Kobe Bryant: Overrated?

By Harris Hicks A championship is a desired team goal, but is it enough to define a players entire legacy? Absolutely not! Robert Horry has seven rings and Charles Barkley has zero rings, but does that make Robert Horry a better player than Charles Barkley? No way. You may think of Kobe as a five…

Dreyfuss Mock Draft Vol. 2

The NBA Draft season has already gotten off to a great start before Adam Silver has even called a name. The Boston Celtics have traded the first overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the third pick in the draft, as well as future picks. However, this move, all be it a big…

Dreyfuss Mock Draft: Vol. 1

By Adam Dreyfuss This year’s NBA draft is sure to be filled with big surprises. Boston already made a bold move by trading the first pick to Philly, the Pistons actively shopping their pick for a veteran, and murmurs that this could finally be the moment that the Bulls pull the trigger on a Jimmy…

Sneaks This Week: February 25th Edition

By Peyton Gallaher 2 Cents: A rant and some advice from an insomniac who had no sneaker topics to write about this week. It is late night on Monday and Peyton Gallaher is engulfed by homework, general college leg work, and heaps of editing. He toils away, sitting at a desk while whittling at the…

Breaking Down Boogie To Bourbon Street

By Harrison Larner “Kings send Cousins to Pelicans in 5 player trade.” I sighed and went back to sleep. Inside my head, I was so mad at Dell Demps for trading Anthony Davis in exchange for a guy who is pretty similar to him in Demarcus Cousins. About thirty minutes later, I decided to look…

Sneaks This Week: February 11th Edition

2 cents: The “Just Don” is the greatest sneaker collaboration of all time   Don Crawley grew up on the South Side of Chicago witnessing Michael Jordan’s greatness first hand. Watching those dominant Bull’s teams of the 90s, a seed was planted in the mind of you Don as it was with so many others…

Sneaks This Week: February 3rd Edition

By Peyton Gallaher 2 CENTS: Is the future of the sneaker industry in the hands of musicians? Ballers want to be rappers and rappers want to be ballers. Sports and music; two interconnected cultural aspects of life. Both music and sports are archaic in heritage, but are integral in determining what is considered relevant in…

Hicks 2017 NBA All-Star Team: West

By Harris Hicks Now that the light work is done in the East, it’s time to dissect the Wild West. The NBA’s Western Conference might be the richest individual sports conference seen in this decade. With so many competitive teams and copious loads of talented individuals, the Western Conference makes it difficult  to choose only…

Hicks 2017 NBA Allstar team: East

by Harris Hicks The NBA season is near its halfway point which means we need to start paying attention to the NBA All-Star game. The 66th annual All-Star game, taking place in New Orleans, replacing the prior venue of Charlotte, will head down to the bayou for the third time in NBA History. With just…

The Year 2016 in Review: Sports

by Peyton Gallaher The year 2016 may not be remembered as the best year for many people. A lot of bad things happened.  A lot of confrontational things happened. There were a lot of tragedies and a lot of heartache in 2016.  For most of the year, the world was a spinning, stressful, scary place….

Losing to Win

by Harrison Larner Note: For the purpose of this article, I will refer to “stars,” or guys who could be the best or second best players on a championship team as “Olympic” players. “Olympic” players are guys who could make and possibly start on the US Olympic team, and carry a NBA team to a…

NBA Rank: Starting Centers

By Evan Oscherwitz DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento Kings Cousins’ completeness, size, and all-around mastery of the center position makes this an easy pick. Cousins, who only played one season at Kentucky, is one of the few one-and-done players who was able to immediately make his team better. Despite his sporadic outbursts, and lack of media attention…