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Smack / Aug 26, 2014 / 7:15 pm

ESPN Writer Continues To Claim Rajon Rondo Has Bad Reputation With His Peers

Rajon Rondo, Celtics teammates

The same ESPN writer who said NBA players don’t want to play with Rajon Rondo, ESPN Insider’s Jeff Goodman, spoke with SB Nation’s Celticsblog.com today to discuss his thoughts on Rondo, particularly in relation to Rondo’s peers. Goodman was pointedly asked why he publicly derides Rondo’s leadership ability and espouses the theory some NBA players don’t want him as a teammate. Read More »

College / Sep 14, 2012 / 5:00 pm

The Departed: Conference Realignment in College Basketball

Notre Dame

With Wednesday’s news that Notre Dame is joining the Atlantic Coast Conference, the national conference shuffle was back again in the headlines. Notre Dame will switch from the Big East — a la Connecticut, Pittsburgh, and Syracuse — in every sport except football, which it remains independent in. This move does two things to college basketball: One, it wreaks havoc on the Big East, officially making it the weakest BCS conference in basketball. Two, the ACC maintains its status as the most powerful conference in basketball yet again. No confirmation, but I think Mitch Kupchak is running the ACC these days. Read More »