Tagged - Basketball

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discusses sports and politics in exclusive interview

The NBA great spoke on topics ranging from the perception of Muslim Americans and arming of Public Safety officers to the 80's comedy "Airplane".

Cavaliers struggle after LeBron’s exit

Only five months after the Cleveland Cavaliers found themselves pitted against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, the team is now facing a completely different fate for the 2018–19 season.

Abdul-Jabbar answers questions before appearance

The NBA great and social activist responded to questions via email in advance of his talk on Nov. 5 at the Palestra.

When in Rome, do as the ballers do

It seems that many of the players’ fondest memories of their Italian trip came not only from the games they played, but the time spent bonding with their teammates in a foreign country and their interactions with the Italian teams and locals.

Four years of professional sports

It may be difficult to remember, but a lot has happened in sports in the past four years. Here are…

‘Jackets adapt to Rochester Wheels’ tough competition

The men’s and women’s basketball teams played a scrimmage against the Rochester Wheels, a professional wheelchair basketball team, last Wednesday. The ‘Jackets won 73–71, though they received lots of help to stay in the game.

Busted

Did you hear about Jim? He was in a car accident. He got busted worse than this year's bracket.

Women’s Basketball falls in Elite Eight after defeating RIT

The key to the success of the ‘Jackets was their strong rebounding. RIT recorded 40 rebounds in the game, whereas the ‘Jackets grabbed 56. The strong rebounding provided an advantage on both sides of the floor, and gave the ‘Jackets the edge.

Everybody Talks: When was the last time you filled out a women’s bracket?

When we discuss what the issues are in women’s college basketball, some might say it comes down to a lack of Cinderella stories and high-profile upsets. As of now, all of the women’s top seeds have made it to the Elite Eight. So why is that?

Everybody Talks: A team leader since day one, Leslie is all heart and soul

Leslie is who Lebron James should be but never is. She is the heart and soul of her team, but her team is also her heart and soul.