I hate to rain on anyone’s parade, but this is what America has become today. After over 200-plus years of work, this is what America has accepted. Rewarding mediocrity is something that ruins sports franchises, businesses and America. … [Read more...] about The Houston Rockets are fools for signing Jeremy Lin
I can understand why you might be confused as to where Royce White went to school. He started out committed to the Minnesota Golden Gophers, but that of course didn't work out too well for Tubby Smith and company. He then went to the Big Ten island of misfit toys, otherwise known as Iowa State University. Like other malcontents, he flourished in Ames and got himself taken … [Read more...] about Houston Rockets Tweet wrong school for their own draft pick (photo)
Royce White is headed for the NBA. He almost gave up hoops during his college basketball career. Originally committed to the Minnesota Golden Gophers, he never played for Tubby Smith. He then headed for the Big 10 island of misfit toys, Iowa State- where he found his groove. The Sports Bank's Ngozi Ekeledo stopped by the 2012 NBA Draft Combine's Media Day and talked to the … [Read more...] about Where does Iowa St’s Royce White fit in at the next level? (video)
I know the last few years have been down-right dreadful for fans of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Our last few draft picks (Wes Johnson and Derrick Williams) haven't panned-out, so far or yet. But, Ricky Rubio brought a spark this season before his ACL injury. He lit-up Target Center with his maestro passing skills and non-matador-esque defensive ability that most of his … [Read more...] about Minnesota Timberwolves “luck” might be turning around?
The hardest thing to do is evaluate, compare, and predict how a player is going to pan-out at the next level. It’s especially difficult when the player extremely under-performed in his one season before turning pro. That’s the case with Connecticut’s Andre Drummond. Here's my take. … [Read more...] about Who is UConn’s Andre Drummond gonna be in the NBA?
The NBA Draft Stock Report checks in on which college basketball players have made a name for themselves in the past week; either helping or hurting their future draft position. This is a special "Buying Only" edition as several players have caught my attention as NBA Draft prospects. Click here for The Sports Bank's 2012 NBA Mock Draft. … [Read more...] about NBA Draft Stock Report (2/1/12)
Sports fan in Minnesota haven’t had a whole lot to cheer about recently. The general manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves, David Kahn, received some flack recently for simply stating the obvious. The NBA lottery is a flawed system that annually does not give the team the position it deserves in the draft. He insinuated that the good story of the year obtains the pick. … [Read more...] about The Deeply Beleaguered Minnesota Sports Fan
By Mike Gallagher This isn’t exactly what the Minnesota Gophers basketball team had in mind when picturing their offseason. … [Read more...] about Cory Joseph Spurns Minnesota, Chooses Texas