The NBA isn’t in Seattle anymore, of course. Not that it mattered for Terrence Ross much last summer. A year before the Washington Husky became one of the biggest risers in the NBA Draft, the league came to him. He stepped into runs that were as much a test of his pro future as much as his college present, playing against Seattle natives or former players Nate Robinson, Spencer Hawes, Nick Collison and Jamal Crawford, to name a few. When I talked with Robinson last fall about Ross, he said he walked out impressed about the young guy of the group. It was at least an important step toward making GMs impressed, too. Read More »
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Everything about this shot by Washington’s Isaiah Thomas is awesome. The moment, the swagger, the confidence, the step-back, the jumper, the Sam Cassell Elephantitis after the bucket – just incredible. And the whole thing is elevated by the priceless Gus Johnson soundtrack. Maybe the most incredible thing about the shot is that after the game, Thomas told us that he couldn’t even see the hoop when he shot it – he just knew it felt good when it left his hand.
Parity is real in college basketball. For the Dime editorial team, that was never more clear than a couple days ago when somebody pitched the idea that we make up lists of our Top-10 favorite players from each the Sweet Sixteen programs, and we quickly realized there aren’t that many tradition-rich options on the board. Ranking your 10 favorite Baylor basketball players would be like making an all-time Charlotte Bobcats team. Read More »