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Rec Specs- A “Rec”rospective
Friday , Sep , 30 , 2011 Paul Eide

Rec Specs- A “Rec”rospective

With the advent of lasers that can literally cut into your eye and fix your vision, coinciding neatly with the progression of the contact lens into what it’s become, “Rec Specs” have basically been made obsolete except for at select racquetball courts/Men’s Clubs across the country, where accountants and lawyers duel to the death.

But not long ago, some of your favorite NBA players were known for their “Rec Specs” as much as their basketball skills. And in fact, while making this list, it occurred to me that any dude wearing “Rec Specs” or some similar glasses is immediately labeled as a “hard worker” and the fans love it. Let’s take a look at the first few players than come to mind over the last several decades:

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Who is the most underrated from the 1980s? Vol. 3
Saturday , Aug , 06 , 2011 J.N.

Who is the most underrated from the 1980s? Vol. 3

Looking back at the 1980s is a weird thing because the decade is very distant now than when we first looked back during the 1990s and early 2000s with all the specials on VH1. Movies took old 80s songs and remixed them. It was cool to reminisce until the retro bubble popped 7 years ago. Remember when Puffy was taking classic 80s tunes using them for his tracks? Remember when Brandon Jennings tried to bring back the late 80s/early 90s hairstyle? Thank goodness those times are over. 

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