'Hawks in the NBA

Cases being made against Andrew Wiggins winning Rookie of the Year (seriously)

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/mar/27/289135/ We’ve seen his long arms, his spring-powered legs, the defense and the dunks. He even gets some jump shots to drop through the net every now and then. All of those signs seem to solidify Andrew Wiggins as the no-brainer choice for NBA Rookie of the Year. Throw in ...

Paul Pierce picks Kansas to beat Kentucky, win it all

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2000/sep/26/14577/ No one can question Paul Pierce’s loyalty. The 10-time NBA all-star hasn’t played for Kansas University since 1998, but when the longtime Celtic, one-year Net and current Wizard filled out his 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket, it was clear he still considers himself a Jayhawk. Pierce posted his bracket on ...

Fresh look at Morris twins' journey to KU, NBA

Nick Gerik

Anyone with a passing interesting KU basketball has heard the story of the Morris twins. There's Marcus and Markieff's unique bond on and off the court. The fact that they play for the same NBA team, the Phoenix Suns. The shared house, bank account and tattoos. [And, of course, F.O.E.][1] ...

Joel Embiid suffers setback in injured right foot

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/feb/14/286906/ At this point in what would have been his rookie season, no one expected Philadelphia rookie Joel Embiid to actually put on a 76ers uniform and contribute in a game any time soon. Not after the one-and-done Kansas product [suffered a stress fracture in his right foot last summer][1]. ...

Nomad Thomas Robinson not mad about his many moves

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/mar/04/287837/ One can’t help but wonder: Does Thomas Robinson just keep all of his things packed, just in case he has to move again? Maybe now that he has landed in Philadelphia he can at least unpack a few go-to items for use in the next couple of months. The ...

Goodbye, Brooklyn: Philadelphia claims Thomas Robinson off waivers

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/dec/18/283855/ Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Thomas Robinson will not play for the NBA team we thought he was going to play for. Last week, headed into the trade deadline, the third-year power forward was a Portland Trail Blazer. Then he got shipped to Denver on Thursday. A ...

Report: Thomas Robinson to sign with Brooklyn Nets

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/feb/23/287355/ About that [Thomas Robinson to Denver trade][1]. Yeah, it happened. But, no, the 23-year-old former Kansas standout won’t be playing for the Nuggets. In the hours that followed Robinson getting dealt from Portland to Denver on Thursday, rumors of a possible buyout of his contract emerged. By Sunday, the ...

Thomas Robinson dealt to Denver Nuggets

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/feb/19/287142/ It’s official. Thomas Robinson is headed to Denver, meaning the third-year power forward is about to play for his fourth team. But the deal was not for Wilson Chandler, [as early rumors indicated][1]. [Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday, a few hours before the NBA trade deadline][2], the former Kansas ...

Thomas Robinson subject of trade rumor with deadline approaching; and would Kings move Ben McLemore?

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/feb/18/287102/ Believe it or not, sometimes life in the NBA isn’t easy. Especially if you’re a valuable asset when the league’s trade deadline approaches. Just ask Washington’s journeyman power forward, Drew Gooden. Actually, [BleacherReport.com did][1], given that the former Grizzly/Magic/Cavalier/Bull/King/Spur/Maverick/Clipper/Buck has played for 10 franchises and been traded on six ...

Andrew Wiggins lone KU representative for All-Star Weekend

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/feb/11/286725/ Looking for a ’Hawks in the NBA fix this All-Star Weekend? Your options are limited. That is, you only have one. Of the 15 Kansas basketball players currently active in the Association, only one earned a spot in the league’s myriad of made-for-TV events this weekend in New York. ...

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