TAG: Ashton Gibbs

College, Video / Mar 5, 2010 / 2:00 pm

Pitt’s Ashton Gibbs Silences Providence At The Buzzer

This past summer, we had Pitt’s Ashton Gibbs as one of Team USA’s 5 Breakout Stars after their U19 Gold Medal victory in the FIBA World Championships. While he only played 10.8 minutes a game during his freshman year, the strong guard with a nice jumper has been given plenty of playing time (35.3 mpg) this season, and he’s produced. Leading the team with 16.3 points per game, it was just another day in the office last night. Read More »

College / Jul 14, 2009 / 10:41 am

Team USA’s 5 Breakout Stars

Tyshawn Taylor

While guys are trying to make a name for themselves in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, the NBA’s next group of stars was busy ballin’ in New Zealand. In honor of Team USA’s U19 Gold Medal victory in the FIBA World Championships this past weekend, here are five players from the team who will become household names during the 2009-10 NCAA season. Read More »

Smack / Jul 5, 2009 / 5:07 am

The NBA’s summer of $10M backups, plus T-Mac going to Utah?

David Lee (photo. New York Post)

With the biggest of the big-name free agents quickly finding homes, the next phase is all about reactionary replacements. Example: The Blazers thought they had Hedo Turkoglu the other day, but now that he’s going to the Raptors, Portland has turned their sights on David Lee. They can offer Lee the same $50 million over five years they offered Hedo, but is Lee even worth that much? He’s only had one good year (16 ppg, 11.7 rpg) as a starter, and those numbers were put up in Mike D’Antoni‘s stats-on-crack system where he was the only rebounder on the Knicks. And do the Blazers really need to spend $10M a year on LaMarcus Aldridge‘s backup? … Read More »