Basketball

  • Demarcus Lawrence

    The Case Against Play for Pay in College Sports

    During these dog days of Summer, before college football training camps open, there is a searching for relevant topics to debate. More than ever, the case is being made for paying...

  • Steve Nash

    Lakers Question Marks for New Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers have now entered a weird era. After failing to land one of the top two megastar free agents of the summer, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, the...

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    NBA Rewind: Manute Bol Torches the Suns

    The Last Word on Sports offseason series “NBA Rewind” takes a look back at some of the most memorable performances in NBA history.  After a tumultuous eight-year stint with the Philadelphia...

  • DeMarcus Cousins

    DeMarcus Cousins: Best Center in the NBA, Today and Tomorrow

    If you had to take one center to build your team from scratch with, who would it be? Maybe you’d take an offensively skilled big man like Al Jefferson down in...

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    Byron Scott, Lakers Agree to Four-Year Deal

    Byron Scott has agreed to a four-year, $17 million dollar deal to become the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, ending the team’s extensive search that lasted almost three months....

  • James Harden

    James Harden Will Soon Eat His Words

    Think about the best players in the NBA: who all would be in your top 10? One player that comes to my mind is Houston Rockets’ guard James Harden. In 2011-2012 Harden was...

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    Basketball Canada Gets Off to a Good Start in Europe

    Three days. Three games. Three different starting lineups for Jay Triano and Basketball Canada’s men’s team to begin their 11 game Europe trip. The senior men’s team began playing in Slovenia...

  • Jay Triano (right) was announced as the new head coach of Canadian national basketball team by Steve

    Canada Basketball Looking to Grow and Gain Experience

    In 1999 Argentina’s basketball team failed to qualify for the 2000 Olympics. It was a set back for the Argentine squad as they finished eighth among 16 teams in the FIBA...

  • New Zealand v England

    England Rugby Depth Brings New Competition

    Going into the Kiwi tour, I allowed myself to feel very excited about the fresh batch of players and despite the disappointing finish not to win the six nations, I remained...

  • SAN DIEGO, CA - MARCH 23:  Jacob Parker #34 of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks tips-off against Travis Wear #24 of the UCLA Bruins to start their game during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Viejas Arena on March 23, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

    The Death of Collegiate Amateurism

      This opinion piece was originally supposed to be part of a series about the problems with the system that governs intercollegiate athletics in the United States. What are the concerns...

  • Rob Hennigan Named General Manager of the Orlando Magic

    Rob Hennigan has the Magic on the Right Track

    We are now entering year three of life without Dwight Howard for the Orlando Magic and it has been a painful transition to say the least. When the superstar center left...

  • Masai Ujiri

    Masai Ujiri’s Solid Offseason

    As we are now closing in on the end of July, the NBA Offseason is starting to slow down. Yes there can be deals made before training camp, but we all...

  • Boston Celtics v Cleveland Cavaliers, Game 5

    NBA Roundtable: Free Agency, Sterling, NBA Mid-Season Tournament?

    The NBA has been the talk of the entire sports world recently. In the midst of this year’s free agency period, you really never know what to expect. Thus far, we...

  • Carlos Boozer

    Lakers Acquire Carlos Boozer Off Amnesty Waivers

    The Los Angeles Lakers are adding yet another power forward to their roster, acquiring former Chicago Bull Carlos Boozer off of amnesty waivers. Boozer became available for silent bidding when the...

  • NBA Eastern Conference

    Doomed To Die: The New NBA Eastern Conference

    The LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Lance Stephenson free agency decisions have created a kind of futile parity in the NBA Eastern Conference: the door to the Finals is wide open, but...

  • NBA: Indiana Pacers at Portland Trail Blazers

    Lance Stephenson Signs With Hornets

    Former Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson has signed a three-year, $27 million contract with the Indiana Pacers. The deal includes a team option after the second season. Stephenson, who is only...

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    YMCA Capital City League Finale

    July 13th marked an exciting end to an exciting YMCA Capital City League Season. Some of the biggest crowds in League History would be welcomed into the Valley Southwoods Freshman High...

  • Rashard-Lewis

    Rashard Lewis, Mavericks Agree To One-Year Deal

    Free agent power forward Rashard Lewis has agreed to sign a one-year deal for the league minimum with the Dallas Mavericks. The news was first reported by Marcus Spears of Yahoo!...

  • Mike Miller

    Mike Miller To Sign With Cavaliers

    Free agent Mike Miller will officially be joining LeBron James in Cleveland, having agreed to sign a two-year, $5.5 million contract with the Cavaliers. Mike Miller has reached an agreement on...

  • Miami Heat v Indiana Pacers - Game 2

    Dwyane Wade Staying With Heat

    Dwyane Wade took to his personal Instagram account Tuesday to announce the he will indeed remain with the Miami Heat: Brian Windhorst of ESPN later confirmed the news: As implied by...

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