Category: The Dan Patrick Show

Brook Lopez: Our Shots Just Didn’t Fall in Game 2; the Bulls Play Motivated Without Derrick Rose

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The Chicago Bulls responded from an embarrassing Game 1 performance to defeat the Brooklyn Nets, 90-82, on Monday. Joakim Noah has been giving the Nets all sorts of trouble in the paint despite a right foot injury. Brook Lopez can attest to that. The Nets center doesn't believe his team had ...

Mike D’Antoni Says He Is Focused On Adjusting for Game Two, Not What Kobe Bryant Is Tweeting

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers lost their first playoff game on Sunday. But during the game, the focus wasn't on how L.A. could stop Tony Parker or Tim Duncan. It wasn't about what the Lakers could do to eliminate their turnovers. It wasn't on the Lakers awful shooting performance. The focus ...

Nerlens Noel: I Made a Good Decision to Declare to the NBA Draft

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Despite sustaining a season-ending knee injury on Feb. 12, Nerlens Noel will enter the NBA Draft. The Kentucky forward is ahead of schedule on his ACL rehabilitation and feels prepared to enter the NBA. The 6-foot-10 freshman still has a good chance at being the No. 1 overall selection. Add another ...

Ryan Nassib: I’m the Best Quarterback in the NFL Draft

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

There is a growing expectation that former Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib will end up being taken by the Buffalo Bills under the direction of his former head coach, Doug Marrone. Nassib is just happy to be entering the NFL draft. The 23-year-old quarterback is rising up the draft boards and could ...

Wichita State Head Coach Gregg Marshall Says the Shockers Are Not a Cinderella Story

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

For nearly 10 years, Gregg Marshall dominated at Winthrop. However, he knew his only shot to get into the NCAA tournament with Winthrop was winning the conference tournament. So he made the move to the Missouri Valley Conference and took over at Wichita State. He was hoping winning the conference ...

Kevin Johnson Says There is a 90 Percent Chance the Kings Stay in Sacramento

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has been on a mission for a little while now. It's clear he is going to do everything in his power to keep the Kings in Sacramento. Every time it looks like the Kings are going to move, Johnson increases his efforts and tries a new ...

Brett Comer Says Florida Gulf Coast Is Still Focused on Trying to Prove Everybody Else Wrong

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Brett Comer shared a backcourt with NBA rookie Austin Rivers in high school. While all the top schools were scouting Rivers, Comer went unnoticed. Rivers went to Duke. Comer went to a little-known school that was just entering Division 1 in college basketball. Florida Gulf Coast University. Now everyone knows Comer. And ...

Steve Alford: New Mexico Should Have Been A No.2 Seed, But I’m Happy Our Fans Can See Us In The West Bracket

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

No.3 seed New Mexico takes on No.14 seed Harvard today, at 9:50 PM (ET). Steve Alford still doesn't exactly understand why the Lobos aren't a No.2 seed based on their body of work this season and strength of schedule. Alford's team likes the underdog role and hopes to shock the world in ...

Tom Izzo and Michigan State Prepare For a Date with Valparaiso on Thursday

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Michigan State is the No. 3 seed in the Midwest bracket and will take on No. 14 Valparaiso this Thursday. Tom Izzo is concerned that Valparaiso has five senior starters. The Spartans head coach also believes his team hasn't played its collective best basketball yet this season and is poised to ...

Dahntay Jones Says There is No Bad Blood Between Him and Kobe Bryant

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Only twice since leaving Duke can I remember Hawks guard Dahntay Jones being relevant in the NBA and creating headlines. Both involved a dirty play against Kobe Bryant. The first was in the Western Conference Finals between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers. Jones intentionally tripped Bryant as ...