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Think you know Jewish hoops? Pick your starting five and bring it.
Basketball legend Dolph Schayes discusses the game’s past and present
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Exhibition game leads to blowout but respect
The UNC-Duke rivalry goes way back
Plus those crazy L.A. ‘Persians,’ and more
And Scheyer could play for another Evil Empire
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A first-person testimony of the Jewish basketball genius
An oxymoronic liberal Zionism, dogs!, and more
Coach Red Holzman led the Knicks to their only championships and an auspicious 613 wins
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Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
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