Articles by: Vikram Sud

IN TRANSITION | Has Kawhi Replaced LeBron as Best Player in NBA?

IN TRANSITION | Has Kawhi Replaced LeBron as Best Player in NBA?

LeBron James has largely been considered the best player in the NBA for the better part of the last decade. With James’ Los Angeles Lakers unable to make the playoffs, however, the title for the best player in the NBA is up for debate, primarily among three players: Kevin Durant,[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SUD | Understanding the NBA MVP Award and Who Should Win It

SUD | Understanding the NBA MVP Award and Who Should Win It

This NBA season’s battle for the most valuable player award has been a two-horse race between Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and reigning MVP James Harden of the Houston Rockets. Although Harden is the favorite, the award could go to either worthy candidate based on changing criteria in the[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
SUD | The NBA’s Focus on Analytics

SUD | The NBA’s Focus on Analytics

One of the most significant changes in the NBA recently has been the increased scrutiny on analytics by basketball coaches, front offices and experts. This attention has influenced the way offense is played, as the long two-pointer and midrange shots have been deemed less valuable shots. These shot attempts typically[Read More…]

by March 13, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
SUD | The Understated Value of Loyalty in the NBA

SUD | The Understated Value of Loyalty in the NBA

Today’s NBA players, especially stars, often maximize their flexibility and agency over contracts at the expense of the franchise they play for. This trend has been embodied by LeBron James, who signed several short-term contracts with the Cleveland Cavaliers before leaving this summer to join the Los Angeles Lakers. Kevin[Read More…]

by February 24, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
SUD | In Transition: Why the James Harden Praise Should Slow Down, At Least Until the Playoffs

SUD | In Transition: Why the James Harden Praise Should Slow Down, At Least Until the Playoffs

Over the last month, the dominant story around the NBA has been the play of Rockets’ star guard James Harden. Harden has averaged an astounding 44.1 points per game in January. He has kept the Rockets afloat in a deep Western Conference with a January record of 8-5, while key[Read More…]

by February 1, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
AARON WEINMANN FOR THE HOYA
Senior outside hitter Olivia King, whose 79 kills on the season place her fourth on the team, has bolstered Georgetown's offense this year.

VOLLEYBALL | Hoyas Come Up Empty in 2 Narrow Defeats

Last weekend, the Georgetown volleyball team fell to Seton Hall in three sets and dropped a close five-set match against St. John’s. On Oct. 19, Georgetown (13-10, 6-5 Big East) was swept in straight sets by Seton Hall (8-15, 3-7 Big East). The first and third sets were decided by[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
The Georgetown sailing team has started the season with multiple victories, including wins at the Riley Cup on Sep. 9 and the Coed Regatta last weekend.

Sailing | Georgetown Victorious in Multiple Regattas

The Georgetown sailing team started its fall schedule of regattas with a series of victories, taking home the Riley Cup in Norfolk, Va., on Sept. 9, and recording top five finishes at the Chesapeake Invitational on Sept. 15 and the Coed and Women’s Regatta last weekend. In the first division[Read More…]

by September 27, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Volleyball | Hoyas Sweep Weekend Matches

Volleyball | Hoyas Sweep Weekend Matches

The Georgetown volleyball team went undefeated last weekend, sweeping three matches at the Dig the District Invitational in McDonough Arena. Georgetown (8-5, 1-0 Big East) opened the series on Friday against Morgan State (6-8). The match was more competitive than the straight set score would have suggested, as each set[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Women’s Soccer | Georgetown Wins 4th Straight

Women’s Soccer | Georgetown Wins 4th Straight

On Sunday the Georgetown women’s soccer team traveled to Fairfax, Va. and erased a 1-0 halftime deficit to defeat George Mason by a score of 2-1. Going into the half down 1-0, Coach Dave Nolan discussed the team’s difficulties falling behind and playing in the rainy conditions “This game was[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Volleyball | Team Splits 4 Home Matches

Volleyball | Team Splits 4 Home Matches

The Georgetown volleyball team hosted its first tournament of the season last weekend at the Georgetown Classic, earning two victories in four matches. The Hoyas (4-5, 0-0 Big East) began the series on Friday against Norfolk State, winning comfortably in straight sets by scores of 25-13, 25-17 and 25-10 respectively.[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top