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Vince Carter: Living legacy
2 months ago

Vince Carter: Living legacy

Rewind nearly 20 years to 1998 when a talented, young college star from the University of North Carolina named Vincent Lamar Carter was drafted into the NBA. Arriving in Toronto …
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Our Brother’s Keeper
1 year ago

Our Brother’s Keeper

“It’s coming, ladies and gentlemen / This time around the revolution will not be televised.” — Jay Electronica

Mr. Electronica was wrong.

As the month of June marks the end …
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Raptors Toy with Emotions, Tackle Critics
1 year ago

Raptors Toy with Emotions, Tackle Critics

The dust has finally settled on the Toronto Raptors 2015/16 season. With everything said and done within this tumultuous campaign, the Raps remained relevant well into May. It’s the month usually relegated to pre-draft preparations, murmurs of firing the head coach and potential off-season free agent acquisitions. This spring, however, proved to be one of excitement and intrigue in the 6ix. Read More

NIKEiD Loft Turns Sneaker Dreams to Reality
2 years ago

NIKEiD Loft Turns Sneaker Dreams to Reality

Calling all sneaker enthusiasts, the 65th annual NBA All-Star Weekend festivities have landed in the 6ix and Nike’s releasing a whole new range of exclusive kicks from the vault for …
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Shouts from the Digital Soap Box
2 years ago

Shouts from the Digital Soap Box

One of the most recognizable baselines in hip-hop history is Special Ed’s (pictured in column artwork) wildly famous, head-nodding late ’80s anthem “I Got It Made”. When he told us he was our “Idol, the highest title, numero uno,” we took his word for it, and allowed him to make that claim. Read More

Three Things This Summer
2 years ago

Three Things This Summer

First things first, my apologies to my readers – I know you have been yearning for the latest release of your favourite column. After being thrust into the abyss affectionately known to me as my summer, I’ve finally been able to sit back, reflect and collect my thoughts on a number of events that have transpired in the sports and entertainment industry. Read More

5 Things About the 2015 NBA Playoffs
2 years ago

5 Things About the 2015 NBA Playoffs

Thank God for the Internet. It gives the average Joe a platform from which they can throw some words together in somewhat of a structured format to belittle, berate and bemuse the average professional athlete. Having been a former pro athlete myself, I tend to write from a different lens. But, through my lens I’m able to see the greatness and the beauty that is NBA basketball. Read More

Mobb Deep Repackages “Survival of the Fittest” for NBA Playoffs
2 years ago

Mobb Deep Repackages “Survival of the Fittest” for NBA Playoffs

A fresh track by Mobb Deep is literally hitting the hard court.

Appropriately dubbed “Survival of the Fittest 2”, the duo has created the remix for ESPN’s “NBA Countdown” to …
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Change Gonna Come
3 years ago

Change Gonna Come

Having been thrust full-throttle into this year’s first round of the NBA playoffs, it has become apparent that the youth movement has manifested itself in full-blossomed effect. The names of yesteryear are still under-whelmingly active and present, however a new breed of hungry superstars has hastily threatened to stake their claim as contenders to the proverbial throne.  Read More

Premature Coronations
3 years ago

Premature Coronations

The dawn of a new year is upon us. As a matter of fact, it probably hit you in the head like the effects of that fifth glass of sparkling …
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