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Kentucky Woman

Let me prove to you how Kentucky I am right off the bat. This is how Kentucky I am … I grew up on my grandparents’ farm in Marion, right in the center of the state. Rolling green tobacco fields,…

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Who Is Derrick Jones Jr.?

No one believed I could dunk. No one believed me for the longest time.

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A Yonkers Tale

Not a lot of people come out of my situation and make it to a place like the NBA.

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The 5 Toughest Players I’ve Ever Defended

People love to rank NBA eras, so let me be clear — my generation was the best.

NCAA Basketball: Providence at Creighton

How to Play for My Dad

Current Creighton Blue Jays — I have some tips for you.

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The Coaching Honor of a Lifetime

Somehow I think we still don’t appreciate how skilled Yao was.

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Be Ready for the Comeback

It's coming soon.

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Where Are All the Kangaroos?

Look, I get that the NBL is a physical league, but man, I’d never actually seen someone bust out a headlock in a game.

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Inglewood Made Me

I’ve heard someone say that a man makes a name for his city. But for me it was just the opposite: Inglewood made a name for me.

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The Tree

And as soon as my mom leaves the room … well, that’s when I find out what ALS really is, in the most 2016 way possible: by googling it on my phone. Two sentences into reading the diagnosis, my heart…

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Mailbag: Matt Bonner

"The Red Mamba" answers readers' questions about his retirement plans, his preference for flannel, his sandwich expertise and more.

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I Made a Retirement Video

I'm announcing my retirement from the NBA. Staying true to myself, I made this mildly humorous video.