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Election day links.

Phoenix Suns v New York Knicks

My mind began to wander when the Pistons were down 30 points at halftime to the Clippers Monday night: If you bite your fingernails because of a close game, then what do you bite when the game is not close at all?

When you have finished deciding what to bite, check out the links below.

Young Studs all over the league

USA TODAY has a list that I’m going to call the Young Stud list. Anybody not quite fit here?

These players – all 23 and younger – have next: New Orleans’ Anthony Davis, 23; Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo, 21; Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns, 20; Milwaukee’s Jabari Parker, 21; Indiana’s Myles Turner, 20; Minnesota’s Andrew Wiggins, 21, Phoenix’s Devin Booker, 20; New York’s Kristaps Porzingis, 21; Washington’s Bradley Beal, 23; Detroit’s Andre Drummond, 23; Oklahoma City’s Steven Adams, 23; and Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid, 22.

Here’s more...

Also 23 years old: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Dennis Schroder, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.

Just 22: Jusuf Nurkic, Kris Dunn, Elfrid Payton, Dario Saric, Marcus Smart

Still 21: Zach Lavine, Aaron Gordon, Dante Exum, Julius Randle, Nikola Jokic

No longer a teen at 20: Justise Winslow, Domantas Sabonis, Jaylen Brown, Jahlil Okafor, D’Angelo Russell

Still a teen: Brandon Ingram and Marquese Chriss, both 19.

Even that is an incomplete list. Just a few rookies from the 2016 draft are on it, and not included are players who may blossom into stars within the next few seasons.

Charlotte Hornets are at 5-1

Charlotte took care of the Indiana Pacers Monday evening (122-100) and are off to their best start in franchise history.

From SportCenter’s Vine:

Over on Indiana's side, Paul George isn’t too pleased:

"We couldn't get a stop and we couldn't get a break," George said. "It's concerning that they are scoring and no one cares. No one cares. We are looking bad. We are terrible right now."

$3 to watch an NBA game in Memphis on election night

And only $18 to watch an NBA game in the third row in Memphis (on election night). Idea! **How about we have Presidential elections more often!? Cheaper tickets!

But in this conflict is an opportunity for anyone who can’t bear the idea of watching election coverage. For at least one night, a sports game is a cheap distraction, according to SeatGeek, the ticket resale website that scoured its database for the lowest prices still available as of Sunday afternoon for Tuesday’s counter-programing.

It only takes $3 to soothe your nerves at the Denver Nuggets vs. Memphis Grizzlies game. And it only takes $18 to soothe your nerves in the third row at the Denver Nuggets vs. Memphis Grizzlies game.

If you can’t get into Trump or Clinton’s events, you can pay $11 to calm down by counting the number of people at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Once you’re there, you may want to splurge on a $12 beer, too.

** I’m kidding.

Stephen Curry does another Curry thing, plus something else

Curry drained 13 3-pointers against the Pelicans Monday night, good for the single game record. But check out Curry and his wife Ayesha in the Mannequin Challenge, if you are into following that kind of thing.

Rasheed Wallace a guest on TNT’s new Area 21 segment with Garnett

Kevin Garnett has his own segment on NBA on TNT, called Area 21. Rasheed was the very first guest (last week). My analysis is that Sheed and KG are the real deal together. I highly suggest you check out the clips, here.

Little preview:

Support A Bed for Each Child in the D.R. Congo

Pistons fan MrHappyMushroom (who teaches in the D.R. Congo) wrote a FanPost asking for your consideration in helping an orphanage in the D.R. Congo. Read through the post and help if you can. Good cause.


Dear my fellow Americans,

If you haven’t done so already, go vote. If you don’t vote then you have no right to complain — at least that’s how I see it.