Gorgui Dieng

Anthony Bennett of UNLV reacts after being drafted No. 1 overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 27, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s 2013 NBA Draft Recap

Just like they did last year with Dion Waiters, the Cavs went for the best available talent instead of overall need.

06/28/2013

MarShon Brooks (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Trading Brooks For Late Pick Would Be A King-Sized Mistake

Various media reports are suggesting that the brain trust in Brooklyn (meaning general manager Billy King) wants to add a first-round pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft and is willing to cede swingman MarShon Brooks to get it. As usual, I have no idea what King is thinking.

06/26/2013

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Five Things: Missing McGary And Hancock Saves Cardinals…Again

The preseason No. 2 team finishes 35-5 and wins 16 in a row to close the season, culminating with a national championship. No dominant team in college basketball this year?

04/09/2013

John Beilein (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images), Rick Pitino (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein’s NCAA Title Game Preview: Louisville, Michigan Set To Give Us A Thrill

The season that none of us could predict is set to give us a title game that none of us will forget.

04/08/2013

The Louisville Cardinals celebrate with the Midwest regional champion trophy after they won 85-63 against the Duke Blue Devils. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Louisville Perseveres Over Duke After Ware’s Gruesome Leg Injury

After Kevin Ware’s scary leg injuy, Louisville persevered over the Duke Blue Devils and into the Final Four.

03/31/2013

Head coach Leonard Hamilton of the Florida State Seminoles (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Five Quick Hits On College Hoops

Tuesday night’s showdown with the Golden Gophers is the beginning of a pivotal nine-day stretch for Florida State. The Seminoles also host Florida next Wednesday, December 5, in Tallahassee.

11/27/2012

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Kansas State - Syracuse

Rothstein Files: Thursday’s Sweet 16 Primer

Jon Rothstein breaks down Thursday’s Sweet 16 games and makes predictions for the four matchups.

WFAN–03/22/2012

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Rothstein Files: The 10 Most Improved Players In College Basketball

A year ago, Jeff Withey was a little used reserve that barely played. Now? He might be the biggest key for the Jayhawks.

WFAN–02/15/2012