By Ryan Touhey,
According to numerous news outlets, Miles Bridges of Michigan State, has decided to keep his college basketball career going next season. “I got some unfinished business here,” Bridges told the Associated Press. Bridges’ ultimate goal is to hoist the NCAA National Championship over his head. Bridges had a dazzling freshmen year campaign, leading the Spartans in points per game, which was 16.7 points.
By Jay Colby,
1. Jimmy Butler Lead Bulls rally to beat Celtics 106-102 in series opener – In surprising fashion the Chicago Bulls comeback to beat the Boston Celtics behind Jimmy Butler 30 points and 9 rebounds. The Game 1 loss was an emotional night for Boston’s star Isaiah Thomas grieving the tragic loss of his 22-year-old sister Chyna Thomas.
By jay Colby,
1. Durant returns to the Warriors – Kevin Durant made his return to action Saturday night against the New Orleans Pelicans. Kevin Durant had his moments of feeling down, unable to play the sport he loves while watching his teammates initially struggle then, later, shine without him.
By Evan Dyal,
It was the last full week of the NBA regular season. It was a week where teams were eliminated from the playoffs and where a few teams clinched like Portland. In the West all the matchups are decided, but in the East no match ups are decided yet. It was also a week full of amazing individual performances. Damian Lillard had 59 points, and Russell Westbrook had 50 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists in a win at Denver. The race for the MVP will go down to the wire. Here are the top seven performers of the week in the NBA!
By Ryan Touhey,
Basketball hall of famer and New York Knicks legend Patrick Ewing, will return to his grassroots later this year, as he was named the new head coach of the Georgetown Hoyas last week on April 3. Ewing, the first Hoya to be selected first overall in an NBA draft back in 1985, played for Georgetown from 1981-85 and led them to three NCAA Championship games in his four years of eligibility.