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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

Kobe Bean Bryant: An enigma

Bryant’s 20-year career has been historic, and it may not be over. (Courtesy Photo) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Everyone has done it – taken the brown bag that your buffalo chicken pizza from Suppa’s came in, crumpled it up, sized up the trash can and said “Kobe” while you missed terribly. Kobe Bryant is almost an

The NBA playoffs: The race for second

The NBA playoffs tip-off Saturday at 12:30pm with the Raptors and Pacers. (Courtesy Photo) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor Way back before this NBA season tipped-off, our sports editor turned campus life editor Shane Foley did a preview of the season in which he predicted the Warriors to become back-to-back champions. While Foley’s seeding order may

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

Grumpy greats just don’t get it

Curry has heard what some legends have said about him, and he flat out does not care (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Press) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor There is absolutely nothing more annoying than ignorance. Raise your hand if you have ever been told by a parent, grandparent or just an older relative in generally

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

A letter from a Celtics fan: What is going on in L.A.?

Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor With the pile of garbage that is the Eastern Conference, there is no question that the Celtics should be competing in the playoffs. There is simply too much depth on this roster to not finish in the top eight. This is the first time since the big-three era that one can

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