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NBA continues to blame coaches for poor play
By Jon Posner | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: January 29th Print Edition, Sports

When Marc Iavaroni was let go as the head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies Jan. 25, the move needed no explanation on the surface.
In exactly one and a half years as head coach, Iavraroni “led” the Grizzlies to a putrid 33-90 record, accumulated a miserable .268 winning percentage and lost 15 of his last 17 […]


By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 23rd, 2009 | Category: Arcade, Featured Articles, Sports, Views

It's conventional NCAA basketball wisdom that great teams come from great recruiting classes. What can we expect from the players coming up the recruiting pipeline for head coach Dave Dickerson in 2009?
Potential Recruits
Ledrick Eackles- This 6-foot 3-inch shooting guard from Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia is the son of former NBA player Ledell Eackles, and Ledrick's […]

NBA returns to glory days

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 23rd, 2009 | Category: Arcade, Featured Articles, Sports, Views

As Michael Jordan crossed-over Byron Russell, hitting his final jumper in a Chicago Bulls uniform and capturing his sixth NBA championship, the victory signified more than just the end of an era. It was the end of the era: the Golden Age of basketball.
When Larry Bird and Magic Johnson were drafted into the NBA in […]

Good Start To Week ends after losses to Spurs, Grizzlies

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 18th, 2005 | Category: Sports

The Hornets hosted the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday, prevailing 111-107 in a tight contest.
The Hornets led by 12 entering the fourth quarter but almost surrendered the lead down the stretch.
After guard Michael Redd hit a three pointer with four seconds remaining to bring the Bucks within one, rookie forward J.R. Smith hit three of four free throws to […]

Three Point Play

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Whatever happened to the great Tulane basketball tradition? Fogelman Arena was once a shrine to the game, feared by opponents and loved by the faithful. Now, dismal crowds watch atrocious squads lose year after year. Rumors circulate of a new, bigger, more profitable arena in the future, yet no one seems to care about the […]

Dickau emerging as star point guard

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Sports

When Dan Dickau was in college, he was an NCAA legend. As an all-American point guard, he helped transform Gonzaga from an unknown into national powerhouse.
�It was great to be a bracket buster,� Dickau said. �Even today, when we play in a lot of different arenas, people are making mentions of me being from Gonzaga. That�s […]

Three Point Play

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Sports

In the wake of Black History Month, Arizona entrepreneur Reggie Fowler is set to become the first black owner in the NFL by purchasing the Minnesota Vikings; the transaction is awaiting league approval. Fowler�s acquisition of the Vikings will be one of many current moves that have placed blacks in powerful positions in sports. Just […]

Davis dealt to Warriors; Mashburn, Rogers traded to Sixers

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 25th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Just one day after Baron Davis told ESPN that he felt unwanted in New Orleans, the Hornets confirmed his feelings by trading him to Golden State in exchange for Speedy Claxton and Dale Davis yesterday.
The deal also includes cash to be sent from the Warriors to New Orleans, reportedly near $350,000.
“It was just time for us to […]

NBA trade deadline brings flurry of activity

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 25th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Yesterday’s 2 p.m. NBA trade deadline saw a total of 11 deals involving 35 players and numerous draft picks were agreed upon within 24 hours of the deadline.
In addition to the Hornets dealing Baron Davis and Jamal Mashburn, marquee players Chris Webber, Keith Van Horn and Antoine Walker all found themselves on new teams after […]

Rock Bottom: How the Hornets fell apart

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 18th, 2005 | Category: Sports

While it does not mark the true halfway point of the NBA season (the Hornets have already played 54 of their 82 games), the All-Star Break is generally considered the regular season intermission.
Just one year ago, New Orleans was preparing to send Jamaal Magloire and Baron Davis to Los Angeles as reserves for the Eastern Conference […]


By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 28th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Interestingly enough, this statement is reminiscent of fan involvement in Tulane basketball. How are we supposed to be supportive of our basketball team if we aren’t treated like true fans?
Going into the game against UAB, Tulane was winless in the conference. But there was hope. Tulane beat UAB last year, the same UAB team that upset […]

Hornets stun Kings, Knicks

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 14th, 2005 | Category: Sports

We got for four, baby, we got four,” Davis playfully yelled. “We’re going to the playoffs.”
Although at 4-30 the Hornets will not start selling playoff tickets any time soon, the NBA’s cellar-dwellers undoubtedly played like a playoff team during back-to-back wins against the Kings Saturday and the Knicks Tuesday.
The two-game winning streak came to a halt with […]

the basement: Missin’ hockey

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Dec 3rd, 2004 | Category: Sports

Something is missing on the sports landscape.
Sure, the NFL is in full swing, basketball season is getting underway and Green Wave football is actually putting together an impressive run.
The Boston Red Sox even won the World Series in thrilling fashion, which was perhaps the greatest thing to happen to me to at this point in my life. […]

Men’s Basketball tips off vs. LSU

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Nov 19th, 2004 | Category: Sports

After months of training, weeks of practice and a one-sided exhibition game, Tulane basketball opens its regular season tonight against rival LSU in Baton Rouge.
The contest is the second game of the Louisiana Basketball Classic and is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Louisiana Tech faces UL-Lafayette in the early game and both the championship and […]

The Basement

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Nov 19th, 2004 | Category: Sports

I’ve never seen a man look so sorry.
Imagine yourself in his situation. You’re on vacation from your grueling job (and your “vacation” includes several hours a day working anyway) and there you are back at your office.
Only this time, you’re not doing your usual job. You’re sitting at a table with your wife to your right and […]