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NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 28, 2013 / 12:00 pm

5 Winners & 5 Losers From The 2013 NBA Draft, Starring Risk-Takers Philly & Charlotte

Nerlens Noel

Headlined at the top by Cleveland’s super surprising selection of combo forward Anthony Bennett at No. 1, the 2013 NBA Draft was full of surprises. That made this piece harder to write than usual. Between the record influx of international players and the never-ending trades, we won’t get an official reading on this draft for a long time. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 12, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Fast Five: The 5 Best “On The Bubble” First-Round Prospects In The 2013 NBA Draft

Ray McCallum Jr.

Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in workouts. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and don’t know about the next NBA Draft class… Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 11, 2013 / 4:30 pm

What Makes Ray McCallum Jr. Unique As A NBA Draft Prospect Starts With His Dad

Ray McCallum Jr.

If you look at the Rivals.com or ESPN Top 100 prospects each year, there is a list of schools next to each one that they are considering. Most are considering high-major schools in power conferences like the Pac-12 and SEC. Ray McCallum Jr. was no different. Three of his final four schools coming out of high school were Arizona, UCLA and Florida. Read More »

NBA / May 28, 2013 / 11:15 am

How To Fix The Lakers: Keep Dwight Howard & Replace Metta World Peace With Tony Allen

Dwight Howard

With only four teams remaining in the NBA Playoffs, it means a few “contenders” have already been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. Last offseason brought many changes in Los Angeles. The Lakers completed two blockbuster deals that brought star talents Steve Nash and Dwight Howard to Hollywood. Read More »

College / Oct 12, 2012 / 3:00 pm

Ray McCallum Jr. Is 1 Of College Basketball’s Best-Kept Secrets

Ray McCallum Jr.

This piece was originally published in Dime #71. To see the feature in its entirety, check out the issue, on newsstands nationwide.

Until this past March, the last time the University of Detroit went dancing, Tim Duncan was ringless and Kwame Brown had a promising career ahead of him. But in 2012, Ray McCallum Jr., a vocal and passionate point guard, led the Titans back to the NCAA Tournament. And now he’s screaming for more. Read More »

College / Nov 21, 2011 / 2:30 pm

Monday Madness: College Basketball’s Weekend In Review

Scoop Jardine

OK, college football, you got this one.

Responding to a week of college basketball that started strong with ESPN’s 24-hour tip-off marathon, then got scandalous with news of a potential catastrophe at Syracuse, the gridiron guys regained the spotlight with some Top-5 upsets and plenty of down-to-the-wire thrillers.

But even though college hoops took a comfortable backseat to the BCS, NFL and NASCAR, that doesn’t mean it was uneventful. Here are the best and worst of the weekend: Read More »