Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Basketball

Hamilton tells his side of the story as he prepares for pro basketball

Trey Scott July 7, 2011

Jordan Hamilton wants to tell his side of the story, once and for all. Contrary to public opinion, the former Longhorn swingman does not blame Texas head coach Rick Barnes for him slipping to No....

Grateful Hamilton thanks fans, Barnes in farewell letter

July 7, 2011

Longhorn Nation, I would like to thank you guys for all of your support during my time at the University of Texas. I had the best two years of my life being a Longhorn and will never forget the...

Non-conference foes pose danger for team searching for identity

Nick Cremona July 5, 2011

With the recent departure of three key players, the Texas basketball team will have to bolster its ranks quickly in preparation for next season. The recently announced non-conference schedule for...

Durant quickly becoming one of Texas’ all-time greats

Trey Scott July 4, 2011

Make no doubt about it — Texas is a school that prides itself on the players it produces in its historic football and baseball programs. But the likes of Earl Campbell, Ricky Williams, Bobby...

Former standout hosts youth basketball camp

Trey Scott July 4, 2011

The day he got locked out, the best scorer in the world played knockout with middle schoolers. He even let them win a few games, too. Oklahoma City Thunder star and former Longhorn Kevin Durant...

UT trio of NBA first-rounders will be missed, but not impossible to replace

Christian Corona July 1, 2011

For the Longhorns, watching three former players being picked in the NBA Draft’s first round can be both exciting and troubling — exciting because of the bright futures that await them,...

NBA-bound Longhorns may face uphill battles at professional level

Sameer Bhuchar June 27, 2011

The three Longhorns drafted into the NBA last week spent about as much time on the draft board as they did playing college ball. Tristan Thompson, Jordan Hamilton and Cory Joseph were all taken in the...

Thompson drafted by ailing Cavaliers

Sara Beth Purdy June 27, 2011

Tristan Thompson was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the fourth overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. This selection makes Thompson the third highest selection to come from Texas behind LaMarcus...

Joseph to take backup role behind Parker

Trey Scott June 27, 2011

When Cory Joseph announced that he would remain in the NBA Draft and forego his three remaining years at Texas, he left a lot of people scratching their heads. “Hurts me to say this, but...

Draft-night trade sends Hamilton to Denver

Nick Cremona June 27, 2011

For a moment, it looked as if Jordan Hamilton would become part of the world-champion Dallas Mavericks, but after a draft-night trade, the 6’7” small forward will call Denver home next season. Selected...

Three Longhorns picked in round one

Trey Scott June 24, 2011

For the first time in school history, three Longhorns — Tristan Thompson, Jordan Hamilton and Cory Joseph — were selected in the first round of the NBA Draft.  Thompson...

Raptors hire Mavericks assistant Casey

The Associated Press June 23, 2011

TORONTO — Dwane Casey hopes to bring a rugged, NHL-style of defense to his newest job in the NBA. The Toronto Raptors hired Casey as their coach Tuesday, nine days after the Dallas assistant...

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