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Forever In His Prime

The following article was contributed by Sean Sylver. Sean is a writer, hoops fan and avid gardener who considers himself a Sikma-like presence in the paint. He lives in Boston, MA. You can follow him on Twitter at @sylverfox25. On

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Hakeem Olajuwon

Befitting a man of a thousand moves, Hakeem Olajuwon has no definitive image, but definitive motions. The nimble footwork he picked up as a soccer player paid enormous dividends on the basketball court. He had a fluidity that defied any

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Joe Dumars

Joe Dumars was never one to awe with the freakishly spectacular. He stood 6’3″, had a matter-of-fact mustache, and a workman-like attitude. About the flashiest thing he ever did on a basketball court was hit silly bank shots and toss

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Grant Hill

What Grant Hill’s career could have been is something of joyful imagination mixed with sorrowful reality. The prodigious talent was mixed with demoralizing foot injuries, the endless rehabs, the near-fatal staph infection he suffered… it’s all enough to dash the

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Shawn Kemp

Few players have driven fans to a frenzy in the way Shawn Kemp was able to. His soaring dunks were the stuff of legend… if we still told legends. But imagine if we did. Imagine telling some 12-year old today

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Chris Webber

For 15 NBA seasons, Chris Webber silently put together one of the best careers in NBA history. If the actual merits of his achievement remained but a deft whisper, there was nonetheless a lot of noise surrounding it. Coming out

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Karl Malone

The duo of John Stockton and Karl Malone are inseparable. For 18 years they brought playoff basketball and pick-and-roll offense to Utah. No two players ran that bread and butter play as well and as often as those two did.

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: John Stockton

The duo of John Stockton and Karl Malone are inseparable. For 18 years they brought playoff basketball and pick-and-roll offense to Utah. No two players ran that bread and butter play as well and as often as those two did.

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Brad Daugherty

The late 1980s and 1990s are heralded as the Age of Center. Hakeem, Robinson, Ewing, and Shaq are the headliners of this period of big men domination. One towering seven-footer who never received their level of acclaim, but was still talented

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Dominique Wilkins

Few, if any players, ever threw down a dunk as fiercely as Dominique Wilkins. To begin any discussion with ‘Nique in any other fashion is impossible. His dunks were just so explosive, so ferocious, so awe-inspiring, you can’t properly think

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