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Nike Documentary Takes Us Inside Kevin Durant's Workouts, Preparation and Life in the NBA

On July 4th, 2016 Kevin Durant shocked the basketball world by joining the Golden State Warriors, who were coming off a historic 73-9 regular season a...

After a Devastating Injury, Xavier PG Edmond Sumner is Ready to Prove Himself in The NBA

When Xavier made their run to the Elite Eight during March Madness, they did so without one of their best players. Edmond Sumner—a redshirt sophomo...

How Creighton's Justin Patton Rose from Redshirt to NBA Draft Prospect in Just 1 Year

Redshirting as a freshman can be a discouraging experience. You're stuck on the sideline and have to watch your team play without you. For Justin ...

It Took Just One Season for Wake Forest's John Collins to Go From an Unknown to a Potential NBA Superstar

Player Efficiency Rating—or PER—is a stat defined as "the overall rating of a player's per-minute statistical production." Essentially, PER aims t...

9 Signs You're a Great Sports Parent

Nine Signs You're the Perfect Sports Parent With obesity on the rise in this video game generation, how do we get kids interested in sport? We've all...

Why Oklahoma State's Jawun Evans Could be the Biggest Steal of the 2017 NBA Draft

The NBA is filled with players who got drafted way too low. In 2011, Jimmy Butler went 30th overall and Isaiah Thomas went 60th. Draymond Green wen...

Duke's Frank Jackson Might be the Most Freakish Athlete in the 2017 NBA Draft

Duke's backcourt was crowded during the 2016-2017 college hoops season. With the Blue Devils already sporting a host of shooting guards in Luke Kennar...

How Former Oregon PF Jordan Bell is Handling the Difficult Transition to the NBA

At the 2017 NBA Combine, Jordan Bell broke the Shuttle Run record with a time of 2.56 seconds. "When I finished the drill and heard the time, I knew I...

Myles Garrett Reveals the Immense Impact Muhammad Ali's Legacy Has on Him a Year After the Boxer's Death

During Myles Garrett's toughest workouts, his mind wanders back to an event that took place more than 40 years ago. When the No. 1 overall pick in th...

Duke's Luke Kennard Is Out To Prove He Can Be an NBA Franchise Player

Luke Kennard possesses something extremely rare for a basketball player—bragging rights over LeBron James. Kennard has the second most career poi...

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