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Kobe's Critics Are Forgetting The Most Important Thing About Him

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Kobe Bryant is 36 years old. He has been in the NBA over half of his life, which is almost inconceivable in itself, and he's returning from a devastating knee injury that cost him pretty much an entire season. ESPN.com ranked him the 40th best player in the league -- and that's preposterous.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Draft Winners And Losers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports

The 2014 NBA draft wrapped up last night, and this year's players may just be the most talented group since the LeBron, Wade and Carmelo class nearly ...

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.

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.

Jordan Schultz

Shabazz Napier, The Senior, And Julius Randle, The Freshman

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports

Monday night's national championship game in Dallas between Kentucky and Connecticut represents the highest combined seeds in NCAA title history. Thes...

Julius Randle's Inspirational Mom Is The Final Four's Most Outstanding Parent

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.05.2014 | Sports

Before he was earning comparisons to basketball legends like Mose Malone and Charles Barkley, standout Kentucky freshman Julius Randle was getting pus...

Jordan Schultz

Key Final Four Matchups: Shabazz Napier Vs. Scottie Wilbekin, John Calipari Vs. Bo Ryan

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.04.2014 | Sports

Year after year, one thing remains true about the Final Four: It's as much a spectacle as it is a pair of basketball games fueled by teenagers and 20-...

Julius Randle's Final Four Homecoming Has Kentucky A Hit In Dallas

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 04.04.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari might as well have built a pipeline to Texas during the recruiting season, or at least found a ...

Jordan Schultz

Been Under A Rock? Here's Your Final Four Preview

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

Finally, the Final Four is here. With three marquee games remaining, the field remains as open as ever. In a tournament rife with upsets and excellenc...

Down Goes No. 1!

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 05.23.2014 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Calipari stood frozen on the Kentucky sideline. Every player on the Wichita State bench held his breath. Everything seemed to ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Down Goes No. 1

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Experience trumps talent. At least at this point in the year....

WATCH: The Future Of The NBA Dunk Contest?

Posted 08.19.2013 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Remember how awful the NBA Dunk Contest has been over the last couple of years? Well, we're here to tell you that ...