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Smack / May 13, 2010 / 5:03 am

So Much Wrong with LeBron

LeBron James

With no games on the schedule and only tonight’s Celtics/Cavs Game 6 to look forward to, LeBron James was at the center of the basketball world’s attention as everybody tried to make sense of just what the hell happened to the game’s biggest superstar when he choked in the biggest game of his season … At any time Wednesday you could have gone to any sports website, and 85% of them would’ve had LeBron as the top story. When they weren’t signing the death certificate on the King’s reign as a clutch player, they were stamping his plane ticket out of Cleveland, or playing doctor regarding LBJ’s elbow. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Mar 29, 2010 / 4:00 pm

Let The Declarations Begin: NCAA Underclassmen Look Towards The NBA Draft (UPDATED)

Marshall’s Hassan Whiteside

Marshall's Hassan Whiteside

You knew we entered a new era when Fresno State sophomore Paul George became the first college player to announce his NBA Draft intentions via Twitter. But with the Final Four set, and all but those four teams looking forward to next season, it’s time for underclassmen to make their decisions for the future. Here are the latest players to declare for the NBA Draft this June. Read More »

College / Mar 9, 2010 / 8:30 am

5 Things to Watch for during the Big East Tournament

Lance Stephenson at Cincinnati

Cincinnati's Lance Stephenson

It’s Championship Week in college basketball, otherwise known as the week of tournaments before THE Tournament. And honestly, it seems this year people only really care about two conference tourneys: the Big East and the Big 12 … and maybe the ACC based on history and hype.

Yesterday I previewed the Pac-10 as a tune-up, but now it’s onto the real heavyweights. First up: the Big East. Read More »