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Hall of Fame: The Case For and Against Dennis Rodman

During a barrage of stories concerning the NBA All Star game, Jerry Sloan’s retirement, Carmelo Anthony, Deron Williams and the trade deadline, a story caught my eye that hasn’t really received a lot of attention.

On February 18th, the NBA announced a list of the twelve finalists for induction into the Hall of Fame this year. The list includes Maurice Cheeks, Chris Mullin, Tex Winters and Dennis Rodman.

It caused me to think about Rodman’s career in the NBA, but it also forced me to take a good hard look at what I think qualifies a player to be enshrined. Should a player’s on-court resume stand alone, or should a player’s off-court behavior affect his candidacy, and if so, to what degree?

Let’s take a look. Continue Reading

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Saving the Skyhook is on Facebook!

The title above has a nice rhyme to it. Skyhook. Facebook. It sounds like the perfect match, you have to admit. Which is why want to get the word out there that STS has a brand spankin’ new Facebook page, and for all you NBA fans out there, it’s something you definitely need to check out.

Our page will feature the stories that you see here on STS, as well as other stories that catch our eye from around the NBA blogosphere.

We’ll also ask your opinions on certain things and have fun polls that will give you a chance to weigh in and let your voice be heard on the big happenings around the Association. As our page grows, we will more and more exciting aspects to it, so stay tuned for that.

Now head on over to our page and “like” us. Then you’ll be connected to STS every time you log on to Facebook!

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Fightin’ For That #1 Spot: The Pretenders

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Being a GM in the NBA has GOT to be one of the most thankless jobs ever.