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The 6’2″-and-Under Champions Club

Life should be grand for Chris Paul. He delivered 22.5 points, 12 assists, and 2.5 steals per game while shooting 51% FG, 75% FT, and 45.5% 3PT in the Western Conference Semi-Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder. His regular season

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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: Dennis Johnson

Was Dennis Johnson a point guard or a shooting guard? It’s a question with no easy answer. While with the SuperSonics, Johnson played alongside Gus Williams and Freddie Brown in the backcourt. All three men were under 6’4″ in height

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Ricky Pierce

A quick look at Ricky Pierce’s career ledger reveals some underwhelming statistics. Out of 969 career games, Pierce started just 269 of them. In only two seasons of his 16-year career did he start a majority of games for his

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Spencer Haywood

If Spencer Haywood had never scored single point, grabbed a rebound, or done anything of significance on the basketball court, he’d still have a righteous spot in the Hall of Fame. His fight, his legal battle was the one that

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Jack Sikma

The Seattle SuperSonics made the NBA Finals in back-to-back seasons in 1978 and 1979. The Washington Bullets barely subdued the northwest squad in ’78 with a nail-biting Game 7 victory. However, in 1979, the sonic boom couldn’t be silenced and

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Tom Chambers

From the perspective of the Clippers’ franchise, Tom Chambers is The One that got away… well, he would be if there weren’t so many subsequent The Ones they let get away. But Chambers was the first and his own subsequent

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Lenny Wilkens

Lenny Wilkens was the first coach in NBA history to amass 1000 victories. The first of those many wins for coach Wilkens came on Halloween 1969. Wilkens was coaching the Seattle SuperSonics. His leading scorer and the player that led

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Paul Silas

Paul Silas was never much of a scorer. In his 16-year career, he only notched over 10 PPG eight times. Only three times did he get over 13 PPG. Just once over 15 PPG. His career-high PPG was 17.5 in

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Gary Payton

There’s four major points to know about Gary Payton’s NBA career. So, let’s take them one by one… First, he was terrifying defender. At 6’4″, he had the size to defend either guard position. Nicknamed “The Glove”, Payton was a stellar on-ball

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