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The Sixers and Lakers met on Wednesday night at the Staples Center, in a much anticipated early season match-up. The hype around this game surrounded two rookies, but quickly turned into a further coming out party for two blossoming sophomore NBA talents. The Sixers outscored the Lakers 32-25 in theContinue Reading
Tuesday night was the Champions Classic. It’s been said a hundred times, but the hype leading up to the Champions Classic is unrivaled to any other early season tournament or game. It’s four college basketball blue bloods and four Hall of Fame coaches. That said, one of the things thatContinue Reading
Last night had a lot of hype to it. It was the highest ranking for all four teams competing in the Champions Classic. All four teams were ranked in the top five in the preseason poll. While all four teams are far from mid-season form, it’s easy to see theContinue Reading
The NCAA did something right! I wrote an article a couple weeks ago ridiculing the NCAA for the way they handled the Braxton Beverly situation. For those that do not know, Beverly originally enrolled at Ohio State when Thad Matta was still the coach. Beverly started taking summer classes, MattaContinue Reading
Rewind to opening night in the NBA. Gordon Hayward had the latest gruesome leg injury and the Cleveland Cavaliers ruined Kyrie Irving’s Celtic debut. With Hayward out for the year, many immediately left the Celtics for dead and were ready to name the Cavs Eastern Conference champions yet again. AfterContinue Reading