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…

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…

Open Options

by Cole Zellner With All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas as their good luck charm and representative at the NBA Draft Lottery, the Boston Celtics received the third pick in the draft, a pick they got from the Brooklyn Nets in the famous (or infamous, depending on your allegiances) trade that ended the Boston’s Big Three era….