Miami takes the East, Oklahoma City takes the West. That was the consensus from basketball fans going into the NBA playoffs. Not anymore. On April 24, during Game Two of the first-round series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets, Russell Westbrook was bringing the ball up court [...]
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Earlier this season, on March 12 to be exact, Dwight Howard tied his own NBA record for most free throws shot in a game with 39 attempts against the Orlando Magic. In most cases, earning records is a good, even great accomplishment. In this case, it was not. The statistic [...]
In its 17-year history, the WNBA has been the target of a lot scrutiny and criticism. That was not the case last Monday during the league’s draft, when the WNBA not only received positive media attention, but received a lot of it. For the first time in the league’s history, [...]
“Only the strong survive.” For UCSB women’s basketball player Sweets Underwood, it’s an adage that sticks with her every day. In 2002, at just 10 years old, Underwood lost her mother to breast cancer. Three years earlier, she had lost her father to a heart attack. Her aunt and uncle [...]
With the beginning of April comes an end to college basketball. March Madness will officially come to a close next Tuesday, but basketball fans should have no reason to worry. Why? Because just a little over a week down the road begins the NBA playoffs. Slated to begin April 21, [...]