Now that the NBA Draft Lottery has been determined, it's finally time to take a look at which pro prospects fit where and why. Minnesota Timberwolves fans cheered as their team secured the No. 1 overall pick in the May 19th lottery. Without further ado, here's my first 2015 NBA Mock Draft.
Here we are, in 2015, and Isiah Thomas is running a WNBA franchise. It seems fair to wonder, as a national issue, are we essentially saying racism is intolerable, but sexism, not so much?
It's hard for an organization to accomplish much when those in leadership positions do not live up to their titles. When I scan the sports landscape for leaders I can follow and support, Laurel Richie, WNBA President, comes to mind immediately.
It's easy to conclude that if your team is not still playing, that title contention is far away. Furthermore, to truly contend drastic changes must be considered. But I think the data tells a different story.
As you enter the world and strive to figure out your why, know that it will come to you when it comes, not when you want it to. It will come and it will be the second most important day of your life. Give me a call. I want to hear all about it.
Earning the nickname 'Smokin' Aces' from his days shooting hoops at EBC Rucker Park, Kortovich has ingrained himself into the basketball community after losing his father to cancer at an early age.
So what is it like to sit ON their bench during a playoff game?? Well, me and my friend, Gil, got to do exactly that last night and it was IN-CRED-I-BLE.
To hire a person to lead a women's basketball team who was found guilty of sexual harassment seems, at a minimum, to be immensely tone-deaf. For others, it is the worst decision James Dolan -- chairman of Madison Square Garden -- has ever made.
Guys like Green are hard to find. It's going to be even harder to try to coach up the next Draymond Green. Some of what he does on the court isn't taught, it's innate.
In my experiences around athletes throughout my life, many of them don't have a plan once their sport ends. They spend their entire lives training and practicing, but once college or their professional careers are over with, they're unsure of what path to take next. Demetrius Spencer, the CEO of Ball Up, wanted to do something about that.
Legendary sports man Yogi Berra has a few 'tips' that every sports franchise should keep in mind.
Your kid wants to play sports, and that's a great thing except for this: You were never an athlete and you aren't one now. You might not even watch sports. Now what? Non-athletic sports parents suffer from a double disability
With golden sunshine blanketing the Kaiser Permanente Arena in downtown Santa Cruz on the California coast, the Santa Cruz Warriors took home their first ever NBA D-League championship last weekend, with a decisive 109-96 victory over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
Both of my daughters had ballet lessons for a year or two when they were younger. But as I think back about it, I never saw a young boy in any of the practices or recitals.
Every athlete, whether you are a man or women, wants to be faster than a speeding built, more powerful than a locomotive and able to move with cat lik...
Eric D. Hill is known for his character R.J., one of Vee's foster kids, on Netflix's Orange is the New Black. He's spreading his wings into film! Follow Eric on Twitter: @realehill and the film Brother Love at #BrotherlyLoveTheMovie . Photo by Melissa Hamburg.