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  1. Playground basketball is dying

    Myron Medcalf and Dana O'Neil

    At Rucker Park in New York, people sat on rooftops and climbed trees to watch Julius Erving play. In Louisville, Kentucky, Artis Gilmore would pull up in his fancy car, still wearing his fancy suits, and just ball. Kevin Durant first measured the wor...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
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  3. UConn Huskies' Kevin Ollie has helped change the perception of cr...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Kevin Ollie learned how to coach by sitting on benches across the NBA. Now, he has the UConn Huskies ready to defend their title.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  4. UCLA Bruins coach Steve Alford among best college basketball coac...

    PJ Walsh

    PJ Walsh of Sports Insights breaks down the college basketball coaches who are best to bet on. Since the start of the 2005-06 season, UCLA (and former New Mexico) coach Steve Alford has the best rate.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  5. Kansas Jayhawks freshman Andrew Wiggins not fully appreciated bec...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    The true talent of Kansas Jayhawks freshman Andrew Wiggins can't be properly appreciated because we're too busy comparing him to LeBron James and the NBA's best.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  6. Jabari Parker on run that reminds of Kevin Durant - College Baske...

    John Gasaway

    ESPN Insider John Gasaway explains that Jabari Parker's great start might even be underrated, as it's statistically reminiscent of similar play by Kevin Durant and Michael Beasley.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  7. Buzz That Was -- NBA, say hello to Oklahoma State sophomore Marcu...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Freshman stars have been getting all the hype this college basketball season, but Oklahoma State sophomore Marcus Smart put on a show Tuesday night that had even Kevin Durant shaking his head.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  8. Marcus Smart of Oklahoma State Cowboys could play in NBA 'right n...

    Marcus Smart certainly made a strong impression on Kevin Durant.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  9. Marcus Smart scores 39 to power Oklahoma State's romp vs. Memphis...

    Marcus Smart scored a career-high 39 points and No. 7 Oklahoma State raced past No. 11 Memphis for a 101-80 win Tuesday night in a one-sided matchup of top teams.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  10. Cards' Harrell, IU's Sheehey injured at camp

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's easy to be cynical about summer camps for college stars. There is always some kind of quid pro quo involved -- the Nike-sponsored LeBron James/Kevin Durant/Chris Paul/etc. Skills Camps often feel like they exist solely to pack scouts onto plasti...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  11. The legend of playground basketball shrinks

    Scoop Jackson

    The passing of the great Alimoe (aka: "The Black Widow") in late February marked the beginning of the end of what was always believed to be an infinite era of basketball. The playground legend has been pushed aside.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  12. Path to the Draft: No. 10 Texas

    Myron Medcalf

    In the weeks leading up to the June 27 NBA draft, we'll be taking a look at the 20 schools that have produced the best pros in the modern draft era (since 1989, when the draft went from seven to two rounds). Click here to read Eamonn Brennan's explan...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  13. Path to the Draft: Top 10 from the Big 12

    Jason King

    The Big 12 may have a reputation as a football conference, but the league's presence in the NBA is glaring. Texas product Kevin Durant is arguably one of the three best players in the game along with LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. Kansas' Paul Pierce ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  14. Andrew Wiggins: What does it all mean?

    Eamonn Brennan

    There was some very big news on the recruiting front Monday: Andrew Wiggins, the top prep player in a loaded 2014 class and by many accounts the best since Kevin Durant, announced the cancellation of his remaining home visits with North Carolina, Kan...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  15. Numbers To Know: Thursday's recap

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Player of the Night -- Daniel Mullings, New Mexico State New Mexico State halted Louisiana Tech's 18-game winning streak, handing the Bulldogs their first WAC loss. Daniel Mullings led the way with 23 points, eight rebounds, three assists and four...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  16. No debate on Carmelo Anthony's jersey

    Eamonn Brennan

    Yahoo!'s Jeff Eisenberg brought up a good point today: A few years back, when Texas decided to retire Kevin Durant's famous No. 35, I remember some people grumbling. The response was both predictable and flabbergasting; these people grumbled about ho...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  17. The one-and-dones who became stars

    Jason King

    We often hear about the one-and-dones who don't work out, but here are 10 players who are flourishing in the NBA after spending just one season in college. (Editor's Note: For Part 1 of Myron Medcalf's in-depth look at the NBA's minimum age requi...

    Blog | June 26, 2012