Top 10 looks familiar in men's AP poll, but the bottom of the Top 25 gets new look
The Indiana Pacers' Paul George and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 29.
While college football dominates the headlines going into the conference title games, the college basketball season has already offered a number of storylines, surprises and amazing matchups to kick off the year. Let's break down the...Show More Summary
This dude can score a lot of points in a hurry.
Kentucky No. 1 again; 5 newcomers to Top 25
Rasheed Wallace retired from the NBA in 2013, but judging by this video, it's pretty clear the 41-year-old still has game. Because "ball don't lie." The four-time NBA All-Star and North Carolina alum was back in Chapel Hill shooting hoops when he decided to show what he can do. Show More Summary
In his first game in the Chinese Basketball Association, Greg Oden looked like the player the Portland Trail Blazers hoped for when they selected the former Ohio State Buckeyes star with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft.Show More Summary
AP men's basketball poll: Kentucky runaway No. 1; Syracuse leads 5 new teams in Top 25
A few hours after announcing his plan to retire following the 2015-16 season, an emotional Kobe Bryant held a press conference to break down the decision. Laker fans who attended The post Kobe Bryant on Retirement: ‘I Really Feel at Peace With it’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The non-conference portion of the schedule hasn’t been great to the Big Ten so far this season, but Feast Week gave some of the league’s teams positive feelings about the future. Here are five schools that can feel good about themselves after the week that was. John Groce got his full lineup back and his squad looked much better as a result. Show More Summary
Kentucky stays No. 1, six new teams move into coaches poll
Kobe Bryant’s retirement didn’t come as a surprise to Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak, though the timing of the announcement caught him slightly off guard. Kupchak admits that The post Lakers GM: ‘It’s Awkward’ Developing Young Players in Kobe Bryant’s Last Season appeared first on SLAMonline.
New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has had his share of highlight-reel plays, but he was on the wrong end of one in Sunday's 116-111 overtime loss to the Houston Rockets when Dwight Howard dunked on him to kick off the overtime...Show More Summary
UNC's Paige to return Wed. vs. Maryland
It is extremely difficult for a college basketball team to go undefeated. Last season's Kentucky Wildcats came as close as anyone in recent years, but they still fell short. While this year's squad has gotten off to a great start, there...Show More Summary
The NBA will give November a proper sendoff during Monday's eight-game slate. Many key Western Conference players, including the undefeated Golden State Warriors, will take the court in an eventful evening for hoops fiends. Given the...Show More Summary
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Kobe Bryant may not be all the way done with hoops following the 2015-16 season—according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo, The Black Mamba still has an open invitation to The post Kobe Bryant Can Still Earn a Spot on Team USA spot for 2016 Rio Olympics appeared first on SLAMonline.