Found March 14, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: J.J. Redick
TEAMS: Milwaukee Bucks
The folks over at Grantland have chosen to get in spirit of March Madness by constructing a bracket of the most hated college players of the last 30 years — and letting readers decide the champion. Duke was awarded an entire region unto themselves, for two reasons, mainly: 1) they have that many hated players (for a multitude of irrational reasons the public has decided on), which leads to 2) they might as well have just skipped the first two rounds and done an all-Duke Elite 8. One of those hated players is J.J. Redick (a 2-seed), who, thanks to a solid NBA career, has made a lot of people forget about his days in Durham (as we all should, really). However, as part of the Grantland tournament’s coverage, Redick took a walk down memory lane with Robert Mays, copping to the villain role he assumed while wearing a Blue Devil uniform: When Redick arrived at Duke in 2002, he was an 18-year-old from Roanoke, Virginia. He knew admittedly little about the world of big-time college basketba...
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