Category: Basketball

WNBA Virtually Drafts Players, Honors Bryant Family

Although the WNBA announced the postponed start of its training camps and regular season on April 3, the league was still able to hold the 2020 WNBA Draft on April 17 while most of the sports world is on hiatus. The draft was held virtually and broadcasted on ESPN.  Teams’ preparations for the draft were [...]

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In Defense of Draymond Green

On Feb. 27, during a practically meaningless game between the first-seed Los Angeles Lakers and the last-place Golden State Warriors, an analyst on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” and retired NBA legend Charles Barkley opened the halftime show with a series of jokes slandering Warriors forward Draymond Green. Green was ejected midway through the second quarter [...]

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Eagles Lose on Buzzer-Beater in NCAA Tournament

The Emory men’s basketball team made it to the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament before being eliminated by Pomona-Pitzer Colleges (Calif.) off a last-second buzzer-beater on March 7.  Heading into the tournament, the Eagles had accumulated momentum from their previous games.  “We were playing really well,” Head Coach Jason Zimmerman said. “We [...]

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Eagles Clinch UAA Title, Advance to NCAA Tournament

In a series of fortunate events, the Emory men’s basketball team tied with the Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) (Mo.) Bears for the University Athletic Association (UAA) title after a victory against the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Yellowjackets 80-76 on Feb. 29. With the Bears’ loss to the University of Chicago 77-70 on the [...]

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