Meyers Leonard Career High 30 Points Full Highlights (5/20/2019)

Meyers Leonard opened his eyes from sleep, which was strange in the first place, because he didn’t remember having fallen asleep. He remembered the game ending, and thinking the season was over, and then…nothing. His last memory was of walking off the court. The second strange thing was that he was somewhere that definitely was…

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Rudy Gobert All 306 Dunks Full Highlights (2018-19 Season Dunkilation Part II)

Rudy looked up from his reading as the doorbell rang, the tinkling melody causing a frown to appear on his face. Had he not instructed Remi to meet the guests at the gate? How had they made it all the way to the front door? It was no matter, Rudy supposed. The entire facade of…

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Rudy Gobert All 306 Dunks Full Highlights (2018-19 Season Dunkilation Part I)

The lanky Frenchman reclined in comfort, surrounded by the peaceful sounds and enticing scents of his well-tended Victorian garden. One of the luxurious sitting-room couches had been wrestled out of its usual place to be brought to this spot among the hedges, flowers, and decorative ferns. The fine piece of furniture would have to be…

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Nikola Jokic 29 Points/4 Blocks Full Highlights (5/12/2019)

The hugs had been exchanged. The tears had been shed. The realizations had been accepted: there would be no more basketball for this Nuggets team. Their dream of a championship, which had been faint at the outset of the season but had grown brighter as the wins rolled in, was extinguished. One player stayed back…

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James Harden All 378 Three-Pointers Full Highlights (2018-19 Season Three-ilation Part III)

This is the third and final installment of my groundbreaking oral history of James Hardens’ beard. Hundreds of hours of deep, heart-to-heart interviews were distilled into a concise narrative that sheds some much-needed light on the mysterious mass of tangled black facial hair. Enjoy. (if you want more hard-hitting journalism from DownToBuck, donate to my…

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James Harden All 378 Three-Pointers Full Highlights (2018-19 Season Three-ilation Part II)

This is the second installment of a three-part oral history exploring the story of James Harden’s beard, as told by the people who were there. Support my fact-finding endeavors by donating to my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/downtobuck PART II: ORIGIN OF THE BEARD JAMES HARDEN: It wasn’t until high school that I had to start shaving my…

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James Harden All 378 Three-Pointers Full Highlights (2018-19 Season Three-ilation Part I)

James Harden is notable for many things: his stepback three-pointer that looks like a travel. His ability to enrage opposing fanbases with uncanny foul-drawing ability. The fact that Sam Presti deemed his value in a trade to be equivalent to that of Kevin Martin. That funny commercial where he sang about taking his shirt off…

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Nikola Jokic Triple Double 21 Pts/12 Rebs/11 Asts Full Highlights (5/5/2019)

Nikola Jokic was extremely grateful that the Nuggets’ team plane had seats that were not only large enough to accommodate the size of NBA players, but were also able to be fully reclined. Nikola was currently taking advantage of that feature to its fullest. In addition, he had the air conditioning nozzles turned up to…

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Luka Doncic All 168 Three-Pointers Full Highlights (2018-19 Season Three-ilation Part II)

For the third time that day, Luka Doncic got up to answer his ringing doorbell. What was waiting for him on the other side of the door wasn’t a GrubHub delivery person bearing a monstrous Taco Bell order; it was his teammate Dorian Finney-Smith, the one who had been responsible for introducing Luka to Taco…

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Luka Doncic All 168 Three-Pointers Full Highlights (2018-19 Season Three-ilation Part I)

Luka Doncic heard the ringing of his doorbell, and, knowing exactly who the visitor was, got up quickly from his PC desk to greet them. Practically running to the front door, he wrenched it open and saw that he had not been mistaken in his expectations: the GrubHub delivery guy was standing right there, holding…

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