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Atlanta Hawks Franchise History: 1996-97 through 2005-06

Championships: 0 Conference Titles: 0 Division Titles: 0 Regular Season Record: 325-463 Regular Season Win Percentage: 41.2% Playoff Appearances: 3 Playoff Series Wins: 2 Playoff Record: 8-15 This was a miserable decade in Hawks’ history. They only had three winning

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The Longest Series Ever Played

The following article was contributed by John WIlmes. As you’ll see, he is a huge fan of the Chicago Bulls. Currently, you can can find John’s basketball writings at red94.com, a member of ESPN’s TrueHoop Network. I was just eleven,

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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: 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: David Robinson

After many years of carrying the Spurs on his chiseled shoulders, David Robinson endured excruciating back pain and surgery in the 1996-97 season. When he returned to form for the 1997-98 season, a rookie by the name of Tim Duncan

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Dikembe Mutombo

A usually gregarious and affable man, Dikembe Mutombo was as rude a host imaginable in the NBA. He was thoroughly unwelcoming to anyone who would attempt to come into his house. Penetrating guards, sky-walking forwards, and hulking centers were equally

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Yao Ming

Yao Ming’s story is one of titanic possibilities. He was to be the star player to crack open China’s immense market, which would boost the NBA’s profits. The Chinese government viewed as the home grown hero to place China on

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Alonzo Mourning

Few defenders come as fearsome and intimidating as Alonzo Mourning. It didn’t matter his age, his team, or his condition, if he was on the court, he was bound to swat your shot, patrol the paint, and protect the rim.

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