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Orlando Sentinel
Keith Jackson was college football, authentic, homespun and wonderfulcopies of no one. Over the years, Jackson’s partners in the booth included Jac
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
copies of no one. Over the years, Jackson’s partners in the booth included Jackie Robinson, Frank Broyles, Bud Wilkinson, Bill Russell, Dick Vitale, Dan Fouts and Bob Griese. Broyles, Fouts and Griese are the ones I’ll remember best, but it is... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lakers visit National Civil Rights Museum ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. DayAfrica.... food for thought.” More than 50 years before, some of the nation’s
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
Africa.... food for thought.” More than 50 years before, some of the nation’s top black athletes — Muhamad Ali, Jim Brown, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (then known as Lew Alcindor) — gathered for a historic show of unity and social... Read more
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The Morning Call
Keith Jackson was college football, authentic, homespun and wonderfulcopies of no one. Over the years, Jackson’s partners in the booth included Jac
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
copies of no one. Over the years, Jackson’s partners in the booth included Jackie Robinson, Frank Broyles, Bud Wilkinson, Bill Russell, Dick Vitale, Dan Fouts and Bob Griese. Broyles, Fouts and Griese are the ones I’ll remember best, but it is... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Keith Jackson was college football, authentic, homespun and wonderfulcopies of no one. Over the years, Jackson’s partners in the booth included Jac
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
copies of no one. Over the years, Jackson’s partners in the booth included Jackie Robinson, Frank Broyles, Bud Wilkinson, Bill Russell, Dick Vitale, Dan Fouts and Bob Griese. Broyles, Fouts and Griese are the ones I’ll remember best, but it is... Read more
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dna
India's basketball scene a lot like China's: Kevin Martinthat one guy," Martin, who was part of the league from 2004-2016, said. "Even i
dna / Posted 2 days ago
that one guy," Martin, who was part of the league from 2004-2016, said. "Even in the US, it started with somebody like Bill Russell all the way back. Then with my generation growing up, it was Michael Jordan and now it's LeBron (James) and... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Sports broadcaster Keith Jackson dies at age 89name - former New York Giants star Frank Gifford. Jackson returned to broadcas
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
name - former New York Giants star Frank Gifford. Jackson returned to broadcasting college football and teamed with Bill Russell on NBA games. Jackson, who lived in Southern California, had planned to retire after the 1998 season but... Read more
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The Providence Journal
The beat goes on with the Patriotspresident? • LINE OF THE WEEK II comes from longtime columnist Joe Fitzgerald
The Providence Journal / Posted 3 days ago
president? • LINE OF THE WEEK II comes from longtime columnist Joe Fitzgerald in the Boston Herald on former Celtics great Bill Russell: "Russell was a man of very few words in those days. The joke was he planned to open a string of ice cream shops... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
50 years ago Pott won Crosby in sudden-deathstarting to grow and golfers such as Palmer and Nicklaus were mentioned in the
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 3 days ago
starting to grow and golfers such as Palmer and Nicklaus were mentioned in the same breath as Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle, Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain. The Bing Crosby National Pro-Am opened the 1968 season on the Monterey Peninsula as the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Celtics legend Bill Russell speaks out on Trump’s epithetBoston Celtics legend Bill Russell spoke out forcefully Friday against Presiden
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell spoke out forcefully Friday against President Donald Trump’s reported use of the word “shithole” to describe Haiti, El Salvador, and certain African countries. Russell, long an outspoken advocate for civil rights,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Friday mailbag with SEC over-under win totals, NBA nicknames and other Rushmores, NFL Hall of Fame and best title gamesit in the moment or not, but Garnett was the the first of the perimeter 7-foote
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
it in the moment or not, but Garnett was the the first of the perimeter 7-footers that could guard and create. 6 — Bill Russell, narrowly over Dr. J, who also worry 32, so there is that, as well as Stan Musial is one of the most underrated... Read more
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Bleacher Report
LeBron James: Kids Will Be a 'Deciding Factor' in Length of Careerinto the conversation of greatest basketball players to ever live alongside the
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
into the conversation of greatest basketball players to ever live alongside the likes of Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird. And for James, he's already accomplished more than he... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
A very cold start to the new yearwww.fishpineisland.com or email: gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good f
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
www.fishpineisland.com or email: gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good fishin'. As a native of Pine Island, Bill Russell has spent his entire life fishing and learning the waters surrounding Pine Island and as a professional fishing... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers rivalry explained ahead of London clashit all three times from nine visits. The rivalry has seen some legendary battl
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
it all three times from nine visits. The rivalry has seen some legendary battles over the years: from Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell to Julius Erving and Larry Bird.Kyrie Irving will be the main attraction at The O2 (Image:... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Dale Schasker, a starter on Pretzels' 1952 state basketball team, diesIn Cain's senior year, after Davis graduated, the Hawkeyes reached the title ga
The Journal-Standard / Posted 7 days ago
In Cain's senior year, after Davis graduated, the Hawkeyes reached the title game, losing to a San Francisco team led by Bill Russell. Cain had 17 points and 12 rebounds in that 83-71 defeat. Cain was also a member of the 1956 gold medal-winning... Read more
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give me sport
Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers: one of the NBA's greatest ever rivalriesone of the 50 Greatest Players of All-Time. To reverse this trend, the Celtics
give me sport / Posted 8 days ago
one of the 50 Greatest Players of All-Time. To reverse this trend, the Celtics needed another all-time great of their own: Bill Russell. Russell joined the Celtics in 1956, drafted second overall in that year’s draft, and from day one was making... Read more
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Boston Herald
Brady, Belichick can weather this storm— seven Super Bowl appearances, five ending in triumph — has made them a combin
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
— seven Super Bowl appearances, five ending in triumph — has made them a combination for the ages. Only Red Auerbach and Bill Russell accomplished more, collecting nine NBA championships in the 10 seasons Red was Russell’s coach. Russell was a... Read more
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give me sport
Gregg Popovich - the most important coach in the leaguefirst African-American player in 1950, selecting Chuck Cooper. There would be n
give me sport / Posted 11 days ago
first African-American player in 1950, selecting Chuck Cooper. There would be no colour barrier and 14 years later, Bill Russell, Tom Sanders, Sam Jones, K.C. Jones and Willie Naulls became the NBA’s first black starting five, led by... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
UCF's claim and expansion, Auburn losing another, Rich QB draft class got richer, Rushmore of ESPN personalitiesNBA. The NBA, of course, did not start counting blocks as an official stat unti
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
NBA. The NBA, of course, did not start counting blocks as an official stat until 1973, so let's just assume that Wilt and Bill Russell had more than few between them back in the day. The four NBA players to do it are Nate Thurmond, Alvin... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
NBA centers are thriving, just a bit offstagechanged to the extreme. The NBA’s early years marked a relentless procession of
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
changed to the extreme. The NBA’s early years marked a relentless procession of championship-winning centers: George Mikan, Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Willis Reed, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dave Cowens, Bill Walton. The modern-day center looks more... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
On the Water: A nice warm week to end the yearwww.fishpineisland.com or email: gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good f
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 13 days ago
www.fishpineisland.com or email: gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good fishin'. As a native of Pine Island, Bill Russell has spent his entire life fishing and learning the waters surrounding Pine Island and as a professional fishing... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Fishing can change quickly in Januarywww.fishpineisland.com or email: gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good f
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 13 days ago
www.fishpineisland.com or email: gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good fishin'. As a native of Pine Island, Bill Russell has spent his entire life fishing and learning the waters surrounding Pine Island and as a professional fishing... Read more
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Boston Herald
At 40, Brady making it look easy as everhim before. Yet the laws of nature cannot be denied. If they could, Bobby Orr
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
him before. Yet the laws of nature cannot be denied. If they could, Bobby Orr and Larry Bird would still be playing, and Bill Russell would need a wheelbarrow to transport all his rings. But they all had to say goodbye, and someday Brady will,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Isaiah Thomas is returning to the spotlight. Why his remarkable rise should continuemarquee player on a contending squad. He bled green – emotionally as much as an
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
marquee player on a contending squad. He bled green – emotionally as much as anything – and dreamed of joining Larry Bird, Bill Russell, John Havlicek and all the other legends up in the rafters. When he played in the postseason opener the day... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
On the Water: Beautiful weather on the waterHoliday Gift Certificates are available! Have a safe week and good fishin'. A
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 20 days ago
Holiday Gift Certificates are available! Have a safe week and good fishin'. As a native of Pine Island, Bill Russell has spent his entire life fishing and learning the waters surrounding Pine Island and as a professional fishing... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
A nice warm week to end the yearwww.fishpineisland.com or email: gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good f
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 20 days ago
www.fishpineisland.com or email: gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good fishin'. As a native of Pine Island, Bill Russell has spent his entire life fishing and learning the waters surrounding Pine Island and as a professional fishing... Read more
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Island Packet
Warriors winning minus Curry; can they lose once he's back?a 105-98 loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell ju
Island Packet / Posted 20 days ago
a 105-98 loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short of it in points and joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to the Elias Sports Bur... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Around The NBA,1st Lda 105-98 loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell ju
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 20 days ago
a 105-98 loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short of it in points and joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to the Elias Sports Bur... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Warriors winning minus Curry; can they lose once he's back?a 105-98 loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell ju
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
a 105-98 loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short of it in points and joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to the Elias Sports Bur... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Warriors winning minus Curry; can they lose once he's back?loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short of it in points and joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. More... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Warriors winning minus Curry; can they lose once he's back?loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 days ago
loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short of it in points and joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. More... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Warriors winning minus Curry; can they lose once he's back?loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 20 days ago
loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short of it in points and joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. More... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Warriors winning minus Curry; can they lose once he's back?loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 20 days ago
loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short of it in points and joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. More... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Warriors winning minus Curry; can they lose once he's back?loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 20 days ago
loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short of it in points and joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. More... Read more
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New York Daily News
Warriors winning minus Curry; can they lose once he's back?loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short
New York Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short of it in points and joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. More... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Warriors winning minus Curry; can they lose once he's back?loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 20 days ago
loss to Philadelphia. Kanter tied his career high in rebounds, fell just short of it in points and joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. More... Read more
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Hartford Courant
D'Back Draft Pick Smith Pays Off His Parents' Mortgage For Christmas22 rebounds — his best game since coming from the Thunder in the Carmelo Anthon
Hartford Courant / Posted 20 days ago
22 rebounds — his best game since coming from the Thunder in the Carmelo Anthony trade — and he joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier in the exclusive 30-point, 20-rebound Christmas Day club. Kanter was not pleased, however, with... Read more
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give me sport
Steve Kerr identifies one major difference in LeBron James' play this seasongreats. Go down the list: Michael (Jordan), (Larry) Bird, Magic (Johnson), Wilt
give me sport / Posted 21 days ago
greats. Go down the list: Michael (Jordan), (Larry) Bird, Magic (Johnson), Wilt (Chamberlain), Kareem (Abdul Jabbar), Bill Russell. A lot of them didn’t even get to 15 years. Were any of them better in year 15 than in year 10? I can’t... Read more
21d
give me sport
Enes Kanter secures historic feat with incredible stat line against the Sixersthan 30 points and grab more than 20 rebounds on Christmas. The former Oklahom
give me sport / Posted 21 days ago
than 30 points and grab more than 20 rebounds on Christmas. The former Oklahoma City Thunder man joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, and Bob Lanier as the only players to accomplish this. The 22 boards was also the most by any active NBA... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Baynes in court of NBA royaltyhas been. “I’m very thankful for the opportunity I have here.” The Celtics ha
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 21 days ago
has been. “I’m very thankful for the opportunity I have here.” The Celtics have produced countless stars, including Bill Russell, who helped the Celtics win 11 NBA titles in 13 seasons, and Larry Bird, who won three titles in the 1980s. But... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Baynes in court of NBA royaltyhas been. “I’m very thankful for the opportunity I have here.” The Celtics ha
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 days ago
has been. “I’m very thankful for the opportunity I have here.” The Celtics have produced countless stars, including Bill Russell, who helped the Celtics win 11 NBA titles in 13 seasons, and Larry Bird, who won three titles in the 1980s. But... Read more
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News.com.au
Baynes in court of NBA royaltySquare Garden on December 21, 2017 in New York City.Source:AFP The Celtics hav
News.com.au / Posted 21 days ago
Square Garden on December 21, 2017 in New York City.Source:AFP The Celtics have produced countless stars, including Bill Russell, who helped the Celtics win 11 NBA titles in 13 seasons, and Larry Bird, who won three titles in the 1980s. But... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Knicks find Sixers a painduel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best w
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
duel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best with 22 rebounds. He joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to research provided to the Knicks... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Embiid, Redick help 76ers beat Knicks, end 5-game skidduel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best w
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
duel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best with 22 rebounds. He joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to research provided to the Knicks... Read more
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The Morning Call
Embiid, Redick help 76ers beat Knicksduel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best w
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
duel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best with 22 rebounds. He joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to research provided to the Knicks... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Embiid, Redick help 76ers beat Knicks, end 5-game skidduel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best w
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 days ago
duel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best with 22 rebounds. He joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to research provided to the Knicks... Read more
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Island Packet
Embiid, Redick help 76ers beat Knicks, end 5-game skidduel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best w
Island Packet / Posted 22 days ago
duel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best with 22 rebounds. He joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to research provided to the Knicks... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Embiid, Redick help 76ers beat Knicks, end 5-game skidduel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best w
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
duel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best with 22 rebounds. He joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to research provided to the Knicks... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Embiid, Redick help 76ers beat Knicks, end 5-game skidduel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best w
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 22 days ago
duel with Enes Kanter, who had a season-high 31 points and tied a career best with 22 rebounds. He joined Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Bob Lanier as the only players with a 30-20 game on Christmas, according to research provided to the Knicks... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kerr on LeBron: ‘The skill at this point is better than it’s ever been’“Just go down the list: Michael (Jordan), (Larry) Bird, Magic (Johnson), Wilt (
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
“Just go down the list: Michael (Jordan), (Larry) Bird, Magic (Johnson), Wilt (Chamberlain), Kareem (Abdul-Jabbar), Bill Russell, a lot of them didn’t even get to 15 years. Were any of them better in Year 15 than Year 10? I can’t... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Joel Embiid, 76ers Beat Knicks 105-98 on Christmas Despite Enes Kanter's Heroicspoints and 22 rebounds in a historic effort. According to the Elias Sports Bur
Bleacher Report / Posted 22 days ago
points and 22 rebounds in a historic effort. According to the Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info), Kanter joined Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain and Bob Lanier as the only players in league history to top 30 points and 20 rebounds on... Read more
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