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  1. Report: Shane Battier retiring after season to commentate college basketball

    Jun 2, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

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    Shane Battier will likely retire following the NBA Finals and become a college basketball commentator.

  2. Singler comes to terms with Pistons after Euro vacation

    Jun 30, 2012, 7:46 PM EDT

    Real Madrid's Kyle Singler celebrates af

    It’s easy to forget the lockout casualties when you think about the NBA’s rookie class. We just watched the draft after all, haven’t we seen all of the new guys? Not really. Duke’s Kyle Singler, who fled the shortened NBA season to play in Spain, will be returning to U.S. shores, ready to start his…

  3. 71 percent of NBA champions have had an NCAA champ on the roster

    Jun 22, 2012, 11:30 AM EDT

    Oklahoma City Thunder v Miami Heat - Game Five

    While much of the basketball world discussed (and obsessed with) what an NBA title would do for LeBron James, there were also two Miami Heat players who joined the list of NBA champions with NCAA titles as well. Shane Battier (Duke, 2001) and Mario Chalmers (Kansas, 2008) can now add their names to the list,…

  4. Kansas can beat Kentucky — just ask these four favorites

    Apr 2, 2012, 9:02 AM EDT


    Upsets are in the NCAA tournament’s DNA. They’re the best part of the first four days and become some of the most memorable moments when they happen in later rounds. N.C. State over Houston. Villanova tops Georgetown. Duke stuns UNLV. Kansas knocks off Oklahoma. Four examples of a team beating a more talented opponent on…

  5. Draymond Green prevents Anthony Davis’ award sweep

    Apr 1, 2012, 9:38 PM EDT


    Michigan State’s Draymond Green did what few players could do this season – top Anthony Davis. Green was named the national player of the year Sunday night by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, preventing Davis from sweeping all the postseason awards in college basketball. There’s little doubt Green was worthy of All-America honors. He…

  6. Anthony Davis wins Naismith, closes in on awards sweep

    Apr 1, 2012, 8:11 PM EDT


    Anthony Davis wasn’t a unanimous All-American, but winning the 2012 Naismith Trophy makes him one award shy of a postseason sweep as the unanimous national player of the year. Go figure. Kentucky’s star freshman has now won top honors from the AP, college hoops writers, Sporting News and won the Wooden and Rupp. If he…

  7. Ryan Kelly isn’t Danny Ferry, but he’s crucial to Duke’s hopes

    Mar 14, 2012, 11:33 AM EDT


    Ryan Kelly might not be Duke’s best player or the flashiest, but he might be its valuable. The junior forward missed the ACC tournament because of a sprained right foot. Without him, the Devils lost to Florida State in the semifinals in a game where they could’ve dearly used Kelly’s 3-point shooting (40.8 percent) and…