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Nike Documentary Takes Us Inside Kevin Durant's Workouts, Preparation and Life in the NBA

On July 4th, 2016 Kevin Durant shocked the basketball world by joining the Golden State Warriors, who were coming off a historic 73-9 regular season a...

By: Kyle Scadlock

After a Devastating Injury, Xavier PG Edmond Sumner is Ready to Prove Himself in The NBA

When Xavier made their run to the Elite Eight during March Madness, they did so without one of their best players. Edmond Sumner—a redshirt sophomo...

By: Brandon Hall

How Creighton's Justin Patton Rose from Redshirt to NBA Draft Prospect in Just 1 Year

Redshirting as a freshman can be a discouraging experience. You're stuck on the sideline and have to watch your team play without you. For Justin ...

By: Andy Haley

It Took Just One Season for Wake Forest's John Collins to Go From an Unknown to a Potential NBA Superstar

Player Efficiency Rating—or PER—is a stat defined as "the overall rating of a player's per-minute statistical production." Essentially, PER aims t...

By: Brandon Hall

9 Signs You're a Great Sports Parent

Nine Signs You're the Perfect Sports Parent With obesity on the rise in this video game generation, how do we get kids interested in sport? We've all...

By: Caroline Hiensch

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2017 NBA Path to the Pros: Derrick Walton, Michigan G

Michigan guard Derrick Walton Jr., talks about his love of basketball, his devotion to the city of Detroit and the advantages that come with playing four years of college basketball as he preps for the NBA Draft.

2017 NBA Path to the Pros: Tyler Dorsey, Oregon PG

Tyler Dorsey has been playing basketball since learning to walk. Now he's ready to take his passion for the game to the NBA.

2017 NBA Path to the Pros: Edmond Sumner, Xavier PG

Xavier's Edmond Sumner is working hard to rehab a torn ACL in hopes of assuring teams that he is worthy of their selection in the 2017 NBA Draft.

2017 NBA Path to the Pros: Justin Patton, Creighton C

Follow Justin Patton on his journey from redshirt freshman to the NBA Draft.

2017 NBA Path to the Pros: John Collins, Wake Forest PF

Wake Forest's John Collins is a former military brat who got serious about his basketball training and is now primed for the NBA Draft.