Giannis made headlines showing off his soccer skills earlier this month and now we have yet another item to add to his legend.
Taj Gibson and Mike Dunleavy are teammates for the surging Chicago Bulls. The two men came from two completely different circles. Gibson is from Brooklyn and attended USC while Dunleavy is from Oregon and attended Duke. But according to Gibson, the two men formed a bond way before Dunleavy came to Chicago.
From the collegiate level to the professional level, fans have a love-hate relationship with kickers. We love them when they hit a big field goal and hate them when they miss them. Kickers have come to grips with this, but now they potentially have another issue they are will have to deal with.
Gregg Popovich has always been known for his straight forward approach. He’s not afraid to speak his mind and he’s not afraid to get on his star players when they’re not playing like he expects them to. It’s one of the main reason why he is one of the most respected coach in the NBA right now.
After having his contract bought out by the Milwaukee Bucks, Caron Butler signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder. But before that deal was accepted, the Miami Heat and their players had interest in Butler. And from all indications, he was interested in the Heat as well.
Well according to Miami Heat president Pat Riley, Butler started to look elsewhere after Riley couldn’t promise the role that Butler wanted.
“I think when you look at our roster, and I think in our conversations with them, they wanted a meaningful role, and I don’t blame them,” Riley said. “And we’re pretty deep. When you’ve got James Jones and Udonis Haslem and in those positions, they’re waiting, and Mike [Beasley] and Greg [Oden] are getting minutes from [roster spots] nine and 10. They were looking for something else.
“We love Caron. We reached out to him. But he was very definitive with what he wanted and I don’t think it’s something we could have promised.”
I think what we can take from this is that Riley is confident in the roster that he has right now. It will be interesting to see what kind of impact Butler makes with the Thunder.
This season has been a tough one for John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats. After bringing in the #1 recruiting class this past season,Wildcats fans were thinking of another National Championship. Now they’re just hoping that they can hold on to a projected 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
For the past couple of years, many star college quarterbacks have spent part of their off-season training with QB guru George Whitfield. According to reports, Auburn’s Nick Marshall was going to follow suit and work with Whitfield this off-season. And those reports have apparently caught the attention of Auburn head coach Guz Malzahn.
The NFL is trying to figure out what to do with extra points. Roger Goodell threw out the possibility of abolishing them outright back in January, but that idea didn’t get much traction.Now the NFL Competition Committee is attempting to tackle the issue and they’ve come up with the idea of making the attempts longer.