers

The Basics: Austin Rivers 8/1/92 Shooting Guard, Duke University (1 year) Official Measurements from NBA Combine in Chicago Height (with shoes): 6’5″ Weight: 203 lbs. Wingspan: 6’7.25″ So who should go number 2 overall? If you ask Austin Rivers or … Continue reading

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Lusty Bodies.

  One of the more interesting (and memorable) books I read while I crashed and burned in my doctoral program was Saltwater Slavery, written by historian and professor Stephanie Smallwood. In the book, Smallwood described the process by which slaves, … Continue reading

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Bios and Breakdown: Perry Jones III

The Basics:Perry Jones III9/24/91Power Forward/Center, Baylor (2 years)Official Measurements from NBA Combine in ChicagoHeight (with shoes): 6’11.25″Weight: 234 lbs.Wingspan: 7’1.75″ The words “talented” and “potential” are used a lot, especially when trying to evaluate a player’s skill set. The debate … Continue reading

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S.O.T.T. – Boston Celtics

Let’s just get this out of the way. I’ve been a Celtics fan since the days of Dino Radja. At a young age, I got overly excited by players like Dana Barros and Andrew DeClerq because I thought their names … Continue reading

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S.O.T.T. – Golden State Warriors

Oh, the Warriors. The answer to any question about this team, like the relationship status of that Facebook friend that thinks they are clever, is “it’s complicated”. After a year derailed by high expectations and injury, the Dubs finally decided … Continue reading

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