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High School, Video / Sep 26, 2012 / 5:00 pm

Video: Carmelo Anthony, Rajon Rondo & Josh Smith Dominating As High School Stars

Boost Mobile Presents A Carmelo Anthony Miniseries Directed By Spike Lee

I never saw Josh Smith or Rajon Rondo play in high school, unless you count watching on television. I never saw Carmelo Anthony play at Oak Hill, either. But I did see ‘Melo hoop at Towson Catholic High School. This was before the stardom, before Syracuse, even before the braids. Back then, Anthony was just a gifted teenager rocking an awesome mini afro. At the time, he was already one of the best high school players in the entire DMV area. He’d grow to be much more. Read More »

NBA / Sep 23, 2011 / 2:00 pm

Happy Birthday Brandon Jennings!

Brandon Jennings (Dime #46)

The first time I ever saw Brandon Jennings play, he was already playing like a pro. That was a good and bad thing. One, he had the shot-making and the isolation skills to do work and hit shots from virtually anywhere on the court. It didn’t matter if he was 30 feet from the rim with five seconds on the shot clock. It didn’t matter if he was trapped in the corner. He was creative and skilled, almost too much for any 17-year-old. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 13, 2009 / 11:36 am

Rajon Rondo’s Crib

Before the NBA season started, I wrote a piece titled, Rajon Rondo Deserves A Long-Term Deal.” At the time, people thought I was crazy. (I’m serious, read the comments.) But look who’s laughing now. After GM Danny Ainge exercised Rondo’s $2.09 million team option for next season, I jokingly wrote that “Rondo will have to wait another year to buy that second home.” With that in mind, check out his first one…