Charlie Villanueva: Respect the Women

By Charlie Villanueva, a veteran forward for the Mavericks who’s a regular contributor for SportsBlog.com, a content partner of the NBPA that focuses on first-person stories with pro athletes    What’s going on, everybody? I just wanted to take a minute to share my respect toward women’s basketball as a sport. And let me continue by extending my congratulations to my alma mater UConn Huskies. Ladies,

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Gerald Henderson: Duke Pride

By Gerald Henderson, a veteran shooting guard for the Blazers who’s a regular contributor for SportsBlog.com, a content partner of the NBPA that focuses on first-person stories with pro athletes    Winning a national championship is every college basketball player’s dream. When you don’t accomplish that goal, it’s definitely disappointing. But only one team can win it all, and there are hundreds of student-athletes feeling the same as

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Charlie Villanueva: The Wild Wild West

By Charlie Villanueva, a veteran forward for the Mavericks who’s a regular contributor for SportsBlog.com, a content partner of the NBPA that focuses on first-person stories with pro athletes    Welcome to the Wild Wild West! You think the playoffs start next month? Guess again. Right now, for us, every game is a playoff game. We are currently at the seventh spot in our conference, with

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Joe Harris: This Could Be UVA’s Year

By Joe Harris, the Cavaliers’ 2014 second-round draft pick now recovering from foot surgery who’s a regular contributor for SportsBlog.com, a content partner of the NBPA that focuses on first-person stories with pro athletes    Playing in the NCAA tournament was a dream of mine, and I was fortunate enough to live out that dream while playing at the University of Virginia. To this day, March

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Nazr Mohammed: I Bleed Blue—Period

By Nazr Mohammed, a 16-year NBA veteran and newest member of the Thunder who’s a regular contributor for SportsBlog.com, a content partner of the NBPA that focuses on first-person stories with pro athletes    If you didn’t already know, I bleed Kentucky blue. I follow my team all season long, and if I can’t catch a game, I’m on my phone checking the scores to see

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