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Basketball, broken down to its simplest compound, is about scoring more buckets than the team you’re playing against. The Semi-Automatic refers to players who leave bodies in their wake with their innate ability to get buckets. And once upon a time, in the not so distant past, New York City and Madison Square Garden were routinely treated to the genius of one such weapon named Allan Houston. Read More »

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During this holiday season, I’ll be dipping into the archives to offer up some updated goodies in the form of some of the most delectable “The Playground Gave Us…” joints from ‘08.

“People say I’m the American nightmare. I say I’m the American Dream.”

It’s a shame that most people’s enduring memory of Spree will center around the altercation and choking incident of his Golden State coach, P.J. Carlesimo.

For basketball purists, though, the lasting image of the man does not center around his unfortunate mistakes. Strictly isolating his on-court exploits, Spree was lightning in a bottle. He was simply a dynamic human dynamite stick from the first tick of the clock to the last. Read More »

The Playground Gave Us Spree The Latest / Nov 21, 2008 / 2:59 pm

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It’s a shame that most people’s enduring memory of Spree will center around the altercation and choking incident of his Golden State coach, P.J. Carlesimo.

For basketball purists, though, the lasting image of the man does not center around his unfortunate mistakes. Strictly isolating his on-court exploits, Spree was lightning in a bottle. He was simply a dynamic human dynamite stick from the first tick of the clock to the last. Read More »