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Notes From the NBA Draft

Thomas Alter | Posted 08.29.2012 | Sports
Thomas Alter

The Hornets don't count, because the team that ended up with Anthony Davis was destined to be the clear winner of the draft. With Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo and Kris Joseph, Danny Ainge drafted three accomplished, tough college players who fit roles for Doc Rivers' squad.

RESULTS: Round 1 Of NBA Draft

Posted 06.28.2012 | Sports

As expected, the 2012 NBA Draft began with the New Orleans Hornets selecting Anthony Davis out of the University of Kentucky. The prized pivot returns...

Hornets Make It Official

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Hornets weren't about to raise any eyebrows with their top overall NBA draft pick. The choice of Anthony Davis was so obvious...

LIVE: 2012 NBA Draft

Posted 06.28.2012 | Sports

The 2012 NBA Draft goes down tonight and seemingly every player except for Anthony Davis is wondering where he will end up. The intrigue figures t...

NBA Draft 2012 Prospects Play With Kids At Fit Clinic

Posted 08.29.2012 | Black Voices

Twelve top NBA prospects teamed up with a group of kids at The Children’s Aid Society Dunlevy Milbank Boys & Girls Club in Harlem Wednesday to lend ...

College Basketball Star Trademarks 'Fear the Brow' Catchphrase

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

Opponents of Anthony Davis have been known to "fear the brow." But anyone thinking of capitalizing off the basketball phenomenon's famous unibrow bett...

Kentucky's Identity Paradox

Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.25.2012 | Sports
Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D.

Wildcat fans seem more interested in celebrating wins by people who temporarily wear polyester tank tops brandished in "Kentucky" than by, say, degree-seeking philosophy students at Kentucky.

Hornets Begin Rebuilding With Trade

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 08.20.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Hornets traded forward Trevor Ariza and center Emeka Okafor to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday for forward Ra...

NBA Mock Draft

Bleacher Report | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

Now that the order of 2012 NBA draft lottery is decided and we have a perfect understanding—barring any sudden trades—of who drafts where, it's ti...

Hornets Win NBA Draft Lottery

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- After a painful wait for a new owner, the search for a new star was a breeze for the New Orleans Hornets. All it took was a little luck o...

NBA Draft Lottery Results

AP | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — New owner, and now a new star player coming to New Orleans. And yet another loss — in a historic season full of the...

2012 NBA Draft Order

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports

ThursdayAt The Prudential CenterNewark, N.J.First Round 1. New Orleans 2. Charlotte 3. Wa...

LIVE: NBA Draft Lottery

Posted 05.30.2012 | Sports

The 2012 NBA Draft Lottery consists of 14 teams hoping for the right to select a teenage member of the national champion Kentucky Wildcats. One-and-do...

Honorable Role Models in College Basketball? No Way

Gabriel Frankel | Posted 06.24.2012 | Teen
Gabriel Frankel

Despite his achievements, I'm disappointed with Anthony Davis's decision not to continue his education. In doing so, he abandoned the values and drive that got him to such a high level in basketball.

All Kentucky Starters Declare For NBA Draft

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports

To hear Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari tell it, the press conference on Tuesday evening when all five Wildcats underclassmen starters declare...

March Madness: Thoughts on the Men's and Women's Final Four

Carl Berman | Posted 06.04.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

Rarely will you see two players who don't possess great offensive skill sets dominating games but that's what happened during the Final Four.

Team Effort Lifts Wildcats To Title

AP | COLIN FLY | Posted 04.03.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- There's so much more to Kentucky than Anthony Davis. These were the collaborative `Cats, and that's what made them so tough to beat....

Anthony Davis Does It All.. But Score

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — A few weeks ago, Kentucky coach John Calipari asked his players how they helped the team when they weren't scoring. Anthony Davis...

And the MOP Is..

AP | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Kentucky's Anthony Davis has been selected the Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four after dominating defensively in Monday ni...

Kentucky Beats Kansas With Talent Across the Board

Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

With all due respect to this vastly overachieving Kansas team, the Wildcats proved Monday night that sometimes the world is unfair, and that talent sometimes trumps heart.

LIVE: NCAA Title Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.02.2012 | Sports

Kentucky and Kansas meet for the 2012 NCAA men's basketball championship in a classic matchup of traditional powers. No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats (37-...

Won And Done?

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 04.02.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Blue-chip players flock to John Calipari, eager to sharpen their skills – to say nothing of their resumes – in what's becom...

One And Dominant

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.30.2012 | Sports

On the eve of the Final Four, it's not exactly going out on a limb to pick Kentucky to cut down the nets in New Orleans. Actually, with Kentucky being...

AP's College Hoops Player Of The Year

AP | Posted 03.30.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Anthony Davis is The Associated Press' college basketball Player of the Year, the first Kentucky player and second freshman to win the ...

Jordan Schultz

Miles Simon Relives Arizona's 1997 National Championship And Talks 2012 Final Four

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

When Miles Simon and the 1997 Arizona Wildcats beat powerhouse Kentucky in the national championship, they became the first and only team to ever beat...