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Missouri’s Michael Porter Jr., Potential No. 1 Pick in 2018 NBA Draft, Out for Season with Back Injury

Missouri’s Michael Porter Jr., Potential No. 1 Pick in 2018 NBA Draft, Out for Season with Back Injury

And now for some really crappy news. The Missouri Tigers announced on Tuesday that freshman Michael Porter Jr., one of the candidates to be selected first overall in the 2018 NBA draft, will miss the rest of this season due to a back injury that will require surgery. SI.com’s Chris Chavez relayed some of the [...]

November 22, 2017 dfavale NCAA 0

LaVar Ball Has No Plans to Thank President Trump for Intervening with LiAngelo Ball’s Arrest on UCLA Trip to China

LaVar Ball Has No Plans to Thank President Trump for Intervening with LiAngelo Ball’s Arrest on UCLA Trip to China

President of the United States Donald Trump basically wanted a purple heart for intervening with the arrests of UCLA players LiAngelo Ball, brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley during a recent team trip to China. The trio was detained for shoplifting but eventually released and the charges dropped after [...]

November 21, 2017 dfavale NCAA 0

Lonzo Balls Says ‘It’s Nice’ to Have Brother LiAngelo Ball Back In States Following Arrest for Shoplifting in China

Lonzo Balls Says ‘It’s Nice’ to Have Brother LiAngelo Ball Back In States Following Arrest for Shoplifting in China

Lonzo Ball is happy his brother, LiAngelo Ball, has come home. LiAngelo and two UCLA teammates were arrested for shoplifting on a team trip to China. All three copped to being guilty, and the charges have since been dropped. Lonzo, a rookie with the Los Angeles Lakers, had the following to say on the matter,  [...]

November 16, 2017 dfavale NCAA 0

Ben Simmons Thinks NCAA is a ‘Dirty Business” and Believes He’s Learned More in NBA with 76ers

Ben Simmons Thinks NCAA is a ‘Dirty Business” and Believes He’s Learned More in NBA with 76ers

Ben Simmons is not holding back when it comes to calling out the NCAA. If you remember, the runaway Rookie of the Year favorite called the NCAA “really fucked up” in a Showtime documentary. Now, in an interview with Uninterrupted, he’s calling it a “dirty business.” Here’s the transcription (via Bleacher Report’s Tyler Conway): “It’s a [...]

November 10, 2017 dfavale NCAA 0

Longtime NBA Scout Says Top Four 2018 NCAA Prospects Would Have All Gone No. 1 in 2017 Draft

Longtime NBA Scout Says Top Four 2018 NCAA Prospects Would Have All Gone No. 1 in 2017 Draft

Sorry, Markelle Fultz. Apologies, Lonzo Ball. Sincere condolences, Jayson Tatum. Ditto Josh Jackson. Why are we offering apologies to the top-four picks from the 2017 NBA draft, the ostensible cream of an incredibly deep crop? Because according to one NBA scout, not one of them would have go in the top four of this year’s [...]

November 8, 2017 dfavale NCAA 0

NBA Scouts Believe Markelle Fultz Has ‘Very Slight Edge’ Over Lonzo Ball in Draft Order

NBA Scouts Believe Markelle Fultz Has ‘Very Slight Edge’ Over Lonzo Ball in Draft Order

LaVar Ball is not going to be happy. Despite not appearing in the NCAA March Madness tournament, Markelle Fultz remains the prohibitive favorite to be drafted first overall in this year’s prospect pageant, according to ESPN.com’s Chad Ford, who polled a bunch of scouts: Based on conversations with NBA scouts, it looks like Markelle Fultz [...]

April 4, 2017 dfavale NCAA 0

Georgetown Considering Charlotte Hornets Assistant Patrick Ewing for Head Coaching Vacancy

Georgetown Considering Charlotte Hornets Assistant Patrick Ewing for Head Coaching Vacancy

Patrick Ewing may finally get his shot at being a head coach…with Georgetown. From The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski: Georgetown officials plan to consider the head-coaching candidacy of the university’s most legendary basketball alumnus, Patrick Ewing, sources told The Vertical. Ewing, the associate head coach of the Charlotte Hornets, has been an NBA assistant coach for [...]

March 24, 2017 dfavale NCAA 0

Projected Top 5 Pick Dennis Smith Declares for Draft

Projected Top 5 Pick Dennis Smith Declares for Draft

Now that the college basketball regular season is over and we are less than a week away from March Madness, the floodgates will start opening as all of the super freshman and underclassmen will start letting their intentions to enter the 2017 NBA Draft be known. Top 5 projected point guard Dennis Smith Jr. gave [...]

March 11, 2017 Ryan Bawek NCAA 0

NCAA Jersey Giveaway! + Make March a Successful Month of Betting Madness

NCAA Jersey Giveaway! + Make March a Successful Month of Betting Madness

The 2017 NCAA March Madness tournament is upon us, and we’re here to prepare you for what’s to come. As the video illustrates, perfect brackets do not exist. You have more chance of winning the lottery. There are too many variables at play, most of them unpredictable. No program or astute mind can predict, for [...]

February 28, 2017 Anklesnap NCAA 0

The Legend of Syracuse Bench Boss Jim Boeheim

The Legend of Syracuse Bench Boss Jim Boeheim

Jim Boeheim is currently coaching in his 41st season at Syracuse University, speeding toward the end of what has been a storied sideline career that has seen him preside over more than 50 NBA players…and counting. Through his four-decade stint, Boeheim has never guided a team that finished below .500 in the standings. His squads [...]

February 13, 2017 Anklesnap NCAA 0