Because He’s Tim Duncan

The most famous athlete in St. Croix was the recipient of the 2014-15 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award. St. Croix born Tim Duncan was voted by his peers as the best teammate in the league. It is a prestigious award bestowed upon a man only a select few know, the private Tim Duncan, the…

Harrison Barnes Is…?

On Tuesday, Harrison Barnes will congregate with 33 of his USA Basketball teammates in a three day Las Vegas mini-camp. Barnes is one of four players from the 2012 draft class to be invited. The other three, Anthony Davis, Bradley Beal and Andre Drummond, have at the very least, one thing they do spectacularly well.…

NBA Is Trying To Solve the Player Fatigue Problem

It is the fifth night of a road trip and the Bulls are in Minnesota. Last night they were in Denver. The only thing Pau Gasol can do to summon enough energy to chase after a Zach LaVine fast break is exhale. LaVine dunks. Gasol doesn’t even cross half court, his hands are on his knees, gasping for air,…

Derrick Rose: The Vegas Conundrum

Between a rock and a hard place is where Derrick Rose finds himself as he tries decide if he should attend the USA Basketball mini-camp in Las Vegas, Aug 11-13. The mini-camp will have the best young players in the NBA, all vying for a spot on the Olympic team. Consisting of non-contact workouts and…