Caught in a Web

There was a lot of hype surrounding Chris Webber leading up to the 1993 NBA Draft.  Webber was drafted by the Orlando Magic, but was traded to the Golden State Warriors for Penny Hardaway.  He was a versatile power forward that could do it all. Webber went on to have some successful season, putting up […]

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All Hype

Greg Oden was one of the most hyped big man that was drafted since the drafting of Kevin Garnett in the 1995 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves.  Going into his freshman year at Ohio State, Oden was no doubt the top high school recruit.  Oden played at an elite level at Ohio State University, […]

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T-Mac’d

Tracy “T-Mac” McGrady was drafted 9th overall in the first round of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors. He was on the team with his cousin Vince Carter; he would eventually leave to work on his own stardom. McGrady didn’t establish himself as an elite player until the 2000 season.  He became the […]

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The Great Wall of Yao

Yao Ming made waves when he was drafted by the Houston Rockets in 2002.  He’s one of the unicorns in NBA history.  Kind of how Kristaps Porzingis is now.  Ming stands a towering 7’6″, which made it easy for him to grab rebounds over people.  Houston felt that Yao Ming would be an answer for […]

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The Wilted Rose

Though point guard Derrick Rose used to be a player that played on an elite level, that hasn’t been the case as a late.  However, Rose stills shows that he has the ability to play at the elite level he once played.  Rose’s athleticism is still there, but as we all know, Rose has an […]

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