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Montrezl Harrell: A Diamond In The Rough For The Houston Rockets

The NBA Draft is nowhere near a perfect science, but a system of risk vs. reward. So much so, that statistics like “bust potential” are now quantified and projected for NBA talent. For lottery teams, instant impact is the goal; whereas playoff teams may draft a player deemed as a “value” pick. The Houston Rockets selected a value pick, Montrezl Harrell, in the second...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Montrezl Harrell slams monster alley-oop dunk

If you don’t think former Louisville star Montrezl Harrell is going to be a big star in the NBA, then I invite you to watch this amazing play he just landed in a NBA Camp game. College Spun shared the Vine video of Harrell catching an alley-oop and slamming it home. It is amazing how much air he gets underneath him and you have to see it to believe it. WOW. The Houston Rockets...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Louisville Star Montrezl Harrell Goes Airborne For A Monster Alley-Oop Dunk

It hasn’t taken long for former Louisville basketball star and current Houston Rocket Montrezl Harrell to get accustomed to the speed at which the game is played in the NBA. Since being selected in the second round – 32nd overall – by the Rockets in this year’s NBA Draft, Harrell has done well for himself so far in the NBA Summer League. And during the first half of Friday...
Via College Spun
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Potential Celtics Target Montrezl Harrell Not Focused On Showcasing Shot

WALTHAM, Mass. — For many NBA draft prospects, the pre-draft process presents a time to show potential future employers how hard they’ve worked to improve in any areas of weakness they might have. Montrezl Harrell is taking a different approach. To the Louisville forward, pre-draft workouts are all about accentuating the positives. “(I was) basically just looking to come...
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Montrezl Harrell throws down monster alley-oop

Florida State, hosting a gold out, has gotten off to a rough start against Louisville Saturday, surrendering the game’s first 10 points. One of the Cardinals’ five buckets was a bit more emphatic than the rest, however. Louisville star big man Montrezl Harrell took an alley-oop from Quentin Snider and slammed it home midway through the first half. Via Chad Carson of 247 Sports...
Via College Spun
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Montrezl Harrell gets Flagrant 1 for throwing ball at opponent

You don’t see this every day. Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell was called for a Flagrant 1 foul after he threw the ball off of Miami center Tonye Jekiri’s face following a loose ball scrum late in the first half of their matchup Saturday afternoon. Harrell pleaded with the referees that he wasn’t sure whether he was inbounds when he was landing, but they didn’t seem to...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Montrezl Harrell’s draft outlook-Will this Cardinal soar in the NBA?

Last April, Montrezl Harrell answered the prayers of Cardinal fans by returning to Louisville for his junior year.  Since it is conceivable he won’t answer similar prayers again, fans might be better served to evaluate how Harrell’s game will translate to the NBA. Strengths: Montrezl Harrell Crazy athletic ability. Against Indiana on December 9, Montrezl became...
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Fox’s Kevin O’Neill Defends Montrezl Harrell After Ejection: ‘I Was In 5 Bigger Fights In Kindergarten’

Louisville had a heated match-up with Western Kentucky earlier, which involved multiple scrums and yelling matches,. The most heated moment led to the ejection of star forward Montrezl Harrell who appeared to swing at a Hilltopper player. Former USC head coach and Fox college basketball analyst Kevin O’Neill fervently disagreed with the ejection, saying that it was “a joke,...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Montrezl Harrell ejected for throwing punch

Tempers flared late in the first half of Saturday’s game between Louisville and Western Kentucky, resulting in one player getting ejected. After a missed shot, there was a scramble to gain possession of the ball, which led to a scum on the floor. While on the ground, Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell had the ball wrestled...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell throws down a monster alley-oop

In the battle of the Pitino’s last night, it was Louisville that came out the victory 81-68. Check out this alley-oop that Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell finished off (Harris also finished with 30 points on 9 of 12 shooting and 9 of 10 from the charity stripe). Montrezl Harrell is starting off the regular season with a bang » #ArmedForcesClassic on ESPN...
Via The Student Section
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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