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Antawn Jamison & The Floater Game

by Jonathan Tjarks

Nov 6, 2014 8:46 PM

Antwan Jamison was an athletic 6í9 with a high basketball IQ who knows how to put the ball in the basket - a guy like that can be a really good player for a really long time. As he exits, the closest guy to him in the last 17 years is entering the league in T.J. Warren. Read more »

Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Washington Wizards, North Carolina Tar Heels, NBA

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Looking To The 2015 NBA Draft: Returning Point Guards

by Jonathan Tjarks

Apr 29, 2014 1:21 AM

Delon Wright, Marcus Paige, Rysheed Jordan, Andrew Harrison and Ryan Boatright are returning to college, but are the most intriguing point guard prospects for the NBA. Read more »

Tags: North Carolina Tar Heels, Connecticut Huskies, St. John's Red Storm, Utah Utes, Kentucky Wildcats, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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Blue Blood Schools Again Taking Country's Best Talent

by Jonathan Tjarks

Apr 3, 2014 2:40 PM

The programs who reel in multiple players from the McDonaldís game are the sportís blue bloods. There were 13 schools represented at the game, but only five with multiple recruits - Duke and Kentucky with 4, UNC with 3, Kansas and UCLA with 2. Read more »

Tags: Jahlil Okafor, Kevon Looney, Karl-Anthony Towns, Tyler Ulis, Trey Lyles, Devon Bookert, North Carolina Tar Heels, Duke Blue Devils, Kansas Jayhawks, UCLA Bruins, Kentucky Wildcats, NCAA

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P.J. Hairston Excellent In D-League Debut

by Cameron Schott

P.J. Hairston finished with a team-high 22 points (9-16 FG, 4-9 3FG) and six steals in 28 minutes of action to lead the Legends to a 109-99 victory that wasnít nearly as close as the score indicated. He scored in a variety of ways, including high-flying dunks, mid-range jumpers, and his well-documented deep threes. Read more »
Coaches That Peak Early In The Year

by Dan Hanner

Explaining how an Iowa vs Iowa St. basketball game can be better than Kentucky vs North Carolina, and how Mike Krzyzewski can show up on a list about coaching disappointment. Read more »
Notes On 2013 ACC-Big Ten Challenge

by Cameron Schott

Although there wasnít a conference crowned the champion of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge because of a tied 6-6 outcome, plenty of story lines and questions emerged from the event. We take a glance into some intriguing aspects seen in the challenge. Read more »
Super Sophomore Point Guards

by Cameron Schott

Typically in college basketball, point guards see the most dramatic improvement between their freshman and sophomore seasons. Trey Burke, Michael Carter-Williams and Shane Larkin were prime examples last season. Now it's Marcus Smart, Marcus Paige and Jahii Carson. Read more »
From The Champions Classic To Cupcake Week, Part 2

by Dan Hanner

On Obama watching Oregon State, VCU, Trae Golden, the search for upsets, Branden Dawson at the 4, Harvard Watch and more. Read more »
2013 Holiday Tournaments (Part 1)

by Dan Hanner

In the first of a three-part series, we breakdown several holiday tournaments including 2K Sports, Puerto Rico, Coaches vs. Cancer, Hall of Fame Tipoff, Paradise Jam and the Charleston Classic featuring the likes of Michigan State, Louisville, North Carolina and Michigan. Read more »
Changing Pace With Conference Realignment

by Dan Hanner

When it comes to pace-of-play, a teamís head coach is critical. In this edition, we look at the pace of play for each team in all of the major conferences. Read more »
March Madness Through The NBA Lens (Round Of 64)

by Daniel Leroux

While the NCAA Tournament has cachet all its own, one way of looking at the Tournament from the perspective of NBA talent evaluators. Here are the games and prospects most worthy of your attention for the round of 64. Read more »
Comparing The Conferences

by Dan Hanner

The Pac-12 has been suffering through a long dark period. The Big Ten has been dominant (at least in the pre-conference schedule) for the last few years. Should we expect a change this year? Is the Pac-12ís slump over? Is the Big Tenís boom about to come to an end? Read more »
Team-By-Team Gold Medal Winners

by Christopher Reina

The Jazz and Thunder have had the most Gold Medalists since the USA began bringing NBA players in 1992, while Duke leads amongst colleges. How do the other 29 NBA teams rank? Read more »
Notes On The 2012 Jordan Brand Classic

by Dan Hanner

Anthony Davis wanted to wear Michael Jordanís number in this game last year. This year no one chose to wear #23. Maybe people are right when they say this yearís class of high school seniors is missing a larger than life star. Read more »
The Cautionary Tale Of Harrison Barnes

by Jonathan Tjarks

All the extra exposure Harrison Barnes has received has only served to magnify his flaws as a player, and thereís a very good chance he will end up regretting his decision to return to school for his sophomore season. Read more »
Sweet Sixteen Day 2

by Dan Hanner

What does every coach in the Sweet Sixteen have in common? A great efficiency margin over the last 5 years. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 4

by Dan Hanner

Twelve of the 16 teams in the Sweet Sixteen were in the preseason AP Top 25, and Michigan St. was among the first teams in the ďothers receiving votesĒ category. But Indiana, Ohio, and NC State have all exceeded expectations this season by making it this far. Read more »
All Roads Go Through Kentucky, North Carolina

by Jonathan Tjarks

Kentucky and North Carolina played a thriller on Dec. 2nd and are setup to meet again in a national championship game filled with future NBA players if there are no stumbles along the way. Read more »
Major Conference Tournaments Day 4

by Dan Hanner

Baylor broke through, Michigan and Tennessee had huge game tying 3's, but the true action on Friday took place in the A10. Read more »
Bubble Edition Of Injury Splits

by Dan Hanner

One of the most important things to look at when examining bubble teams is how they have fared with and without key players. Read more »
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