Tag Archives: Lonzo Ball

Playing The Point – May 8, 2017

By Jay Colby,

1. Houston Rockets tied series 2-2 – James Harden lead the Rockets with 28 points helping Houston rebound from two consecutive losses to beat the San Antonio Spurs 125-104.

Lonzo Ball Has An Interesting Offseason

Lonzo Ball: Credit: Josh Groom – Fox Sports Australia


By Ryan Touhey,

According to numerous news sources, Lonzo Ball, the star freshman point guard for the UCLA Bruins, will skip the 2017 NBA Draft. Ball finished his freshman year at UCLA averaging a total of 35 minutes played, making 5.3 baskets out of a total of 9.5 attempts for a field goal percentage of .551%. He also made 2.2 three pointers out of 5.4, equivalent to a percentage of .412%.

College Basketball Weekly Power 7 – January 2, 2017

Malik Monk; Credit Kentucky Kernel

By Geoff Heppes,

Happy New Years, everyone! There has been some exciting basketball for us to watch, and it has been in thanks to the great players who play the game at the collegiate level. Here are my top seven players for this week.

The Five Best Players who are NBA Ready

Arizona’s Lauri Markkanen; Credit AP

By Nick Puricelli,

The 2017 draft class is one of the most talented classes we’ve seen in a long time. Freshman talent from Durham to Los Angeles, as well as the always talented Kentucky Wildcats. NBA teams are in for some great young talent this year and there are great players all over the country. Here is the top five players who are NBA ready for 2017.

Top Five Freshmen of 2016-17

Lonzo Ball: Credit: Josh Groom – Fox Sports Australia

By Jacob Gottlieb,

This a review of who I believe are the five best freshmen in college basketball this year. I based my decision off of offensive and defensive capabilities, who has performed well for his team, and the team’s résumé up to this point. It pained me to not to include someone like Duke’s Jayson Tatum for example. He moves excellent for his size, gets rebounds, and has a 180-degree fade-away jumper that looks like Dirk’s; however, he missed Duke’s first 8 games of the season and is at best their fourth most important player. Besides Tatum, I’d also like to give honorable mention to UCLA’s TJ Leaf, Kansas’s Josh Jackson, Florida State’s Jon Isaac, and Arizona’s Lauri Markannen. Those are four really good freshmen, but here are the five that are even better: