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Update: Inside the Draft: Does a Player’s School Matter?

NBA DRAFT BLOG NEEDS YOUR HELP TO CONTINUE. CLICK BELOW TO DONATE IF YOU CAN   Since taking over the Kentucky program in 2009, John Calipari has had 17 players taken in the NBA Draft, including 12 first-round selections, and 2 overall #1 picks (John Wall and Anthony Davis.) The numbers can be staggering to […]

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2014 Las Vegas Summer League Preview

The Summer Leagues often mark the beginning of a new season for many, with new draftees getting a chance to put on their new team’s uniform and show fans what they can do. Along with that, they are joined by many other hopefuls, some who have been in the league, many who have not, all […]

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2014 Orlando Summer League Preview

NBA DRAFT BLOG NEEDS YOUR HELP TO CONTINUE. CLICK BELOW TO DONATE. THANK YOU! 2014 ORLANDO SUMMER LEAGUE The Summer Leagues often mark the beginning of a new season for many, with new draftees getting a chance to put on their new team’s uniform and show fans what they can do. Along with that, they […]

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2014 NBA Draft Review

The 2014 NBA Draft is in the books and it seems like most teams were able to get players they wanted.  There were a few surprises; some good (the NBA picking Isaiah Austin) and some bad (Toronto picking Bruno Caboclo at #20). As always, it was an enjoyable night for everyone involved. Here is my […]

Mock Draft and Team Needs

Those who are looking for my mock draft, you can find it over on Rotoworld, along with many other draft article I’ve written. Here are the links: Mock Draft  Eastern Conference Team Needs Western Conference Team Needs

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NBA Draft Blog Interview with Devon Saddler

Consistency is a trait often searched out by professional teams, and there weren’t many players more consistent over the last four years than Delaware’s Devon Saddler. Saddler was one of the nation’s top scoring threats since his sophomore season, and while the points came easy, he also continued to develop his whole game. This past […]

NBA Draft Blog Needs Your Help To Continue

For the past 4 years, I have had the pleasure of running and writing this site. While I have been happy with the work I’ve done here, I think there is so much more that can be done to improve the quality of the site. Unfortunately, a lot of the work I want to do […]

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Scouting Report – K.J. McDaniels

Name:  K.J. McDaniels      Age:   21   School: Clemson Height: 6’6   Weight: 196   Projected Position: SF 2013-14 Stats: 17.1 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.6 spg, 2.8 bpg, 2.3 tpg (33.7 minutes per game) 45.9 FG%, 84.2 FT%, 30.4 3FG%, 56.3 TS%, 49.9 eFG% 29.1 USG%, 8.8 OREB%, 12.5 TRB%, 2.3 STL%, 8.9 BLK%   SKILLS & ATHLETIC BREAKDOWN Offense Perimeter Shooting McDaniels has […]

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NBA Draft Blog Interview with Michael Dixon, Jr.

Players usually transfer schools because they are usually looking for a better fit or more playing time. It can be rare for a transfer to have a significant impact at both his former and new schools.  The circumstances surrounding Michael Dixon, Jr.’s transfer from Missouri to Memphis may not have been ideal, but it didn’t […]

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NBA Draft Blog Interview with Kendrick Perry

“If you can play, NBA teams will find you.” The sentiment always becomes stronger in the period leading up to the NBA Draft. Teams aren’t concerned as much where you played college basketball, but what you can do to help their team. The Horizon League hasn’t produced many over the past few years, but they […]

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Scouting Report – Isaiah Austin

Name:   Isaiah Austin        Age:   20   School: Baylor Height: 7’0 ½          Weight: 220   Projected Position:  PF/C 2013-14 Stats: 11.2 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 1.4 apg, 0.4 spg, 3.1 bpg, 1.8 tpg (28.0 minutes per game) 44.9 FG%, 67.9 FT%, 27.7 3FG%, 51.3 TS%, 47.4 eFG% 23.5 USG%, 9.1 ORB%, 13.6 DREB%, 11.4 TRB%, 11.8 BLK%   SKILLS & ATHLETIC BREAKDOWN Offense […]

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NBA Draft Blog Interview with Chris Udofia

In an era where the same types of players always seem to receive recognition, being a unique player can often be frowned upon. That doesn’t matter to Denver’s Chris Udofia, who has thrived on being overlooked. With his college career over, Udofia is ready to prove himself to a whole new set of doubters. Udofia […]

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NBA Draft Blog Interview with Elijah Pittman

Big things were expected from Elijah Pittman heading into his senior year at Marshall. After a junior season, his first at Marshall after two seasons at junior colleges, where Pittman averaged 16 points, on 48% from the field and 37% from the three-point range, as well as 4 rebounds and almost 2 assists per game, […]

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Scouting Report – Jabari Brown

Name:  Jabari Brown      Age:   21   School: Missouri Height: 6’4   Weight: 205   Projected Position: G 2013-14 Stats: 19.9 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 1.9 apg, 0.6 spg, 2.3 tpg (37.0 minutes per game) 46.7 FG%, 79.7 FT%, 41.0 3FG%, 62.2 TS%, 55.9 eFG% 26.1 USG%, 1.0 STL%, 12.2 AST%, 12.7 TOV%, 11.5 DREB%   SKILLS & ATHLETIC BREAKDOWN Offense Perimeter Shooting Brown continues to […]

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NBA Draft Blog Interview with Chad Posthumus

While the NBA is filled with players who have taken a common path from elite high school player to college star to the NBA Draft, that isn’t the case for everyone. Some players take path that isn’t so straight forward, but ultimately ends up in the same place. Chad Posthumus, a 6’11 center from Winnipeg, […]