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  1. Is Porzingis now firmly in Rd. 1?

    Joe Kaiser

    Kristaps Porzingis is a name many are not all that familiar with, but the big man out of Latvia has a good chance to be taken in the first round of next month's NBA draft. Here's the latest on what the 6-foot-11 big man brings to the table, and wh...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  2. Predicting the Olympic medal round - NHL

    Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman

    Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman break down the Olympic playoff round games, providing a key matchup for each. He also predicts Russia to win the gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  3. Olympics - Previews and predictions for the play-in games

    Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman

    Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman of Hockey Prospectus preview the Olympic hockey play-in round, with a key matchup to watch and a pick for Russia-Norway, Slovenia-Austria, Switzerland-Latvia and Slovakia-Czech Republic.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  4. NHL - Previewing the preliminary round of Olympic hockey

    Matthew Coller

    Matthew Coller of Hockey Prospectus examines the projections for all the Olympic hockey teams and looks at a key matchup will determine their fates in qualifying for the medal round.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  5. NHL - Previewing and projecting the lower-tier Olympic teams

    Timo Seppa

    To preview the Olympic men's hockey tournament, Hockey Prospectus looks at the teams competing in Sochi. In this edition, the lower-tier teams are projected; will a dark horse emerge to surprise with a medal?

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  6. Zemgus Girgensons' draft journey

    Doug McIntyre

    Literally and figuratively, Zemgus Girgensons has come a long way. The projected first-rounder in June's NHL draft was 14 and living in his native Latvia four short years ago, but he had big dreams of emulating compatriots like Arturs Irbe, San...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  7. Zemgus Girgensons, potential top 10 pick, follows Internet to USH...

    Doug McIntyre

    Doug McIntyre writes that four years ago, playing hockey in America began with an Internet search for Zemgus Girgensons. Now, the 18-year-old is on the cusp of being a top-10 pick in the NHL draft.

    Blog | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  8. Dyshawn Pierre ready to break out

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s ... 1. Pierre looking like a breakout guy Sitting in the stands watching CIA Bounce was Jacksonville coach Cliff Warren. He's seen Dyshawn Pierre (Whitby, Ontario/Anderson Collegiate) before, actually recently in Latvia where Pierre was...

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  9. E.J. Hradek: Team USA needs fast start versus Switzerland

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek breaks down each of Wednesday's Olympic matchups, including Team USA versus Switzerland and what should be an epic clash between Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin ... er ... Canada and Russia.

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  10. Rutgers continues recruiting roll

    Chris Hansen reports on the commitment of Alina Voronenko to Kansas State.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2007
  11. Voronenko's long journey continues

    Chris Hansen

    Alina Voronenko started in Latvia and is now journeying to find a school where she fits in, writes Chris Hansen.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2007
  12. Chiriaev out? Andriuskevicius in?

    Chad Ford

    Canadian big-man Ivan Chiriaev will pull out of the NBA draft, but Latvia's Martynas Andriuskevicius is in.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2004
  13. 2004 NBA Draft Insider Player Cards

    Chad Ford

    Andris Biedrins POWER FORWARD | TEAM: SKONTO RIGA (LATVIA) AGE: 17 | HT/WT: 7-0, 240 | STATS: 18.6 ppg, 8.2 rpg INSIDER RANKING: Power Forwards (3) | International (2) Notes: After getting a personal taste of the NBA at the All-Star Game in Los...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 12, 2004