Three things I think I know about the NBA Draft and the craziness of days after

Posted in Blogroll on July 2nd, 2013 by Okori Wadsworth

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The Future of the NBA.

With the 2013 NBA Draft in everyone’s rear view mirror and the Celtics-Nets trade also done (even though it isn’t due to a whole bunch of complicated rules regarding the start of the official league year), there are a lot of things we still don’t know. A lot of lessons people either need to learn over again or never learned in the first place. I think I know a few things about what happened at the NBA Draft.

Let’s see what they are.

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Tip-Off for 7/2/13 (featuring Monie Love): Can Sloane Stephens close the deal?

Posted in Blogroll on July 2nd, 2013 by Ron Glover

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Sloane Stephens has good reason to smile: her 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory over Monica Puig put her in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time.

Sloane Stephens is the only American singles player still alive at Wimbledon.

If it’s a tennis Grand Slam, it only means Sloane Stephens will make waves at some point. With the red-hot Serena Williams being shown an early exit, Stephens advanced to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon for the first time.

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