For the first time in the FIBA Americas U18 tournament, Team USA found itself behind after a quarter. As expected, the host nation, Chile, was more than pumped up to face one of the favorites. Like the Virgin Islands, Chile came out in zone defense but their zone was aRead More →

Another day, another blowout for Team USA. This time it came at the expense of the Virgin Islands. Shaka Smart’s squad moved to 2-0 with a 107-63 victory.The Americans led by as much as 48 points. Early on the Virgin Islands played zone and Team USA exploited it. After goingRead More →

Team USA coach, Shaka Smart, has implemented his trademark “Havoc” philosophy on defense and it worked to the tune of forcing 26 turnovers. The forced turnovers along with the fast pace helped Team USA score 44 fast break points. When asked about how important is Team USA’s full court defense,Read More →

When the NBA Draft Lottery hits the airwaves, the conspiracy theorists hit the social media platforms. Ever since the “Patrick Ewing” draft, conspiracy theorists have said that the NBA Lottery is fixed. Truth be told, 98% of these amateur sleuths have a conspiracy theory for every team in the lotteryRead More →

Alvarez vs Khan

The last week or so, Khan has prepared for the biggest fight of his life by talking about Floyd Mayweather Jr. This seems to be strange considering he won’t be fighting the retired boxer. Saturday night, Khan will walk into the new T Mobile Arena as a sizeable underdog againstRead More →

Ortiz landing punch in his first fight against Berto

Like many boxers, Victor Ortiz’ career has come full circle. Five years ago, he scored what can be easily argued as a career saving unanimous decision over Andre Berto. After the victory, the loss to Marcos Maidana had all but been forgotten and it set up a date with FloydRead More →

When:  April 9th, 2016 Where:  Las Vegas, NV Network:  HBO PPV Background The Pacquiao-Bradley trilogy will not go down in history as one of the best despite the fact that each boxer has won once. Most believe that Pacquiao won both fights and it’s hard to argue otherwise. Even BradleyRead More →