The New Orleans Pelicans jumped out of the gates after the week long All-Star Break with a much needed, and fully expected, victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, the worst team in the NBA. And although the Pelicans have beaten today's opponent 7 consecutive times, the Detroit Pistons should prove to be much tougher playing at home than when the Pels beat them handily, 115-99, a month ago in the Smoothie King Center. Here's a breakdown of the game and the 'new-look' Pistons...
February 20, 2016
Professional sports fans are a fickle bunch. When things start to go south for the 'home team', many of us feel the sky is falling and the world will certainly end tomorrow. But for the 0-3 New Orleans Pelicans, a loss to the Orlando Magic tonight would indeed be a tragedy for most hoop fans in the Crescent City. The good news is that the Pels opponent tonight doesn't have 'Golden State' on the front of their jerseys, or 'Curry' on the back. Here's the Pels-Magic preview for tonight's game.
November 3, 2015
Fantasy Basketball Expert Matt Brandon provides an in-depth look at the Orlando Magic heading into the 2015-16 NBA season.
October 3, 2015
In their first 101 years of collegiate basketball competition, the Tennessee Vols had two underclassmen selected in the NBA Draft. Tonight they could double that number.
The U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) announced its first-ever Freshman All-America Team Tuesday, and Tennessee forward Tobias Harris was included on the 10-man squad.
He's averaging 15.3 points per game, including a team-high 17.3 in four SEC outings. He has scored in double figures 18 times in the first 19 games.
January 25, 2011
Based on his 6-point, 8-rebound showing in 16 impressive relief minutes Friday night at Charlotte, 6-7, 258-pound sophomore Jeronne Maymon just might be Tennessee's second-best basketball player.
December 20, 2010
Tennessee basketball player Tobias Harris was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week by the league office Monday.
December 6, 2010