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Smack / Jan 27, 2013 / 12:44 am

Jrue Holiday Destroys The Knicks; Kyrie Irving Breaks Toronto’s Heart

Jrue Holiday

The NBA All-Star Game is a showcase normally reserved for the great players who actually win games, and yet we haven’t heard one complaint about how Jrue Holiday is going to Houston next month. He’s been so good this season (remember, this cat is still only 22 years old) that everyone forgets his team kind of sucks. In a 17-point beating of New York, Holiday had 31 points at the end of the third quarter, finishing with a career-high 35. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft, Video / Jun 21, 2011 / 4:00 pm

Look Good, Feel Good, Play Good: The Xavier Silas Way (Chicago & Golden State Edition)

Two weeks ago, we did a profile on Northern Illinois’ Xavier Silas that included a video of how he gets ready for NBA Draft workouts. Xavier agreed to give us insight into his style choices for the remainder of the draft process, and combined his last two outfits into one video. Today’s destinations are Chicago and Oakland.


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College, NBA, NBA Draft, Video / Jun 17, 2011 / 1:00 pm

Look Good, Feel Good, Play Good: The Xavier Silas Way (Philly Edition)

Last week, we did a profile on Northern Illinois’ Xavier Silas that included a video of how he gets ready for NBA Draft workouts. Xavier has agreed to give us insight into his style choices for the remainder of the draft process. Today’s destination is Philadelphia.


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College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 10, 2011 / 12:30 pm

Look Good, Feel Good, Play Good: The Xavier Silas Way

Xavier Silas

Most NBA prospects are used to being in their gym clothes all the time. They sport their gym shorts and basketball shoes wherever they go, including when they arrive at a team’s facility for a workout. Not Xavier Silas though. Silas, a senior shooting guard out of Northern Illinois University in this June’s NBA Draft, dresses up when he goes to these workouts. Read More »