Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Brandon Clarke: NBA Draft Preview

Givanni Damico | June 18th, 2019

 

Brandon Clarke, PF (Gonzaga)

Height: 6’8”
Weight: 207 LBs
Class: Junior
2018-19 Stats: 16.9 PPG, 1.9 APG, 8.6 RPG, 3.2 BPG, 1.2 SPG

Background:

Brandon Clarke is a Canadian basketball player who attended the University of Gonzaga. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia to Whitney Triplett and Steve Clarke. He moved to the United States when he was three years old. Clarke attended Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Arizona where he was named an All-Arizona Division 1 honoree. He attended San Jose State for his freshman and sophomore year where he put up 10.1 points and 7.3 rebounds in conference play during his freshman year. He was named the Mountain West Sixth Man of the Year. During his sophomore campaign, he averaged 17.9 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks. He was named to the All-Mountain West First Team and the Mountain West All-Defensive Team. After his sophomore campaign, he transferred to Gonzaga where he would sit out the 2017-18 season. During his junior year, he played three fewer minutes per game for the Zags. He averaged 16.9 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 3.1 blocks per game en route being named the West Coast Conference Newcomer of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year. He was also a member of the All-WCC First Team. Clarke was just the third player in NCAA Tournament history to record 35+ points and five blocks, joining Shaquille O’Neal and David Robinson. Now that is some legendary company. Continue reading

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PGA DFS: U.S. Open Round 4 Showdown Picks

Joey Ricotta | June 16th, 2019

Justin Thomas not making the cut might be the biggest surprise of the tournament but there are a few others as well. Gary Woodland leading the field at 11 under is somewhat surprising, considering he had never finished above sixth place in a Major (2018 PGA Championship). and Justin Rose in second place at -10. Many golfers still have hopes of taking the iconic walk down the 18th-hole fairway along the Pacific Ocean, with themselves in position to win the U.S. Open. Let’s take a look at some golfers to target for the final round of the tournament and the showdown slate on Draftkings.

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The Most Deserving AL All-Star Starters

Givanni Damico | June 14th, 2019

The statistics used in this article are accurate as of the morning of June 13th.

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PGA DFS: U.S. Open GPP Picks

Joey Ricotta | June 13th, 2019

The Scorecrow covers PGA DFS? We are today. Thanks for stopping by and hopefully we can help you win some cash. There is a ton of money up for grabs all around the daily fantasy sports industry, including some free money tournaments on Draftkings. For all intents and purposes, this article’s research and pricing included are geared toward Draftkings. Without further ado, let’s get into some GPP picks for the third Major of the year, the U.S. Open. Continue reading

Candace Parker’s Return to Hoops: Could this be a Championship Season for the Sparks?

Levon Satamian and Michaela Smalley  June 11th, 2019

Candace Parker, who has not played in a single game this season due to an injury to her hamstring, has apparently started getting workouts in with Sparks player development coach Jamal “Dash” Lovell. Parker shared a photo last Friday on social media with Lovell and Orlando Magic point guard Michael Carter-Williams with the caption “ALWAYS the class clown. Great work last night with my guys.” Could this mean that the Sparks legend is on the verge of return? Continue reading

Toronto: A viable market for a WNBA team?

Michaela Smalley | June 9th, 2019

There has never been a better time for a WNBA expansion than now. With talented rookies like Cierra Dillard and Megan Gustafson cut from WNBA rosters this season, it is clear that the league needs to expand in order to ensure that talented players have a place to play. Making a WNBA team’s roster is an extremely difficult task, especially when there are only twelve teams. Continue reading