NCAA Division 2 Statistical Team Leaders

NCAA Division 2 Statistical Team Leaders

The 2016-17 season is now in the record books. Northwest Missouri State walked away with the NCAA Division 2 championship. On their way to the top, they bested many teams, which in their own right, are worth mentioning for their noteworthy accomplishments. There are other winners. Teams that broke records and were the best in […]

NCAA Division 3 All-America

NCAA Division 3 All-America

Court Side Newspaper introduces the 2016/2017 season NCAA Division 3 All-America Team. We base our selection ONLY on the advanced statistics of Player Efficiency Rating (PER). This is a one-number measure of a player’s per-minute productivity. It is an overall efficiency statistic that sums up a player’s positive accomplishments, subtracts the negative accomplishments, and returns […]

The best and worst NCAA Division 3 Basketball Teams

The best and worst NCAA Division 3 Basketball Teams

The season is finished. Babson College won the championship and is the best among NCAA Division 3 Basketball teams. But there are more winners. Teams that broke records and accumulated remarkable statistics. It’s a pity that most of those achievements were not visible to the public eye. Why? Because it takes advanced statistics, and basketball […]

ICE fires Dan Fegan and hires Kevin Johnson!

ICE fires Dan Fegan and hires Kevin Johnson!

Independent Sports & Entertainment has terminated power agent Dan Fegan and at the same time hired Kevin Johnson as the new Vice Chairman. Dan Fegan has represented many prominent NBA players, but within only two years he was fired by Dwight Howard, DeAndre Jordan, and John Wall. Fegan still represents other well-known players like Ricky […]

NBA agents are switching sides

When Magic Johnson was named the Los Angeles Lakers President of Basketball Operations it was breaking news. Yesterday, Rob Pelinka was hired as the new GM. An unusual move to say the least, but Pelinka is not the first agent to get hired by an NBA team. In fact, it has become a recent trend.

NBA agents are switching sides

Here is a list of former NBA agents who are currently working (or have worked) for teams; Minnesota Timberwolves Assistant GM – Noah Croom (Goodwin Sports Management). Milwaukee Bucks Assistant GM – Justin Zanik (ASM) Detroit Pistons  Vice Chairman – Arn Tellem (Wasserman Media Group) Charlotte Hornets Vice Chairman – Curtis Polk (SFX) Denver Nuggets […]

NBA D-League changes name to NBA G-League

NBA D-League changes name to NBA G-League

The NBA D-League has signed a multiyear deal with Gatorade and will change the name to NBA G-League in 2017/2018. It will be the first sponsorship deal between a U.S. professional sports league and an entitlement partner. There will also be a new logo for the G-League that will be featured on new game balls, […]

Kevin Durant met with animosity in Oklahoma City

Kevin Durant met with animosity in Oklahoma City

Kevin Durant’s first game back in Oklahoma City as a member of the Golden State Warriors was always going to be one of the biggest events of the 2016-17 season. And indeed it was. The game was full of intensity and drama. The crowd jeered Kevin Durant loudly during pregame warmups, starter introductions and whenever […]

Fab Melo dies at 26

Fab Melo dies at 26

Brazilian player Fab Melo (213 cm), has died at the age of 26, according to multiple reports Saturday night. Melo was found dead at his family’s home in Brazil. He reportedly went to sleep at the house Friday night and did not wake up Saturday morning. The cause of death is not yet known. His former coach at Syracuse, […]

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