Archive - Feb 2007
By Adi Joseph
The second-half rally only sharpened the pain.
[img_assist|nid=4009|title=Jamar Butler - AP Photo: Terry Gilliam|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=250|height=370]As Clemson fell to Duke Thursday, the national audience was witness to a bubble burst. With 10,000 fans in attendance, the Tigers were dominated in the first half, 42-21, only to make a terrific second half run. A run that didn't matter, in the end.
By Aran Smith
[img_assist|nid=4035|title=Brandon Roy - AP Photo: Don Ryan|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=250|height=327]Know your role. A saying that made the Rock famous in the professional wrestling circuit and one that NBA rookies often have a hard time figuring out. When looking at the rookie class’s production through the first fifty games of the year, roles play a huge part in the maturation process.
By Nick Prevenas
[img_assist|nid=4037|title=Oden and Durant|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=383]In a 1974 issue of Rolling Stone, legendary rock writer Jon Landau penned one of the most famous lines in music journalism: "I have seen the future of rock and roll, and its name is Bruce Springsteen."
Thirty-three years later, nearly every basketball writer is paraphrasing Landau when describing Texas freshman phenom Kevin Durant.