Potential 2nd round sleepers in the 2017 NBA Draft

June 21, 2017

  Drafting well in the first round is a must, if you are an NBA franchise. The teams that dig even deeper will also find gems in the second round. This year’s NBA draft has the potential to have a handful of guys who could go in the second round and find themselves on an NBA roster come opening night.       With that being said, do not be…

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2017 NBA Mock Draft: The year of the point guards

June 16, 2017

  With the Finals finally over, it is time to start looking forward to the NBA draft. This year’s edition is considered the deepest draft since the LeBron James draft in 2003.     Most pundits have Markelle Fultz going first overall to the Boston Celtics, but Josh Jackson could also be in play for the Celtics. Lonzo Ball was slated to go to the Los Angeles Lakers, but the…

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Europa League preview: all pressure on Manchester United

May 24, 2017

It has come down to Manchester United and Ajax for the Europa League title. The pressure is on the team from Manchester since they need to lift the title in order to qualify for Champions League next season. Ajax has no such worries because they finished 2nd in the Eredivisie and will probably start from the third round of Champions League qualifying.     Stats to keep in mind Pass…

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Everyone has to chip in with Kawhi Leonard out

May 16, 2017

The San Antonio Spurs face a tough task tonight as they will be without star small forward Kawhi Leonard, who suffered an injury to his ankle in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday. What seemed to be an improbable task even with Leonard in the line-up, beating the Golden State Warriors, will be that much tougher tonight as the two teams square off once again.    …

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Orlando Magic showing their off-season hand?

April 7, 2017

The Orlando Magic announced the signing of Argentine swingman Patrico Garino Monday and received way more attention for it than they ever would’ve liked. Just not for the actual signing, though. By announcing the deal on Twitter with a photo of Garino putting ink to paper, the Magic may have also revealed what appears to be a big board of their off-season targets. The tweet has since been deleted, but…

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Cousins trade a good move for Sacramento

February 27, 2017

  The Sacramento Kings have been the laughing stock of the NBA for a few years now and the recent DeMarcus Cousins trade has not helped their case. The star power forward was shipped off to New Orleans along with Omri Casspi for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, 2017 1st and 2nd round draft picks. Sacramento owner, Vivek Ranadive, has stated that he believes Hield has Steph Curry potential…

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Sutton United’s dream comes to an end

February 21, 2017

Sutton United had its magical run in the FA Cup ended last night at the hands of Premier League side Arsenal, 2-0. As you can tell by the score line, it was not easy for the Gooners to crack a very stingy Sutton side. The two Arsenal goals were scored by Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott, the latter of the two notched his 100th goal as an Arsenal man. Congrats,…

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How to fix the All-Star festivities

February 20, 2017

Saturday’s NBA festivities had its ups and downs just like every All-Star Weekend. The skills competition was fascinating to watch, especially the big men, who got the better of the guards. The three point contest was also captivating as it went to an overtime. The dunk contest was…well, the dunk contest-very disappointing with almost every contestant needing more than one attempt to land their respective dunk.   There is still…

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Under the Radar in Africa

January 14, 2017

One of the most underrated football tournaments gets underway today-African Cup of Nations. This year, like many others in the past, features some of the best African talent from around the planet. The usually suspects are all there-Aubameyang, Mahrez, Mane, Aurier-but the supporting cast, or the “less known” players are also very important.   Here are five I think you should keep your eye on     Guelor Kanga, Red…

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One for the future: Manuel Locatelli

December 11, 2016

While most 18-20 year olds spend time on loan at various smaller clubs, so to say, AC Milan’s Manuel Locatelli has been given a chance with the first team and he has not disappointed.   Locatelli got his first start for Milan in the final match of the 2015/2016 season. Milan lost 3:1 on that day, but it was a big moment for the 18 year old wonderkid. Milan currently…

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