Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving had 23 points and seven assists to lead the White team to a 128-106 win over the Blue team at the USA Basketball Showcase at the Thomas and Mack.
Kevin Durant scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the U.S. Olympic basketball team to a 113-59 victory over the Dominican Republic in Thursday nights exhibition game. The MVP of the world basketball […]
Las Vegas – After completing a full practice Wednesday, USA Basketball Men’s National Team member Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers) reported he was experiencing discomfort in his left knee. Griffin will fly back to Los […]
By: Mark Chalifoux Hardcore basketball fans have been talking about him all year and at the end of the NCAA tournament, even the most casual of fans will know who Anthony Davis is. If you’ve […]