Al Horford is a rock for the Boston Celtics

Al Horfordpicture: Getty Images If the Boston Celtics go on to win the NBA championship, Al Horford’s Game 4 performance will live on in Boston’s sporting tradition until the East Coast explodes into the Atlantic, or climate change truly sinks its teeth into the planet. Without him, on Monday evening, the Celtics fell 3-1 to … Read more

Smashing the 2022 recruiting class at Purdue Basketball

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. The 2022 recruitment quarter for the Purdue Basketball Program has been filled, and head coach Matt Painter will bring four new faces to campus as freshmen next season. Recruits Fletcher Lauer, Braden Smith, Camden Hyde and William Berg will advance on campus and join red shirts Trey Kaufman-Renn and Brian Waddell to … Read more

Pelicans vs Suns: Suns seek to reduce ground on Brandon Ingram

Willie Green’s New Orleans Pelicans will go with what took them to the NBA playoffs in Game One against the Phoenix Suns. CJ McCollum and Brandon Ingram will have at least four games to figure out Monty Williams’ defense as they try to keep up with Chris Paul and Devin Booker. New Orleans Pelicans vs … Read more

Brown: Iowa basketball has generational talents

The following sport can become a generational haunt when it has been around for nearly seven decades. I thought about it last week, when University of Iowa basketball players Caitlin Clark and Keegan Murray spent time together in California as the finalists for the Wooden Award. Two finalists from the same university is a rarity, … Read more

Race Thompson returns to Indiana for her sixth college season

Bloomington, Indiana – Race Thompson became an essential part of Mike Woodson’s Indiana basketball team last season, and it was so much fun that he decided to come back for more. Thompson, a resident of Plymouth, Minnesota, has been in Indiana for five years already, but is taking advantage of the additional COVID-19 bonus to … Read more

Pelicans vs Tottenham: Willie Green goes up against history

Willie Green’s New Orleans Pelicans will get their first taste of basketball in the Elimination Game with the San Antonio Spurs from Gregg Popovich. No government commission would agree to a fight if this training fight was a boxing match. We have in one corner he is perhaps the greatest basketball coach of all time, … Read more

HBCU All-Star: UNCF Receives $100,000 Donation from CBS Sports

The HBCU All-Star Game had many great moments on the field including at the end of the first half when UNCF received a large donation from CBS Sports to help fund the college education of several HBCU students. Credit: UNCF Before Kansas crashes out of North Carolina to win the Collegiate Basketball National Championship, CBS … Read more

Virginia Tech’s Alleyne and Ojiako enter the gate, while Aluma and Mutts enter the draft | Virginia Tech

Two Virginia Tech men’s basketball players entered the transfer window. Two more entered the NBA draft but did not rule out a return to the team. The university confirmed, on Tuesday, that guard Naim Allen and backup center John Ojiaku entered the gate. Starting center Kev Aluma said in a phone interview Monday that he … Read more

Crest, Anastasia, Holland join Big 30 Hoops Hall | Sports

Portville – Three more individuals joined the Big 30 Basketball Hall of Fame late last month. Enter this year former Salamanca sports star Chuck Crist, who played in the NFL for seven seasons. Longtime Olean boys’ basketball coach Jeff Anastasia, the most winning hoops coach in Western New York history and former Bradford girls’ basketball … Read more