The Hoops Scoop - September 27, 2011
Created: 09.27.2011 - 7:36 am mtMile High Hoops
The Hoops Scoop is a compilation of the day’s top local basketball news.
- This Wall Street Journal blog examines how Chinese basketball clubs have mined the Denver Nuggets roster. Wilson Chandler, J.R. Smith and Kenyon Martin have all bolted overseas during the uncertain labor negotiations between the NBA players union and the owners.
- Mr. Olympia played collegiate basketball for the University of Denver. Phil Heath, the champion of the prestigious bodybuilding honor, averaged 1.3 points per game during his four-year career at DU.
- Nate Timmons, over at Denver Stiffs, takes a look at the possibility of contraction in the NBA.
- The lone surviving member of the NCAA basketball tournament’s original champions has passed away. John Dick, who played for the Oregon Ducks, was 92.
- Nuggets.com writer Aaron J. Lopez profiles David Thompson, and explains why Thompson is still the “Skywalker.”
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