Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Federal authorities say 47-year-old Anthony Davis took the money as part of his official duties that included inspecting buildings and issuing permits.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Blake Griffin will have surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee and the U.S. forward will miss the Olympics. Griffin returned to Los Angeles on Thursday for further evaluation […]
And even with another loss from its roster, the U.S. Olympic basketball team just keeps on rolling along.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — LeBron James won a championship. Deron Williams became nearly $100 million richer. Kobe Bryant got Steve Nash as his backcourt partner. See, it hasn’t been all bad news for the U.S. […]
Bradley Beal, the former star at Chaminade, is expected to be a high draft prospect that could go as early as No. 2 overall after the New Orleans Hornets take Anthony Davis.