The Dark Knight

Posted in Allen Iverson, Chris Paul, Jermaine O'Neal, Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Marcus Camby, NBA, New Jersey Nets, Ray Allen, Steve Nash, West Philly, Wilt Chamberlain on May 7th, 2008 by AXG

“Show me a hero, and I will write you a tragedy.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald Frustration
Not hiding…the court–and his family–is his solitude

Kobe Bean Bryant is the story of how a child from West Philadelphia, grew into a man of worldwide acclaim. It has been 12 years since the fabled NBA Draft of 1996…within that class are the likes of Allen Iverson, Marcus Camby, Ray Allen, Steve Nash, and Jermaine O’Neal, however none of them are as intriguing as the enigma that is Bryant.

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I AM THE GREATEST

Posted in Muhammad Ali, Tracy McGrady on May 7th, 2008 by AXG

Malcolm X, and Cassius X

Muhammad Ali embodies pride and enthusiasm. He is an icon both in the ring, and out. From his Light Heavyweight Gold-medal in the 1960 Olympic games, and the first match with Sonny Liston, to his “I ain’t got no quarrel with them Viet Cong…they never called me nigger”, statement he is truly the people’s champion.

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NBA On TNT Playoff Notes: “Kevin Garnett was the man tonight. He was The Closer.”

Posted in Boston Celtics, Charles Barkley, Cheryl Miller, Chris Webber, Cleveland Cavaliers, David Aldridge, Dick Stockton, Ernie Johnson, Inside the NBA, Kenny Smith, Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Mike Fratello, NBA On TNT, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen, Zydrunas Ilgauskas on May 7th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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All of you who thought KG didn’t make big shots…witness last night

Something I always wanted to ask…Sup with the foggy almost surreal atmosphere in Boston? –Mizzo

Barkley on the Cleveland/Boston series: “I think (Cleveland vs. Boston) is going to be a very good series. It’s going to be a terrific series and I’m really looking forward to it. I still like the Celtics to win the series, but it can go either way because LeBron (James) is the best player on the floor. It’s going to come down to role players. Cleveland runs that horrible offense where they give the ball to LeBron and let him go one on five, that won’t work against the Celtics unless they speed up the tempo of the game and get (Wally) Szczerbiak going, get Delonte West going.”

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TNT’s Inside the NBA Crew to Put Best Feet Forward to Help Samaritan’s Feet

Posted in Al Harrington, AutoTrader.com, Charles Barkley, Converse, Emmanuel Ohonme, Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, NBA Cares, Protege, Ron Hunter, Samaritan's Feet, Stephen Jackson, TNT, Turner Sports on May 7th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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Kenny, Ernie and Chuck unite for a cause

Samaritan’s Feet Founder Emmanuel “Manny” Ohonme Will Join TNT Emmy® Award-Winning NBA Studio Show on Sun., May 11.

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Do You Remember?

Posted in Drum, Ken Norton, Mandingo, Racism, slavery on May 7th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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