In it to lose it

In 2019, the NBA decided to change its draft order policy, giving the teams with the three worst overall records the same, 14%, chance at the number one pick. However, this would not be the first time the NBA changed it’s draft order policy.

First, in 1966, the order was decided by a coin flip. Then, by the pulling of an envelope from a hopper; this gave all non-playoff teams an equal chance at the top pick. The league would then change the policy three more times before the current policy introduced in 2019.

It was a terrible year for New York Knicks fans. With franchise star, Kristaps Porzingis, out for the season with a torn ACL, no one expected much from the Knicks this season. What they expected less, was that Porzingis would be traded in the middle of the …
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Laskowski finds his niche

One may not expect that butter burgers and cheese curds are a meal fit for a basketball player. But when you’re John Laskowski, this meal means much more than feeding your appetite. For Laskowski, this meal tells a story of loyalty and dedication.

Once a three-time Big Ten champion with Bob Knight’s Indiana Hoosier basketball team, “Super Sub” John Laskowski traded in his red and white for blue eight months ago, becoming the owner/operator of Bloomington’s Culver’s.

When you look at his résumé, it seems Laskowski has had a complete life. He spent four years playing basketball for the Hoosiers, two years with the Chicago Bulls, and 33 years as a basketball commentator. However, life was not always easy for Laskowski, who’s father passed away when he was eight years old and his single mother struggled to make ends meet throughout his …
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