The SEC is the conference that has produced basketball superstars such as “Pistol” Pete Maravich, Shaquille O’Neil, Charles Barkley, Anthony Davis, and John Wall. The No. 7 South Carolina Gamecocks will take on the No. 4 Florida Gators in the Elite Eight East Regional final at Madison Square Garden Sunday, March 26, at 2:20 p.m. ET.
From the dawn of the “pace-and-space” (or as I like to call it, “all-everything”) era until now, much has been made about the ascension of the modern big man-- his transition from more traditional types, the skillset that scripts his dominance, and the style that merits his status as a unicorn. But we seem to have forgotten about the wing, home of the special players who brought the NBA to it’s new era. The Phoenix Suns T.J. Warren lives there, but he is an alien among a brotherhood of versatility. A typical wing player in today’s version of basketball looks something like Paul George: long, athletic, and multi-talented. He can affect the game in a variety of ways, with the ball in his hands