Former Patterson star Aquille Carr has spent his senior season at Princeton Day Academy in Laurel, is trying to rebuild his reputation after a turbulent year that included an arrest and several school transfers. Despite all that, Carr seems to be thinking ahead to professional opportunities overseas.
Chaney collapsed during an offseason workout in April 2010. He figured he was just dehydrated, but doctors soon determined he had a severe case of viral myocarditis, a potentially fatal infection of the heart that causes inflammation.
And it all started with a passing idea. Late last month, Mike Parker, brand director for Under Armour basketball, talked to Jennings about uniting the six NBA players signed with Under Armour for a three-day photo shoot in Baltimore.
Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks), Kemba Walker (Charlotte Bobcats), former Terps star Greivis Vasquez (New Orleans Hornets), DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers) and Derrick Williams (Minnesota Timberwolves) will lead the UA pros team against a B'more Finest squad.
When Josh Selby departs for Las Vegas to play in the NBA's summer league Tuesday, he will have an opportunity to state his case for the Memphis Grizzlies' backup point guard job behind starter Mike Conley.
The 2011 NCAA tournament officially tips off tonight with a pair of play-in games -- I'm still scratching my head at UAB and Clemson playing for a No. 12 seed -- but the bracket bonanza for most pools begins Thursday afternoon with the Round of 64. That means we have approximately 48 hours to sort through statistics, break down matchups and finalize our brackets.