Not Better, Not Necessarily Worse, Just Different

Fine I’ll do this quickly. The column by Dejan Kovacevic is a classic, “I’m just asking questions,” thing. It is meant to provoke debate and little else. “Wow, that’s a hard one. Not sure how to answer,” Jamie Dixon was telling me Sunday after practice at the Pete. “I mean, what we have going is smaller and quicker, and it does change how you play. And some guys individually have...
Via Pitt Blather
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Adams One of Few Correct Calls

The NBA Draft was more than a little unpredictable this year. Starting with the Cleveland Cavaliers picking Anthony Bennett out of UNLV (my pick would have been Georgetown’s Otto Porter). That set off a lot of changes up and down the draft. Plenty of trades. But at the number 12 spot, Oklahoma stood pat and took Steven Adams as many expected. Adams, the 7-foot center who spent one...
Via Pitt Blather
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Steven Adams in the Lottery

This is not a strong draft. If you have been following the NBA draft chatter since April, you have been hearing this. Expect to hear plenty more of it in the next 36 hours (leading up to and after the draft). As such, Steven Adams is sitting at the end of the lottery. Most projections have him going anywhere from 7 to 14. 10-12 being the most reasonable zone. Depending on who you...
Via Pitt Blather
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs scouting Pitt big man Steven Adams?

After a string of picks categorized as draft and stash, the San Antonio Spurs have excelled in recent years turning back end of the first round guys in to rotation players.  Tiago Splitter I suppose was a bit of both, then there was George Hill, then DeJuan Blair who was actually a second round pick.  More recently Cory Joseph has shown he's at least a back up caliber point guard...
Via Project Spurs
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Debating Steven Adams

I know it is common in just about every city, but I am not a big fan of the cross-media thing. Where a local columnist also does the radio show. (And by that, I mean, my general problem not specific to a particular guy.) Not because his work suffers or because he isn’t particularly good. It bothers me because every column written takes on an undertone of preparing for a topic on...
Via Pitt Blather
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers eager to get last Big East season started

Pitt senior guard Tray Woodall is eager to wipe out the taste of a disappointing junior year. Woodall missed nine games and was limited in a handful of others due to an abdominal injury that seemed to throw the Panthers into a tailspin. Pitt finished 22-17 and missed the NCAA tournament for the first time in more than a decade. The Panthers begin the 2012-13 season on Friday against...
Via FOX Sports
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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