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DENZEL VALENTINE

“Every possession matters. The game isn’t over until it’s over.”

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PTRW #927 MATT McQUAID

“I just want to do whatever I can to help the team win.”

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PTRW #922 MAGIC JOHNSON

Came across this quote from the greatest point guard of all-time. 36 years ago, Magic was the first player taken in the NBA draft. Here are his words after officially becoming a Los Angeles Laker. “I hope I can come … Continue reading

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BACK PEDAL: TERRY FURLOW

While browsing through a copy of Basketball Digest from the late 70’s, arguably the greatest magazine dedicated to basketball, I came across a name of an NBA player from Flint, Michigan. You remember Basketball Digest, right? Loved the crossword puzzle … Continue reading

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10 THINGS I LEARNED FROM TOM IZZO

From 1999 to 2001 I spent time as a member of the men’s basketball support staff at Michigan State University.¬† It’s amazing how much I learned. Here are the Top 10 items. 1-WORK ETHIC: Nothing gets accomplished without it. ¬†Spartan … Continue reading

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DAY 63: MINUTE-BY-MINUTE

The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics tipped off the 2010-11 NBA season last night. Today, in our 90 Day Basketball Improvement Plan I discuss playing time. Day 63 – M.P.G.’S Last night LeBron James played 42 minutes in the Heat’s … Continue reading

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The 12 Laws of Summer Basketball

Michigan State University men’s basketball had their Team Camp this weekend. Many high school teams from around the great State of Michigan including a Ohio school and a few schools from Chicago went head to head in some great action. … Continue reading

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