Jamal Murray became an international sensation overnight thanks to an impressive performance for Team Canada at the Pan-Am Games, helping lead our neighbors to the north to a silver medal in the event, which was held in Toronto.
In five games, Murray finished with averages of 16.0 points, 3.2 boards and 2.4 assists, shooting 44.3 percent from the floor and 40.7 percent from three with a 0.8-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio.
His most impressive performance was against the United States in the semifinals, when he scored all 22 points and handed out four of his six assists in the fourth quarter and overtime:
La Salle made official on Thursday news that leaked out earlier this month: South Carolina transfer Demetrius Henry is transferring into the program.
“Demetrius gives us an experienced, talented player with size in 2016-17,” La Salle head coach John Giannini said. “His addition rounds out a potentially very strong roster. Demetrius will use next year to improve his skill, strength and rebounding. We will challenge him to improve his productivity to be one of the outstanding players in the A-10 and help our team return to the NCAA Tournament.”
Henry started 48 games in two seasons with the Gamecocks. As a sophomore, he averaged 6.0 points and 3.6 boards.
Henry was a four-star recruit coming out of high school.
Is adidas giving their basketball programs throwback jerseys? (PHOTOS)
There are a series of pictures floating around the internet that are alleged to be the throwback jerseys that adidas is producing for the basketball programs of the teams they sponsor.
They all can be traced back to this tweet from the account of a graphic designer named Conrad Burry, which isn’t exactly definitive proof of their existence. So keep that in mind before you go crazy trying to buy them but … they’re pretty awesome, right?