Former Notre Dame and Chicago Bulls star Orlando Woolridge passes away at age 52

Posted in Blogroll on June 1st, 2012 by Ron Glover

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Orlando Woolridge. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Orlando Woolridge, whose last second shot ended Ralph Sampson and his Virginia Cavailiers 28-game winning streak died at his parents home in Mansfield, La. today.

Woolridge had been under hospice care for a chronic heart condition.

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TSF Tip-Off for 6/1/12 (featuring Eric B. & Rakim): On his way to UCLA Justin Combs meets the real player haters

Posted in Blogroll on June 1st, 2012 by Ron Glover

No SC for dis’ youngsta’

Justin Combs, son of Hip-Hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs has become the subject of a discussion among parents who feel that he should forgo his football scholarship to UCLA because of his father’s wealth.

According to Forbes Magazine, Combs is reportedly worth $550 million.

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In WCF Game 3, Thunder snaps Spurs 20 winning streak and beat them by 20, 102-82

Posted in Blogroll on June 1st, 2012 by Michael Tillery

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Sense of urgency. Durant and the Thunder took it to the rim and didn’t settle for jumpers…

Thabo Sefalosha got the assignment to guard Tony Parker after the Spurs point guard scored 34 points in Game 2.. He not only held the Spurs point guard to 16 after a 34 point night in Game 2, but had 19 points and 6 steals of his own in 37 minutes of action. As a result of his added support, the Thunder defeated the Spurs 102-82. The Western Conference series now sits at 2-1 in favor of the Spurs. Kevin Durant had 22. TNT Notes added. 

TNT’s exclusive coverage of the NBA Western Conference Finals continues Saturday, June 2, at 8:30 p.m. ET when the Oklahoma City Thunder host the San Antonio Spurs (Game 4)

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