With Michael Porter Jr., Huskies are learning why programs shouldn’t cater to one recruit

The Porters’ arrival in Washington was suspicious. Actually, that’s about the most charitable description possible for a situation involving a desperate college basketball coach, a lifelong friend and two basketball-playing sons who became Seattle basketball royalty for all of about nine months or so. But whatever you thought about the circumstances of the Porters’ arrival...
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The Coaching Search Begins

Who are the leading candidates to be the next Husky Men’s Basketball Coach? Jen Cohen mercifully ended the should she/shouldn’t she debate that UW basketball fans have been having for months if not years on Wednesday afternoon by relieving Coach Lorenzo Romar of his duties. Whether you agree with the firing or not, the Huskies will have a new coach next year and it’s time...
Via UW Dawg Pound
11 days ago

Brandon Roy Wins Washington High School Championship in First Year as Coach

The former Trail Blazer leads the Nathan Hale Raiders to the Washington State 3A basketball title, capping off a historic season with a win at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday. Brandon Roy’s coaching career could not have gotten off to a better start. In his first year as head coach of Nathan Hale High School, he led the Raiders to an undefeated 29-0 season, the Washington State 3A...
Via Blazer's Edge
22 days ago

Too much to Process: Can Simmons match the Embiid hype?

The Process has begun to bear fruit, finally, for the Philadelphia 76ers, mainly due to the excitement and abilities of Joel Embiid. But that's not all the Sixers have — Dario Saric has also been excellent in his rookie season, T.J. McConnell is playing better than anyone would have ever predicted, Nerlens Noel is flexing his defensive muscles and, oh yeah, the first overall pick...
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February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Brandon Roy engineers amazing turnaround of Seattle H.S. team

The last we heard of Brandon Roy, he was trying and failing to make an NBA comeback as a result of ongoing knee injuries. Now, he’s back in basketball, and succeeding in a big way.Roy took over at Seattle-area high school Nathan Hale after a 3-18 season, and on Friday night, the same team moved their record to 22-0 as they beat Garfield 91-58 to claim the Seattle Metro League boys...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston's Isaiah Thomas discusses his relationship with Brandon Roy following win over Portland

Boston guard Isaiah Thomas discusses his relationship with Brandon Roy following Celtics 120-111 win over Portland
Via The Oregonian
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Valentine has cartilage damage in both knees

[NBA front office executives read Denzel Valentine’s scouting report in Draft War Room] “AP Player of the Year? Check! First-Team All American? Check! Flirted with averaging a triple-double in his senior year? Check! Potentially chronic knee condition? Ummmm…” According to a report by on Saturday, there is some cause for concern with Michigan State forward...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Every player who's scored 50+ pts in a single game since Kobe's 81-pt game

On January 22, 2006, Kobe Bryant famously scored 81 points against the Toronto Raptors in the Staples Center. Since then, the NBA has seen 85 games in which a player has scored more than 50 points. How many of these players can you name? Clue given is the date of the game, the team and the number of points. An asterisk (*) denotes a playoff game.
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Rookie Of The Year - The Only “ROY” This Town Seems To Remember

Brandon Dawayne Roy:  College All-American, 2007 NBA Rookie of the Year, 3-time NBA All-Star, and 29-year-old husband, father of 2, and retiree.  You may remember him as the player most responsible for resurrecting the Portland Trail Blazer franchise, but you likely forgot amidst this season’s first-half success who he really was, and what he really meant to the team this city...
Via Oregon Sports News
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Joins List of Former All-Stars Who Suffered Knee Injuries

It’s not the norm for basketball players to come back the same player after a serious knee injury, let a lone two. Derrick Rose is a former league MVP and is only 25 years old but has suffered two major knees injuries in three years. Even before his last injury it seemed Rose was favoring is uninjured ( now injured) knee. So when the “uninjured” knee went out of him in Portland...
Via Sports Mockery
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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