Archive - Apr 2008 - Article


April 16th

Who's No. 1: Rose or Beasley?

Wed, 04/16/2008 - 7:02pm

By Aran Smith

Last year the Greg Oden vs. Kevin Durant debate began midway through the season and turned into the biggest hoops discussion of the year, raging all the way to draft night with the Trail Blazers ultimately taking the big man out of Ohio State with the top pick.

April 15th

Euroleague Stock Watch: Quarterfinal Round

Tue, 04/15/2008 - 7:10pm

By Simon Dresden

And the there were four. From the quarterfinal on the teams are paired in do or die series depending on their results from the pre rounds group phase. The winners of those series are then participants for the Final Four event in Madrid next month.

April 14th

2008 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament: Top Prospects

Mon, 04/14/2008 - 7:27pm

By Borko Popic

April 13th

Stock Watch: National Championship

Sun, 04/13/2008 - 7:38pm

Stock Watch: National Championship

By Aran Smith

After taking a week to digest the final game and speaking with NBA scouts about the top prospects, here's a look at who helped and hurt themselves in last Monday's National Championship game.


2008 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament: Day 4

Sun, 04/13/2008 - 7:32pm

By Borko Popic

Day 4-April 12, 2008

Game 9- 7th Place Game

Cherry, Bekaert & Holland 94 – Holiday Inn Portsmouth 80

In the toilet-bowl game, CB&H were finally able to get into the win column. Being down by 6, they caught fire in the second half, and cruised to an easy victory against the winless Holiday Inn Portsmouth team.

Cherry, Bakaert & Hollan

April 12th

Sophomore Review

Sat, 04/12/2008 - 7:48pm

By Ryan Reed

The Jump. That is what GM's expect from their sophomore studs. As rookies, they are given the benefit of the doubt. It's the first time through everything. The travel, the money, the expectations, the League. By their second year, they are expected to produce. With this in mind, let’s take a look at the players who successfully made The Jump this season.

[img_assist|nid=3347|title=Rudy Gay - Icon SMI|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=451]Rudy Gay, Memphis Grizzlies

April 11th

2008 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament: Day 3

Fri, 04/11/2008 - 7:55pm

By Borko Popic

Day 3-April 11, 2008

Game 6- Consolation Game

Norfolk Sports Club 89 - Cherry, Bekaert & Holland 88

Two losing teams from the previous day met in the early matchup. A fairly exciting game that went down the wire, where Chris Lofton hit a tough 3 point shot to give his squad a 1 point victory.

Norfolk Sports Club

April 10th

2008 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament: Day 2

Fri, 04/11/2008 - 5:55am

By Borko Popic

Day 2-April 10, 2008

Game 3- Consolation Game

Sales System 92 - Holiday Inn-Portsmouth 84

The early game of the day allowed for a second chance to see some of the players from last night. A poor shooting performance by both teams, Sales System took the early lead, and had no troubles closing the game out.

Sales System

2008 Hoop Summit: Analyzing the World Team

Fri, 04/11/2008 - 5:52am

By Simon Dresden

The 2008 Nike Hoops Summit game will take place on Saturday, April 12, at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. The game will be shown on Fox Sports Net at will tip-off at 4:00 p.m. (EST). The following is an analysis of the World Select Team.


Serge Ibaka 6-10 PF Congo

April 9th

2008 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament: Day 1

Thu, 04/10/2008 - 6:06am

By Borko Popic

Day 1-Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Game 1

Tidewater Sealants 99 - Holiday Inn-Portsmouth 81