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Ishaan Bhattacharya
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Ishaan Bhattacharya is an NBA, NCAA Basketball, and Combat Sports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently, Ishaan is pursuing a Post Graduate Degree in Journalism from Xavier's Institute of Communication. Previously, Ishaan has written for The Indian Express, The Quint, Sportskeeda, and WrestleClub. Ishaan has a keen interest in theatre and films, and has dabbled in the art, winning several awards for his scripts over the years. He has written for popular YouTube channels such as The Wrestling Hub and WhatCulture. Now, Ishaan also heads the site's NCAA Basketball division.

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‘Get Your Stats Up Son’- How Jim Boeheim Disciplined Future NBA Champion on the Syracuse Orange

The Syracuse Orange have had a lot of NBA stars come through their ranks and Coach Boeheim has put many of those upstarts back in line.

April 30, 2021

Jalen Suggs Tells ‘Big Shot’ Robert Horry How He Felt After Hitting Final Four Game Winner

Jalen Suggs hit one of the biggest shots in NCAA history against the UCLA Bruins and got to speak about it to seven-time champ Robert Horry.

April 30, 2021

‘I’m Sorry’- Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal Explains Why He Took a Dig at Jazz Star Donovan Mitchell

Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert felt attacked by comments Shaquille O'Neal made as an analyst, but Shaq has apologized for what he said.

April 30, 2021

Dominick Reyes Reveals Major Personal Struggles That Plagued Him Before Title Fight Against Jan Blachowicz

Dominik Reyes was a bad decision loss away from being UFC Champion, but has endured some road blocks since that he opened up about.

April 30, 2021

Kobe Bryant Game-Worn Rookie Jersey Selling for Over $500,000

Kobe Bryant may make basketball memorabilia history by having the most expensive jersey ever auctioned, surpassing Michael Jordan.

April 30, 2021

Jon Anik Reveals Why Daniel Cormier Confronted Jake Paul During UFC 261 Broadcast

Jake Paul and Daniel Cormier got into it at UFC 261 when DC left the commentary booth to address Paul. Jon Anik has given more details.

April 30, 2021

‘Creepy Weirdos’- Dana White Makes a Statement After Diego Sanchez Release

Diego Sanchez has been released by the UFC, but Dana White doesn't have many bad things about the fighter. But there is someone else.

April 30, 2021

‘Hearing Cha-Ching’- Joe Rogan Comments On Jake Paul and Daniel Cormier Interaction from UFC 261

Jake Paul and his altercation with Daniel Cormier at UFC 261 made headlines around the combat sports world and Joe Rogan has spoken about it.

April 30, 2021

Richard Jefferson Reveals Confrontation Between LeBron James and Coach Tyronne Lue During 2016 NBA Finals

LeBron James is one of the best players in the history of the NBA, but even he needs to be put in line by his coaches sometimes.

April 29, 2021

‘I Physically Cannot Make It That Date’- Robert Whittaker Opens Up On Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori

Robert Whittaker revealed why he isn't fighting for the Middleweight title next and it came down to an unfairly stacked fight against him.

April 29, 2021

‘Emotional Hire’- Richard Jefferson Not Happy With Arizona Wildcats Process Of Hiring Tommy Lloyd

The Arizona Wildcats hired Tommy Lloyd to be their new coach over other coaches who were alumni. Richard Jefferson has given his thoughts.

April 29, 2021

Bellator 258- Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson vs Yoel Romero: Prediction and Analysis

Yoel Romero and Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson will make their Bellator debuts in the Light Heavyweight Grand Prix against each other.

April 29, 2021

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