A number of former Marquette players are currently participating in the NBA Summer League, an annual event in Vegas where first and second-round draft picks are tossed into an arena of scrubs and told to put a ball in a hoop (and are also allowed to familiarize themselves with the Vegas lifestyle after these amateurish matches conclude). Unfortunately, most of these former Golden Eagles fall … Continue reading Former MU Players Stand Out in NBA Summer League
Guess who’s back? (91 victories, 2 NCAA Tournament appearances, 1 Final Four). He’s back. (Shaggy brown hair that never seemed to truly settle in one place). Back again. (6th all-time scorer). Tell a friend. And tell them that Travis Diener, one of the most relentless competitors the school has ever witnessed, is coming back to Marquette. Not as a player, as many would’ve wished, but … Continue reading WOJO COMPLETES COACHING STAFF WITH HOME RUN HIRE
Fourteen weeks, three days. Even the combined amount of time since Trent Lockett and Vander Blue signed their NBA contracts doesn’t surmount to much. If you hadn’t heard already, the two former Marquette guards were both unfortunately released from their respective NBA teams on Friday. And I mean, one release was disappointing enough, but two former players being turned away from their lifelong dream in … Continue reading What’s Next For Vander Blue, Trent Lockett?
Marquette fans were finally able to exhale over a week ago when news broke that Vander Blue had agreed to a partially-guaranteed contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. Blue’s signing turns around what started out as a tumultuous offseason for the former Marquette guard, which included forgoing his senior year for the NBA Draft only to find his name uncalled. But drafted-or-not is not as big … Continue reading Three Reasons Why Vander Blue is Destined to Succeed in Philadelphia