Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

 

Is Cameron Payne this year’s Elfrid Payton?

Cameron Payne

Murray State assistant basketball coach William Small was in his office in the fall of 2012 when his phone rang. The caller was Damon Stoudamire, then a Memphis assistant, who had just come from a high school game in the city, where he watched Skal Labissiere, a future five-star recruit and Kentucky signee who was then playing for Evangelical Christian School. But a player on the other team caught Stoudamire’s eye, thus his call to Small. “He said, ‘man, I made a bad mistake,’ ” Small said. “I said, ‘whatRead More


Hunter’s decision to declare for NBA Draft a family affair

R.J. Hunter

If Georgia State guard R.J. Hunter decides to bypass his senior season and declare for the NBA Draft, his sister will have played a part in the decision. That’s right, his sister. That shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s followed Hunter’s three-year career playing for his father Ron at Georgia State. The Hunters are a close-knit family—otherwise Hunter would be playing at Iowa right now—potentially life-altering decisions aren’t taken lightly, and often, majority rules. Thus Jasmine Hunter’s role in the most important decision her brother will have madeRead More