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50 Years of Running: Basketball Jones

Sometime in the school year of 1973, the duo of Cheech and Chong came out with a comedy album featuring a novelty hit song titled Basketball Jones. It was filled with bald-faced cliches and overwrought background singers singing the refrain … Continue reading

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Running after Pistol Pete Maravich

. I loved the game of basketball for its creativity and speed. I actually only legitimately dunked the ball on a 10 foot basket one time. My hands were too small to palm the ball so I had to jump and get a full basketball’s width above the rim to slam it down. I had a lot of squeegee dunks but that one clean stuff is not something I’ll ever forget. You feel like you’re flying…and that was how I liked to feel on the basketball court. Continue reading

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