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  1. A Sports Collab TL: Chaos Ignited By A Brotherhood: Partizan beats Real Madrid in the '66 European Cup Final
    Threadmarks: The Flame of the Brotherhood

    The day was the 11th of May, 1966. The clubs Partizan Belgrade and Real Madrid were about to compete in the final of the European Cup, arguably the biggest competition between professional teams in the world. The teams were representing countries that were marred with controversy due to...
  2. What if Jerry Sloan coached the Bulls instead of Phil Jackson?

    Exactly what it says on the title. Let's say the Bulls fire Doug Collins one year early in 1988, Sloan rejects the Jazz's offer, and the original Bull goes home. Are MJ and Pippen as successful OTL in the next ten or so years? Bonus: What do you think happens to Phil Jackson? I kinda wanna see...
  3. WI: League Championship like in Football in the NBA?

    In football leagues around the world, alongside a domestic tournament where the teams face each other for the chance to earn a trophy, there’s also the league championship that is earned by the best team overall through points accrued throughout the season. Can something like that occur in the...
  4. The Forgotten Decade: a Colabritve Alternate Sports History Timeline from the 70's to Today.

    Hello, After some thought I have decided to make a Alternate Sports Timeline of my Own. I'm going to tell you the Rules for this Thread and what you can come to expect. 1. No Politics of Any Kind (including non-American Politcs) 2. Believable Trades and Signings ex. You can't Make Kareem...
  5. SakuraFoxBlossom

    Saving Basketball in Raincouver: A Vancouver Grizzlies Timeline
    Threadmarks: Opening

    Saving Basketball in Raincouver: A Vancouver Grizzlies Timeline
  6. A Third Major League and An Alternate History of Sports
    Threadmarks: OPENING POST

    To facilitate this re-telling of history, I’ll be using a variety of programs, for a variety of individual sports. The ability to realistically re-sim these sports is why I’ve chosen the ones I have, along with my own personal biases and interests. The sports I’m beginning with are baseball...
  7. durante

    Vince Carter makes that shot against the 6ers

    Canadian hip-hop legend Choclair wrote his famous (in Toronto, anyway) line "like Carter did to Philly..." Except of course he was referencing Joe Carter's double home run to win the World Series. So what if another Carter did it to another Philly? Vince Carter, Air Canada, Toronto legend...
  8. Do You Believe In Magic - An Alternate NBA History
    Threadmarks: 1996-1997 NBA Season

    Sn real life, as everybody knows, Shaquille O’Neal left the Orlando Magic, in part because he always wanted to be in Los Angeles, and, in part because of a newspaper poll where a majority of people said he wasn’t “worth” the large contract he was asking for? Now, what if Shaq stayed in Orlando...
  9. Looper

    CP3 in ATL: A different NBA

    Hey folks! I decided that this would be a fun little project to do in some free time. I hope you enjoy, and lets get started "With the second pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, the Atlanta Hawks select... Chris Paul, Point Guard, Wake Forest." "The New York Knicks have traded for the third pick. With...
  10. Looper

    Greatness: A sports collaborative Timeline

    Hello everyone! I have been thinking about doing one of these collaborative timelines for a while, and I pulled the trigger. So some groundrules. 1. This starts in 1990 2. You may post on MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, soccer (european clubs or International competitions), NASCAR, olympics, or college...
  11. An Alternate history of the NBA and ABA from 1969

    Kareem Abdul Jabbar was one of the greatest basketball players ever and had probably the most perfect basketball career of all time as he dominated in high school and college before joining the NBA in 1969 and having a 20 year career in the league winning 6 MVP’s and 6 Championships along with...
  12. SakuraFoxBlossom

    Ultra Jordan, Ante Ball
    Threadmarks: Prelude to the 2004-2005 NBA Season

    Ultra Jordan, Ante Lamelo Prelude to the 2004-2005 NBA Season In the fall of 2004, mere days before the beginning of the 2004-2005 season, the National Basketball Association had entered a crossroads. A unique crossroads of transition and change. It had been a whole year since the second...
  13. SakuraFoxBlossom

    Kings Are Like Stars: An NBA Timeline

    "SHAQ WASN’T TALENTED, HE WAS JUST STRONG. I WAS TALENTED, AND I WAS STRONGER.” - DIVAC "I'm not trying to win individual awards. Kobe and Shaq were." - Webber "We made key stops and key baskets and stayed focused throughout the game. " - Stojaković "We got some stops and a lot of fast break...
  14. Michael Jordan '93 Retirement PODs

    Some questions after viewing The Last Dance... James Jordan isn't murdered. This is the big one. Without his father's tragic passing, MJ would not have retired as quickly as he did. Certainly retirement was on his mind and he was due for a long break after the first three-peat. But he wouldn't...
  15. The Cup Misses- An Indiana Pacers TL

    Chapter One: A Few Inches Short “The problem is, even if Ben Wallace is ejected, what stops…” As Mike Breen was trying to play out the situation, the announcers table was splashed with a beer that came flying from the stands. “And now some idiot fan tried to throw their beer at Artest, and...
  16. alternate sports what if: American football banned in 1903

    hey there sports fans! so many timelines involving the USA being more interested in sports like soccer and rugby have almost the same POD: American football being banned by teddy Roosevelt in 1903. while it's all fun and dandy, not to mention very cliche...this time, let's ask ourselves the...
  17. Chocolate Raines

    Magic's Second Chance
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    Magic Johnson had everything going for himself. A five time NBA finals champion with the Lakers, three time league MVP, and always picked to the all NBA first team, he had the world in his hands. Then, it happened. In a preseason physical in 1991, Johnson tested positive for HIV. The NBA...
  18. WI: Michael Jordan, Basketball's Pete Rose

    When Michael Jordan retired for the first time in 1993, it stunned the basketball world, with Jordan retiring after winning three championships to go play baseball. Of course, years later, there is talk that it may have been a secret suspension from the league resulting from Jordan's gambling...
  19. TLIAD: The NBA Career Of Jumpin' Johnny Wilson (1949-63)

    So, this is a bit of a departure from my Massively Multiplayer thread! This is a single-post TLIAD format timeline briefly chronicling the hypothetical professional basketball career of Indiana athlete "Jumpin'" Johnny Wilson had he been accepted into the NBA in 1949. It's written as a tribute...
  20. Dargonaut

    Basketball as the world's most popular sport

    It says on the world atlas sit that Basketball is the seventh most popular sport in the world beaten out by table tennis, cricket, regular tennis, field hockey and fucking volleyball. What would it take basketball to be the world's most popular sport, beating out the indomitable football/soccer.
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