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
The Philadelphia 76ers have just opened a new, state-of-the-art practice facility, and maybe the coolest part is a unique touch that nods to one of the iconic moments in the history of Philadelphia basketball. The reception desk in the lobby of the building is made out of hardwood, but not just any hardwood — it’s a part of the court from Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game on March 2, 1962. The reception desk is made of the wood from the basketball court of Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game.
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