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Jabari Parker Says He Fears For His Own Safety Amid Police Shootings

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 07.07.2016 | Sports

Roughly 1,000 miles north of where tragedy struck Tuesday, another encounter between a black man and a police officer led to more violence and more mo...

Predicting NBA's 2014-2015 Regular Season Awards

Dan Karpuc | Posted 12.21.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

The NBA season is just about a week away, so this is an exciting time for all NBA fans to come up with their own hypotheses about what'll take place this season.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Preview: LeBron's Return Home, Derrick Rose's Return To The Court And The Wild West

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.24.2014 | Sports

The NBA offseason has replaced MLB's hot stove as the premier destination for high drama. The good news for NBA fans is the 2014 regular season will b...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Mock Draft 2014: Will Andrew Wiggins Go No. 1 And How Far Will Joel Embiid Slip?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports

The 2014 NBA Draft features one of the most anticipated crops of talent to enter the league in quite some time. It has elite star power with the likes...

Jordan Schultz

This Former Duke Star Has High Hopes For An NBA Career

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

Duke sophomore small forward Rodney Hood enters the NBA Draft with one of the most unique skill sets available. At 6-foot-8, he possesses a lethal jum...

NBA Mock Draft: Picks 1-10

Andrew Wild | Posted 08.02.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

The ping pong balls have had their say and although the draft order is set, the same can not be said about who each team plans on taking or if and picks will get traded. But if everything holds as it is, let's take a look at how the first ten picks should go.

The Winners and Losers of the NBA Draft Lottery

Mack Biester | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports
Mack Biester

This happens to be the most stacked and more importantly deep draft in a decade, so there's a good chance some of these players can make a difference.

Joel Embiid Is The Answer To Cleveland's Prayers

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The moribund Cavs have once again been given basketball's gift of gifts, winning the lottery for the third time in four years. And while they can choose between the supremely talented Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Julius Randle, Joel Embiid is their best choice.

The Cleveland Cavaliers' Future Lies with 3 College Players

Jovan Alford | Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports
Jovan Alford

For the Cleveland Cavaliers, it's simple. They cannot mess up this selection this time around. Whoever the Cavaliers select with the number one pick, it will determine their future going forward.

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Friday Preview: The Rise Of Jabari Parker, Doug McDermott And Kentucky's Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.20.2014 | Sports

Thursday's first full day of action in the NCAA Tournament was everything as advertised. Dayton stunned in-state foe Ohio State in a terrific opening ...

Jordan Schultz

Who To Watch During March Madness

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.18.2014 | Sports

The NCAA Tournament is about buzzer-beating upsets, the 14-seed that steals our hearts (and ruins our brackets), and great college basketball players ...

Jabari Parker Gave Out Baked Goods To Camping Fans

Posted 03.03.2014 | Sports

Duke phenom Jabari Parker is skilled both on and off the court. The freshman recently dropped the basketball and picked up a spatula to show off his f...

Hi, I'm Typing This From My Tent (The Musings of a Duke Freshman)

Grace Li | Posted 04.07.2014 | College
Grace Li

Most nights for the next couple of months, you will find me shivering beneath a tent outside of Cameron Stadium. Like so many other Duke students, I'm tenting for the Duke-UNC game in March.

Christmas in a Gym: Welcome to the Red South

Gabriel James Bump | Posted 03.09.2014 | Chicago
Gabriel James Bump

Until this year, the Simeon-Morgan Park rivalry revolved around two nationally-recruited stars: Jabari, current All-Everything freshman at Duke, and Wayne Blackshear, a junior starter for defending National Champion Louisville.

Jordan Schultz

Catch 'Em While They're Here: College Basketball's Top Freshmen

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

It's not that college basketball hasn't seen talented crops of freshmen through the years: There was the famed class of 1979-80, which featured Isiah ...

Late On a School Night

Gabriel James Bump | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Gabriel James Bump

At the United Center, the third annual State Farm Champions Classic, the best non-professional basketball games scheduled before March: Number one Kentucky against number two Michigan State, number four Duke versus number five Kentucky.

LeBron Impressed With College Hoops Freshmen

Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker... you have LeBron James' attention. With the two freshmen taking center stage as Kansas and Duke squared off in th...

Duke's Jabari Parker And Kentucky's Julius Randle Shine Brightest ... So Far

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

While the comparisons to Carmelo Anthony may be overplayed, they aren't exaggerated. Parker doesn't possess Anthony's hyper-explosive element in his own game, but he's so smart, skilled and unselfish that it doesn't matter. I would argue that he's already a better passer than Anthony, not to mention a more committed defender.

Wiggins, Parker Remind Fans Of [Insert NBA All-Star Here]

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports

The future of the NBA may have been on display when Duke and Kansas squared off on Tuesday night but all anyone seemed to be talking about was the pas...

The Chicago People Live For, Not Die For

Gabriel James Bump | Posted 11.19.2013 | Chicago
Gabriel James Bump

Over the past three months, more than 700 violent crimes have occurred in the neighborhoods around Simeon. The coaching staff shelters the players and keeps them focused on basketball.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 02.20.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The NHL canceled all games through January 14. Maybe they should just put everyone out of their misery and scuttle the season.