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Player Review: The changing landscape for Jonas Valanciunas

Player Review: The changing landscape for Jonas Valanciunas

The fifth-year centre undoubtedly has skill, but is the modern NBA turning him into a relic? In the history of movies that tap into bro empathy, there’s few that soar like The Shawshank Redemption. One of its most affecting scenes comes about three-quarters in. Here, we focus on the character Brooks, a prison librarian who’s spent his whole life in Shawshank State Penitentiary. He’s a nice old guy, harmless, and he’s released on parole after 50 years. When he gets out of prison, he goes to work at a grocery store, but can’t keep up with the work. He nearly gets hit by a car —...

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