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TISH: Ray Allen’s Clutch 3-Pointer

Ray Allen with The Shot. Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler via Getty Images Today in sneaker history Ray Allen saved the Miami Heat by hitting one of the most clutch shots, ever! The Heat trailed the Spurs 92-95 with less than twenty seconds left in regulation in a modern slugfest. Here’s how it played out: …

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Happy B-Day, Ray!

The sweetest jumper in league history belongs to Ray Allen. The machine like consistency of his shooting stroke looked the same for 18 seasons… straight butter. Allen retired from the NBA leading the league in all-time 3pointers made and attempted but don’t be fooled, his shooting expertise made him extremely deadly from mid-range and the …

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Talents Taken to South Beach

Today’s Sample Sunday centers around the league wide shake-up created by LeBron James when he televised his decision to “take his talents to South Beach.” The Decision’s polarizing effect on sports fans created a thick divide in opinions about LeBron. Pegged as a villain, the bad guy, for leaving Cleveland; LeBron joined forces with Chris Both and …

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Sugar Ray

At this rate, we’re going to end up diving into the history of each shoe from Nike/Jordan/Converse’s Art Of A Champion pack. Today’s installment covers one of the most clutch shots in Finals history, Ray Allen’s game saving 3-pointer in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals. Ray had only nine points, but the last three became …

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TISH: Ray Allen’s Clutch Game-Tying Shot in the Air Jordan XX8

There has been some great games in the NBA Finals over the course of its long history. However one of the most memorable in recent memory was Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs. ESPN even named it the greatest NBA Finals game ever. That is …

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The Complete Kobe vs LeBron Head-to-Head Sneaker History

Kobe Bryant and LeBron James first played against one another during the King’s rookie season, 2004. Since then they have played against each other for a total of 22 games. Although technically playing different positions they never backed down from the challenge of guarding one another. Kobe, of course, has spent his entire career on the …

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Who’s Your Daddy? – Shane Battier Turns 37

My love for Duke basketball has been well documented. From the Final Four team in 1986, a super-fan was born. No one, NO ONE, embodied the good of Duke basketball like Shane Battier. Laettner was the pretty-boy punk; Grant was the superstar; JJ was hated so deeply he is still hated like no one other …

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Glen Rice Scores a Career High 56pts

Before there was LeBron James and Dwyane Wade the Miami Heat had guys like Glen Rice who became the face of the franchise when the team joined the league. Rice was a standout college player leading the Michigan Wolverines to the 1989 NCAA title putting on an outstanding performance. Taken with the #4 pick, Rice …

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Miami Heat Star Dwyane Wade Turns 33

Dwyane Wade turns 33 today, although his body and knees are probably those of a 50 year old. Sometimes we forget he’s a bit older then LeBron James and Chris Bosh, even though they all joined the league at the same time, due to him going to college and missing a year due to ineligibility.  …

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