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The Downstroke - Episode 11 - with Kevin Calabro!

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Kevin Calabro guest host and brings in guests Marques Johnson and Jon Barry to talk NBA!

Greatest Basketball Movies of All Time?

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Here are Kevin Nesgoda's favorite basketball movies.

Bruin Bites: Dan Guerrero, Morgan Center, UCLA Total Fail Edition

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Bruins Nation wraps up its weekend coverage with a special UCLA, Dan Guerrero, Morgan Center Total Fail edition of the regular Bruin Bites round-up of news from around the UCLA-iverse.

UCLA: First School with Heisman, Wooden, Golden Spikes Winners

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UCLA is the only school with winners in top football, men's basketball, baseball awards! Thanks to Trevor Bauer, Gary Beban, Marques Johnson, and Ed O'Bannon. Also, "UCLA is the only school to have produced a No. 1 draft selection in the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Soccer (MLS) and Major League Baseball (MLB, June Draft)."

Bruin great (and commentator not-as-great) Marques Johnson celebrates his 55th birthday by seeing...

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Bruin great (and commentator not-as-great) Marques Johnson celebrates his 55th birthday by seeing if he can still dunk...AND attempts to one-up Blake Griffin's car dunk in the process. H/T to Deadspin. And Happy Birthday, Marques.

Previewing Georgia State

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Previewing NC State's first basketball opponent.

UCLA coach Ben Howland and athletic director Dan Guerrero spoke glowingly about Wooden and his...

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UCLA coach Ben Howland and athletic director Dan Guerrero spoke glowingly about Wooden and his impact on the UCLA community. Former players Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Marques Johnson and Andy Hill each recounted poignant and funny memories. I was particularly moved by the story told by Johnson. He brought up the time Wooden demonstrated his competitive drive. Johnson was a freshman when Wooden saw him shooting pool at a campus hangout. Wooden walked up and demanded his pool cue. "Uh oh, I’m trouble," thought Johnson. "Toothpick in his mouth, blue sweater, he leans over the pool table and proceeds to run off about seven or eight balls," Johnson recalled. "Hands me the pool cue, walks out without saying a word." That’s John Wooden. He may come across as a homespun Midwesterner, but don’t let his "goodness gracious sakes alive" act fool you: He has always been a tough, confident competitor.

Honoring The Greatest Coach In Any Sport (Money Players Blog)
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