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Cavaliers draft Sir'Dominic Pointer of St. John's in second round

St. John's versatile forward Sir'Dominic Pointer made it into the second round of the NBA Draft Thursday night when the Cleveland Cavaliers selected him with the 53rd overall pick. The defensive specialist and fierce competitor was selected with the Cavs' final pick. He's a 6-6 prospect who averaged 13.7 points, 7.7 rebounds, 2.4 blocks and 1.9 steals in 33 games during his...
Via The Other Paper
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs select St. John's guard Sir'Dominic Pointer in draft

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) The Cleveland Cavaliers selected St. John's swingman Sir'Dominic Pointer with the No. 53 pick in the NBA draft, the team's third pick of the second round. Pointer averaged 13.7 points 7.7 rebounds last season and was named the Big East's co-defensive player of the year as a senior. The 6-foot-6 Pointer was also the league's most improved player. He'll be...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Persistent St. John's Unable To Overcome San Diego State In Second Round Of 2015 NCAA Tournament

Sir'Dominic Pointer added 10 rebounds to his 21 points on Friday. (Gerald Herbert/AP)By Brian Wilmer@sportsmattersCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- St. John’s came into the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament shorthanded, but confident.  Starting center Chris Obekpa was suspended for two weeks on Sunday for a violation of team rules, according to coach Steve Lavin.  Obekpa is a top-five...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

One Step Closer to the Dance: St. John’s Continues Storming into March with Key Win Over Xavier

Sir'Dominic Pointer Had 19 Points vs Xavier/espn.comby Cory Pontarollo@Cory_PontarolloNEW YORK, NEW YORK --  The St. John’s men’s basketball team has seen peaks and valleys, but the Red Storm’s experience is what has Steve Lavin’s team making a push toward March. Four and a half minutes in on Monday, the Johnnies found themselves down 11-0. But, the Red Storm found a way...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Pointer's big day carries St. John's past Seton Hall

NEW YORK -- Sir'Dominic Pointer scored 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and added three blocks to lead St. John's to an 85-72 victory over Seton Hall on Saturday. Phil Greene IV finished with 19 points and Rysheed Jordan added 16 points and six assists for the Red Storm (18-9, 7-7 Big East), who have won five straight conference home games and four of the last five against Seton...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's holds off a late run, beats Xavier 78-70

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Sir'Dominic Pointer matched his career-high with 24 points and St. John's held on to beat Xavier 78-70 on Saturday. Xavier (16-10, 7-7 Big East) trailed by nine points midway through the second half, but a 12-4 run made it a one-point game with five minutes to play. Trevon Bluiett had a three-point play to keep Xavier close, but Pointer responded with three points...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's forward Sir'Dominic Pointer commits most embarrassing flop ever (Video)

St. John's senior forward Sir'Dominic Pointer should be ashamed of himself after committing one of the most blatantly embarrassing flops ever on the basketball court during Tuesday night's game against Butler.Pointer's flop came after a Butler basket as he was preparing to inbound the ball. Not only were there no players within three feet of him, but the nearest player was one of...
Via Holdout Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's slips by Marquette

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sir'Dominic Pointer scored a pair of consecutive baskets to spark a final rally and D'Angelo Harrison sank a pair of key free throws as St. John's battled past Marquette 60-57 in the final minutes of a Big East contest at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. Pointer also had 11 rebounds and five blocked shots for the Red Storm (13-5, 2-4 Big East). Harris and Phil...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 17 St. John's handles Tulane, wins by 25

NEW YORK -- Sir'Dominic Pointer had a career-high 24 points to lead No. 17 St. John's to an 82-57 rout of Tulane in the first game of the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival Tripleheader on Sunday. Pointer also added a career-high seven steals, grabbed four rebounds, had four assists and blocked two shots. The 25-point margin of victory was the largest for St. John's this season. D'Angelo...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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