Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum powering Celtics amidst injuries

Since 2009-10, only eight players have averaged at least 13 points per game, registered a PER of 13 or better and connected on 90 threes or more in their rookie season. Boston Celtics first-year forward Jayson Tatum is one of them. Tatum’s offensive game flashes a spicy level of bravado for a rookie and the

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Ivy League

Penn downs Harvard in thriller, claims Ivy League Championship

“I was just trying to be a leader and find a way to spark the team,” a joyous Darnell Foreman said after his Penn Quakers claimed the 2018 Ivy League Championship in a thrilling 68-65 win over the Harvard Crimson inside of the Palestra on Sunday afternoon. Foreman, the lone senior starter for Penn, finished

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Ivy League Tournament Semifinals Recap

Game No. 1: Harvard (#1) 74, Cornell (#4) 55 “My teammates have confidence in me to make plays and that’s what I try to do,” said a stoic Seth Towns, who’s game-high 24 points led the Harvard Crimson to a 74-55 Ivy League Tournament semifinal victory over the Cornell Big Red inside of the historic

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Los Angeles showing post All-Star break promise

Welcome to Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Laker fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. The Lakers are playing their best basketball of the season and Lonzo Ball seems to have a renewed confidence. For this edition, the gang gathers to discuss what they’ve seen from

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NBA Roundtable: New look Cavs, Wiz without Wall and new playoff format

Several Society writers gather for a roundtable discussion to hash out current NBA happenings, including talk about the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers, who is in more danger of missing the playoffs between Oklahoma City and San Antonio, as well as the NBA experimenting with a new playoff format. Our participants this week are: DJ Allen (@DJAllen23)

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Tramaine Isabell, Drexel Dragons

Drexel makes biggest comeback in NCAA history, stuns Delaware

“Hungry dogs run faster,” is the message Drexel guard Troy Harper scribed on Dragons’ whiteboard in the locker room prior to their game against the Delaware Blue Hens, and that very memo is all he could focus on during halftime as his team trailed 56-29. Drexel (12-18, 6-11 CAA), who once trailed by as many

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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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