When Tom Izzo looks at this current Michigan State Spartans crew, he sees similarities to the 2007- 2008 Drew Neitzel led squad. The coach referenced this at the school’s media day and said that this year’s team is young, gritty but close-knit. Neitzel’s team, and it was his team no doubt, is like the mold of this year’s squad. That final four team had lost its trio of … [Read more...] about Michigan State’s Expectationless 2011-12 Team May Surprise You
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By Paul M. Banks Chicagoans watching the NBA on Christmas Day may struggle to find something of local interest in the headliner Cavaliers-Lakers game (Bulls fans, Cleveland or the Evil Empire? No love there). But there is local product and former Michigan St. Spartan Shannon Brown who’s finding his best days professionally in Los Angeles. I had an exclusive with Brown during … [Read more...] about Chicago’s Very Own Shannon Brown Increasing His Production with Lakers