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The Man We Love to Hate – Christian Laettner Turns 46

Winner – one that wins: one that is successful especially through praiseworthy ability and hard work b : a victor especially in games and contests. That is the Merriam Webster Dictionary definition. Whatever you want to say about the man above, he was a winner, plain and simple, the likes of which we will never, …

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The Human Highlight Film – Dominique Wilkins Wins the 1986 NBA Scoring Title

Jacques Dominique Wilkins was my first basketball hero. Grant Hill is my all-time favorite, and I modeled my game after Mully, but Nique was my first real “How did he do THAT!!!!!” hero on the court. While every other kid had a Magic, Bird, or MJ shirt or jersey, I looked EVERYWHERE in Dallas for …

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Spud Webb Pony City Wings Dunk Contest

Get Up Little Man – Spud Webb Wins 1986 NBA Dunk Contest

“Spud Webb is too little. He has no business being in the NBA, much less in the Dunk Contest. He is going to get destroyed. Look at the other guys in the contest – Nique, Gerald, Jerome Kersey; he has NO chance.” What started out as a novelty act, the 5′ 7″ point guard for the Hawks …

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The Human Highlight Film aka Dominique Wilkins Celebrates his 55th Birthday

  Better known as the Human Highlight Film, Dominique Wilkins was one of the most amazing athletes that played basketball. If you were blessed to watch the NBA in the 80’s and 90’s, Nique was a must watch any night much like Jordan was. A NBA Hall of Famer, NBA Slam Dunk Champion, and 9-time …

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