Rumors circulated on Thursday that the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets were interested in acquiring Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry. Well, late Thursday night/early Friday morning word broke that Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan actually blocked a trade for Lowry. Dolan supervises the Knicks’ day-to-day operations and he forced the team to back out at the last minute.
The 2013 NBA Draft is in the books and it’s time to dissect it all. Here’s our look at the best and worst picks from a crazy Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
This college basketball season there has been a constant carousel at the top of the rankings, and there has been no clear-cut, consensus favorite for best team in the country. As for the best player in men’s college basketball? I do know the answer to that one: Michigan’s Trey Burke.
College Basketball Podcast: Tim Hardaway Jr.’s Importance, Ohio State’s Issues, Conference Tournament Previews
In episode #24 of The Bottoms Line College Basketball Podcast, host Andy Bottoms is once again joined by Rob Dauster of Ballin’ Is a Habit and NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk to discuss all the latest news and events in college basketball, including: Virginia’s tournament fate after a late-game collapse; bubble picture in the ACC/Big 12/Big East/SEC; thoughts from last weekend’s Kansas-Missouri game; Ohio State’s recent issues; Tim Hardaway Jr.’s importance to Michigan; look ahead to the Missouri Valley, Colonial, and Atlantic 10 Tournaments; ook ahead to a few key games this weekend.