Brandon Roy turned a three-win high school program into the nation’s No. 1 team in his first season as coach

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Since retiring prematurely from the NBA after three All-Star appearances in six injury-plagued seasons, former Portland Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy couldn’t stand to be around basketball. “It wasn’t just the Blazers,” the 32-year-old told the Portland Tribune this past December. “I didn’t go to any NBA games. You just miss it. It’s like you see your girlfriend, and she’s walking …

Three Reasons Coaches Aren’t Respected Like The Old Days

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I read this article by LA Times sportswriter Eric Sondheimer. It’s a tremendous article, and he is RIGHT ON with “sounding the alarm” regarding the bad behavior of student-athletes these days. There is a phrase in the article that really got me thinking, and prompted me to write this article.  He says “What’s so baffling is why athletes no longer …

Celebrate Vince Carter’s 40th Birthday By Watching 40 of His Dunks You Probably Never Seen

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Forever Half-Man-Half-Amazing. Vince Carter is celebrating his 40th birthday today after a night in which he turned back the clock by scoring two of his seven points on a clean, 360-layup. It was quite endearing to see Vinsanity flash signs of his 40-plus-inch vertical, or what’s left of it for that matter, and then reality set in: Half-Man-Half-Amazing is a mere mortal these days (queue …

An Open Letter to the Undrafted

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By: ANTHONY MORROW SHOOTING GUARD / OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER Undrafted fam, First of all, welcome to the club. I wish I could say it was a more exclusive one. Every year, I’ll usually tweet you guys some words of encouragement, but this year I wanted to do a little more than that. For some of you, I’m sure this past draft …