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Trevon Duval makes Duke Basketball an instant title contender

After Frank Jackson decided to remain in the NBA Draft about a week and a half ago, the Duke Blue Devils were in dire straits at the point guard position. Jackson’s departure meant that the only true point guard on the roster for the 2017-2018 season was incoming freshman and three-star prospect Jordan Goldwire. Show More Summary

Potential top pick Josh Jackson must attend anger management as part of diversion agreement

Former Kansas star Josh Jackson made plenty of positive headlines during his one season with the Jayhawks for high-flying dunks and glowing scouting reports, but he also made a ton of negative news as well. You may remember he was the subject of a vandalism investigation from an incident in December that resulted in a misdemeanor charge. Show More Summary

Josh Jackson will reportedly have to attend anger management classes

With just over a month to go before the draft, NBA teams have a new development to pore over at the top of the lottery. Jesse Newell of the Kansas City Star reports on Monday that former Kansas Jayhawks star Josh Jackson will have to...Show More Summary

WATCH: Bryce Alford Addresses the Media Following his Pre-Draft Workout

May 22, 2017 - After his pre-draft workout, UCLA guard Bryce Alford talked to the media about his relationship with the state of Indiana.

How well does Peter Jok’s game translate to the NBA?

Peter Jok posted big numbers his senior year for the Iowa Hawkeyes averaging 20 points and 5.5 rebounds per game while shooting 38% from behind the arc and 91% at the free throw line. Jok is projected as a second round pick, but that could change after struggling in scrimmages at the combine this past week. Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball: What has happened to Syracuse’s recruiting capabilities

This is different…too different. The different outcomes of Syracuse Basketball’s recruiting process has caused some concern around the Carrier Dome. Syracuse University is known for their historic basketball program which has brought...Show More Summary

Ex-Kentucky basketball player drawing interest from NFL teams

After four years on the hardwood for the Kentucky Wildcats, Dominique Hawkins could be taking his talents to the gridiron.Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress reported earlier this week to Ben Roberts of Kentucky.com that Hawkins has been...Show More Summary

WATCH: Luke Walton On Lonzo Ball & LaVar Ball's Influence

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton says UCLA's Lonzo Ball on paper is a great fit to draft at number two and that he loves his game but also that there are a lot of good prospects in this years draft. Walton also says that although LaVar Ball hasn't yet been a topic of discussion within the organization he imagines it to be, as it gets closer. Show More Summary

John Egbunu returning to Florida Gators basketball for 2017-18 season

It never seemed like a legitimate possibility that redshirt junior center John Egbunu — not even halfway recovered from a torn ACL — would leave Florida Gators basketball after the 2016-17 season. And yet, Egbunu still decided to test...Show More Summary

Lakers will reach out to UCLA coach Steve Alford to ask questions about LaVar Ball

The Los Angeles Lakers want to find out everything there is to know about Lonzo Ball. That includes asking  around about his outspoken father, LaVar Ball.In an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show Friday, Lakers coach Luke Walton saidShow More Summary

Company claims LaVar Ball and Big Baller Brand stole its name

At this point, it’s fair to wonder if Lavar Ball can walk from his house to his car without doing something that upsets people. He’s made plenty of comments, including some pretty darn controversial ones recently. His Big Baller Shoe...Show More Summary

Kristine Leahy has gotten death threats in wake of LaVar Ball confrontation

Kristine Leahy says she has received death threats in the past 24 hours as a result of her on-air confrontation with LaVar Ball on Wednesday.Leahy, who co-hosts “The Herd w/ Colin Cowherd” on FS1, got into an argument with Ball thatShow More Summary

WATCH: Dillon Brooks Addresses the Media After his Pre-Draft Workout

May 17, 2017 - Following his pre-draft workout, Oregon forward Dillon Brooks spoke to the media about the experience of working out for NBA teams.

Jayson Tatum: The gem of the 2017 NBA Draft

Entering the 2016-2017 college basketball season, Duke freshman small forward Jayson Tatum was not the most hyped recruit in the country. In fact, he was not even the most hyped recruit on campus. That honor went to number one overall recruit, Harry Giles. Show More Summary

Michigan State Basketball poised to return to role as Big Ten bully

Last year’s Michigan State basketball team differed from typical Tom Izzo squads in a variety of ways. But there was no more stark difference between last year’s 15-loss team and most MSU hoops teams of the past two decades than size. Show More Summary

LaVar Ball goes off on female TV host, denies threatening her

LaVar Ball is at it again, and this time the father of the potential first overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft took aim at a female radio and TV host over some comments she recently made regarding the Big Baller Brand.In an appearance...Show More Summary

LaVar Ball once went to war with homeowners association, trained pigeons

You may have just come to knowing who LaVar Ball is in recent months, but he has made it a life mission to raise his own big baller sons to basketball glory. ESPN The Magazine is the latest to give the outspoken father of three a chance to spew his nonsense, and on some level we may be glad they did. Show More Summary

WATCH: NBA Draft Profile: Jayson Tatum (Duke, Small Forward)

Lakers Nation profiles Duke small forward De'Aaron Fox who is projected to go top five in the 2016 NBA Draft. Do you think the Lakers should take him if he's available at number three?? Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: What Frank Jackson’s NBA Draft entry means for next season

Duke’s got another freshman headed to the league. After entering the draft preliminarily last month, point guard Frank Jackson will remain in the draft and hire an agent after a strong performance at the combine likely upped his draft stock. Show More Summary

Previewing Notre Dame Basketball’s 2017 season

Notre Dame finished the 2016 season with a 26-10 record and a five seed in the NCAA tournament. Although they lost in just the second round, the season itself was a big success considering they entered the season unranked and finished the year ranked 14th. Show More Summary

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