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Oregon Salutes Greg Ballard, Kamikaze Kids

Greg Ballard, small forward for the mid-1970’s Oregon basketball squad dubbed by journalists as the “Kamikaze Kids,” was among the most talented basketball players to ever grace the hardwoods of McArthur Court. Today, Ballard will be honored as Oregon’s Progressive...

Marcus Mariota continues to work on leadership in Oregon football’s second spring scrimmage

Marcus Mariota continues to work on leadership in Oregon football’s second spring scrimmage

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota didn’t spend much time on the field Monday morning for the football team’s second spring scrimmage, but that didn’t mean his impact wasn’t felt. “I looked over there (the sideline) several times today and he was talking with a couple offensive linemen, getting with some of our younger skill guys and […]

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Aaron Brooks re-signs with Houston Rockets

Former Oregon Duck point guard Aaron Brooks has agreed to terms to return to the Houston Rockets. After winning the NBA Most Improved Player award in the 2009-10 season, Brooks has spent time with the Rockets, Phoenix Suns and in...

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...

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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...

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Arsalan Kazemi to the NBA?

Arsalan Kazemi must have ball magnets on his hands.   Whenever Kazemi is remotely near a loose ball it magically appears in the rebounding machine’s hands.  As we look back at the season, it is hard to imagine the Ducks...