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Bobby Portis Brings Kevin Garnett-Esque Intensity Into 2015 NBA Draft

WALTHAM, Mass. — If you were to ask an NBA evaluator to describe Bobby Portis, the first three or four adjectives out of his mouth likely would be some synonyms of “toughness.” Tenacity. Physicality. Intensity. Relentlessness. For the 6-foot-11 Arkansas product, who visited the Boston Celtics’ practice facility Wednesday for his first pre-draft workout, 100 mph is the only...
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Celtics Pre-Draft Workouts: Bobby Portis Highlights Big Man-Laden Group

WALTHAM, Mass. — Another crop of NBA prospects invaded the Boston Celtics’ practice facility Wednesday for the team’s latest pre-draft workout. Here’s a look at the six draft hopefuls that were in attendance: Rakeem Christmas, F, Syracuse Big men headlined Tuesday’s workout group, and Christmas has been one of the better ones in college basketball over the past four years...
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Potential Bucks draft picks to watch in the NCAA Tournament

March basketball means two things. The NBA regular season is winding down and the NCAA Tournament is turning up. While the NBA’s current best of 7 playoff format is much more effective at determining the superior team in a match up, the tournament’s win or go home style makes for unmatched entertainment. Every year the Big Dance showcases amateur athletes playing their hearts...
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Arkansas' Bobby Portis happy to get rematch with Kentucky

Sunday afternoon, Arkansas’ men’s basketball team will face Kentucky in the SEC Tournament title game.  For Razorbacks’ guard Bobby Portis, that’s a wish granted.  The undefeated Wildcats (33-0) topped Arkansas, 84-67, on Feb. 28 in Lexington. Since that game, Portis, the Razorbacks leading scorer, has been hoping for a rematch. He has one.  Bobby Portis on playing...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arkansas Forward Bobby Portis Finishes Off Fast Break With Sweet Slam Dunk

The Arkansas Razorbacks had a tough one on their hands Tuesday night with the visiting Texas A&M Aggies. At the end of the first half this looked like it was going to be an absolute blowout with the Razorbacks holding a commanding 49-26 lead. If there is something the Aggies have been good at this season it has been second half adjustments though.Texas A&M made a game of...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Arkansas’ Bobby Portis Tips In Buzzer-Beater vs. Alabama

Ah, sweet redemption. Arkansas sophomore forward Bobby Portis, who committed a cardinal sin by fouling an Alabama player on a shot attempt with his team up three points in final seconds of regulation, wound up being the difference for the Razorbacks in overtime. Portis tipped in an air ball by Rashad Madden with no time remaining, giving his team a 93-91 victory. Check it out: Portis...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Hogs lose another in-state recruit

Four-star junior Kevaughn Allen from North Little Rock committed to Florida Wednesday night. Allen just adds to the list of highly recruited in-staters that Arkansas basketball has missed out. The 6-foot-2 shooting guard is ranked No. 59 overall on 247 Sports for the class of 2015. Allen’s high school teammate, Anton Beard, will be joining the Hogs next season. Allen is a member...
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Why can’t they win on the road?

Mike Anderson (Photo Credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images North America) Arkansas suffered another road loss Saturday at Georgia. They have now lost both of their SEC road games this season. Fans have every right to be disappointed. Arkansas basketball is never going to be good until they can learn to win on the road because good teams know how to win on the road. It’s not like Arkansas...
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Portis leads Razorbacks past UTSA

Bobby Portis (Photo Credit: Gareth Patterson/AP) In their final non-conference game, Arkansas picked up their seventh straight victory with a 104-71 win over University of Texas-San Antonio Saturday night. Freshman Bobby Portis led the Hogs with 19 points on a perfect 8-of-8 shooting and 10 rebounds. He also had three assists, three blocks and two steals that led to fast break dunks...
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Portis leads Arkansas to 7th-straight win

Bobby Portis had a career-high 19 points on 8-of-8 shooting as Arkansas won its seventh-straight game with a 104-71 win over Texas-San Antonio on Saturday night. The winning streak equals the longest under third-year coach Mike Anderson for the Razorbacks (11-2), who open Southeastern Conference play at Texas A&M on Wednesday. Arkansas now has won 23-straight games in Bud Walton...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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