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The top 10 athletes of the 2000’s….No. 4

December 18, 2009

Most deadly on the court

There haven’t been too many NBA players who have come close to matching the dominance and achievements of Michael Jordan, but the number 4 athlete has certainly thrown his hat into the ring.  Straight out of High School, this NBA star has won rings, MVP’s, and scoring titles and is considered one of the most complete players in NBA history.  He has been elevated to every All-NBA team this decade, and has been featured in every NBA All-star game.  Often criticized off the court for being an unsavory character, nobody can deny the legacy the number 4 athlete continues to build while still playing in the prime of his career. 

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Clap for ’em…Clap for ’em…Clap for ’em

December 9, 2009

Patrick Ewing will be one of the players honored tonight

Tonight is the Big East/SEC Invitational at the World’s most famous arena, but it is also a time for celebration.  Madison Square Garden and the NCAA will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of college basketball, including a special event planned to honor the all-time top 10 moments tonight. 

Since hosting its first regularly scheduled game on December 29, 1934, generations of college basketball fans have packed “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” from the old Garden on 8th Avenue to its current location. Countless memories have been recorded on The Garden’s famed hardwood and beginning with this season’s Coaches vs. Cancer tournament, the “All-Time Top 10 Moments in College Basketball History at Madison Square Garden” officially began to count down. The moments are revealed in-arena on Gardenvision and nationally on ESPN. 

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