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RAKEEM CHRISTMAS RUMORS

Spurs worked out Syracuse’s Rakeem Christmas

As the 2015 NBA Draft is still a month away, the San Antonio Spurs have continued the process of evaluating potential draft prospects, and the latest name to work out for the Spurs, is Syracuse’s center Rakeem Christmas. From Mike Waters of Syracuse.com: Christmas had his first post-Chicago workout on Monday as he visited the […]
Via Project Spurs
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rakeem Christmas Impresses at NBA Draft Combine

There are two members of the 2014-15 Syracuse basketball team that will be in this year’s NBA Draft but only one participated in the NBA Draft Combine. Chris McCullough is still recovering from a torn ACL and did not participate but Center Rakeem Christmas participated and impressed. Christmas posted 20 points and six rebounds in the five-on-five game at the Combine on Thursday...
Via Orange Fizz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Mike Hopkins Upset With People “Surprised” By Rakeem Christmas’ Strong Combine

Former Syracuse forward Rakeem Christmas was perhaps the most improved player in college basketball last season, upping his scoring average from 5.8 to 17.5 points per game and his rebounding average from 5.1 to 9.1 per contest. But apparently, Christmas’ solid debut at the NBA Draft Combine 5 on 5 game today took some of the scouts and announcers by surprise. Christmas put up...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Christmas Wraps up Syracuse Career With Some Hardware

The 2014-2015 season will be remembered as one of controversy, disappointment, and headlines. What people may not remember five years down the road is the year that senior Rakeem Christmas put together despite all of the off-court distractions and team struggles. The Associated Press named Christmas a Third-Team All American earlier in the week, the second straight year an Orange...
Via Orange Fizz
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Rakeem Christmas Posts Heartfelt Message On Instagram After Senior Night

Syracuse struggled Monday night against No. 2 Virginia in its final home game of the season, falling to 18-12 on the season after a 59-47 loss. Senior Rakeem Christmas scored 10 points and racked up four rebounds in his final game in the Carrier Dome. Despite the loss, he took to Instagram Tuesday morning to post a heartfelt message about his four years on campus. Check it out: ...
Via College Spun
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Trevor Cooney Is Wearing A Rakeem Christmas Shirt While Warming Up For Tonight’s Game vs. Virginia

Tonight’s game at the Carrier Dome between Syracuse and Virginia is going to be all about senior center Rakeem Christmas. With the Orange ineligible for the post-season, Christmas’ final home game is a major event in Central New York, and we bet there will be plenty of tributes to Syracuse’s lone senior. We already shared this spectacular snowman on the Syracuse campus, now...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: There Is An Amazing Rakeem Christmas Snowman, Complete With His Signature Beard, On The Syracuse Campus

Syracuse only has two games remaining this basketball season, but tonight’s game at the Carrier Dome promises to be a special one. Center Rakeem Christmas will be honored as Syracuse’s lone senior, capping a phenomenal season that saw him go from three year role player to one of the best post players in the nation. Christmas is also extremely popular due to his strong connection...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball banned from post-season play

Syracuse University’s men’s basketball team will not see any post-season match ups. But, it’s not a sanction coming down from the NCAA. The university itself has decided to pull the team from any ACC, NCAA, or NIT appearances this year in light of an ongoing NCAA investigation regarding possible athletic department violations that Syracuse reported in 2007. School officials...
Via isportsweb.com
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball – evaluating Rakeem Christmas’ NBA draft stock

Rakeem Christmas is undoubtedly one of the best big men in the country, he has been the anchor for a struggling Syracuse Basketball team this season. Now that the Orange will not play in the NCAA Tournament this year, how will this effect Christmas during the NBA Draft? Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange takes a shot over Beejay Anya #21 of the North Carolina State Wolfpack...
Via isportsweb.com
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Tough loss to take

It took me a whole day to be able to get down and write this article because Tuesday’s game against Michigan was one of the most frustrating games I have watched as a Syracuse basketball fan. The part that bothers me the most is that they didn’t play that poorly, and they could have easily still won this game, but the Cuse ended up falling to the Wolverines 68-65. There were...
Via isportsweb.com
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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