1284 results for author: Jonathan Santiago

Video: Donté Greene dunks, Kevin Durant crosses

Footage from Washington D.C.'s Goodman League this past weekend showcases a one-on-one battle between the Kings Donté Greene and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant. Via The Mars Reel: In this clip above Kevin Durant and Donte Greene exchange buckets in a crowd-pleasing manner creating an explosion of Oohs and Aahs ... More

Quick hitter: Tyreke Evans on the Drew League

Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans has been spending his offseason in sunny southern California.  And along with numerous NBA stars (LeBron James, Kevin Durant, James Harden to name a few), he's showcased his hoop talents in Los Angeles' famed Drew League. "It's a great league," Evans told Cowbell Kingdom.  "It's good ... More

NBA Playbook scouts Jimmer Fredette

Sebastian Pruiti of NBA Playbook is conducting scouting reports on the first 30 players selected in this year's 2011 NBA Draft.  Today, he assessed the 10th overall pick, Jimmer Fredette. So how do I think Fredette will perform in the pros?  I am a little more down on him than others, and I think his ceiling is a scorer ... More

Scheduled Think Big Sacramento arena town halls for this week

As announced at the city council meeting last Thursday, there are a few arena-related engagements happening this week. If you are able to attend and participate, here are the details. August 8 (Today) WHAT:  Town Hall Meeting WHEN: 6 PM WHERE:  Amtrak Station - 401 I Street, Sacramento, CA WHY:  A site report ... More

Audio: An arena project update from Mayor Kevin Johnson’s chief of staff

The arena project was the 13th item discussed during last night's Sacramento city council meeting.  Mayor Kevin Johnson's Chief of Staff Kunal Merchant spent about five minutes recapping its progress, noting that the Think Big Sacramento Committee is approximately three quarters into the 100-day study period. Figuring out ... More

The NBA takes Jimmer Fredette to court

Shots have been fired in the labor talks between the NBA and NBPA, with the league filing a federal lawsuit against the player's association today. From Michael Lee of the Washington Post: The NBA labor dispute has officially gotten heated after the league filed two claims Tuesday against the National Basketball Players ... More

Video: Goodman League vs. Drew League trailer featuring DeMarcus Cousins and Donté Greene

With the offseason schedule agitated due to the NBA lockout, pro-am leagues have received plenty of attention this summer.  No two have garnered more recognition than the Drew League, played in Los Angeles and the Goodman League, based in Washington DC. On Saturday, August 20th, the two leagues collide.  The contest, ... More

Video: Tyreke Evans = amateur optometrist

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywy6721nDSg Well then..I guess I'll have to catch Cowboys and Aliens in 3D. (H/T VSP) More

ESPN 5-on-5: Tackling the NBA’s most promising young center

The ESPN 5-on-5 roundtable continues its daily discussion with a debate of the NBA's best centers.  Which young five-man has the most promising career prospects? Clint Peterson, via Twitter:Marc Gasol. No longer the "Lesser Gasol," Marc dominated big bro Pau last season. He's the whole package and is poised to succeed from ... More

Francisco Garcia and DeMarcus Cousins to square-off in Calipari exhibition game

Add another star-studded exhibition contest to this locked-out offseason.  Kings forward Francisco Garcia and center DeMarcus Cousins will participate in an exhibition game at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky on August 15th. Organized by Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari, the game will pit players from the Dominican ... More