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RAKEEM CHRISTMAS RUMORS

NBA Draft: Cavs select Cedi Osman, Rakeem Christmas, Sir’Dominic Pointer in second round

After trading the No. 24 pick Tyus Jones to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Cavaliers made a trio of selections in the second round. With the 31st pick, the Cavaliers went international in a likely draft stash by drafting guard/forward Cedi Osman out of Turkey. They followed that up by drafting a more familiar name in Syracuse big man Rakeem Christmas. And finally, they chose St...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Photo: Rakeem Christmas Is Wearing An Amazing Floral Pattern Jacket At The NBA Draft

The fashion at tonight’s NBA Draft hasn’t been quite as crazy as we’ve seen in years past, but a few players have made some bold outfit choices. D’Angelo Russell is showing off his school spirit with an awesome Buckeye-colored jacket. Syracuse center Rakeem Christmas went with the floral pattern for his suit. Rakeem Christmas, with the sweet jacket. “I like to be different...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rakeem Christmas Impresses at NBA Draft Combine

There are two members of the 2014-15 Syracuse basketball team that will be in this year’s NBA Draft but only one participated in the NBA Draft Combine. Chris McCullough is still recovering from a torn ACL and did not participate but Center Rakeem Christmas participated and impressed. Christmas posted 20 points and six rebounds in the five-on-five game at the Combine on Thursday...
Via Orange Fizz
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Mike Hopkins Upset With People “Surprised” By Rakeem Christmas’ Strong Combine

Former Syracuse forward Rakeem Christmas was perhaps the most improved player in college basketball last season, upping his scoring average from 5.8 to 17.5 points per game and his rebounding average from 5.1 to 9.1 per contest. But apparently, Christmas’ solid debut at the NBA Draft Combine 5 on 5 game today took some of the scouts and announcers by surprise. Christmas put up...
Via College Spun
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Rakeem Christmas Posts Heartfelt Message On Instagram After Senior Night

Syracuse struggled Monday night against No. 2 Virginia in its final home game of the season, falling to 18-12 on the season after a 59-47 loss. Senior Rakeem Christmas scored 10 points and racked up four rebounds in his final game in the Carrier Dome. Despite the loss, he took to Instagram Tuesday morning to post a heartfelt message about his four years on campus. Check it out: ...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: There Is An Amazing Rakeem Christmas Snowman, Complete With His Signature Beard, On The Syracuse Campus

Syracuse only has two games remaining this basketball season, but tonight’s game at the Carrier Dome promises to be a special one. Center Rakeem Christmas will be honored as Syracuse’s lone senior, capping a phenomenal season that saw him go from three year role player to one of the best post players in the nation. Christmas is also extremely popular due to his strong connection...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball banned from post-season play

Syracuse University’s men’s basketball team will not see any post-season match ups. But, it’s not a sanction coming down from the NCAA. The university itself has decided to pull the team from any ACC, NCAA, or NIT appearances this year in light of an ongoing NCAA investigation regarding possible athletic department violations that Syracuse reported in 2007. School officials...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball – evaluating Rakeem Christmas’ NBA draft stock

Rakeem Christmas is undoubtedly one of the best big men in the country, he has been the anchor for a struggling Syracuse Basketball team this season. Now that the Orange will not play in the NCAA Tournament this year, how will this effect Christmas during the NBA Draft? Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange takes a shot over Beejay Anya #21 of the North Carolina State Wolfpack...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Tough loss to take

It took me a whole day to be able to get down and write this article because Tuesday’s game against Michigan was one of the most frustrating games I have watched as a Syracuse basketball fan. The part that bothers me the most is that they didn’t play that poorly, and they could have easily still won this game, but the Cuse ended up falling to the Wolverines 68-65. There were...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Christmas is here early

As I anticipated, Syracuse men’s basketball took care of business on Sunday, November 16, 2014 as they disposed of Hampton 65-47 at the Carrier Dome. Christmas has shined in the first two games for the Orange. This game was a bit closer than the first, but there were quite a few bright spots that make me even more excited for Thursday’s matchup with California. Rakeem Christmas...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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