VCU: The Journey to the Unthinkable

The NCAA tournament is known to have upsets and madness, but nothing like this. After VCU’s upset win over the last remaining #1 seed Kansas, practically everyone’s bracket is busted. And no one believed that this team from Richmond, Virginia could do the unthinkable and get to college basektball’s Final Four. Why? Because no one believed they even deserved to be here.  So the big question is, how did they get here?

Let me show you a bit of a timeline:

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2010 NBA Draft Lottery Re-Do

John Wall

With the NBA All-Star weekend upon us, it is time for an annual tradition here at The Sports Bank; the NBA Draft Lottery Re-do.  Peter Christian and David Kay will alternate re-drafting the top fourteen picks in the 2010 NBA Draft taking into account what they know about the rookies based off their performances so far this season.  They will factor in how each team’s roster looked at the time of the draft (for example, Gilbert Arenas was still with the Wizards and not the Magic, so when the Wiz pick first, Arenas will be part of the team) and give their reasons as to why the selection would be made.  You can check out our 2011 NBA Mock Draft by clicking here.

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The 2010-11 Milwaukee Bucks schedule is no walk in the park

Milwaukee Bucks

The 2010-11 NBA regular season schedule has been released, and unfortunately, Christmas won’t come early for the Milwaukee Bucks this year.

The Milwaukee Bucks won’t even get a breather to sweat out a New Year’s hangover in January, but rest assured Scott Skiles and company understand they can’t expect a cake walk schedule after over-performing 2009-10 expectations by more than 20 wins.

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