TAG: Brandon Davies

NBA / May 20, 2013 / 2:30 pm

How To Fix The Celtics: Trade Paul Pierce & Reunite H.S. Teammates Rajon Rondo, Josh Smith

Paul Pierce

With only four teams remaining in the NBA Playoffs, it means a few “contenders” have already been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. The Boston Celtics are one of the most storied and celebrated franchises in NBA history. Read More »

College / Mar 17, 2011 / 12:00 pm

Top 10 Matchups In The First Round Of The NCAA Tournament

Jimmer Fredette

Words. Lucas Shaprio & Sean Sweeney

Every year, the real first two days of the NCAA tournament bring a bushel of crazy scenarios, upsets and just outright great games. This year will be no different. You know one of the five-seeds will lose. You know you almost assuredly will see a buzzer-beater. And you know some team everyone had as a Final Four sleeper will be sent home. The Dime crew decided to break it down for you, picking our nine favorite matchups from this year’s first round. Read More »

College / Mar 7, 2011 / 1:00 pm

Pass The Mic: In Defense Of Brandon Davies’ Suspension At BYU

Words. Eitan Tye

After a program-defining win at San Diego State, the BYU men’s basketball team, owners of a stellar 27-2 record and first place in the Mountain West Conference at the time, looked poised to capture a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. With the National Player of the Year in point guard Jimmer Fredette, and a No. 3 ranking in the country, fans in Provo were preparing for a run deep into March. Suddenly, however, the best team in the 136-year history of the Mormon school seemed to evaporate overnight. Forward Brandon Davies, the Cougars’ leading rebounder and third leading scorer, was dismissed from the team for violating the university’s honor code. Read More »