• From
    • To


13 results for "ncaa now"

Page of 1
  1. Respect the Grizzlies

    Henry Abbott

    I wanted to watch the NCAA title game. I really did. And every now and again I clicked over to peek in. But earlier in the evening I settled into a steady diet of Grizzlies at Thunder, and it was nearly impossible to tear away. Two teams I love to wa...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  2. Pictures of food

    Henry Abbott

    When I was in college, I didn't know how to cook. But every now and again, I did anyway. Same goes for my roommate. And that's when we started taking pictures of plates of food before eating them. It was one part: This is a funny picture. Nine par...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  3. Those tight-knit basketball families ...

    Henry Abbott

    Last week's New Yorker poked fun at Charlotte Observer for this little gaffe: Now that the NBA draft is over, new Appalachian State coach Buzz Peterson can concentrate fully on his college job. And he'll have a familiar face to help him out. The for...

    Blog | October 11, 2010
  4. Stoudamire making points -- on the sidelines

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande There's a strange fascination I have with unlikely coaches in Memphis. Last year it was Rod Strickland on John Calipari's college staff before they left for Kentucky. Now it's Damon Stoudamire, helping out the Grizzlies. If you watc...

    Blog | February 26, 2010
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin Sherrington of The Dallas Morning News: "After Houston and UCLA played the Astrodome in 1968, before the biggest crowd to watch a college basketball game, a record that held for 14 years, the college game would never be the same. Question: Now ...

    Blog | February 15, 2010
  6. Blazer Maniacs Camping Out All Night

    Henry Abbott

    Most NBA cities, most of the time, don't have this college-style passion. And there aren't likely to be that many tickets for walk-up customers like these. But in any case, at noon pacific -- still many hours from now -- some of these people ...

    Blog | April 16, 2009
  7. Big, Strong, and Silly

    Henry Abbott

    Poor Dwight Howard. By going straight to the NBA from high school, he missed the opportunity to embarrass himself this exact way in college. So now he's really famous, and everybody gets to see his Beyonce impersonation. Via NESW Sports....

    Blog | March 26, 2009
  8. Von Wafer for Taurean Green

    Henry Abbott

    It has been reported many places by now that the Denver Nuggets have traded little-used Von Wafer to the Blazers for Taurean Green. Green was the high-scorer and emotional leader of the two-time NCAA champion Florida Gators. He's an excellent shooter...

    Blog | February 21, 2008
  9. Basketball Recruiting: Still Dirty!

    Henry Abbott

    You know how every now and again someone writes a great article about how disgusting college recruiting is in basketball? And about how a lot of the top amateur basketball players are not amateur at all? It can be tempting, I think, to have a short m...

    Blog | August 20, 2007
  10. The Myth of Amateurism

    Henry Abbott

    I love the NCAA tournament. It's great basketball, and it's so fun to watch. I mean, of course. I'm watching right now, as a matter of fact. But the more the NCAA tournament consumes my brain, and the more of those corny advertisements for the co...

    Blog | March 16, 2007
  11. J.J. Redick Back on the Shelf

    Henry Abbott

    Could the Duke marksman have any more obstacles on his way from college to the NBA? All since he left college in the spring: a drunk driving arrest, back trouble, and now torn tissue in his foot. John Denton reports: Redick, the 11th overall p...

    Blog | October 05, 2006
  12. Chad Ford: J.J. Redick Impressing

    Henry Abbott

    The Duke shooter was great in college, and now he's reportedly better than expected in workouts: "I'm actually not a huge believer in individual workouts," one NBA executive said. "However, I think we learned a lot about that kid and i...

    Blog | June 08, 2006
  13. Saturday is the Big Day

    Henry Abbott

    That's the last day for underclassmen to declare for the NBA draft. That means that, because of the broken model of American basketball development, between now and Saturday college coaches are keeping their primo players out of the public eye as m...

    Blog | April 25, 2006