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10@10: Basketball twins

29 Jul

Brook and Robin Lopez were a pair of famous college basketball twins to play at Stanford this decade.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The Harrison twins – Aaron and Andrew – helped the Houston Defenders win the 17 and under AAU Super Showcase this week in Orlando. The Texans are two of the top players in the class of 2013 nationally and make no secrets about wanting to play together in college.

Watching them play made me wonder about the ten best twins that have played college basketball over the last decade.

Where there even that many twins to make a list? Oh, you better believe it?   Continue reading

10@10: Best basketball books

4 Jul

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

I’ve been on vacation for two weeks and outside of driving through the mountains of the Western landscape of America, the schedule was perfect for laying low and reading. I armed myself with a number of books and finished a half dozen or so. Here’s 10 books you should take with you this summer if traveling if you hit the road this July. Continue reading

10@10: Pre draft chatter

23 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The NBA Draft is tonight and that means 30 young men will become millionaires and projected saviors to the teams that draft them. Here’s what is on my mind less than 12 hours before David Stern shakes hands and poses with players much taller than him. Continue reading

10@10: Younger brothers

16 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Former UCLA guard Sean Farnham tweeted this on Tuesday night:

It got me thinking…what younger brothers emerged as better players than their older brothers over the last 10 or so years. Here’s the 10 that came to mind. Continue reading

10@10: Two-sport stars

8 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

With St. John’s signee Amir Garrett contemplating a career in Major League Baseball after being selected in the 22nd round by the Cincinnati Reds, I wondered, who else has struggled with two-sport decisions?

Here’s 10 that jump out over the last decade:

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10@10: The top head coach hires this offseason

25 May

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

As usual, the coaching carousel was rapidly spinning this offseason. There weren’t a lot of major hires but there were some great hires. Here’s the top 10 hires of the offseason in today’s edition of 10 @ 10. Continue reading

10@10: Draft sleepers

19 May

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Welcome to the 10 o’clock hour (on the East Coast, of course). This is an old blog trick. Post 10 things at 10 o’clock, call it a post and walk away.

‘Tis NBA Draft season, therefore, here are my top 10 sleepers in the pool. Continue reading