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UCONN HUSKIES NATIONAL CHAMPS!

UCONN HUSKIES NATIONAL CHAMPS!

Trifton Rose, Impact Staff
April 24
Filed under Mr. Basketball

The UConn Huskies are once again on top of the college basketball world. After being banned to play in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, the men and women’s basketball teams manage to both win the national championship. The men played against the University of Connecticut who has a dominant...

Isaiah Austin: Leading the Blind

Isaiah Austin: Leading the Blind

Trifton Rose, Impact Staff
April 17
Filed under Mr. Basketball

How far would you go to chase a dream that you have believed in since you were a child? What if an experience changed your life forever and almost crippled that dream forever? Would you still chase it? These are a few of the things that the 7ft 1in big man out of Baylor University Isaiah Austin had...

Final Four Review

Final Four Review

Trifton Rose, Impact Staff
April 3
Filed under Mr. Basketball

What a journey it has been for the college basketball universe during this years 2014 March Madness! Teams that I did not believe were making it to or out of the sweet 16 made it to the final four and I have got to admit I am both shocked and impressed. But this is what the division 1 NCAA tournament...

Welcome to New York Phil Jackson

Welcome to New York Phil Jackson

Trifton Rose, Impact Staff
April 2
Filed under Mr. Basketball

It seems like the closer to the end of the season the New York Knicks get the brighter the future is starting to look. Not only are the New York Knicks just one game behind the Atlanta Hawks for playoff rights, but the New York Knicks get arguably one of the all time greatest minds and hall of famed...

Raymond Felton Controversy

Raymond Felton Controversy

Trifton Rose, Impact Staff
February 27
Filed under Mr. Basketball

New York Knicks guard Raymond Felton waved a pistol loaded with body armor-piercing bullets at his wife during several spats in their Upper West Side pad — prompting the terrified woman to turn the gun and her estranged husband in to cops, law-enforcement sources said Tuesday. The illegal gun’s...

12th Man- “Believe in Your Self”

12th Man- “Believe in Your Self”

Trifton Rose, Impact Staff
December 15
Filed under Mr. Basketball

Since this is my last column for the semester I figured that I would do something different. I figured that I would write about my experience of being a walk-on on the Mercy College men’s basketball team.  Currently, the men’s basketballs team record is 0-9. It sucks being the 12th man on the tea...

Amare Stoudemire Injury

Amare Stoudemire Injury

Trifton Rose, Impact staff
December 5
Filed under Mr. Basketball

It's no secret that the New York Knicks are a mess. They're just 7-17 a little over a quarter of the way into the season and they've been straining to grind out victories while they play with incomplete rotations due to injuries. The Knicks are already without Pablo Prigioni (fractured toe), Raymond...

#TheReturn2

#TheReturn2

Trifton Rose, Impact Staff
December 3
Filed under Mr. Basketball

 The return of Derrick Rose was shortly lived for Bulls fans. What was supposed to be a big year for Chicago was once again flushed down the drain when their star player Derrick Rose was once again injured. Last year he tore the ACL in his left knee. That was already a tough injury to come back from. Th...

Kobe Named 25th Best Player!

Kobe Named 25th Best Player!

Trifton Rose, Impact Staff
December 2
Filed under Mr. Basketball

When you think about the Top 25 players in the NBA who don't you think about? ESPN placed Kobe at No. 25 in its most recent NBA player rankings, down from No. 6 in 2012. Naturally, this wasn't going to sit well with the Mamba. Surprisingly Kobe Bryant was named at number 25. Who ever made the top...

New York Knicks Horrible Start

New York Knicks Horrible Start

Trifton Rose, Impact Staff
December 1
Filed under Mr. Basketball

The Knicks Horrible Season The New York Knicks season so far can be described in one word HORRIBLE! They haven't achieved any of the goals that they have set for themselves so far. Their record is 3-13 so far and they are at the bottom of the barrel. They are the 3rd worst team in the Eastern Confer...

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