The NBA started its 2010-2011 season last night to a ‘big whoop’ in these parts. I don’t even think our message boards had a single thread about ‘The League’s’ opening night. Nonetheless, the Cleveland Cavaliers and JJ Hickson open their season against the Boston Celtics tonight. From page 76 of the August 30th, 2010 […]
JJ Hickson’s monster dunk viewable in the highlights at this link was ESPN Sportscenter’s top play of last night. NC State did not get a mention during the Sportscenter broadcast that I saw but we are mentioned in the highlight reel linked above. This serves as a pretty good follow-up to this entry from Wednesday.
J.J. Hickson got off to a quick start last night in his first summer league game: LAS VEGAS –Cleveland Cavaliers assistant John Kuester was on a roll Monday, thinking up new ways to praise rookie J.J. Hickson. â€œWe’re talking about an N.C. State guy, and I’m still saying nice things,â€ former Tar Heel Kuester joked. […]
Sid was right – JJ went in the 11-20 window. Here’s Chad Ford’s analysis: I’m surprised they passed on local hero Kosta Koufos of Ohio State. But I do like Hickson, who’s a sleeper. He’s strong and athletic and he can score in multiple ways. He was 12-for-12 from the field in his first college […]