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The Classical

Filipino Basketball Comes to Whitehorse - The Classical

Over the last decade, the Yukon's Pinoy community has grown from 150 people to more than 2,000. Things are changing up north, and the region's Filipinos—and one particular basketball league—are a part of it. (Reprinted by Hazlitt)

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When Cedric Moodie Met Michael Jordan - The Classical

Cedric Moodie, a 35-year-old basketball journeyman, went up against the greatest of all time and came away with a story.

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Waiting for Delonte - The Classical

Delonte West is unemployed for reasons that have little to do with basketball, and much to do with things basketball people don't like talking about. (Reprinted by Salon.com)

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The Dunk of Death - The Classical

Vince Carter has outlasted a great many of his peers. His greatest moment, the career-defining dunk over Frederic Weis in the 2000 Olympics, will outlive him.

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Go Leafs Go - Classical Magazine

On the history of the a semi-pro baseball team in Toronto and the space they occupy.

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The Ghost of Robert Swift - The Classical

Robert Swift entered the NBA mostly unknown and undefined, and left the NBA not very long after in more or less the same state.