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REAL HOOPERS: Shareef Abdur-Rahim

‘Reef was too smooth With it. Revisit the career of a forgotten star in this edition of ‘Real Hoopers’.

REAL HOOPERS: Stephon Marbury

The ‘Chinese Jordan’ was the real deal in the NBA as well. He endured a career that was marred with controversy but the man they call ‘Starbury’ brought his Brooklyn swag to the association. Check out Starbury in the latest edition of ‘Real Hoopers’!

REAL HOOPERS: Latrell Sprewell

A relentless force on both ends of the court. Sprewell is a forgotten icon of the 90’s and 2000’s. Spree was one of the realest to do it. The ‘Hall of Real Hoopers’ is happy to induct such an OG.

REAL HOOPERS: Michael Finley

One of the integral pieces that transformed the Mavericks from the doldrums of the Western Conference into the model franchise they are regarded as today, Michael Finley is an underrated swingman from the late 90’s and 2000’s. He was Real Hooper with real bounce. Fin-dawg was a scoring machine. Welcome to the hall of ‘Real Hoopers’ Fin-dawg!

REAL HOOPERS: Rasheed Wallace

An insanely skilled bigman, with a team-first mentality and an unprecedented penchant for amassing technical fouls, Sheed is one of the most iconic hoopers of the 2000’s. His legacy may revolve around his brash on-court demeanor but we mustn’t forget the elite offense, defense and leadership that he purveyed during his NBA journey. Sheedie Siegel is the latest entrant into the hall of ‘Real Hoopers’!

REAL HOOPERS: Larry Hughes

Hailing from St Louis, Larry Hughes was a two-way combo guard with a knack for getting buckets and racking up steals. His all-round game was packed with finesse. For this reason he is heralded as a ‘Real Hooper’. Find out about the STL hooper in this edition of LO-FI Magazine’s ‘Real Hoopers’

REAL HOOPERS: Antawn Jamison

A rangy 6’8 Power Forward, Antawn Jamison could flat out score. Boasting several 20ppg seasons, the Louisiana born hooper enjoyed a prolific career in the NBA. He was a ‘Real Hooper’ through and through.


A towering 6’11, Lamar Odom embodied versatility on the basketball court. His ability to rebound, defend multiple positions, run the offense and shoot made him one of the most unique prospects of his era. Lamar played with a grace and finesse that made him a ‘Real Hooper’.