Tyler Hansbrough 18 Points Full Highlights (3/22/2015)

In honor of March Madness and the glorification of the ideal of Men’s college basketball, I present to you highlights of the player most representative of those ideals: Tyler Hansbrough. Tyler embodies many tenets of the NCAA system: toughness, leadership, coachability, sacrifice. Or something. He’s also white. Very white. These highflying black players, they don’t…

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Terrence Ross 20 Points/6 Threes Full Highlights (3/8/2015)

Everything that Terrence Ross does in his career will be viewed through the distorting lens of his 51-point game. It’s like Tony Delk; he was not a notable player in any respect except that one time he got super hot for a whole game. Or Brandon Jennings. Every time I watch that dude I think…

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Jonas Valanciunas 26 Points/1 Flagrant Foul Full Highlights (3/4/2015)

I could take the easy way out of this description and simply state that Jonas Valanciunas needs and deserves more minutes. That would be simple, quick, and pertinent. But I’m going to go a step further. Hashtags! #freeJonas #jonasBothers #fireCasey #lithuaniaIsTheBestBalticState #ValanchewOnMyNuts

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James Johnson Career High 27 Points/4 Blocks Full Highlights (2/21/2015)

It’s kind of cute how the Raptors’ commentators get when they’re losing. Always talking about how “you’ve got to move on to the next game” and “can’t worry aboot this one, this happens in the NBA” while hardly bothering to remark on the game still in progress. This sort of thing goes for a lot…

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Lou Williams 26 Points/7 Threes Full Highlights (2/20/2015)

Lou Williams stood at the entrance of the Haas Howell building on the campus of Georgia State University. He had done this many times, now, but getting in front of people to perform still made him nervous. ———————————————– “Yes, I’m sure my students would love a session with famous jazz saxophonist Lou Williams!” came the…

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James Johnson 20 Points Full Highlights (2/8/2015)

It’s been noted by tons of people before me, but I’ll say it again: If James Johnson wasn’t so crazy he would be almost like LeBron. Just look at some of the drives he had against the Spurs tonight. Those were Bron-esque. He has the power, and he has lots of the same skills, just…

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Terrence Ross 23 Points Full Highlights (2/4/2015)

Toronto’s hot start meant that they could screw around for the rest of the season and still make the playoffs. And that’s what they seem to be doing. Everyone is regressing, except for maybe Jonas Valanciunas, it’s hard to tell what he’s doing because he doesn’t get to touch the ball. Count Terrence Ross among…

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Amir Johnson 24 Points Full Highlights (1/30/2015)

Amir Johnson might actually be one of the best players on the Raptors, but nobody ever talks about him. That changes right now. Because I’m talking about him. Right now. Kyle Lowry is probably the only player you could definitely say is better. DeRozan is just a chucker who can’t shoot threes. Lou Williams is…

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Jonas Valanciunas Career High 31 Points Full Highlights (1/12/2015)

Jonas Valanciunas had grown to like the sport of American football. He still did not understand the nuances of the game, or, for that matter, any but the most basic aspects of the game at all. That was okay with him. Sports weren’t about deep analysis and careful scrutiny. They were about having fun and…

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James Johnson 17 Points/3 Dunks Full Highlights (1/4/2015)

Does anyone else get reminded of LeBron James when they watch James Johnson? Obviously LeBron is way better and way more skilled, but their games resemble each other. They both are bulls when it comes to attacking the basket, and they rack up counting stats in similar ways. The tomahawk dunk that Johnson had tonight?…

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