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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recovering after quadruple bypass surgery

The NBA’s all-time scoring leader is recovering in hospital after a quadruple bypass surgery.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent the major heart surgery Thursday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on his 68th birthday after being admitted to the hospital earlier in the week due to cardiovascular disease. 158 more words

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Wistful Karl Malone Can't Stop Posting on Craigslist's 'Missed Connections' Section

SALT LAKE CITY — NBA Hall of Fame legend and former Utah Jazz player Karl Malone is reportedly enduring a sustained period of ennui and interpersonal disconnect, manifesting in desperate, semi-anonymous posts on a local online dating forum. 252 more words

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.greatest losers of all time.

remembering our country grammar, it was nelly who stated it perhaps most eloquently, “two is not a winner, and three nobody remembers… so, what does it take to be number one??/” of course at the time of that recording nelly was playing number three to a new york jay-z and a midwestern eminem but, it seems no one today remembers that fact; indubitably making his point. 1,498 more words

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John Stockton’s Birthday And A Look Back On His Career

By Joseph Morina

It’s been now twelve years since the iconic NBA point guard legend and Hall of Famer John Stockton has left the league and today, we take a look back on a sensational career. 445 more words

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Karl Malone Toyota helps students with special needs succeed

DRAPER, Utah — The employees of a local car dealership decided 12 years ago they would use their skills selling cars to teach some pretty cool kids about communication, careers, and the contentment that can come after a job well done. 275 more words

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50 Little (Big) Tips (3rd in a 10 part series)

Week Three

1. Practice like a pro (http://video.sfgate.com/Stephen-Curry-and-the-Art-of-Dribbling-28411894)

2. Practice “toes to the corner” – shoulder pointing in toward the hoop to protect the ball – finishes (or as I used to hear Rick Pitino say, “put ’em in jail!”) 75 more words

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Hawks honor Hall of Famer Wilkins by unveiling statue

ATLANTA – Dominique Wilkins says his statue unveiled by the Atlanta Hawks means ”we have history here now.”

The granite sculpture, 13 1/2 feet tall and more than 18,000 pounds, captures Wilkins soaring for a dunk. 97 more words

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