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  1. Mint Condition: Official art of the NBA

    Playbook Trending

    RareInk CEO Tim Muret joins ESPN's Michele Steele to discuss providing the official art of the NBA, including works of Michael Jordan and LeBron James....

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  2. In 1974, NC State stood atop hoops world

    Doug Williams

    The image is indelible and the words simple. Six-foot-four David Thompson is in full flight, his hand more than a foot above the rim as he tips the basketball over the long reach and leap of 6-foot-11 Bill Walton. The cover of the April 1, 1974...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  3. Ron Rash on former North Carolina State and NBA star David Thomps...

    Ronald Rash

    David Thompson, dynamite, and a summer night in Carolina where only the spring didn't boil.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  4. Bill Simmons: The Summer Mega-Mailbag, Part II

    Bill Simmons

    Make no claims to the contrary -- these are actual letters from actual readers.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2010
  5. Best dunks in Nuggets history

    Henry Abbott

    I just learned the Nuggets went years under Doug Moe, starring Alex English, with hardly any dunks at all. But for a team with a lost dunker's decade, they sure do well in the conversation of greatest dunks of all time. There's the whole catalog o...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  6. Jerry West, David Thompson among eight to be inducted into Colleg...

    West Virginia star Jerry West and high-flying North Carolina State All-American David Thompson are among the eight members of the 2010 class at the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  7. Ex-North Carolina State player David Thompson to present Michael ...

    Michael Jordan has chosen David Thompson to present him at the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2009
  8. The Playbook: Alvin Gentry

    Henry Abbott

    The Playbook is an ongoing series of conversations with coaches. Phoenix Suns assistant coach Alvin Gentry has been coaching in the NBA for nearly 20 years. As an NBA head coach of the Heat, Pistons, and Clippers, he has coached the likes of Glen Ric...

    Blog | December 17, 2007
  9. The day the dunk was born

    Eric Neel

    Eric Neel takes a step back in time to remember Julius Erving and David Thompson's dueling legacy in the 1976 ABA All-Star Slam-Dunk Contest.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2006
  10. David Thompson on Kobe Bryant's 81

    Henry Abbott

    NPR interviews the man who used to hold the record for the second-highest scoring game ever....

    Blog | January 25, 2006
  11. Championship day in St. Louis

    Eric Neel

    Eric Neel is in St. Louis and meets up with David Thompson and learns of a long-lost dunk from the '76 dunk contest.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2005
  12. "Ice Man" gets hot, wins NBA scoring title

    Larry Schwartz

    On the season's final day, after the Nuggets' David Thompson scores 73 points against the Pistons, the Spurs' George Gervin nets 63 vs. the Jazz to win the NBA's closest scoring battle. Gervin finishes with a 27.22 average, Thompson 27.15.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 03, 2002
  13. Cleveland Cavaliers start to move on after Anderson Varejao injur...

    Dave McMenamin

    Cleveland coach David Blatt can relate to what Anderson Varejao is going through, because he also once went through the process of rehabilitating a torn Achilles.

    Story | Conversation | December 25, 2014
  14. Secret to Golden State Warriors' success - NBA Front Office

    NBA Front Office

    ESPN's NBA Front Office looks closer at reasons for Golden State's success thus far and discuss whether a trade is necessary to become legitimate title contenders.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  15. Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters says his focus is on winni...

    Dave McMenamin

    Despite a difficult start to the season for Dion Waiters, the Cleveland Cavaliers guard maintains his only focus is on the team.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  16. David Blatt held Cleveland Cavaliers team meeting to address debu...

    Dave McMenamin

    Before the Cleveland Cavaliers could go on to earn the first win of their season -- and the first win of David Blatt's NBA coaching career -- he had some lingering feelings about his team's disaster of a debut that he had to share.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2014