Houston Rockets: Rockets’ best player, Ralph Sampson (8) vs. James Harden (9)

Before I go any further, I have to give credit where credit is due. I did not come up with this idea. Fellow isportsweb writer Tyler Hayward did a tournament for the best Michigan State coaches and I thought it was a great idea. If you’d like to check out his tournament, you can find the articles here. Now on to mine about the best Houston Rockets players. Each poll will be open...
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Simulation: Karl-Anthony & Timberwolves vs. unanimous ROY squads

By locking up all 130 first-place votes, Karl-Anthony Towns joined a four-man fraternity of the Rockets' Ralph Sampson, Spurs' David Robinson, Clippers' Blake Griffin, Blazers' Damian Lillard as the only freshman to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award unanimously. What-if Towns' Timberwolves faced those other four rooks' squads? How would the young 'Wolves fare? Luckily, the WhatIfSports...
Via FOX Sports
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns Unanimously Named Rookie of the Year

Towns demonstrated tremendous talent in 2015-16, leaving no question to his worthiness for this award. Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves becomes the fifth player to receive the NBA Rookie of the Year award by unanimous vote, joining Ralph Sampson (1984), David Robinson (1990), Blake Griffin (2011), and Damian Lillard (2013). He received every first place vote and nearly...
Via Blazer's Edge
May 16, 2016

Karl-Anthony Towns Unanimously Wins 2016 NBA Rookie Of The Year

Karl-Anthony Towns has unanimously won the 2016 NBA Rookie of the Year. Towns received all 130 first place votes joining Damian Lillard (2012-13 season), Blake Griffin (2010-11), David Robinson (1989-90) and Ralph Sampson (1983-84) as unanimous winners in the last 32 years. Kristaps Porzingis finished second with 363 points (117 second place votes, 12 third place) ahead of Nikola...
Via RealGM
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Breanna Stewart is AP Player of the Year for 3rd time

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) UConn's Breanna Stewart is The Associated Press Player of the Year in women's college basketball for a record third time. Stewart was a unanimous choice Saturday, the first time that's happened since the first award in 1995. Ralph Sampson of Virginia was the only men's basketball player to win the award three times. Voting was done before the NCAA Tournament and...
Via Associated Press
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

10 conference tourney facts that might surprise you

The ACC Tournament began Tuesday afternoon, accelerating the parade of conference tournaments. The flurry of conference tournament basketball will reach its crescendo on Thursday and Friday, arguably the two craziest weekdays of the entire season. The conference tournaments possess an uncertain identity in college basketball. In the ACC, the conference tournament is sacred — largely...
Via The Student Section
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the tallest players in NBA history

Can you name the tallest players in NBA history? This includes all players who played at least one NBA game and exceeded 7'3" in height.
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Maui Bracket Set

The bracket was released for the 2014 Maui Invitational Classic. Since Pitt will get there a little early to play Hawaii, they get an extra game. Pitt gets to start it out against the host — Chaminade. Assuming no upset (yes, yes, we all know: 1982. Virginia. Ralph Sampson. Yada, yada, yada.), Pitt moves on to face BYU or SDSU in the semis. Given the recent past, I would expect...
Via Pitt Blather
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons 2nd Round Pick Spencer Dinwiddie Has Some Serious Mustache Game

Andrew Wiggins won the fashion war and went No. 1 in the draft, but there is one part of his game that is seriously lacking--the man has no mustache. Not everyone can pull it off of course and that could be why he doesn't have one.  Even if he did he would be hard-pressed to beat the 'stache game that Detroit Pistons second round pick Spender Dinwiddie brings.via TwitterRalph Sampson...
Via FatManWriting
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UVA Runs Away With ACC Championship With Big Win Over Syracuse, Fans Rush Court

Coming into the season, most of the ACC hype centered on conference powerhouse Duke and newcomer Syracuse, but for the first time since Ralph Sampson protected the rim in Charlottesville, Virginia has clinched an ACC regular season championship. The Cavaliers used hot shooting and their normal lockdown defense to take down No. 4 Syracuse 75-56, clinching the top overall seed in the...
Via College Spun
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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