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Even In Diminished Role, AND1's Streetball Culture Lives On

In order to be a proven streetball player, one had to earn a nickname based on his court prowess. Thus Rafer Alson became “Skip To My Lou” because of his uncanny way of dribbling that resembled skipping, or how Robert Martin became “50” due to his rumored 50-inch vertical leap. The list goes on: “Helicopter,” “The Air Up There,” “Shane The Dribbling Machine,” “Hot Sauce,” etc. (Thrill City)


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Maryland officially releases Cole Field House facility plans

Clemson Basketball: Tigers Pull a “Chris Webber,” Lose to Gardner-Webb (video)

Oklahoma's Samaje Perine breaks Melvin Gordon’s week-old rushing mark

Report: SEC, A&M would nix bowl game vs. Texas

Northwestern Players Stoked About Getting Chick-Fil-A After Upsetting Notre Dame (video)


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