Tagged: Arsalan Kazemi

After the Buzzer: Dana Altman discusses transfer players, UCLA and Arik Armstead

After the Buzzer: Dana Altman discusses transfer players, UCLA and Arik Armstead

The Oregon men’s basketball team will face 16-4 UCLA Thursday night at Matthew Knight Arena, and Ducks head coach Dana Altman expects the Bruins to be a tough test. Sophomore guard-forward Kyle Anderson especially impresses Altman, as do freshmen Zach LaVine and Bryce Alford. During Tuesday’s Pac-12 media teleconference, Altman discussed UCLA and Mike Moser […]

Stat Attack – Top Five 2013 Basketball Stats 1

Stat Attack – Top Five 2013 Basketball Stats

Don Olson Now, nearly one third of the way into the Ducks’ 2013 basketball season, there have been many unexpected turns.  The suspension of two key players, the addition of so many transfers and how all these changes would play...

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Dana Altman’s Top 5 Impact Players

Suffering through this last week after the Ducks’ football loss to Stanford has been miserable.  There was a silver lining, however, in the form of Oregon’s newly-renovated basketball team.  There always seems to be at least one week each year where I...

Arsalan Kazemi impresses 76ers in Summer League 0

Arsalan Kazemi impresses 76ers in Summer League

Former Oregon Duck forward Arsalan Kazemi has been showcasing his talents in Orlando this week with the Philadelphia 76ers as they compete in the 2013 NBA Summer League. So far the Sixers are winless (0-4), their latest loss at the...

NBA Draft Surprises, Trades, and the Iranian Connection 0

NBA Draft Surprises, Trades, and the Iranian Connection

The 2013 NBA Draft had many story lines.  It was commissioner David Stern’s last NBA draft as he is set to retire this upcoming February.  The consensus projected number one pick, Nerlens Noel, fell all the way to the New Orleans Pelicans...

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Kazemi: how does he fit with the 76ers?

Now that we know where Arsalan Kazemi will play next year, the relevant questions become, will he get a chance to play, and, how will he do? Kazemi landed on one of the best possible destinations in the NBA for...

Arsalan Kazemi to the Sixers 1

Arsalan Kazemi to the Sixers

Arsalan Kazemi was selected with the 54th pick in the NBA Draft Thursday becoming the first Iranian-born player to be drafted.  After a trade, the Duck forward is now the property of the 76ers. Two other Duck hopefuls, guard E.J. Singler...

Kazemi Receives Praise From ESPN 0

Kazemi Receives Praise From ESPN

The NBA Draft will be televised on ESPN tonight, and the network’s partner website — Grantland — gave former Oregon big man Arsalan Kazemi a nice endorsement. Author Brett Koremenos describes Kazemi as “a player who is a nightmare to keep off...

E.J. Singler’s Next Stop Is The NBA 6

E.J. Singler’s Next Stop Is The NBA

The State of Oregon is not typically a hotspot when it comes to breeding NBA athletes.  Only four Oregonians are currently playing in the big show: Detroit Pistons small forward Kyle Singler, Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Ronnie Brewer, Toronto Raptor shooting...

Arsalan Kazemi Is NBA Bound 3

Arsalan Kazemi Is NBA Bound

The Iranian-born basketball star made a huge splash on the Oregon sports scene last season. The 6′ 7″, 226-lb power forward helped the Ducks make a Sweet 16 push and played a big part in putting Oregon basketball on the...

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Surprises A Plenty at NBA Draft

The 2013 NBA Draft was one of many story lines.  It was commissioner David Stern’s last NBA draft as he is set to retire this upcoming February.  The consensus projected number one pick, Nerlens Noel, fell all the way to the New...

Can Moser Fill Role of Kazemi? 0

Can Moser Fill Role of Kazemi?

Mike Moser and Arsalan Kazemi appear to be polar opposites.  They grew up on opposite ends of the earth; one rocks a beard and the other rocks a half-beard.  One is built like a bear while the other is built...