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What is widely considered the greatest basketball game of all time?

I've recently, in the past few years, become obsessed with basketball. I paid a lot of attention to the last few seasons and I'm already paying attention to the pre-season right now. Every season has these amazing, incredible, jaw dropping moments, ones where me and all my friends or the bar I'm at are all screaming "NO WAY!" at the television. I'm looking for a spectacular display of basketball. A fierce rivalry. Crazy shots, last minute shots, amazing layups, incredible steals, exacting passes. Just... the best basketball game ever. What is it? Who were the characters? What was on the line? I need it.
posted by gucci mane on Oct 10, 2015 - 22 answers

What's a good mixed-skill, active gift?

GiftFilter: what active/outdoorsy gift can I give my athletic boyfriend to use together with my wannabe-active self? [more inside]
posted by R a c h e l on Jul 10, 2015 - 11 answers

Spring and Fall Games

There are summer and winter versions of big sports events such as the Olympics and the X Games. Are there spring and fall-based sporting events too? If not, why not? Are there any sports that are specially seasonal outside summer/winter?
posted by divabat on Feb 10, 2014 - 10 answers

Bars in Boston that play the A's game?

Hi MeFi, A friend is trying to find a bar/place in Boston that is playing the A's game (or is an Oakland A's bar)...I know, I know...most are just playing the Red Sox, but you are all the intelligentsia of what's around, so figured I'd ask you! Thanks a lot!
posted by LemonGardot on Apr 13, 2013 - 1 answer

Unintended Consequences of Minor Rules in Sports and Games

What sports and games are now dominated by a minor or special-case rule? [more inside]
posted by Jabberwocky on Jun 1, 2012 - 29 answers

Help a fairly newcomer to Fantasy Football

I've only really played fantasy football last year, and I did really badly. Help me learn how to play better and get through my draft this year. [more inside]
posted by PetiePal on Sep 3, 2010 - 13 answers

Sports games for the DS?

What are the best sports games for the Nintendo DS or Game Boy Advance? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Apr 13, 2010 - 4 answers

I'm in need of a (new) hobby!

How do I go about getting back into hobbies, or finding new ones (suggest some)? [more inside]
posted by cofie on Nov 24, 2009 - 15 answers

For generations, my puny planet has lived in peace with the Globetrotter homeworld. But now, for no reason, they've challenged me to defend my honor on the fantasy basketball court.

I've been invited to join my first fantasy basketball league. The draft's in a couple of weeks, but I have no idea what I'm doing. [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Oct 9, 2009 - 11 answers

How does basketball work?

Basketball season is nearly upon us, and I'd like to educate myself a bit better on how the game works. What are some good resources for learning about basketball strategy and tactics? [more inside]
posted by aparrish on Oct 8, 2009 - 7 answers

Strat-o-Matic baseball for beginners?

How can I get started playing Strat-o-Matic baseball? [more inside]
posted by yesno on Apr 13, 2009 - 6 answers

Can I buy a more robust swingball (tetherball) set in the UK?

Can I buy a more robust swingball (tetherball) set in the UK? [more inside]
posted by primer_dimer on Mar 25, 2009 - 5 answers

Is the performance of a team defense less predictable than the performance of other fantasy football positions?

For the purposes of fantasy football, is the performance of a defense/special teams harder to predict than the performance of, say, a wide receiver? [more inside]
posted by stuart_s on Oct 25, 2008 - 5 answers

What Is It About Soccer?

Please help me understand the immense popularity of soccer (football, futbol) worldwide. And ... [more inside]
posted by netbros on Sep 4, 2008 - 28 answers

Jones-ing for the sting of a cool, crisp raquetball...

Are there any organizations for Wall Ball enthusiasts in NYC or Westchester? [more inside]
posted by mds35 on Jan 5, 2006 - 7 answers

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