What is with the ridiculous, unrealistic Philadelphia 76ers rumors of late? This summer the Sixers made runs at veteran guards such as Jamal Crawford and Manu Ginobili (and they forced the Spurs to pay up for the Argentinian to keep him). The Cleveland Cavaliers and J.R. Smith are in a staring contest, and Smith remains a free agent.
NEW YORK -- Cole Anthony has definitely noticed a Who's Who of big-time college basketball programs coming through the Archbishop Molloy gym in recent weeks. There was Louisville head coach Rick Pitino and Florida coach Mike White on Thursday, along with assistants from UConn, Indiana and Miami. Maryland's Mark Turgeon was in on Tuesday. And assistants from Duke and Kansas have also been in recently. "It's a lot different than last year," Anthony told me Thursday. "I mean, going from open gyms having no coaches to having a lot of coaches on the East Coast coming out here. Honestly, it's a blessing. We all worked for it. Me, Khalid [Moore], Moses [Brown], everybody in here, we all worked for it
It was the last game of the group stage of the 2000 Olympic basketball tournament at the Sydney Olympics, the USA was taking on France, another USA win on its way to another gold medal. But what we all remember is this one play — Vince Carter dunking