Julius Randle

Basketball 101: Stay Ready

Ever hear the phrase, “If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready”? It’s a common phrase in reference to being prepared for anything that comes your way. While this phrase is usually regarded to life situations, it’s also a useful tool in the sport of basketball. For those guys and girls that don’t

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The NBA needs to tone down the referees

Here were are again in another season and I’m here ranting about the referees. The officials have been going crazy with the technical calls thus far this season. I’m talking the obvious calls of complaints and fighting. However, my main strife has been when whistles are blown in regards to players jawing at each other. This

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NBA MVP

Way Too Early NBA MVP Favorites For 2017-18

We are a little over a month into the NBA season and it has been a fun one thus far, to say the least. You have a lot of teams surprising like the Rockets leading the Western Conference or the Celtics dominating their play so far in the Eastern Conference after a slow start. How

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Schmidt Talking Podcast: Season 1 Episode 3

The St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team hosted Jackson State on Saturday night in their second game of the regular season to put their record at 1-1. Star point guard Jaylen Adams was out with an injured ankle for the second game in a row, but it did not phase the Bonnies as they won with a

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The finger roll is the new slam dunk

Remember when dunking the ball in the game of basketball was glorified. We loved seeing Scottie Pippen dunk on Patrick Ewing and  Vince Carter gliding over a seven footer and even Baron Davis absorbing contact and bodying Andre Kirilenko himself. Dunking the ball has always been a staple in this sport and it still is,

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VIDEO: Joel Embiid has historic night on the court and social media

With the Sixers vs. Lakers game ending around 1 am Eastern Time, there were plenty of people who missed out on a historic night from Joel Embiid. Embiid turned plenty of more heads last night with the best performance by a big man this season producing 46 points, 15 rebounds, 7 blocks and 7 assists. He

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Week 5 Fantasy Basketball All-Pickup Team

Welcome to week 5 of the fantasy basketball season. The standings are starting to split, and team owners are starting to figure out if their teams are contenders or pretenders. If you’re a pretender, it’s time to start making some smart pickups. When looking into the free agent market, consider three things: Who’s injured and

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Christ (NC) School vs Spartanburg (SC) Day

Christ (NC) School vs Spartanburg (SC) Day Takeaways

On Tuesday night, we had a great matchup to help kick off the high school basketball season with Christ (NC) School vs Spartanburg (SC) Day. Spartanburg Day traveled to Arden, North Carolina to take on the Christ School Greenies. This matchup was highly anticipated since two of the best high school basketball athletes faced off,

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Fantasy Basketball Week 4 All-Pickup Team

We are four weeks into the NBA fantasy basketball season and you’re probably asking yourself, “why did I let that guy pass on the waiver wire?” Not to worry. You’re not the only one. With the best free agents off the board, fantasy owners will win their league by finding the diamond’s in the rough.

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Lonzo Ball

Lonzo Ball HAS to be more aggressive

Lonzo Ball has been heavily scrutinized throughout their first eight games of the season. With being the 2nd pick in the NBA draft and having an outspoken father like LaVar Ball, that scrutiny was expected. Some of it I agree with and others I believe is unwarranted but my only strife with Lonzo thus far

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