Author: Brian Geisinger

Brian Geisinger

While he could probably do the job of the news director (who JUST got got on snapchat last week) better than him, for now Brian is working for Sports Channel 8 because he can work from home and they agreed to pay for half of his NBA League Pass. Next he’ll probably either work for his friend’s new bakery in downtown Raleigh or tend bar because at least those places he’ll meet girls. He’s also a Wake Forest fan from Guilford County who went to State.
CJ McCollum stars for Portland

Breaking Buzz: CJ McCollum, a ghost from Duke’s past

Articles, Sports

  The Charlotte Hornets continue to play good basketball late in the season. Charlotte went 9-7 in the month of March, and ripped off recent comeback victories over Toronto and Denver. The starting five continues to be among the NBA’s best lineups. However, FiveThirtyEight gives the Hornets a mere five percent chance of making the… Read more »

Kemba Walker scores a slice of pizza against John Wall

Breaking Buzz: John Wall and the Wizards

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  The Charlotte Hornets have shown some verve recently — winning three straight games, including two against Eastern Conference playoff teams. The Hornets are just three games back of the eighth seed in the East, which entails no lottery pick, and a first round beatdown courtesy of LeBron and the Cavs (although Boston is just one game back)…. Read more »

Kemba Walker: The Crossover, six years later


  The SportChannel8 crew is up in Brooklyn for the 2017 ACC Tournament. This is, of course, the first time the league has held this event in the Big Apple. New York is also hosting the new Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden, while the ACC occupies the Barclays Center. March 10 marks the… Read more »

Top 8 NBA in the ACC Prospects, Part 2


  Welcome to Part 2 of our look at the top eight NBA prospects in the ACC; if you missed Part 1, make sure to check it out. Now, here’s 5-8 on our list — starting with Donovan Mitchell. 5. Donovan Mitchell, Louisville Justin Jackson isn’t the only player that returned to school and drastically… Read more »

Top 8 NBA Prospects in the ACC, Part 1


  As the college basketball season heads into tournament mode, it’s inevitable to have the NBA Draft discussion, too: Which players will go pro? And if so, when and where will they be drafted? How do they translate as prospects? The ACC is, unsurprisingly, loaded with talent. Here’s a look at the league’s eight best… Read more »

Is there Batum for improvement in Charlotte?


  We are only six weeks into the 2017 half of the NBA calendar for this season. However, for the Charlotte Hornets, it has felt a lot closer to six years. The Hornets have struggled in recent weeks, especially without Cody Zeller in the lineup, which I detailed two weeks ago. Unfortunately, this team’s problems run deeper than just one… Read more »

NBA Big Tymers: Still Vie with the game’s elite


  Our beloved Brenden Whitted — aka Research — is back for another rambling of whatever’s on his mind. Today’s sports soup du jour is the topic of the NBA All-Star game and centers — THE BIG FELLAS. (I just hope he realizes that if Joel Embiid got a roster spot this season it would’ve… Read more »