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Basketball HoF 2013
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Gary Payton, Tim Hardaway and Mitch Richmond Named Basketball Hall of Fame Finalists

A trio of 1990s basketball greats were among 12 finalists named for possible election into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday.

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Indiana Hoosiers
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Indiana Remains #1 in College Basketball

It’s been over a month since we’ve had back to back weeks for a #1 in college basketball to stay #1, but Indiana did it this week.

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Amazing Toddler Does Trick Basketball Shots

Granted, if it were a grown up doing these shots, they probably wouldn't classify as trick shots, but when the person isn't even old enough to make a sandwich, come on -- it's pretty impressive.

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Indiana Hoosiers
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Indiana the New Number 1 in College Basketball

It was big week in college basketball as the landscape changed again this season as #1 Michigan lost to #3 Indiana 81-73, propelling the Hoosiers top the #1 spot. 

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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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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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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...

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