NBA Draft Prospect Skips College For China (And $1.2 Million)

Point guard Emmanuel Mudiay has the potential to be a lottery pick in next year's NBA draft, but he won't be spending a year in college before going pro. Mudiay's taking his talents to China for the required year between high school and the NBA, and he's getting a hefty chunk of money for his efforts. » 7/22/14 12:44pm 7/22/14 12:44pm

Larry Brown Reminds Us That College Basketball Is So Full Of Itself

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban recently said some very smart things about the uselessness of the NCAA, suggesting that the NBA D-League is a viable alternative for developing future NBA players who would only attend one year of college before going pro because of the one-and-done rule. Larry Brown, now the head… » 3/06/14 11:27am 3/06/14 11:27am

Larry Brown's 9/11 Memories Darken The Redeem Team's Triumphant Gold Medal Victory

As a Philadelphian, I will always forgive Larry Brown for many of the egotistical brainfarts he's committed in his loooong and well-traveled coaching career for the rejuvenation period he brought to the Sixers when he coached here .(His 2001 Sixers team will always be one of the most revered ones in Philly sports… » 8/26/08 6:00pm 8/26/08 6:00pm

Larry Brown Is Happy Not To Be In New York Anymore

Larry Brown offers us a fond, cute little footnote in the epic catastrophe that is 2007 SHOTY winner Isiah Thomas' tenure with the New York Knicks. Brown wasn't exactly Mr. Sunshine and Rainbows with that team — and he clearly stopped giving a crap 10 games in — but Isiah has made sure that Brown will be remembered as… » 1/23/08 1:35pm 1/23/08 1:35pm