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Gia Nguyen

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Gia is a Basketball Insiders contributor based in Canada. She graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Science, so she knows the make-up of a winning bet. Gia uses her analytical background to tell stories using the latest data and statistics. Her work has been sourced by Entrepreneur, Inquirer, and more. Gia is also interested in health, wellness, and yoga.

Articles by Gia Nguyen (104)

When Is Selection Sunday 2024? Date, Time, & TV Channel

The 2024 college basketball season is winding down and it’s almost time for March Madness. With conference tournament action around the corner, NCAA Tournament Selection Committee will have some difficult choices to make as they narrow down the field of 68. Below, we’ll go over the Selection Sunday 2024 date, time, and TV channel, along […]

Gia Nguyen  •  21 Feb 2024
Jimmy Butler Wants to Release Country Music Album

Many fans know Jimmy Butler as a superstar on the basketball court, but the Miami Heat guard has been involved in many projects off the court. During the pandemic, Butler released his own coffee company known as Big Face Coffee. The brand sources beans from Ethiopia, Kenya, and Colombia. The six-time NBA All-Star is very […]

Gia Nguyen  •  19 Jan 2024
Pacers Could Trade 3 First Round Picks In Deal For Raptors’ Pascal Siakam

The Indiana Pacers have been one of the biggest surprises in the Eastern Conference this season. Not only did the Pacers reach the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament Championship Game, but Indiana has quietly compiled an impressive 23-17 overall record through the first 40 games. Midway through the regular season, the Pacers sit in sixth place […]

Gia Nguyen  •  17 Jan 2024
NBA Trends 2024: Assists Per Game, Offensive Rating Reach Highest Mark Ever

The NBA season has been filled with surprises and interesting storylines, including the improvement of young teams like Orlando, Houston, and the Oklahoma City Thunder. As the 2023-24 NBA season approaches the midway point, let’s take a look at a few interesting trends around the league. Key Highlights: NBA teams are averaging the most assists […]

Gia Nguyen  •  10 Jan 2024
Will The NFL Spoil NBA Christmas Day TV Ratings in 2023?

The NBA has become a staple on Christmas Day with the first game airing 76 years ago. In 1947, the New York Knicks beat the Providence Steamrollers in the inaugural Christmas Day game, tipping off a holiday tradition that would stand the test of time. For years, the NBA was the only sport that aired […]

Gia Nguyen  •  23 Dec 2023
Nikola Jokic Parts Ways Nike To Sign Signature Shoe Deal With 361°

Reigning NBA Finals MVP, Nikola Jokic is officially joining Aaron Gordon at 361°, a Chinese shoe brand. Previously, Jokic partnered with Nike, wearing their sneakers on the court for his first eight seasons in the NBA. Most recently, he’s been the face of the franchise’s GT Jump series. Over the last few years, Jokic’s shoes […]

Gia Nguyen  •  22 Dec 2023
Angel Reese Channels Ja Morant In Message To Haters “I Keep Receipts Too”

Angel Reese hasn’t forgotten about her naysayers since returning from suspension. The LSU women’s basketball star has notched back-to-back double-doubles against McNeese State and Northwestern State while helping the Lady Tigers keep their 11-game winning streak alive. With LSU ranked No. 7 in the country, the newly named Sporting News Co-Athlete of the Year sent […]

Gia Nguyen  •  21 Dec 2023
Mayor of Istanbul, Turkey Campaigns for Alperen Sengun to Make NBA All-Star Game

Houston Rockets center Alperen Sengun is in the midst of a breakout campaign in his third NBA season. The 21-year-old is averaging a career-high 19.9 points to go along with 8.9 rebounds, and 5.3 assists per game. As the NBA season approaches the midway point, Sengun has been a big reason why the Rockets own […]

Gia Nguyen  •  21 Dec 2023
Caitlin Clark vs Angel Reese: Who Should Have Won Athlete of the Year?

Women’s sports have been on the rise over the past year, thanks in large part to the rivalry between two of college hoops’ biggest stars. Sporting News recently named LSU basketball star Angel Reese and Iowa sharpshooter Caitlin Clark Co-Athletes of the Year. The move drew plenty of criticism from fans on social media platform […]

Gia Nguyen  •  20 Dec 2023
How to Access the Mega Dice Casino with a VPN from Anywhere in the World

Mega Dice is one of the best new crypto casinos but players in some countries might be blocked from signing in based on local gambling regulations. If you’ve been unable to log on to Mega Dice Casino, it’s possible that your country has blocked access to crypto betting sites. By law, Mega Dice is required […]

Gia Nguyen  •  18 Dec 2023