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Donovan Mitchell Sits Down With SLAM Magazine And Talks Jazz, Baseball And More

 

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Donovan Mitchell is a name you hear on the streets of Louisville, and it is always greeted with a smile. His fierce athleticism and humble attitude made him a fan favorite during his two years here at the University of Louisville. Donovan was drafted number 13 overall to the Utah Jazz in this past NBA drat. SLAM Magazine’s Peter Walsh recently sat down with Mitchell to talk about life. You can read below what Donovan thinks about his Adidas shoe deal, baseball and how quickly life changed.

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Gary Parrish Unveils His 2018 Mock NBA Draft

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Gary Parrish with CBS released his first 2018 NBA mock draft. He has predicted a breakout season for Sophomore V.J King. One similar to Terry Rozier and Donovan Mitchell. Take a look at where he has him going and let us know what you think about it!

Beat The Buzzer With Jordan Nwora

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Today on Beat the Buzzer, we get to know freshman Jordan Nwora better. Who is he one celebrity he would leave a comp ticket for? What is his hometown known for? Find out the answer to these and many more below.

King, Mahmoud And Spalding Recap From Adidas Nations Camp

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V.J King, Anas Mahmoud and Ray Spalding have all returned from the always competitive Adidas Nations Camp. This is where Terry Rozier, Donovan Mitchell and Deng Adel broke on to the NBA scene the last few years. ESPN’s Seth Greenburg deemed the Louisville trio “a taller and younger version of the three amigos.” You can see the full recap below.

 

Here is another story in reference to the Adidas 2017 camp.

https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/adidas-nations-2017-top-college-prospects/

 

Jay Bilas Weighs In On NCAA Sanctions

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Jay Bilas has made his thoughts clear on the NCAA sanctions against the University of Louisville Men’s Basketball team. When asked, Bilas responded with his belief that a school should not lose a banner when innocent people would be hurt. You can see the full tweet below. Let us know what you think about his stance.

Beat The Buzzer With Darius Perry

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Today on, Beat the Buzzer, we sit down with freshman guard, Darius Perry. He talks about who is the biggest influence in his life, as well as who is goofiest out of the freshman class. Take a listen below to find out the answers to these questions and many more!

Men’s Basketball Preseason BPI Released

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The preseason BPI for men’s basketball was released today. The Cardinals come in at number two, with Wichita State surprising everyone at number one. Take a look below to see how many of UofL’s opponents were ranked as well.

New Uni’s For Tonight’s Match-up With ND

INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 29: The mascot for the Louisville Cardinals performs against the Michigan State Spartans during the fourth round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Lucas Oil Stadium on March 29, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Cards will sport some new gear tonight when they go play Notre Dame, a place they’ve never won.

Chane Behanan Makes NBA Summer League Team

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The Dallas Mavericks have invited former Card & National Champion, Chane Behanan to join its summer league team. Behanan had a breakout season this year in Puerto Rico and no doubt caught some eyes. His highlight reel can be found here. The Chane redemption tour continues in Dallas…..good luck!

The Bright Side Of The Rivalry

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The rivalry can bring out the best of us. The rivalry can bring out the worst of us. You just never know what’s gonna happen or be said when we start rivalring (not a word) . One thing you never expect is respect. When you think Donovan Mitchell you do think respect. That’s why the following message from him to a certain cat should not be a surprise:

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2016-17 Louisville Basketball Captains Named

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Quentin Snider & Mango Mathiang have been named captains of the 2016-17 UofL Basketball team.

Chinanu Onuaku Decides To…

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Chinanu Onuaku has decided to keep his name in the NBA Draft and forgo his college eligibility via his instagram page.

Jason Whitlocks Interesting Take On The Scandal

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Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

There have been many,many takes about the UofL scandal in the past months. Bad takes more than good. But a reader of CSZ tweeted me one that was very intriguing.

That Reader told me they actually got it from the following reader so credit for everyone!

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2015 ACC Basketball Media Day Videos

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Today was media day for the ACC in basketball. No Coach Pitino was not there. ACC Commish Swofford stated he supported the coach’s decision with the allegations going on. There was a reason he didn’t go like we alluded to on the air this past Saturday. Nevertheless Media Day brought some fun and happiness to CardNation as we got to see Damion Lee and Trey Lewis shine off of the court. Here are a few videos for you if you haven’t seen them

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Countdown to Basketball Season: ONE WEEK

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Coach Rick Pitino posted something extremely important in his blog today. Something that I think we, as fans, have forgotten in the midst of the scandal. BASKETBALL SEASON is ONE WEEK AWAY!!

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Yes, despite efforts to derail the University of Louisville’s Basketball program, it appears the show will go on as expected. The CARDS open up with an at home exhibition on Sunday, November 1st at 1:30PM.

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55 (Episode 3)

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This week…..on 55…..

55 is not a state of mind or a way to live life your life…yet. It is a place to state facts and shoot down gripes. I have logged a ton of hours in this week at the factory. (I don’t really work in a….nevermind) Once again I share with you the 55 most ridiculous things I have heard, had to debate, or just thought about this past week. Hope you enjoy. Or not…it’s cool.

1) The football team had a bye week, we did not lose however did not win

2) we still dropped in the poll 2 spots

3) We dropped 2 spots after beating USF by 31

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4) UCF barely defeated USF this past week and jumped 2 spots

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5) I despise UCF

6) The Men’s Basketball team looked to get back on track by defeating previously undefeated Southern Miss 69-38

7) Yes we held a grown mans team to 38 points for an entire game

8) We had 34 at halftime

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9) Thx Kev. The Volleyball Cards have been on a roll as well going 18-0 in conference. Despite this the Cards are not even receiving votes in the AVCA Poll.

10) Four of their seven losses were to the number 3,11,13 & 17th ranked teams in the country early on in the season.

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More Mini-Plan Details!

Click on the graphic below to take you to more details for the Basketball flex plans!

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Louisville Basketball does the Harlem Shake

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Tomorrow night at the Basketball Academy the 2012 Crusade for Children Hardwood Classic will take place. Its the third annual event which pits a team representing the Cards led by Luke Whitehead against a team representing the Cats which will be led by Derek Anderson…a former graduate of Doss High School who chose Ohio St over that one school. Here is the official press release for the event: Read the rest of this entry

College of Charleston is Pumped!

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By: Steven Rummage

Tonight the Cards travel to College of Charleston in what is most likely the Biggest game in their history. Top 5 Louisville will come to town tonight and just coming off a win against Baylor the Cougars are pumped.

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