SIU ahead J.D. Muila, a top-25 junior faculty prospect who missed all of final season with a torn meniscus, talks about beginning out the 2021-22 marketing campaign.










CARBONDALE — There was a morning in July that, for a second, J.D. Muila needed to remind himself the place he was.

The 6-foot-8, 240-pound junior ahead that was speculated to battle for a beginning place for the Saluki males’s basketball workforce was nonetheless battling to apply. Only a yr in the past, he was the beginning ahead for a 30-3

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Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals wasn’t necessarily a thriller, but the verdict did give us one piece of good news: a guaranteed extra game of NBA basketball. The league is currently on watch for injury updates of this series’ two superstars, with one of these injuries being suffered in Game 4. Let’s get into that, along with some various

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Clippers center Ivica Zubac tries to score inside against Phoenix’s Jae Crowder, left, and Deandre Ayton in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

With their rotation options already limited because of injuries and facing elimination Monday, the Clippers could be without center Ivica Zubac for Game 5 of their Western Conference finals at Phoenix Suns Arena.

Zubac has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee, the team announced, and is questionable for the potential elimination game for the Clippers, who trail 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.

After seeing his starting role from the

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