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  1. The legend of playground basketball shrinks

    Scoop Jackson

    The passing of the great Alimoe (aka: "The Black Widow") in late February marked the beginning of the end of what was always believed to be an infinite era of basketball. The playground legend has been pushed aside.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  2. How quickly can Anthony Davis reach NBA stardom?

    Scoop Jackson

    Anthony Davis has gone from unknown to the center of the basketball world. Can he repeat that meteoric two-year ascent in the NBA?

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2012
  3. Luke Walton's smart Memphis choice -- Explore future in coaching

    Scoop Jackson

    In this epidemic of NBA players doing obscure, unnecessary jobs to avoid being stuck in million-dollar homes, Luke Walton went a direction other players weren't conscientious enough to go.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  4. The NBA fined the New Jersey Nets $50,000 even though Jay-Z went ...

    Scoop Jackson

    Was that a hip-hop icon or a part-owner of the Nets who went into the Kentucky locker room during the NCAA tournament? Was it Jay-Z or Shawn Carter? Can they co-exist in the NBA?

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011
  5. Ohio State freshman Jared Sullinger has a strong family tradition...

    Scoop Jackson

    The Buckeyes' Jared Sullinger has a strong family tradition, not to mention the template from another Ohio fast-track phenom, to look to for guidance through a very bright future.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2011
  6. Kemba Walker of Connecticut is breathing new life into the endang...

    Scoop Jackson

    Kemba Walker is carrying more than just the weight of UConn's hoops future on his shoulders. He's reawakening the lost legacy of legendary New York City point guards.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  7. Playground basketball is part of soul of Chicago and other Americ...

    Scoop Jackson

    Sometimes, the heartbeat of a city is the sound of a basketball being dribbled on its playgrounds. This summer in Chicago, the heartbeat hasn't been heard over the sound of gunfire.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  8. Jamal Crawford and Jay Williams could have been one of the best b...

    Scoop Jackson

    Former teammate Jay Williams analyzes Jamal Crawford's game, and reminisces about what could have been.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2010
  9. The history of black athletes in America transcends their exploit...

    Scoop Jackson

    A writer reflects on the greats of the games -- Dr. J, Jim Brown, Bill Russell and others -- and the roles they played during the journey into the American mainstream for blacks.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010