Sunday, June 2, 2013

News On The Horizon 6/2/2013

Pacers dominate Heat, force Game 7 to decide Eastern Conference Finals--Miami Herald
Chalmers had 10 points. He began the game 2 of 2 from three-point range but didn’t contribute much after the first quarter. Norris Cole had nine points to lead the Heat’s reserves. Ray Allen had six points, going 2 of 8 from the field and 1 of 4 from three-point range.
Steve Kerr: LeBron getting zero help--South Florida Sun Sentinel
Game 6: "Norris Cole was the only Miami Heat, other than LeBron James who played with any urgency to win the game."
Smith, on Norris Cole and his ability to create offense: "Indiana allowed Norris Cole to break the perimeter and break the three-point line too often."
All or nothing: Heat have been here before--South Florida Sun Sentinel
Point guard Norris Cole said Monday will be the playoffs distilled to their essence.

UDM's Doug Anderson among six small forwards at Pistons' workout--The Detroit Free Press
x-Central Michigan coach Ernie Zeigler hired as Detroit Mercy assistant--The Detroit Free Press

Bader will stay put, chase Redick’s record at Oakland next season--CollegeBasketballTalk

Guard Cole Stefan becomes fifth player to leave Green Bay program--CollegeBasketballTalk
3-point shot: American getting things done--College Basketball Nation Blog
2. Two Wisconsin-Green Bay players released statements through the school Thursday after spending the past month wondering if head coach Brian Wardle would be dismissed due to verbal-abuse allegations. Keifer Sykes and Alec Brown said: “We are really happy that the investigation is over, and we are excited about playing together next season for Coach Wardle and our other coaches. This has not been an easy couple of months for our team and coaches to go through and we are ready to move forward. The character and communication in our locker room is really good right now, and we are focused on getting better this offseason and contending for a championship next year.” Lost amid these investigations are the players who were held hostage by uncertainty. Wardle was cleared of mostly everything, though he must have an adviser with the team next season to watch what occurs. UWGB has a legit shot to win the Horizon League.

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