Detroit’s Willie Green has been a seamless fit for Los Angeles Clippers

December 11, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes When the Clippers acquired former University of Detroit and Detroit Cooley star Willie Green, they hoped he’d help with his 3-point shooting ability. He’s done exactly that [...]

Interview: Willie Green discusses his 3-point shooting

September 24, 2012 in Cover Story, Professional

Editor’s Note: I attended some of the festivities at the University of Detroit’s Legends and Traditions Weekend Sept. 22 and will have four interviews with people I ran into there [...]

ESPN #NBARank: Earl Boykins, Willie Green and Draymond Green check in

August 28, 2012 in Professional

ESPN.com is doing its annual ranking of the top 500 players and incoming rookies in the NBA. You can see the experts who voted on the rankings here and follow the#NBARank hashtag on [...]

An exhaustive look at how Detroit native Willie Green should help the Los Angeles Clippers, be helped by Chris Paul

August 27, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes When the Los Angeles Clippers acquired former Detroit Cooley and University of Detroit star Willie Green, I wrote about how Green’s 3-point shooting should help the Clips [...]

Detroit’s Willie Green happy to be a Clipper

August 9, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes It seems hard to believe, but the Los Angeles Clippers that were a punchline for the better part of three decades are no more, save for the [...]

Former University of Detroit star Willie Green traded to Clippers

July 31, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Willie Green, a former standout at Detroit Cooley and the University of Detroit, was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers yesterday. The details from NBA.com: The Atlanta [...]

Which MI NBA player has the best shot at a title this year?

May 7, 2012 in Cover Story, Professional

By Patrick Hayes There are no franchise players from the state of Michigan in this year’s NBA playoffs, but there are a handful of guys who could help sway a [...]

Former Melvindale star Michael Talley III transferring to Eastern Michigan

April 17, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Michael Talley III, a 2010 Mr. Basketball finalist when he played high school basketball for Melvindale ABT, announced on Twitter last week that he would transfer from [...]