Monthly Archives: October 2009

Durant Shines in Thunder Win

Oklahoma City wins on road, led by former DC Assault  star Kevin Durant’s 25 points and 12 rebounds:

http://www.nba.com/video/games/pistons/2009/10/30/0020900023_okc_det_recap.nba/

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Kenny Carr, Kermit Washington Make Blazers Top 40

Two local guys who weren’t even schoolboy stars until twelfth grade, are named among the best 40 players in Portland Trailblazer history:

Kenny Carr:

http://blog.oregonlive.com/behindblazersbeat/2009/10/trail_blazers_top_40_no_36_ken.html

http://blog.oregonlive.com/behindblazersbeat/2009/10/trail_blazers_top_40_no_39_ker.html

Good on them.

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A Decade of Black Genius

Former Richard Montgomery All-Met Willie Allen makes TheRoot.com’s list of Black McArthur (“genius”) Fellowship honorees over the past 10 years in this slide show:

http://www.theroot.com/multimedia/decade-black-genius

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Maryland Sports Blog

Remember, during Maryland basketball season, I’ll be blogging here too:

http://maryland.raycomsports.com/blog/

If the post concerns a local player or angle, I’ll link them here.

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AC Power: Austin Carr Brings D.C. Flavor to Cavs’ Broadcasts

Former Mackin and Notre Dame great Austin Carr still shines on the air, and with his popular Cavaliers’ blog:

http://www.cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf/2009/02/austin_carrs_fans_are_throwing.html

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Former Cardozo Star Ed Epps Dead

1967 All-Met dies after illness, remembered by thousands:

http://www.utahstateaggies.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/092209aaa.html

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=294&sid=8021064

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Auerbach: DC Has Best Playground Basketball in U.S.

“…Red Auerbach has long contended that ‘…the best playground basketball in the country is played in Washington, D.C.’…” 1967 Boston Celtics media guide

(coming from a Brooklyn native, that’s high praise)

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