One of the benefits of having so many phenomenal basketball players come from the greater-Seattle area is their philanthropy. From Jamal Crawford to Nate Robinson to Will Conroy to Spencer Hawes, the giving back - in the form of summer basketball camps - ensures that generations of young hoopers get to rub elbows with their idols, just like they did back in their day.
July 19, 2010
SEATTLE - Lorenzo Romar remembers it well. In fact, he remembered thinking to himself that if there were any NBA scouts around, they'd be really impressed with that guy. 'That guy' happened to be sophomore guard Malcolm Armstead of the Oregon Ducks, and all Armstead did against Romar's Huskies the night they beat UW 90-79 was lead the Ducks with 21 points, as well as dish out six assists.
March 3, 2010
SEATTLE - On Saturday morning, the ESPN College Gameday crew came to town to host their weekly show from to 8 to 9 a.m. PST. The crew featured Rece Davis, Hubert Davis, Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps and legendary head coach Bobby Knight. They are here as part of ESPN's coverage of the UCLA/Washington basketball game, which will tip off at 6 p.m. PST.
February 20, 2010
BERKELEY, Calif--Washington thought they had turned a corner. But in its pivotal matchup against conference-leading California on Thursday night, the only thing the Huskies turned in was another underwhelming road performance, falling 93-81 at Haas Pavilion.
February 11, 2010
Lorenzo Romar is satisfied that the Huskies are ready for the start of the Pac-10 schedule. The preseason hasn't been perfect, but UW (9-2) got plenty achieved, the coach said. "We've gotten a lot out of it," Romar told the Seattle Times. "We've played against some good different defenses. We've played on the road and in neutral sites (and against) a few Top 25 opponents.
December 28, 2009
What a sad situation. Oregon RB LeGarrette Blount's punch of Boise State's Byron Hout played over and over to the embarrassment of not just himself but his family, school, conference, and the sport itself. No excuse, no apology, no second chances are necessary.
September 4, 2009
SEATTLE - It took all of Jon Brockman's strength not to let the cat out of the bag, but he was on orders. His agents, Greg Lawrence and Bob Myers of the Wasserman Group, had a plan set up for the former Washington forward after he tore up the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in Virginia.
June 25, 2009