The Bizarro Reality of Life Without Matthew Knight Arena

Darren Perkins Humor 3 Comments

Make no mistake about it.  Without Matthew Knight Arena, the Ducks wouldn’t have Dana Altman, they wouldn’t have the talent, and they wouldn’t be in the final four. Or would they? Because in a disturbing alternate reality where MKA is still a piece of land with an old bakery on it, the Ducks would still be celebrating 2017 in the …

Oregon’s Top 5 Players in the NBA?

Rory Davidson FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 6 Comments

Although Oregon doesn’t have a long list of NBA players like Duke, North Carolina or UCLA,  the Ducks can boast about the following Top 5, whom I’m going to rank arbitrarily according to their stats and highlights in the NBA. 1. Steve Jones:  Jones was undrafted but signed with the Oakland Oaks of the ABA, in 1967. He was a …

A Salute to Dana Altman and a Record Breaking Run

Alex Towne FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 3 Comments

The University of Oregon men’s basketball team has won 20 games in five straight seasons for the first time in the 110-year history of Ducks basketball. Oregon has had a significant run the past half decade, and there is no one more deserving of the Ducks’ success than Head Coach Dana Altman. As a senior at the University, and a lifelong Ducks …

Brooks Back on the Market

FishDuck Staff FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

  Former Oregon Duck star point guard Aaron Brooks is back on the market after being waived by the Sacramento Kings.  Brooks and the Kings agreed to a buyout on March 1st regarding his two-year, $6.6 million contract.  Had Brooks not been waived and Sacramento relocated to Seattle, Brooks would have been in store for a unique homecoming. Brooks was born …