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Lavar will be Lavar. News broke today that LiAngelo Ball will not return to the UCLA men’s basketball team. Reports indicated that Lavar Ball pulled his son from school due to his suspension on the team. The suspension of course, stems from the shoplifting incident that took place in ChinaContinue Reading
Rookie Power Rankings
Welcome back for Volume Six of our HG Inside NBA Rookie Power Rankings. The NBA was back in full swing after a semi-shortened holiday week for Thanksgiving. The rookies continued to show promise, and we have our first legitimate contender to potentially (probably not, but the ROY race could useContinue Reading
The ACC/Big Ten “Challenge” has been around for 10 years now. A non-conference event that matches up a Big Ten team against an ACC team so see which conference can take home the bragging rights. It’s a bit of a mismatch, as the ACC is typically the deepest conference inContinue Reading
It was a wild weekend in the college basketball world. Championships were won and lost all week. Some teams showed us they can be better than expected, others the opposite. Here’s your College Basketball weekend recap. Villanova Wins Battle 4 Atlantis In a tournament where Purdue and Arizona played inContinue Reading
Welcome back to the fifth installment of our HG Insider NBA Rookie Power Rankings for the 2017-2018 season. This loaded rookie class has done little to disappoint the hype they carried with them into the league thus far early in their careers. The fifth week of the NBA season wasContinue Reading