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Do away with one-and-dones

Do away with one-and-dones

Greg Oden of Ohio State is one of the biggest draft busts in NBA history. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor I love basketball, but I hate the NBA. It is not what it used to be. Yeah I know, I was not even alive to see Michael Jordan in his prime or

Open letter to Kobe Bryant: Blame yourself

NBA superstar Kobe Bryant will retire at the end of the 2015-16 season. (Richard Mackson/USA Today Sports) Tom Lydon UML Student ‘Question: “What’s the thing you hate the most about the farewell tour?” Answer: “That we suck.”’ ~Kobe Bryant, when asked about his final season You know what, Kobe? You have a right to believe

Celtics mid-season report

Courtesy Photo Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff Before the 2015-2016 season tipped off, I wrote an article predicting the Celtics should be able to win between 44-50 games this season. Through 47 games, a little more than halfway through the season, the Celtics sit at 26-21 and are in sole possession of the Eastern Conference’s

Top 10 underrated NBA players

Courtesy Photo Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff The National Basketball Association has never been more popular than it is now. This is because basketball is a fast-paced, team-driven, relatively safe and exciting sport to watch. However, in terms of pure talent and skill, there are some NBA players who deserve more recognition from the general