Archive - 2008 - Article

August 8th

2008 Las Vegas AAUs: Top 10 Prospects

Sat, 08/09/2008 - 8:10am

1.) John Wall 6'4 182 PG Word of God (Raleigh, NC) HSSr.


John Wall

Nike Global Challenge: Day 1

Fri, 08/08/2008 - 10:43pm


Nike Global Challenge- Day 1


Game 1

USA ONE 81 – Senegal 68

August 7th

Olympic Preview: Part 1

Fri, 08/08/2008 - 9:42am

Team Previews and Odds to Win Gold

August 6th

John Wall Interview

Thu, 08/07/2008 - 2:27am

John Wall is fast.

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Defenders at this level have virtually no chance to stay in front of him. He can make even the quickest guards look like their shoes have been dipped in cement.

August 4th

2008 Beijing: USA Men's Basketball Preview

Mon, 08/04/2008 - 6:29pm

There is an excitement that follows Team USA for these Olympics that we haven’t seen in years. Through four impressive exhibitions, this star-studded team seems poised to reassert its dominance on the rest of the world.

This is the best team that the USA has had since ’96 and is definitely talented enough to win the gold. However, nothing is guaranteed.


August 3rd

The Superstar Theory: Revisited and Supercharged, Part 3

Sun, 08/03/2008 - 2:11pm

Part III The Superstar Thesis Going Forward

In part I we established an objective list of the 80 best NBA players since 1956. In part II we established that these players, especially the 21 gold medal superstars at the very top, were the best players on every single NBA championship team since 1956-57, and on all but three of the 52 runner-ups. Such a pattern does not exist in baseball or football.

July 31st

Early Projection: Top 25 NCAA Teams

Thu, 07/31/2008 - 8:36pm

Tyler Hansbrough

July 30th

State of the Cap: Utah Jazz

Thu, 07/31/2008 - 7:35am
By Josh Redetzke

2008/09 Utah Jazz Payroll: $62.4 million
2008/09 Estimated NBA Salary Cap: $58 million
Roughly: $4.4 million over cap

The Good:

2008 RBK Summer Championships: Top 20

Wed, 07/30/2008 - 10:33am

The 2008 RBK Summer Championships was not filled with it's usual long list of elite talent. However, there was plenty of talent to see nonetheless, including several head to head match-ups of the top guards in the Class of 2009. Here is my top 15 players in the Class of 2009 and the top 5 of 2010 at the Summer Championships in Vegas.

Class of 2009

July 28th

State of the Cap: San Antonio Spurs

Mon, 07/28/2008 - 8:59pm
By Josh Redetzke

2008/09 San Antonio Spurs Payroll: $59.3 million
2008/09 Estimated NBA Salary Cap: $58 million
Roughly: $1.3 million over cap

The Good: