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What Wendell Moore Jr brings to the Minnesota Timberwolves

Talk about a college basketball experience like no other. As a freshman at Duke during the 2019-20 season, Wendell Moore Jr. Immediate start for a team preparing to be among the top three players in the NCAA Tournament… before it was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following season, Moore’s sophomore year, Duke bottomed … Read more

Who is Ochai Agbaji, the Kansas player and the 2022 NBA draft pick?

Uchai Agbaji of Kuwait University (left) scored 25 points in Jay Hawk’s 88-59 victory over Stony Brook at Allen Fieldhouse in November. Rich Sugg rsugg@kcstar.com It’s draft day in the NBA, and the University of Kansas may have produced another lottery pick. Kansas City native and star goalkeeper Ochai Agbaji is expected to be among … Read more

Brothers Boehm and McGuinz chase professional dreams

When NBA Draft Kicks off at Barclays Center Thursday night, it could be a showdown between siblings. Among this year’s aspiring pro class are two groups of brothers: Syracuse’s Buddy, Jimmy Boeheim and Trey and Bryce McGowens of the University of Nebraska. (It was nearly three: Keegan Murray is expected to be in the top … Read more

Brad Stevens from the Boston Celtics to Jason Tatum after the NBA Finals

11:38 a.m. ET Tim BontempsESPN After the Boston Celtics star Jason Tatum He got the NBA Finals rough, and Brad Stevens had a simple message for the franchise player for his team. “I just told him to go on vacation,” Stephens, Boston’s chief of basketball operations, said with a smile during a video call with … Read more

Julian Champagne Feels ‘Looking Again’

History repeats itself for Julien Champagne. Skeptics question him. Critics put holes in his game. In high school, the label was that he wasn’t good enough to play college basketball. Now, after transforming himself into one of the best players in the Big East, he’s heard the same things about his NBA prospects. “I’m so … Read more

The moment Stephen Curry’s brilliance warned of greatness

Sometimes you get lucky in this life – and by “this life” I mean the life of a sports writer. Sometimes a secret is let in before anyone else knows it. Sometimes you get a glimpse of what’s to come. Providence and Hartford Courant writers surely have seen Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig as two … Read more