KRIS JOSEPH RUMORS & GOSSIP
BOSTON -- Call it "Fab and Kris Go to White Castle." Wherever the Celtics veterans can think of to send their rookies this season, at least two of the first-year guys will not have to go it alone. Kris Joseph and Fab Melo were teammates at Syracuse, and now they are on their way to being teammates in the NBA. When Joseph, a four-year player with the Orange, heard he was...
Editor’s note: The Fizz is rebooting its series from last year asking “What Went Wrong?” We will unveil a new reason every day this week on why SU’s March run fell incomplete.
Part 1: Fab’s Absence.
Part II: The NBA Lockout
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Kris Joseph sat in front of the cameras with his head hanging toward the table beneath him, hardly able to speak. He had just been asked...
It had been since SU had won the title that the squad had advanced past the Sweet Sixteen, but last night with top seed Syracuse (34-2 ~ 17-1 in the Big East) taking down No. 4 Wisconsin (26-10 ~ 12-6 in the Big Ten) by the final of 64-63, the Orange did just that, breaking a three game losing streak in the third round. Now for head coach Jim Boeheim, who won his 48th tournament...
When Syracuse takes the floor on Thursday against UNC Asheville in the NCAA tournament, the Orange, the top seed in the East, will be looking to senior Kris Joseph to set the tone for the team.
Joseph, a 6-foot-7 small forward, leads Syracuse in scoring, averaging 13.8 points and nearly five rebounds, and is tied for second on the team in steals with guard Scoop Jardine (46).
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2012
Kris Joseph had a senior day to remember on Saturday. The Canadian National Anthem was performed in his honor and he got a pair of standing ovations and led the Orange to a school-record 30th win.
Kris Joseph scored a career-high 29 points, hitting a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute of overtime, and No. 2 Syracuse beat 12th-ranked Georgetown 64-61 on Wednesday night to give coach Jim Boeheim his 880th career win.
Boeheim took sole possession of third place all-time in Division I, one more than North Carolina's Dean Smith, but it wasn't easy against the Orange...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2012
Kris Joseph scored 22 points and No. 1 Syracuse used its defense and depth to rout DePaul 87-68 on Sunday, the unbeaten Orange's 15th straight victory.
C.J. Fair added 16 points, Dion Waiters had 13 and Fab Melo scored 12 points to go with six blocks for the Orange (15-0, 2-0 Big East).
Syracuse opened 18-0 last season and the Orange's best start under coach Jim Boeheim...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2012
Kris Joseph and James Southerland each scored 19 points, and No. 5 Syracuse beat upstate New York foe Albany 98-74 in the NIT Season Tipoff on Tuesday night.
Is Kris Joseph ready to take his game to the next level, and drag the Orange along with him? Looks like it. K-Jo remembers the feeling all too well: walking off the court in Cleveland, following yet another disappointing early exit in the NCAA Tournament, this time against conference foe Marquette.
“It was tough to go out that early, it really drove me this summer. I want that...
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Kris Joseph’s recent words to USA Today hang in the chilly Syracuse air, both exciting and terrifying.
“We’ve had great teams since I’ve been here, but, honestly, I think this is a team that could really make a push in the NCAA tournament. I think from one to 12, everyone can really help. And I think, if everyone buys into that and listens to Coach, we’ll be great.”