Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Charlotte’s sports emotions seem to be running high after last night’s NBA draft. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was either a love-him or hate-him pick. Let’s be honest, though: other than Anthony Davis, there wasn’t a clear-cut number two.
A complete list of the 20 players from the ACC & SEC taken in the 2012 NBA Draft
The world needs another mock draft so here is mine!
Hitting to All Fields: Charlotte gets Screwed Again by the NBA & David Stern; Mets Throw 1st-Ever NO-Hitter; & NHL Stanley Cup Finals LOW Ratings
First and foremost, Congratulations to My New York Mets on Our First Ever NO-Hitter by Johan Santana. It Only took Half a Century (51 Years) & 8,020 games in franchise history; Team has 35 1-hitters […]
The Charlotte Bobcats continued their losing ways this year on Wednesday when they missed out on the number one pick of the draft. After sporting a 7-59 record and the worst losing percentage in league history (.106), it seemed like they were for certain headed for the number one pick of the draft. In fact, everybody in Charlotte had pretty much banked on taking Anthony Davis at one since about mid-March. So what exactly went wrong Wednesday night?
Mac Attack 5/30/12: NBA Director of Scouting Ryan Blake joined the guys to discuss the lottery, Anthony Davis as a pro, and more
There is something special going on in Charlotte and it’s not just happening at Mint & Morehead.
After watching Anthony Davis lead the Kentucky Wildcats 67-59 over the Kansas Jayhawks to the NCAA Mens Basketball Championship this past Monday night, I began to think about the Southeastern Conference and their dominance in college sports right now.