Tag Archives: Ryan Sterling

Focusing entirely on basketball has costs, but is necessary – and the rewards are great
July 16, 2019

ESPN.com posted an interesting two-part series last week focusing on the harm caused by young athletes focusing entirely on basketball.  It was well-researched, interesting, and probably scared the hell out of a lot of parents whose kids dream of playing college basketball and maybe even the NBA. One thing it failed to mention is that […]

Indy Morning Sports List – Top 10 reasons I revere former Butler coach Brad Stevens
January 8, 2016

Yesterday afternoon we heard Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens would miss his team’s  game last night to tend to a personal matter in Indianapolis.  We know now that he came home to visit Andrew Smith, one of his former players who is battling cancer. Stevens would prefer no one knows why he is in Indianapolis, […]

The Day Chicago Bulls PG Derrick Rose Lost 61-19 to a Bunch of Kids from Indiana
October 29, 2013

by Kent Sterling There was a time when Derrick Rose was just a kid hooping.  Before the national endorsement deal, before the ACL injury and his refusal to play in the playoffs, and before his recent comment that he’s greedy about winning.  In May, 2006, he was just a kid trying to win a tournament […]

2013-2014 NBA Position Rankings – Top 10 Centers; Where Is Roy Hibbert?
October 25, 2013

by Ryan Sterling With the league turning to small ball line-ups the traditional center position was taken over by hybrid big men, who keep the floor spaced for slashing wings. Click here to follow Ryan on Twitter These ten players are the exception to this new style of basketball.  They must have the ability to […]

Chris Collins Awards Scholarship to Northwestern Basketball Walk-on – on Video
October 23, 2013

by Kent Sterling Two things we learned yesterday about shiny new Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins – he appreciates the work of the unheralded, and he is pretty sharp at crafting an image. Collins announced to his team yesterday that walk-on James Montgomery earned a scholarship for the year.  The moment was videotaped and posted […]

2013-2014 NBA Position Rankings – Top Ten Power Forwards Led by Tim Duncan
August 12, 2013

by Ryan Sterling The Big men!  My favorite because nothing opens up the three point shot like a great big man who demands attention.  The power forward position has transformed in the last fifteen years to include pick and pop and stretch four men. Click here to follow Ryan on Twitter In my opinion there […]

2013-2014 NBA Position Rankings – Top 10 Wings
August 8, 2013

by Ryan Sterling With the point guard position taken care of it is time to move on to wing position.  I believe basketball has evolved to the point where the shooting guard and the small forward positions are interchangeable.  If you are a shooting guard who cannot play small forward or visa versa you are […]