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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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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Stephen Curry All 354 Three-Pointers Full Highlights (2018-19 Season Three-ilation Part III)

In the following weeks, Stephen’s disquieting dreams started to become more explicit, as if some outside force was trying to lend him enough information to carry out his ordained task. Still, upon waking from these dream-visions, Stephen found that he couldn’t remember everything he wanted to; he could only remember that there was something worth…

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Stephen Curry All 354 Three-Pointers Full Highlights (2018-19 Season Three-ilation Part II)

Stephen woke up suddenly and unexpectedly. Looking at the clock told him it was just past three in the morning. Fragments of the dream he had just been having were still present in his mind, but they were quickly recessing back into the fog of time. He grabbed his phone and activated the voice recording…

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Stephen Curry All 354 Three-Pointers Full Highlights (2018-19 Season Three-ilation Part I)

Stephen Curry weakly lifted his head up. Above him stood Steve Kerr, Larry Bird, and his own father, Dell Curry. Seeing them stirred some memories within him, and Stephen could sense that those memories were fading with alarming swiftness. A gleaming portal to a Godly realm that scant few humans had ever fathomed, much less…

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Donovan Mitchell All 187 Three-Pointers Full Highlights (2017-18 Season Three-ilation Part II)

The grounds of the SpaceX launch site were quiet. For a place that contained billions of dollars worth of equipment and materials, Donovan was surprised that there didn’t seem to be any physical security presence outside the building – just cameras. “Aren’t you afraid someone is watching us?” he asked in a whisper, pointing up…

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Donovan Mitchell All 187 Three-Pointers Full Highlights (2017-18 Season Three-ilation Part I)

Hours passed. Outside the abandoned house that Joe Ingles and Donovan Mitchell had sought refuge in, Elon Musk was ranting and raving, becoming more deranged with each passing minute. What started with simple pleas for Joe and his “boyfriend” to come out of hiding had turned into threats of injury or even death for both…

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