All posts tagged "NBA"

  • Donovan Mitchell to participate in NBA Dunk Contest

    By Dalton Ray — Former men’s basketball guard Donovan Mitchell will participate in the 2018 NBA Dunk Contest on Feb. 17. Mitchell is replacing Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon who was originally selected, but cannot participate due...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Column: Survival of the fittest for NBA coaches

    By Matthew Shircliffe– If you are a coach in the NBA nowadays, apparently winning is not cutting the mustard anymore. On Monday, the New York Knicks fired Derek Fisher after coaching for one-and-half seasons. Despite their mediocre...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Entering his final year, Kobe fights for respect

    By Matthew Shircliffe– On July 1, 1996, Vlade Divac from the Los Angeles Lakers was traded to the Charlotte Hornets for 17-year-old Kobe Bryant in a pre-draft transaction, sparking perhaps the most notorious trade in the history...

    • Posted October 18, 2015
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  • Louisville: A match made in heaven for the NBA

    By Ian Wooldridge– The National Basketball Association to Louisville; what’s the first thing that enters into your mind when you hear that sentiment? Some people, quite frankly, just may not care. But, even if you’re not necessarily...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Should Louisville have an NBA team?

    By Noor Yussef– The year 2012 was filled with talks of whether residents want an NBA team in Louisville. From the Mayor to the basketball lovers in the city, many individuals agreed that it’s good idea because...

    • Posted January 22, 2013
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  • Former Card Chris Smith discusses signing with the New York Knicks

      By Austin Lassell– Former U of L basketball player Chris Smith has reached the next stage of his career– signing with the New York Knicks as a professional basketball player for the NBA. Determination, Chris Smith...

    • Posted August 21, 2012
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  • column: The NBA lockout keeps premier talent in the college game

    By Cameron Tillett– It didn’t seem possible, but the chances of an NBA season are now being viewed with even more pessimism. However, basketball fans will find a season long reprieve in the college ranks. This year’s...

    • Posted November 29, 2011
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  • Column: Pitino breaks silence over Calipari’s comments

    By Chris Hatfield– It’s impossible to hide the animosity that exists between Coach Rick Pitino and Coach John Calipari. The tension between the two is unmistakable. It has been scorching since 2009 when the match was struck...

    • Posted October 18, 2011
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