Posts Tagged With: Basketball

Kemba Walker: Wildin’ for Respect

 The UConn Huskies entered the 2010-2011 season unranked and virtually ignored by everyone outside of Storrs, CT. 3 consecutive upset wins in the opening week of the season the Maui invitational propelled them into the national spotlight. A very pedestrian 9-9 record in the Big East

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Ignoring the Elephant in the Room: How Monta Ellis Continues to Fly Under The Radar

Not many would consider the Shooting Guard position in the NBA to be at a lost for talent. If I told you the top 12 Shooting Guards in the NBA were Kobe, D-Wade, Manu Ginobili, Vince Carter, Ray Allen, Brandon Roy, Eric Gordon, Stephen Jackson, Demar Derozan, Joe Johnson, O.J. Mayo, and Kevin Martin, you would say that sounds about right. It is hard to count to 12 without the number 3. Behind Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade comes Monta Ellis. Continue reading

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Let the Madness begin!

Most would say that the NCAA tournament is the most exciting playoff system in sports. The upsets, players becoming a household name, knowing every game could be your last, the emotion, seeing match-ups you dreamt about all year, and filling out your bracket whether it be for money or bragging rights with your friends; all reasons you can’t say March without Madness. Now, for the first time, every game will be nationally televised. Here are a few teams, players, and stories to watch for coming up in the tournament.

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