Archive - 2012 - Article

July 24th

The Evolution and Anatomy of the "Combo-Guard"

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 6:51am

Combo Guard-- A term with a self-explanatory title that was implemented into basketball lingo without warning or discussion. Nobody even seemed to acknowledge its birth or place in the game. A scorer who can distribute. A quarterback who can score in bunches.

This breed of guard has been around for years, however as athletes evolve, so does the position.

July 22nd

2012 LeBron James Skills Academy: Top High School Performers

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 9:18am

Andrew WigginsAndrew WigginsBy Ian Powers

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 10

Sun, 07/22/2012 - 8:48pm

Milwaukee Bucks (4-1) 113 Chicago Bulls (1-4) 68

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 9

Sun, 07/22/2012 - 10:33am

Portland Trailblazers (4-1) 81 Miami Heat (3-2) 55

Will BartonWill BartonThe Portland Trailblazer finished 2012 summer league crushing the Miami Heat 81-55 in the first game of day 9. Will Barton was easily the best player on the floor, finishing with a game high 27 points, and earning our player of the day.

July 20th

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 8

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 9:56pm

Cleveland Cavaliers (3-2) 98 New York Knicks (0-5) 64

Without Dion Waiters, the Cleveland Cavaliers opened day 8 with a big 98-64 win over the New York, leaving the Knicks winless in this year’s event.

July 19th

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 7

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 8:12am

Toronto Raptors (2-3) 94 New York Knicks (0-4) 92

The Toronto Raptors finished their 2012 summer league with a 2-3 record, defeating the New York Knicks 94-92 in what turned into a tight game to open day 7 in COX Pavilion.

July 18th

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 6

Wed, 07/18/2012 - 9:15pm

Washington Wizards (3-2) 78 Milwaukee Bucks (1-1) 75

Tobias HarrisTobias HarrisThe Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards tipped off day 6 with the Wizards taking a tight 78-75 win in COX pavilion. It was a good come from behind win for Washington who lost Jan Vesely in the first two minutes to an ankle injury.

July 17th

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 5

Wed, 07/18/2012 - 9:10am

Denver Nuggets (1-2) 85 New York Knicks (0-3) 81

July 16th

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 4

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:41am

Boston Celtics 87 Atlanta Hawks 69

The Boston Celtics opened their summer schedule with an 87-69 win over the Atlanta Hawks. The Celtics were well supported in COX Pavilion for the Vegas debut of first round picks Jared Sullinger & Fab Melo.

2012 Orlando Summer League Recap

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 2:48pm

Rise and Shine: Future Stars Come Out in the Orlando Summer League

While the Dwight Howard saga continues to hold the Orlando Magic hostage, the city, and the rest of the NBA, were able to take a well-deserved break when the teams that made up this year’s Orlando Summer League made their way to town. Eight teams took part in this year’s weeklong tryout in an effort to decide what players should earn spots on next year’s roster.