The Curious Case Of Ben Simmons

The draw for this week’s Legends Classic at Barclays Center in Brooklyn was undoubtedly ultra-talented LSU freshman Ben Simmons. Simmons’ LSU squad came in as the tournament’s only nationally ranked team – based almost solely on the justified hype of… Continue Reading


The transitional period: Tracking College Stars in the NBA D-League

Yesterday I took in an NBA D-League game between the Springfield Armor (Brooklyn Nets affiliate) and Delaware 87ers (76ers). For those who don’t know, the NBA D-League is the minor league basketball of the NBA. Yesterday’s game featured two former… Continue Reading


The Line with Caroline: The Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    I said it last year, this tournament is always a preview of what is to come in March and 14 of these team played in the NCAA tournament this year.   The ACC and Big Ten split last year’s Challenge… Continue Reading


Tourney Talk: CHD sits down with 1983 NCAA champion Dereck Whittenburg

Today marks the 30th anniversary of NC State winning the 1983 NCAA Tournament. The #6-seed Wolfpack’s legendary two-point  upset of Houston in the title game was a result of a buzzer-beating alley-oop from Dereck Whittenburg to Lorenzo Charles. After his… Continue Reading