Tag: nba

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.
NBA All Star Game

A few more suggestions for the NBA on its All-Star game setup


Last week, the NBA announced some changes to its All-Star weekend. Once again, the league is ahead of the curve; however, Brenden Whitted thinks the NBA stopped a little short. Brenden Whitted — SportsChannel8’s chief boxing correspondent and a cohost of the #LeaguePassLair — has a few simple addition for Adam Silver to explore. Here’s… Read more »

The North Carolina Link To That Dope New Russell Westbrook Ad


  The ultra-athletic and sartorially slick Russell Westbrook took home the MVP award at the NBA awards show Monday night, and deservedly so: he averaged a triple double for the season.  Naturally in the age of immediate marketing, Westbrook’s shoe company immediately put out a new spot on twitter to commemorate the occasion. The ad… Read more »

ACC players in the NBA draft: winners and losers

The ACC set a record last night with 10 players drafted in the first round of the NBA draft, and 14 overall. Just how dominant has the ACC been in the draft? * The ACC is the only conference to have had 4+ first round picks for 9 straight NBA drafts * We’ve had at… Read more »

Your Kevin Durant take is wrong

8itorials, Opinion

Kevin Durant’s offseason move to the Warriors and subsequent World Championship squarely puts all NBA appreciators in two distinct camps: those who cover or cheer for teams that can put together a roster like Golden State’s, and those who cover or cheer for teams that can’t. That’s all it comes down to, because at the… Read more »

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 »