After a day watching some of the nastiest rivalries in college sports on the gridiron, we were reminded once Alabama turned Auburn into flattened tire marks that it’s probably still ‘Bama… and then everyone else (although Notre Dame has their chance to complete a storybook season). In the NBA, it’s not quite as simple. But we do know that Miami’s best is better than everyone else’s, particularly if you’re Cleveland and you’re missing your best player. They proved it over the last 1:58 against the Cavs last night in their 110-108 win. Read More »
David Stern, if you’re reading, please give us seven more games of this. Lakers. Grizzlies. In one of those back-n-forth games that causes your life to stop in its tracks for like 45 minutes, the Lakers rode Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum to a double-OT 116-111 W in Memphis. Down the stretch, Bryant (34 points) was either making perfect decisions with the ball or Bynum (37 points, 16 rebounds, three missed shots) was powering it through the rim, all while the Grizzlies resorted to chucking up threes (We’re looking at you, Juice) at a rate not seen since J.R. Smith was sampling Chinese food … Read More »
Growing up, Jimmer Fredette always dreamed of playing in the NBA. Years later, after being named college basketball’s Player of the Year by almost every outlet, he achieved more than he could have ever dreamed. The Making of Jimmer tells the story of how Jimmer came to conquer the world of college hoops, as well as the trials and tribulations he encountered along the way. Check out the trailer: Read More »
Wait, so you’re telling me that someone made a documentary about Jimmer Fredette and BYU Basketball this season? Is that something you might be interested in? Yes. If you’re like me, check out the trailer for the upcoming documentary titled, Amazing, chronicling BYU’s historic 2010-11 season and run to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years.
If you follow high school basketball at all, you’ve probably heard of Jabari Parker, the standout rising junior who is near the top of all the recruiting boards for the Class of 2013. Some call him Grant Hill with a jump shot, and that’s because his versatility and aggressiveness is only a sign of things to come. Read More »
The NBA Draft is simply the most important time of the year for rebuilding franchises. Just ask the Portland Trail Blazers. Whether it is the next Michael Jordan and Kevin Durant, or the next Sam Bowie and Greg Oden, we are out to identify the legitimate prospects from the phony ones. Every week, we will deliver profiles of top prospects and breakdown their game. We will give you player comparisons, ratings, outside opinions on the prospects, and much more. Last we had Colorado’s Alec Burks, and next up is BYU guard Jimmer Fredette. Read More »
On Monday, Jimmer Fredette formally introduced the world to his girlfriend, BYU cheerleader Whitney Wonnacott, while getting the VIP treatment at the Real Salt Lake (Major League Soccer) game in Sandy, Utah. Now, through his all-access series on YouTube called “Follow Jimmer,” we get a one-on-one interview with Whitney where she dishes on her relationship with Jimmer and how they’re going to make it work once he’s in the NBA.
Thankfully for all you fanatics out there, Jimmer Fredette is documenting every step of the way as he prepares for the NBA Draft and beyond. Going behind the scenes with an ongoing, all-access series on YouTube called “Follow Jimmer,” you can watch him workout, eat in his hotel room and do just about anything else. In one of his latest entries, Jimmer introduces us to his girlfriend, BYU cheerleader Whitney Wonnacott, while getting the VIP treatment at the Real Salt Lake (Major League Soccer) game at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. Play on, playa.
Now that Jimmer Fredette’s college career has come to an end, it’s time to look at his NBA potential. Tyler Hansbrough, J.J. Redick and Stephen Curry stirred similar controversy when their record-breaking careers ended and the NBA horizon loomed. Take a look as we debate the potential of arguably the best player in college basketball. Read More »