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Atlanta Hawks Fan Lands a One-of-a-Kind Half-Court Shot

The pressures of a half-court shot are immense enough with having to worry about sinking said shot, averting an air ball or even making sure the basketball succeeds in making the long flight to the hoop. But this guy, Kevin, appears to have encountered a whole different worry we never saw coming -- like when your ball gets stuck between the hoop and a backboard.

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Young Basketball Player Lands Most Amazing Last-Second Shot Ever

You just don't see magic like this in the NBA. Mostly because a professional athlete would probably never lob the ball backwards over his head.

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Harlem Globetrotters
Getty Images, photo by Denis Doyle

The Harlem Globetrotters Celebtrate Their 85th Anniversary

The Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating an anniversary today of 85 years of playing basketball and entertaining people all over the world. The Globetrotters got their start in 1926 as the Savoy Five playing their first game on January 7th, 1927 as the Globetrotters. The ‘Harlem’ in the Globetrotter name came from the neighborhood in New York City but the Globetrotters played in Chicago.

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Check Out J.R. Smith’s Awesome Reverse-Oop

Now we remember why we didn't make the NBA cut — we can't defy gravity.

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Mike Stobe, Marc Serota, Victor Decolongon (2), David Banks / Getty Images

Which NBA Team Had the Worst Christmas Uniforms? — Sports Survey of the day

The Christmas Day NBA games are becoming quite the tradition around the country, but why did the NBA feel the need to give the teams different uniforms?

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Happy Hanukkah! Here Are Some NBA Players Singing the Dreidel Song

Hanukkah's almost over. Bring your celebration to the most awkward end possible, by playing this nonstop. It's the Houston Rockets singing 'Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel,' courtesy of our friends at Dumb as a Blog. Real

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One Armed Basketball Player

One-Handed Basketball Player is Better Than Half His Two-Handed Opponents

Zach Hodskins, a 6'2 Junior for Milton High School in Georgia, was born with just one arm. That didn't stop him from becoming an insanely good basketball player. His highlight reel shows he can do just about anything on the court

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The Office Season 9 Julius Dr J Erving
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‘The Office’ Final Season Casts Basketball Legend “Dr. J”

As 'The Office' prepares to head into its final run of episodes, finally closing the door on Dunder-Mifflin after nine years, we've been expecting a flurry of guest stars to come out of the woodwork. Mind you, we figured most guests would belong to seasons past, particularly one Steve Carell, but a Basketball Hall of Famer is just as good! So what could bring Julius "Dr. J" Erving to 'The Office's' final season, and what might it mean for Jim Halpert?

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Basketball
Getty Images, photo by Bruce Bennet

43 Year Old Makes Basketball Team

It’s one thing to go back to college when you’re in your 40’s, a lot of people are doing it. It’s another thing to go back to college and make the school basketball team.

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Are NBA Referees Out of Control? — Sports Survey of the Day

Apparently there is a new trend going on in the NBA: the complete overreaction by referees.

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