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’90s Clyde Drexler Punks ’80s Clyde Drexler in NBA2k

August 23, 2010
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’90s Clyde Drexler Punks ’80s Clyde Drexler in NBA2k

On a quiet Sunday night in L.A., I decided to turn on my XBOX360 and play a little NBA2k10. For a change of pace I decided to play a game with the 1980s West Legends versus the 1990s West Legends. The screenshot above and video below are the result of what transpired. Clyde Drexler punked...

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The 1993 NBA Draft Revisited

August 21, 2010
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Below is a complete set of all 10 cards of Fleer 1993-94 First Year Phenoms. All of the players in this set landed in the top 10 of the 1993 NBA draft except for Toni Kukoc, Dino Radja, and Nick Van Exel. Toni Kukoc was originally drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 1990 NBA...

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First Cards of LeBron With Heat, John Wall With Wizards

August 21, 2010
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The first cards of LeBron James on the Miami Heat and number 1 pick John Wall on the Washington Wizards have been unveiled. Check them out and let me know what you think. Instead of “Forward,” maybe LeBron’s card should read “Trader.” But that’s for you to decide. I like how he has his...

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Hoops ’90-91 Kevin Johnson Variation Card

August 19, 2010
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Here’s a Kevin Johnson #238 1990-91 Hoops variation card. As you can see, the card on the left lists his position as Guard and the card on the right lists his position as Forward. Follow Pro Hoops Journal on Twitter: @ProHoopsJournal Like Pro Hoops Journal Facebook Fan Page

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Video Game Review: Bill Laimbeer’s Combat Basketball

August 17, 2010
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Bill Laimbeer’s NBA career stretched fourteen seasons long from 1980-1994. Throughout that span of time he earned the nicknames “the prince of darkness,” “street thug,” “ax murderer” and “His Heinous.” He was a physical player that backed down to nobody. Just take a look at the following excerpts from the 2002 book,...

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Welcoming Pippen and Malone to the Basketball Hall of Fame

August 13, 2010
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On Friday, August 13, 2010, Scottie Pippen and Karl Malone will be enshrined into the hoops hall of fame. Other notable inductees include Jerry Buss, the owner of the Lakers, the 1960 USA Olympic  team, and the 1992 USA Olympic “Dream Team.” A full list of all inductees can be found here. I thought...

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The Thunder Like to Play NBA2K and Tweet About It

August 11, 2010
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November 3, 1999

August 5, 2010
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On October 26, 2010, the Los Angeles Lakers will collect their championship rings and play host to the Houston Rockets for their 2010-2011 home opener. On November 3, 1999 the Los Angeles Lakers played host to the Vancouver Grizzlies for their 1999-2000 home opener and they were not collecting championship rings. This was the Lakers first...

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Movie Review: Michael Jordan to the Max

July 28, 2010
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Michael Jordan to the Max

With Michael Jordan making his first appearance as a playable character in the NBA 2K video game series when NBA2K11 is released later this year, I thought it was only appropriate to take a look back at one of the greatest NBA movies ever made starring MJ himself. Michael Jordan to the Max was...

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Matt Barnes is Taking His Talents to Hollywood

July 23, 2010
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According to the L.A. Times the Lakers just inked Matt Barnes to a two year contract. Noteworthy here is that Barnes took less money to play with the two time defending champs. As the L.A. Times reports: “The most the Lakers could pay Barnes next season is $1.77 million, about half of what Cleveland was...

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