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Coaching Needs More Positive Testimonials

CONGRATULATIONS: TO MY MENTOR & FRIEND I have known Anthony Solomon for almost sixteen years (since our original stint at Notre Dame back in 2000). I have not met another person in the coaching profession that has served as a better example, confidant, MENTOR and FRIEND! In my time of knowing “Coach Slo,” he has […]

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Nobody asked me about Wilt Chamberlain, but …

In this piece by one Scott Harris, he says, more or less, that 7’2″ Wilt Chamberlain would be irrelevant in today’s game of basketball because centers are no longer important. Of course, if 6’11” Andre Jordan of the LA Clippers, quite similar to Chamberlain for athleticism, can play today … well, trust me, Wilt could […]

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Super Hero Versus Role Model

With the influx of characters that long graced the pages of comic books making regular appearances on the big screen and unassuming athletes like Steph Curry helping to shatter 20-year NBA records the essence of what it means to be a hero and a role model is sometimes lost in the grandeur of over usage. […]

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2016 NBPA Top 100 Camp Recap

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – What seemed to have all the makings of a terrific NBPA Top 100 Camp championship game Saturday night rapidly turned into a good old-fashioned blowout in the University of Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. The Heat zipped to a 28-point advantage at intermission before coasting to a 109-89 victory over the Rockets […]

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2016 NBPA Top 100 Camp Day 2 Recap

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Not surprisingly in the least, the first two days of the 22nd NBPA Top 100 camp have produced multiple standouts. And, during Thursday’s 10 games, two guys stood taller than anyone else among the 100-plus players in the camp that again being held in the University of Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. […]

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2016 NBPA Top 100 Camp Day 1 Recap

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The 22nd National Basketball Players Association Top 100 Camp wrapped up its first complete day of on-court action Wednesday night in the University of Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. And only two of the camp’s 10 teams, the “Rockets” and “Knicks”, came out of Wednesday with 2-0 records after two rounds of […]

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2016 Pangos All-American Camp Recap

NORWALK, Ca. – The inclination, following the event’s conclusion mid-Sunday afternoon, is to suggest that the 14th Pangos All-American Camp will often be recalled for the caliber of backcourt prospects in attendance among its approximately (give or take) 110 participants. Here’s why: Camp participants Jose Alvarado, Trevon Duval, Quade Green, Jaylen Hands, Trae Young and […]

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