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Charles Barkley and Sam Hinkie Got Beef

In a recent interview, Charles Barkley was questioned about his former team, the 76ers’ coaching search. ┬áHe was pretty forthcoming about his opinion, calling it a “joke.” I’m not sure how Hinkie feels about this, but I have to imagine he’s going to have some sort of diss track on his next mixtape. Your browser does not support iframes.

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Reflecting On NBA On TNT

I just wanted to take a moment to talk about the NBA broadcast on TNT. It’s the playoffs, so I feel it’s appropriate to assess and discuss the sort of program TNT is presenting during these primetime moments. The crew, which includes Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, Charles Barkley, and Kenny “The Jet” Smith, provide coverage and analysis throughout the game, which is about as incoherent as television could get. Honestly, it’s probably the most entertaining sports coverage on television today, but make no mistake, sports are rarely covered. Most of the programming involves 4 middle-aged men incoherently babbling and…

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Playing with my Twitterous

Last night was pretty epic. Blake Griffin “stunned” the world by jumping over a damn Kia, something only, I’d say, 75% of male athletes could accomplish. Still, with the choir singing, and the hype that went along with it, it turned out pretty sick. Here it is if you missed it: They said he won with 68% of the vote. I’m gonna go ahead and guess that probably 50% of the votes were in before the two even dunked. It’s a popularity contest, (see Iguodala, 2006,) so I properly predicted the victor two days ago. Hooray for me. It…

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