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Former Georgetown forward Otto Porter Jr. seems primed to assume a larger role for the Washington Wizards next season.

NBA | Free Agency Frenzy Affects Former Hoyas

The NBA’s free-agency period opened July 1, leading to a chaotic flurry of movement around the league. Dozens of players signed billions of dollars worth of contracts as teams prepare for the increase in the salary cap that is expected in the upcoming years. Stars including LaMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan,[Read More…]

by July 15, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Commentary | Sixers Starters Feature Thompson, Sims Duo

It’s inevitable that each year, a few NBA teams — those lacking an offensive or defensive focal point, those with absolutely no chance of making the playoffs — purposely underperform in order to gain a better chance at a top pick in the next year’s draft. Even when tanking, however,[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Frontcourt Dominates in Georgetown Victory

NEW YORK — There’s a reason they call it Big Man U. Fifth-seeded Georgetown showed off the two latest additions to its legacy of outstanding post players Wednesday afternoon, as senior center Henry Sims and freshman forward Otto Porter turned in dominant performances in a 64-52 dismantling of 13th-seeded Pittsburgh at Madison[Read More…]

by March 7, 2013 0 comments Sports

Team Comes First for Georgetown Athletics

College athletes come and go. Most stay for just four years, and few become professionals, but one constant remains: the college they attended. Students can only say they go to Georgetown for just four years, but they call themselves Hoyas for life. The first time I saw Hollis Thompson away[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments Sports
Hollywood Nights

Hollywood Nights

In March 2012, junior forward Hollis Thompson declared for the NBA draft, ending his career as a Hoya. Because this was his second draft declaration, Thompson has forfeited his remained year of college eligibility. Before leaving the Hilltop to train for impending draft workouts, Thompson sat down with The Hoya[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments Sports

Hollis Thompson Declares for NBA Draft

Junior forward Hollis Thompson will forgo his senior year at Georgetown, choosing to declare for the NBA draft, Head Coach John Thompson III announced today. “Hollis returned for his junior year after submitting his name for the 2011 NBA draft,” Thompson III said in statement released by the university. “We fully[Read More…]

by March 26, 2012 0 comments Sports
Georgetown Smokes Villanova in Gray Out Game

Georgetown Smokes Villanova in Gray Out Game

After Tuesday night’s 18-point loss at Seton Hall, No. 9 Georgetown (21-6, 11-5 Big East) bounced back with a vengeance to blow out an overmatched Villanova team, 67-46. Although the Wildcats (11-17, 4-12 Big East) briefly made the game interesting with a 14-5 run at the end of the first[Read More…]

by February 26, 2012 0 comments Sports

GU Defense Shuts Down Providence Again

It’s a rough day to be a Friars fan. Junior forward Hollis Thompson and senior guard Jason Clark scored 13 points apiece, and the No. 10 Georgetown men’s basketball team (20-5, 10-4 Big East) overcame a turnover-riddled offensive performance to beat Providence (13-15, 2-13 Big East), 63-53, Saturday night. The[Read More…]

by February 18, 2012 0 comments Sports
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Late Threes Push GU Over St. John’s

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Late Threes Push GU Over St. John’s

St. John’s was so focused on shutting down Jason Clark and Hollis Thompson that the Red Storm allowed Nate Lubick to remind everyone why he’s in Georgetown’s starting five. The sophomore forward contributed in every facet of the game, notching eight rebounds, seven points, five assists and four blocks, as the[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Halts Red Storm at MSG

New York, NY– For 20 minutes, Hollis Thompson looked to be having an untimely off night, but the junior guard was perfect in the second half en route to a Hoyas’ victory against the St. John Red Storm (8-9, 2-4) on Sunday afternoon, 69-49, at Madison Square Garden. Thompson shot seven-for-seven, including[Read More…]

by January 17, 2012 0 comments Sports