The sting of an extraordinarily disappointing season that ended last night in a first round NIT loss to Robert Morris hurts a little bit less this afternoon for Kentucky fans.
In a press conference at his high school, 6-9 five-star recruit Julius Randle (Prestonwood Christian Academuy, Dallas, TX) officially committed to Kentucky, choosing the ‘Cats over Florida, Kansas and Texas.
So while the Wildcats may have skulked off the court in embarrassed fashion last night, Randle joins an incoming class that will likely have John Calipari‘s squad ranked No. 1 when next season starts. Read More »
Aquille Carr has always been different, and now one of the most unique players we’ve seen on the high school level officially made his decision on where he’ll be playing next year. He’s not going to Seton Hall – Carr will be following in Brandon Jennings‘ footsteps and heading overseas to play professionally in Europe. He announced it on senior night while dropping 52 points in Princeton Day’s 121-82 win. Read More »
No one is quite sure what Aquille Carr plans to do next season. There are rumblings he might skip college and take the same route Brandon Jennings did: play for a year or so overseas with the hope of one day getting into the NBA. Carr’s future is cloudy at the moment, but his talent is still undeniable. In this senior year mixtape, it’s more apparent than ever. Read More »
Two years after a 22-year-old man was found to be playing high school basketball in Odessa, Texas, another extreme case of searching for high school glory has bubbled up in Memphis. This time another 22-year-old man — reportedly married — was found trying to pose as a teen to get in some burn with the high school hoops team. And again, it’s bizarre. Read More »
Crazy stuff out of NYC this weekend. The Class AA final matchup between Mt.Vernon and New Rochelle featured an unlikely series of events that triggered the Westchester County Center to erupt into pure pandemonium. Read More »
This is just disgusting. In yesterday’s Beast Athletics Shootout at Oldsmar Christian (Florida), the force of nature that is Andrew Wiggins unleashed what might be his most impressive dunk yet (which is saying a lot when you looks at his body of work).
Just watch what Wiggins does to this kid from The Rock School (Gainesville, Florida): Wiggins drives, hits him with a two-footed jump stop, and then obliterates him with a dunk. To add insult to injury, Wiggins glares at the kid all the way back down the court while the crowd goes nuts: Read More »
Well, that didn’t take long. When the Golden State Warriors executive team said they believed their new, adidas short-sleeved alternate uniform would catch on quickly, I guess they didn’t technically end the thought with “in the NBA.” Less than a week later we now know the McDonald’s All-American Game participants will also wear the short-sleeved system. Read More »
The 2013 Jordan Brand Classic announced its field today, a 22-star collection that’s the center of the showcase April 13 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. How many of these players will be back in the New York metro area for the 2014 NBA Draft just over a year later? By the looks of the field, a number of them could be. Read More »
Jabari Parker, as focused a prep player as any in recent memory, seemed to break character just a bit last Monday, casting somewhat more than a glance in the direction of press row after sinking a late-game fadeaway jumper. Was this his subdued version of a Jordan shrug? Read More »
A grin spread across Andrew Wiggins’ face when asked about his visit to the Basketball Hall of Fame and a playful rivalry with his fellow Canada native, St. Benedict’s Syracuse-bound Tyler Ennis, who predicted a 20-point game if he were to play against Huntington Prep. Read More »