Coast to Coast: Playoffs and Play-ins in the NBA

What a year it’s been for basketball. Joel Embiid became the first center to lead the league in scoring since Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Paul helped yet another franchise set their win record and the Los Angeles Lakers set a new low for preseason betting favorites. I’ve had a lot of fun covering it all, and […]

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Coast to Coast: College basketball National Championship edition

The NCAA Tournament draws to a close tonight as two of the sports’ bluest blue bloods face off in New Orleans. Kansas Head Coach Bill Self will lead his troops out against the North Carolina squad that ended Coach K’s storied career over the weekend.  Let’s dive into how they got here and where they’re […]

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Coast to Coast: A Mountain West hero, an unlikely All-Star and a skid in Waco

What a time for basketball around the country. Six of the top 10 teams in the AP top 25 lost in a strong week for NCAA underdogs. In the NBA, a couple of blockbuster trades rocked the league.  I’ll take you through a few of my thoughts on this roller coaster ride of a week. […]

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Coast to Coast: Ochai Agbaji, Auburn basketball and the Sinking Lakers

Welcome to the first issue of my spring column: “Coast to Coast.” My name is Yoav Gillath and I’ll be your guide for hoops across the country. We’ll cover NBA and NCAA basketball from coast to coast, honing in on overlooked teams and players. Today, I’ll dive into a crowded Eastern conference, bring you tales […]

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