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Twenty-two years ago today Allen Iverson was selected number 1 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. Today in Sneaker History Philly took a risk on a young man labeled as a 'thung' by the media -  a young man who...
On a sunny parade day through Los Angeles celebrating the Laker's 1987 championship head coach Pat Riley famously proclaimed that his squad would repeat as champs. Boooooold move for most, but Pat is a man who's never been scared...
It's common knowledge how prolific Michael Jordan's Finals performances were; with a perfect 6/6 record in Finals appearances MJ stands as the gold standard of dominance. His shots have nicknames for Pete's sake- almost everything Michael did was iconic...

The Dynamic Duo

About 13,762 cliches exist when talking about perseverance: "never give up", "impossible is nothing", "don't stop believing" are all touching sentiments but "talk is cheap" when it's time to "put up or shut-up." LeBron and Kyrie did the impossible exactly...
Seventeen years ago today Allen Iverson's Philadelphia 76ers met Shaq's Los Angeles Lakers in Game 1 of the 2001 NBA Finals. The Lakers entered the series undefeated throughout the Playoffs and were poised to break Dr. J's & Moses...
Who stands as the NBA's GOAT has been a heated debate since the league's inception. Diehard and casual fans alike are conditioned to think Michael Jeffry Jordan is the greatest of all time, period; like it's not a debatable...
After Magic Johnson's retirement due to contracting the HIV virus in 1991, NBA fans were unsure if they'd ever see him grace the NBA hardwood again (long story short- it was a different, less educated, time in '91. HIV/AIDs...
We've been using the 'TISH' acronym a bit loosely this week, converting it from Today In Shoe History to Today In Sports History. In most occasions, they're one in the same. So, in conjunction with Throwback Thursday we remember this day in 1984...

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