1. Realistic Expectations for Memphis Grizzlies Rookie Wade Baldwin IV in 2016-17

    The Memphis Grizzlies set themselves up this offseason for the present and future at the point guard position by re-signing Mike Conley, drafting Wade Baldwin IV in the first round ...

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  2. Burning Questions for the 2016 Summer Olympics

    The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics are five days away, and there is no shortage of storylines entering these Games...

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  3. Realistic Expectations for Chicago Bulls Rookie Denzel Valentine in 2016-17

    Denzel Valentine missed his first six shots in the Las Vegas Summer League championship game last week, and he didn't score until the fourth quarter...

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  4. Summer Olympics 2016: Athletes Most Likely to Win Gold in Their Debut Games

    There's no comparison in sports to how quickly an athlete can become a star at the Olympics. Most casual sports fans have never heard of the first-time Olympians who will win gold ...

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  5. Realistic Expectations for Toronto Raptors Rookie Jakob Poeltl in 2016-17

    By selecting Utah 's Jakob Poeltl with the ninth pick in the 2016 NBA draft, the Toronto Raptors pre-emptively addressed their one roster hole that free agency created...

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  6. Realistic Expectations for Milwaukee Bucks Rookie Thon Maker in 2016-17

    The Milwaukee Bucks made the most shocking move of the 2016 NBA draft by selecting Thon Maker with the 10th overall pick...

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  7. Realistic Expectations for Phoenix Suns Rookie Marquese Chriss in 2016-17

    Marquese Chriss' upside was on display for short glimpses in Las Vegas. During the NBA Summer League opener against the Portland Trail Blazers , Chriss had a drive from the ...

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  8. Realistic Expectations for Denver Nuggets Rookie Jamal Murray in 2016-17

    The Denver Nuggets were fortunate to have Jamal Murray fall to them at No. 7 in the 2016 NBA draft. He was exactly what they were looking for: a three-point shooter who can play both guard positions...

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  9. Even in Simone Biles' Shadow, Laurie Hernandez Is USA's Rising Star Gymnast

    The United States' Olympic gymnastics trials lacked drama this weekend in San Jose, California, because everyone correctly predicted the five who made the team...

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  10. 2012 Olympics Darling Gabby Douglas' Rio Bid Looks Shaky After Subpar Night 1

    The belief heading into the Olympic trials on Friday was that United States national team coordinator Martha Karolyi had her five already picked...

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  11. US Women's Gymnastics 2016 Olympic Trials: Meet Team USA's Rio Hopefuls

    They called the 2012 gold medal-winning American women's gymnasts "the fierce five." The next five will be picked this weekend to represent the United States, and the only real debate might just be what to call them...

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  12. 2016 US Olympic Swimming: Meet the Women's Team

    Welcome to Katie Ledecky's Olympics. The 19-year-old is the face of women's swimming and is a good bet to win more gold medals in Brazil than the rest of her teammates combined...

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  13. Does Swimming Need a Katie Ledecky-Missy Franklin Rivalry?

    Swimming has become the most marketable Olympic sport because of its stars, and this summer in Rio de Janeiro should be no different...

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  14. Everything You Need to Know About Cleveland Cavaliers Draft Pick Kay Felder

    Hey, Cleveland Cavaliers , stop it already. As if life as the champs wasn't fun enough, the Cavs went out and got themselves the most entertaining player in college basketball ...

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  15. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down the Pro Future of Pascal Siakam

    Pascal Siakam is one of the NBA draft's best stories. The New Mexico State product arrived in the United States from Cameroon in November 2012, and he had just started playing ...

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  16. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down the Pro Future of Sheldon McClellan

    Sheldon McClellan was an alternate invite to the NBA Draft Combine, but it's hard to figure out why since he was more than deserving to be on the initial list...

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  17. NBA Prospects Tyler Ulis, Kay Felder Following Path of Short-Ball Forefathers

    When the Washington Bullets took Muggsy Bogues with the 12th pick in the 1987 NBA draft, the 5'3" point guard was a punchline in the next day's local paper...

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  18. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down the Pro Future of Diamond Stone

    Diamond Stone is coming into the NBA at the wrong time. Back-to-the-basket scorers like him are now referred to as throwbacks, as the NBA has evolved into a more perimeter-oriented league...

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  19. Prince Ibeh's Improbable Journey from Texas Bench to NBA Draft Boards

    Oklahoma got the switch it wanted when Texas Longhorns behemoth Prince Ibeh ended up on guard Isaiah Cousins...

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  20. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of UW's Dejounte Murray

    Dejounte Murray is an example of why "this is a weak draft" has been the narrative for the last year...

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  21. The 'Good Guys' of the 2016 NBA Draft

    Hype surrounding the NBA draft is forever focused on words like "potential," "athleticism" and "wingspan" ( drink! ), so we forget the months leading up to the event are basically a job interview where minds and values are also cross-examined...

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  22. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Wichita State's Ron Baker

    Ron Baker is a borderline second-round pick in the 2016 NBA draft. However, it's also possible he goes undrafted on June 23. But be wary of counting out Baker making it to the NBA...

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  23. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Indiana's Yogi Ferrell

    Yogi Ferrell was a surprise snub at last month's NBA Draft Combine — one of college basketball's best players not receiving an invite...

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  24. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of KU's Wayne Selden

    Wayne Selden was in the weird spot of having to reinvent himself a few years into his college career. Selden arrived at Kansas, along with classmate Andrew Wiggins, with the expectation that he would be a one-and-done player...

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  25. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of KU's Perry Ellis

    Perry Ellis is a tweener who should be trying to convince NBA teams he has some Draymond Green in him. That's the best selling point for Ellis, a playmaking power forward who can guard multiple positions...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 8,064 reads 12 comments