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Dirk Nowitzki and Kobe Bryant sat on opposite benches for the last time Tuesday night, as Nowitzki’s Dallas Mavericks beat Bryant’s Los Angeles Lakers, 92-90. Even though Bryant did not play in the pair’s final game against one another, there was still a moment for the ages.  Continue reading

Why Changing the “Hack-a” Rule Isn’t as Easy as it Seems (and Frankly Shouldn’t be Done)

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After a near three hour basketball game between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers, all types of people were chiming in on the tactic Rockets Head Coach Kevin McHale used early and often throughout the first half. Game 4 between the Rockets and Clippers would have certainly exceeded the three hour mark had it not been for a dominating second half performance by the Clippers, propelling them to a 128-95 victory. Continue reading