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Triple doubles may sound like something decadent at the local ice cream store, but in basketball a triple double or a greater quadruple double signifies something much more lasting. A triple double is common in today’s basketball-speak, but if you can remember back to the late ‘70’s you know that wasn’t always the case. Whether you want to accept or not, the triple double was initially created by a PR man – the Los Angeles Lakers PR man, Bruce Joelsch. You see, Joelsch wanted a way to describe how point guard Ervin “Magic” Johnson contributed to the team other than… Read more »

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