NWSB Editor and Portland Trail Blazers blogger Bryant Knox breaks down how news of a Kevin Love impacts Rip City. The trade was confirmed by Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, and it is set to feature Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first-round draft pick from the Cleveland Cavaliers, as well as Love from the Minnesota Timberwolves.
NWSB Insider Steve Lee talks about Oregon’s early success on the basketball court this season. Currently sitting fourth in the PAC12 standings, the Ducks, who during the preseason were predicted by many (including myself) to sit in the bottom half of the division standings and hold a NIT ticket are making a push for the Big Dance. Damyean Dotson, E.J. Singler, and Carlos Emory have looked great.
Oregon Ducks hoops preview time. While the loss of big man Jovan Catron hurts the Ducks inside, the addition of freshman shooting guard stud Jabari Brown helps them bigtime. For my Pac 12 preview, I had the Oregon Ducks finishing 5th in the conference just behind the UW Huskies, with both teams moving on in March.