Drexel Dragons race out to fast start vs. William & Mary, eventually fall flat

“Their version of a layup is a wide-open three,” said Drexel Men’s Basketball coach Zach Spiker after his Dragons (7-10, 1-3 CAA) suffered an 85-63 loss to William & Mary (11-4, 4-1 CAA) inside of the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Sunday afternoon.  W&M, led by David Cohn and Nathan Knight, shot 45% from downtown in

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Drexel

Drexel Dragons look to build off Lafayette win, take down Rider

Everything is starting to come together for Drexel’s Austin Williams, who iced a narrow 68-67 victory over Lafayette on Wednesday evening by spiking a dunk off of an offensive rebound with 13 seconds left, then rejecting a shot from Leopards guard Justin Jaworski with six ticks remaining. Lafayette got two more shots to secure the win,

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Postgame Notes: Lakers earn hard-fought OT victory over Wizards

Washington Wizards guard John Wall vowed to show Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball “no mercy,” in their matchup inside of Staples Center on Wednesday night, and Wizards center Marcin Gortat ensured that his All-Star point guard would “torture,” Ball for 48 minutes. Despite their declarations, that’s not quite how things went. Los Angeles used

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VIDEO: Ben Simmons drops triple-double in fourth career game vs. Pistons

We figured a triple-double would come sooner rather than later for Ben Simmons, and he proved our assumption to be a wise one in a 97-86 road win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night. Simmons, who became only the third player (Oscar Robertson, Hambone Williams) in NBA history to record a triple-double in his

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Postgame Notes: Lakers mount comeback, but still fall short to Pelicans

In their 119-112 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night, the Lakers had Staples Center reeking of the same nauseating stench that invaded it on Thursday during their embarrassing season-opening loss to the Clippers.  Los Angeles came out of the gates flat, looking uninspired and uninterested as they fell behind by as many as

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Postgame Notes: Lonzo Ball, Lakers lay egg in season-opener vs. Clippers

Lakers faithful packed the Staples Center on Thursday evening in hopes of seeing a victory in the team’s season-opener against the Los Angeles Clippers, but the listless Lakers laid an egg in their first contest under the new Big Baller regime that their brass spent all summer backing. The Lakers lost 108-92 to their cross-hall

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Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry’s toughness needs to stop being overlooked

Golden State Warriors guard, Stephen Curry, has been donned the “Baby-Faced Assassin,” due to the discrepancy between his killer on-court mentality and his boyish looks, but there’s nothing babyish about the two-time NBA champion’s game. Curry’s sweet-shooting stroke and slick handles garner his game the most attention, but it would be remiss to ignore the fair

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Society Sitdown Ep. 2: Kyrie Irving trade madness and best/worst newcomers

In this week’s episode of Society Sitdown, B.J. and Alec are joined by Basketball Society running mate Justin Kirkland to discuss the blockbuster Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas trade, and what the ramifications will be for both teams.  Are the Cavs better suited for a matchup with the defending champion Golden State Warriors? Is Boston

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LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas

LeBron James goes on Twitter rant about Celtics fans burning Isaiah Thomas’ jersey

LeBron James took to Twitter on Thursday afternoon to scold Boston Celtics fans that were seen burning the jersey of former point guard Isaiah Thomas, who was traded away to the Cleveland Cavaliers along with Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first-round draft pick for Kyrie Irving. The burning of the jersey thing

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VIDEO: Getting the Nets’ draft pick was vital for the Cavaliers in the Kyrie Irving trade

In what may turn out to be the biggest shock of this wild offseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers catered to Kyrie Irving’s mid-summer trade whims, shipping him out of The Land to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first round pick.  While Cleveland may now

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