1. Why the NCAA Tournament Is Already Broken

    From all of the wailing and gnashing of teeth that erupted on Selection Sunday this year, you’d think that the very fabric of justice had been ripped asunder by the NCAA selection committee...

    Marcus Shockley Written by Marcus Shockley about over 3 years ago 170 reads 2 comments

  2. Daniel Orton Interview: Orlando Magic Summer League

    Daniel Orton did not have a smooth summer. Sure, it came with some great things, such as getting drafted into the NBA with a top team in the Orlando Magic. He was just finishing his freshman year at Kentucky, after a deep run in the NCAA tournament...

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  3. Paul George Interview: Indiana Pacers' New Rookie (Video)

    Paul George is working to establish himself and prove that Larry Bird was right in making him a top pick. Despite not having the same notoriety as other players, George had a solid ...

    Marcus Shockley Written by Marcus Shockley about 4 years ago 422 reads 1 comments

  4. Brian Zoubek Interview: Big Man Lands In The NBA (Video)

    Brian Zoubek managed to move from a "project" big man to the starting center for the 2010 National Champion Duke Blue Devils...

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  5. Derrick Favors Interview, Top Pick of the Nets (Video)

    Derrick Favors was considered a lottery pick when he was still a junior in high school, and this year, that prediction became reality as the New Jersey Nets, loading up on big men, took Favors with their No...

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  6. Lance Stephenson Interview: Born Ready in the NBA (Video)

    Lance Stephenson has been a known basketball phenom for many years, despite having his detractors. Drafted in the second round by the Indiana Pacers in this year's NBA draft, he landed ...

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  7. Doug Collins: Interview With 76ers New Head Coach

    Doug Collins, the new head coach for the Philadelphia 76ers, talks about his first thoughts about his new team, the direction they are going to go in and the players he already has on the roster...

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  8. Danny Ainge: Take the Best Player Available

    Danny Ainge is not resting on his laurels during the "biggest" summer free agent season in memory. While most of the attention has been focused on Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris ...

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  9. Oklahoma City Thunder Summer Work: James Harden and BJ Mullens

    James Harden and Byron Mullens are working this summer on building on what they and the Oklahoma City accomplished last season...

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  10. Triad Pro Am Summer League Highlights 2010

    Every summer across the country, basketball players who are in their offseason play in Pro-Am events and tournaments across the country, getting a chance to work on specific skills that they want to improve for the coming season...

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  11. For Your Own Sake, Stay In Cleveland, Lebron

    When Kevin Garnett was asked, just minutes after he and the Boston Celtics had dispatched the Cavaliers from the playoffs, what he thought Lebron James should do in the impending ...

    Marcus Shockley Written by Marcus Shockley about over 4 years ago 549 reads 2 comments

  12. CP3 Scouting Report: Jabari Brown

    Jabari Brown (PG/SG, 6′3″, 2011) is a special player. This is, of course, not news to fans of several colleges that have offered Jabari, which he is still considering, ...

    Marcus Shockley Written by Marcus Shockley about over 4 years ago 281 reads 0 comments

  13. Chris Paul's Elite Guard Camp: Building Better Point Guards

    This gym is not full of cheering fans, with an announcer chiming in over the loudspeaker with a play by play. As the mass of bodies push each other, literally across the gym floor, Chris Paul's purple workout shirt stands out among the wrestling players.

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  14. 2010 NBA Draft News: Cousin's Maturity Issues, Wall's Poise On Display

    With all the drama involved on NBA Draft night, you'd think media members would flock to New York for the event...

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  15. Is UNC Pulling a Fast One with James McAdoo?

    It’s no secret that any college basketball team needs big men, and it’s also no secret that the UNC Tar Heels need big men in the worst way after the sudden transfer of the Wear twins...

    Marcus Shockley Written by Marcus Shockley about over 4 years ago 1,495 reads 9 comments

  16. ACC Basketball Recruiting Roundup, Memorial Day 2010

    Here are a few tidbits in the ACC basketball recruiting world: Jabari Brown (SG, 6’3″, 2011) has offers from ACC schools including Maryland and Wake Forest. His list of offers also includes ASU, Cal, UNLV, and New Mexico...

    Marcus Shockley Written by Marcus Shockley about over 4 years ago 576 reads 3 comments

  17. Death Penalty Looming For Oklahoma Basketball?

    Recently, it became known that the NCAA was investigating the Oklahoma men's basketball program over the involvement of two players and a cash payment from a financial advisor in Florida...

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  18. 2010 NBA Playoffs: Why the Boston Celtics Are No Fluke

    The Boston Celtics were not supposed to be returning to the NBA Finals. They were, according to the prevalent thinking among fans and media, supposed to be past their prime. Old...

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  19. Zach Randolph Indicated In Indiana Drug Bust

    The initial reports, if true, could spell deep trouble for Memphis big man Zach Randolph, who, according to the Fox affiliate in Memphis, TN, has been implicated in a drug bust...

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  20. Undiscovered Talent: Overseas Camp Scouting Reports

    Again, thanks to James Blackburn for his work scouting the 2010 Overseas Evaluation Camp. Here’s James' player evaluations from the camp, which he not only covered for us, but also was a camp scout...

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  21. UNC Lands Justin Knox

    The North Carolina Tar Heels post depth got a little relief yesterday as Justin Knox, the 6’9″ senior transfer from Alabama, decided to play his final year of eligibility in Chapel Hill next season...

    Marcus Shockley Written by Marcus Shockley about over 4 years ago 1,243 reads 14 comments

  22. The New Media Business of College Basketball Recruiting

    Make no mistake about it, college basketball is big business. Recently I was discussing the quest for 2010 big men on the campuses of Kentucky and North Carolina with some fans from both schools...

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  23. Kadeem Jack Dunks His Way to Internet Glory

    Kadeem Jack, the 6’9″ post player from the class of 2010, has gone from being a player who was off the radar to being in the spotlight over the past few weeks, as chronicled here ...

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  24. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: Full NBA Draft Lottery Results Edition

    The dream of the NBA lottery is to land the next franchise star that the team can build around, and someday help to hang a championship banner...

    Marcus Shockley Written by Marcus Shockley about over 4 years ago 1,479 reads 3 comments

  25. Kadeem Jack Talks Recruiting, UNC, Kentucky, and Miami

    A shout-out to ScoutsFocus.com for sending us this interview with Kadeem Jack, the 6’9″ post player that has suddenly shown up on several teams’ radar due to the lack of post players still remaining in the 2010 class...

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