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On Opening Night

Peter Joseph Gloviczki examines the opening night of NBA basketball.

On Flexibility

In this 100-word sports column, Peter Joseph Gloviczki considers the body artistry of basketball, and the role of flexibility in the spectacle of the game.
The University of Kentucky has had nine freshmen selected in the first round of the NBA draft since 2010. While no rules are being broken, the current system does not enhance academics.
HBCU teams that made the NCAA men's basketball tournament have lower graduation rates than many teams from major conferences.
The NBA has become an athletic expression of black masculinity. "Linsanity" could alter the cultural context of the league.

Where is the NBA I grew up with?

The NBA has been steadily losing its fanbase for the last few years. This is due to several different reasons, including superstars being able to dictate where they play. Whatever happened to the "good ol' days" of classic NBA basketball?
It has been almost five decades since Texas Western College defeated the University of Kentucky. Is the game still as meaningful today as it was then? Here's why I think it stands the test of time.
The annual report "Keeping Score When it Counts" by Dr. Richard Lapchick shows that black male basketball players at Division I schools continue to lag behind their white teammates.
LeBron James analyzes his legacy as well as the backlash he received in his move to Miami by asking "What should I do?"

No excuses

Is this boot camp? Players have been known to ask that question of Bob Hurley's coaching methods. Although making it through this "boot camp" is tough, many have succeeded. Throughout Hurley's years of coaching, he has enforced his basketball knowledge into his boys. The results have paid off, too, leading him to the Hall of Fame.
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