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By: Joseph Amodio “We’ve got to come back extremely better individually and team-wise,” a disappointed DeMar DeRozan said to the media following a four-game sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016/17 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. This would be the second consecutive year the Raptors were eliminated by the Cavs. Masai Ujiri, Raptors
Kyle Lowry was incredible in his return to the hardwood on Wednesday night, netting a game high 27 points and earning a ten-assist double-double. The Raptors’ All-Star point guard was stellar against the Detroit Pistons after missing 21 games due to wrist surgery performed to remove loose bodies from his right wrist.
NCAA March Madness Final Four Matchup Previews – Game #2 (3) Oregon Ducks vs. (1) University of North Carolina Tar Heels Sports
The Oregon Ducks have been middling on the brink of true tournament for a few years now. Dana Altman has lead the program to five tournament appearances in his seventh year in the role of head coach at Oregon. They entered March atop the Pac-12 standings and have convincingly advanced to the Final Four for the first time since the inaugural tournament in 1939. What this breakthrough team comes up against on Saturday night? The powerhouse North Carolina Tar Heels.
NCAA March Madness Final Four Matchup Previews – Game #1 (7) South Carolina Gamecocks vs. (1) Gonzaga Bulldogs Sports
Gonzaga’s ticket has finally been punched, after decades of tournament play, one of the final pieces of the puzzle has finally been put in place. It’s a program that has always played the underdog, and at the beginning of the tournament it appeared they would continue to do so if they had made it this far.
Nike’s newest announcement of a new sports approved hijab has had many different reactions over social media. Some positive and some critical but many users are saying this isn’t as new as Nike makes it out to be. Social media users take to different outlets chiming in on what the Pro Hijab actually means. Is it just a new product stepping outside of Nike’s norm of cleats and running tights, or is it the beginning of a new culture for diversity with women in sport?
After 20 seasons, five championships and one MVP in the NBA, Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant has only four games left of his professional career. Earlier this season, Bryant announced he would be retiring from basketball. Afterwards, each game on the schedule became apart of Bryant’s farewell tour.
The Toronto Raptors grinded out a defensive battle in overtime against the Indiana Pacers. Raptors center Bismack Biyombo broke the franchise record of 25 total rebounds in a game last night. Forward Donyell Marshall who had 24 rebounds against the Chicago Bulls on Feb. 17 2016 previously held the record.