UofL Men’s Basketball To Hold NBA Pro Day This Fall

Rick Pitino announced today that the University of Louisville Men’s Basketball program will hold its first NBA Pro Day this fall. While a date is still up in the air, Pitino does expect to have all 30 NBA teams represented at the workout. With Adel, Spalding and Mahmoud  all being on the draft radar currently, and…

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Donovan Mitchell And Mangok Mathiang Autograph Sessions This Weekend

Courtesy of the Courier Journal CARDS FANS! Come to Charlie Wilson’s THIS SATURDAY to get your autograph and photo taken with former UofL basketball greats AND future NBA all stars Donovan Mitchell & Mangok Mathiang! When: Saturday, August 26 from 11:30am – 1:00pm Where: Charlie Wilson’s Appliance, TV & Mattresses in Clarksville (one autograph per…

Russ Smith Isn’t Giving Up On NBA Dream

  Russ Smith is currently playing in China, averaging 57.7 points per game. Let me say that again, Russ Smith is averaging 57.7 points per game in China. At one point this year, he was averaging 61.2. That is just flat out Russdiculous. Yet somehow, the NBA scouts aren’t taking much notice. Russ sat down with YARON WEITZMAN …

Montrezl Harrell Sent To Clippers In Chris Paul Trade

This morning, the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets negotiated a blockbuster trade that sent super star point guard Chris Paul to the Rockets. Originally reported, in return the Clippers received the Rockets’ 2018 1st round pick, Sam Dekker, Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams. But it is also apparent that power forward, and former Louisville…

Interview With Donovan Mitchell

Even as he was on the west coast preparing for the upcoming NBA Draft, former Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell was still able to find the time to sit down for an interview with myself on behalf of Cardinal Sports Zone, and talk about the draft as well as his time at Louisville. Matt McGavic: Thank…

Nunnsense: Rick Pitino Said It And He Might Be Right

An article published by The Sporting News in June of 2015, talked about Louisville players in the NBA and the lack of staying power despite collegiate success. The article says “Terrence Williams, Samardo Samuels and Chris Smith had their shots. Peyton Siva, the point guard on that championship team, is stuck in the NBA Development League. Francisco…

Nunnsense: Should Onuaku Stay Or Go?

On Wednesday, May 25th, Louisville Center Chinanu Onuaku will have to decide if he will remain in this years NBA draft or if he will return to Louisville for his junior season. Everyone has an opinion on his future and I am no different. When I stared as a contributor for Cardinal Sports Zone I…

Cardinal Catch Up 7-29-15

Welcome to a very special edition of Cardinal Catch-up. With Football season and Basketball season on the cusp of returning, There is just so much to be excited for. Let’s dive in. It was announced that Russ Smith now has a guaranteed contract. Great news for fans of Russdiculous worldwide. Terry Rozier signed a max…