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Jack Peterson
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Living, working, and writing in DC
Living, working, and writing in DC

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Lord of the Championship Rings: Return of the Tweener
That's right!  After a long absence, I'm bringing back my "Tweener" column!  You can read the original "Tweener" here , and other examples here and here and here and...ok enough already. >>>> Mostly I decided to bring this back because the Australian Open s...

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Deng, That's An Interesting Trade
On Monday, January 6, the Chicago Bulls traded Luol Deng to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Bynum, his hair, and three draft picks.  This trade was probably not that big of a deal, but deng it we're going to make it one! Welcome to our first roundtable ...

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Grading the NBA Draft
At the start of 2014, it's important to look back on some big moments from 2013, like the NBA draft.  Plus, we're far enough into the season that we can now take a bunch of small sample sizes and make really hyperbolic statements about how well some teams d...

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On the First Day of Christmas, I Tried to Watch: 12 Hours of Basketball
In case you had to spend your Christmas with family members, or doing something other than watching over TWELVE HOURS of basketball – don’t worry, I tried to do it for you. This was me at 12:30 last night: 12:00PM EST – Brooklyn Nets vs. Chicago Bulls Q1 –...

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ICYMI: There's A New Jetson
We now bring you the first part of a new and what we hope will be a season-long series: Did You See What Happened on "Inside the NBA on TNT?" The Scene: December 19, 2013.  Halftime of the Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs. What: Charles "Chuck" B...

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ICYMI: There's A New Jetson


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7 Things You Can Do In 0.3 Seconds
On Tuesday, December 17, Florida Golf Coast had a game-tying shot in double overtime negated. They were playing South Florida and were trailing 66-68 with 0.3 seconds left when Chase Fieler caught a full-court pass and made a shot as time expired. He got ...

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Welcome to the Party, Freshman!
If any of you went to a small, private college, you know that the term “babe” is not used often to describe the female population at your school. The “hotties” are few and far between, there are not plenty of fish in the sea, and the development of beer go...

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So What's Up with Portland?
What if I told you that an anonymous NBA team was led by a center that spends the majority of this time taking midrange jumpers - to the tune of 12.5 per game. Then I told you that their second best player was a second-year, shoot-first point guard...who do...

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Peterson: What Can We Say About Kobe?
Kobe Bryant is 14th in NBA history in total regular season minutes played.  45,502, as of this writing.  He's 2nd in playoff minutes played, at 8,641, with only a playoff series or two separating him from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.  That's 54,143 minutes played o...
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