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Rick Pitino got off to a winning return with Panathinaikos but the former Louisville coach is more than aware the challenge is just beginning. Emmet Ryan on the wrinkles that will make his second act in Athens tough work It was the perfect farewell. Rick Pitino went back to the United States adored by Panathinaikos […]
It was never going to be easy but Panathinaikos really went all out on drama in the Euroleague regular season, leaving themselves with a must win game in the final round to decide their fate. Then Nick Calathes decided this, of all nights, was the one to end Euroleague’s greatest drought. Emmet Ryan was in […]
While Los Angeles Lakers’ second-round draft pick Derrick Caracter impressed in NBA summer league play – even to rank third behind John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins in the NBA.com “Rookie Ladder” – the former UTEP Miner may yet have to wait one more year to play in the big league. No matter, though, as reportedly […]
A few good reads for you to catch up with this weekend as the “Best of the (Basketball) Net” column returns. Enjoy the hits from around the ‘net! Seventeen-year-old Jeremy Tyler (Remember him? The “the first American to skip his senior year of high school to turn pro”?) is struggling even to earn playing time […]
Well, the expected has already taken hold: Just like Brandon Jennings this past off-season, an American has decided to forgo college to play professionally in Europe. Only this time, unlike Jennings who graduated high school only to decline a scholarship at Arizona, Jeremy Tyler is leaving high school early to head to the Continent.