When Kyrie Irving was chosen No. 1 in the 2011 NBA Draft, he knew his rookie year would be impacted by the league’s lockout. He just didn’t know how great that impact would be. After his close brush with unemployment, the Rookie of the Year front-runner can now resume the business of proving he belongs here. Read More »
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*College basketball is here (unlike the NBA), and this year might be one of the best in recent memory. The powerhouse is back, while the Cinderellas believe. That’s a deadly combination. We know some of y’all have been asking for some previews. We have you covered – the top 16 teams in the nation will be previewed individually in the next few weeks. After we broke down Louisville earlier today, we’ll keep this going with the team everyone loves to hate, No. 6-ranked Duke (ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll).* Read More »
We already showed you the dunk contest from Duke’s “Countdown to Craziness,” but just like last year and the year before, the guys at Duke got a little help from the school’s improv department to take college hoops to a whole new level. Three words: Bobblehead is back. Also, check out their other spot, “Come Watch Us, We’re Watching You,” after the jump.
Rajon Rondo isn’t the only guy making his national magazine cover debut this month. On the other half of our Dime #56 double-cover we have Jared Sullinger, the first-ever Dime/2K Sports National High School Player of the Year.
If you haven’t seen Sullinger play yet, you can still catch him at the Jordan Brand Classic on April 17, or you can wait until he’s ripping it up at Ohio State next season. Read More »
With the 2K Sports Preseason All-American Team playing Canada, you may wonder why Toronto natives and Findlay Prep’s finest Tristan Thompson and Cory Joseph were playing with the Americans. While you can read about that HERE, watch the team make an appearance at a local electronics store, discuss French food and gets their first victory against the Canadians. Check them out and more in Episode 5 of the 2K Sports Preseason All-American Team vs. The World.
The next stop on the tour with the 2K Sports Preseason All-American Team takes you to their guest appearance at a local McDonald’s, talking about their experiences with the fans in Douai, France and the battle with Australia in Game 3 of the tournament. Check them out and more in Episode 4 of the 2K Sports Preseason All-American Team vs. The World.
After their loss to Puerto Rico, the 2K Sports Preseason All-American Team had to regroup before they played Game 2 against Lithuania and Donatas Motiejunas (a projected Top 5 pick next year). Check them out and more in Episode 3 of the 2K Sports Preseason All-American Team vs. The World.
From Jared Sullinger to Tristan Thompson to Cory Joseph, it’s not often you get a group of future NBA superstars all playing on one team. Follow them and more as they take on Puerto Rico in Episode 2 of the 2K Sports Preseason All-American Team vs. The World.
It’s now been a week since my return from France, and I’m not gonna lie – I miss it. From the food to the games to kickin’ it off the court, it was an amazing time. Now, we take you even further behind the scenes in Episode 1 of the 2K Sports Preseason All-American Team vs. The World.