TAG: Drew Gordon

Playground, Video / Jun 29, 2013 / 2:31 pm

Jeremy Lin Gets Savagely Dunked On In A Summer League

Drew Gordon

Jeremy Lin hit up the SF Pro-Am recently and got absolutely embarrassed by Drew Gordon. Gordon, the older brother of incoming college freshman Aaron Gordon (already one of the best prospects in next year’s draft), caught a lob off the glass and smashed one all over Linsanity. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 29, 2012 / 2:15 pm

The 10 Best Undrafted Players From The 2012 NBA Draft

(photo. All-Pro Photography by Dale Sparks)

(photo. All-Pro Photography by Dale Sparks)

Every year, some player slips through the cracks and ends up making a team after going undrafted. Recent examples of this trend are Jeremy Lin, Alonzo Gee and Samardo Samuels, players who have carved out niches in the NBA. These are the ten best undrafted players from yesterday’s draft. Read More »

College / Mar 14, 2012 / 4:30 pm

5 Players You Need To Watch In The 2012 NCAA Tournament, Part 2

John Henson

John Henson (photo. Jeffrey Camarati/UNC Athletics)

It’s tourney time, which means meaningful afternoon basketball between teams we pretend to know something about. I, for one, will openly admit that I cannot name a single player on Mississippi Valley State. I can, however, point you towards a few players to look out for in this year’s tournament.

On Monday, we gave you five players that weren’t necessarily from big-name schools, but are talented enough that you’ll be bound to hear their name at some point in the next few weeks. And that’s what it’s all about right? Getting that inside scoop to find the No. 12 seed destined for the Sweet 16 or that No. 14 seed with the best chance to pull off one incredible upset. You feel smart. You dominate your office pool. You get the girl. Everyone wins. Read More »

College / Dec 2, 2009 / 12:00 pm

UCLA is in trouble

UCLA's Jerime Anderson

UCLA's Jerime Anderson

More often than not, a reliable warning sign that a power conference is struggling is if its signature program is having a hard time. Last season was a bad year for the SEC; and in a completely related story, Kentucky missed the NCAA Tournament.

I’ve argued before that the Pac-10 isn’t as bad as most experts are saying, but if UCLA’s play is any indication, the conference is headed for a season more jacked up than the “Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew” cast. Read More »