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May 7, 2012 6:17 PM   Subscribe

Grandpa Was A Baller The weird, wonderful tales of an early NBA player, who happens to be my grandfather.
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Read this a few days back...I love this and I love the classical!
posted by Potomac Avenue at 6:31 PM on May 7, 2012 [1 favorite]


More background: the piece is written by the keyboardist from the band Girls, and the magazine is run by Bethlehem Shoals, the former proprietor of FreeDarko basketball blog. It's better than Grantland.
posted by Potomac Avenue at 6:39 PM on May 7, 2012


minor derail: is that the actual etymology of "baller"? Makes sense if it is. Urban dictionary seems to think so. Wordnik doesn't have much to say on the matter.
posted by b1tr0t at 6:42 PM on May 7, 2012


Awesome article, and I'm also really glad that it wasn't eponysterical.
posted by Drumhellz at 1:24 AM on May 8, 2012


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