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UCLA’s Mick Cronin, Auburn’s Bruce Pearl, others in hot pursuit of elite junior point guard Aden Holloway

Aden Holloway has had one of the most productive seasons of any guard in the 2023 class.

Aden Holloway has had one of the most productive seasons of any guard in the 2023 class.

If last week’s Sportscenter spot of the NBA three-point range buzzer beater to knockoff then No. 2 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) was your introduction to La Lumiere’s (La Porte, Ind.) 2023 point guard Aden Holloway, you’ve missed the consistent rise of one of the top floor generals in the country this season.

“I’ve been working,” Holloway said. “I feel like my game has grown so much this season, and I’ve learned so many lessons.”

Chief among those is one that is as simple as it is loaded: The importance of confidence.

“I’ve always known how important it is to play confident, but this year has taught me that more than any other time,” Holloway said. “You can’t second guess yourself and you have to trust in the work that you’re putting in

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Who’s hot and who’s not? Taking the temperature of trends around the NBA

We’re over a month into the 2021-22 NBA season and small sample sizes aren’t so small anymore.

Hot starts have either remained scorching or fizzled out, while rough starts have either gotten uglier or bounced back to reality.

Which teams and players are trending in the right direction, and which are going the wrong way?

Members of our NBA Global staff take the temperature on some of the NBA’s latest trends.

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Stock up: Jayson Tatum

Tatum’s shooting struggles were well documented along with Boston’s rollercoaster start to the season. Through the first 10 games, the All-Star forward was shooting 39.5 percent from the field and 32.1 percent from 3-point range, needing 22.6 field goal attempts per game to reach a scoring average of 23.6 points.

Even with some big scoring nights, Tatum was settling for bad shots and

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Joey Chestnut wins his 14th Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest with a world record-breaking 76 franks

Defending Champion Joey Chestnut wins having consumed 76 hot dogs during the 2021 Nathans Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island.

Joey Chestnut ate 76 hot dogs and buns in just 10 minutes on Fourth of July 2021. John Lamparski/Getty Images

  • Joey Chestnut won his 14th Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest on Sunday.

  • He ate a world record-breaking 76 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.

  • Chestnut’s previous record was 75 hot dogs in 2020.

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Joey “Jaws” Chestnut has once again won the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest by breaking his own record.

On Sunday, Chestnut competed in the annual food contest and secured his 14th victory in the competition. The 37-year-old ate 76 hot dogs and buns in just 10 minutes – breaking his previous 2020 record of 75 hot dogs.

Geoffrey Esper came in second place with 50 hot dogs and buns, while third-place winner Nick Wehry ate 44 franks, CBS Sports reported.

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