Former Hoya had played two years of organized basketball when he arrived on campus from Zaire; Friday he will join the game’s best players in Springfield, Mass.
Pat Riley always seems to find a way to go from missing the playoffs to winning a championship in a short time.
The new “model” of this team will be measured on individual improvement, rather than wins and losses.
Kobe Bryant’s interest is just another hurdle Mike Kzryzewski and Jerry Colangelo will have to overcome.
Kevin Durant re-introduced himself to the basketball world at the Team USA mini-camp in Las Vegas and offered a reminder that he hasn’t gone anywhere, despite an injury-marred season.
The NBA announced its schedule on Wednesday and the league showed concern for its players’ health. It also plans to show the Lakers more often than most bad teams. And, Anthony Davis will be served in mass quantities.
The Bucks were one of the league’s surprise teams last season, but they want to maintain before anyone proclaims that they are among the East’s elite.
In Kevin Garnett, Karl-Anthony Towns will have the ultimate tutor to expand his knowledge and become a prototypical big man for new NBA era.
“John [Wall] and I, we both have to,” Beal said. “We’re thrust into that position, but I think we’re ready for it.“