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    Women In Sports Media Share Their Stories

    Last week, ESPN’s Rachel Nichols was a guest on the All The Smoke Podcast with Stephen Jackson and Matt Barnes. During her appearance, Nichols opened up about various topics, including the difficulties of being a woman in sports media. “Definately the couple of generations before me were the ones that had really sh**** time. I […] More

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    How Many Rings Could Kobe Bryant And KG Have Won Together?

    Next Saturday, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett will be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. The two members of the 2020 class came in a year apart and had the opportunity to face each other in the finals twice winning a game apiece. However, how many championships could they have won in a […] More

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    Kobe Motivated Me To Pass On Lessons He Taught Me, Says Lakers’ Jeanie Buss

    It has been a year and three months since the tragic news that Kobe Bryant and eight other passengers, including his daughter Gianna Bryant passed away in a helicopter accident. They were heading to Bryant’s Mamba Academy to face Jason Terry’s basketball team. One year later, Kobe’s wife Vanessa Bryant, shared this message on her Instagram, […] More

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    LaMarcus Aldridge Signing Means Nothing, Says NBA Champ

    Over the week, former San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge decided to sign with the Brooklyn Nets after clearing waivers. The seven-time All-Star averaged 13.7 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game in 21 games. The 35-year-old is not the only former all-star that elected to sign with the Nets this month. Former slam […] More

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    Ryan Hollins Tried To Take Out CP3 During A Playoff Gameday Practice, Says NBA Analyst

    It has been three seasons since the Los Angeles Clippers traded to the Houston Rockets’ exchange for Patrick Beverley, Sam Dekker, Montrezl Harrell, Darrun Hilliard, DeAndre Liggins, Lou Williams, Kyle Wiltjer, a future first-round pick, and cash considerations. During the 2014 playoffs Los Angeles Clippers’ center, Ryan Hollins tried to take out Chris Paul during a walkthrough practice on a game […] More

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    NBA Officials Targeting Marcus Smart, Says Controversial Analyst

    Marcus Smart was fined $15,000 following his comments about the officiating in Friday’s Celtics-Bucks game, according to Shams Charania of the Athletic’s reports. In his postgame interview, Smart referenced a foul call on Giannis Antetokounmpo that was overturn upon review. The original call gave Giannis his sixth foul and would have ended his night. “Giannis […] More