2013 NBA Free Agents: Small Forward Rankings


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The bonanza for NBA free agents is underway.  There is not a ton of star power when it comes to the NBA free agents at small forward but there are several quality role players who should be sought after in the up-coming days.  Here is a list of the top small forward NBA free agents, teams that might be interested in their services, and a guess at how much money their new contracts will be.

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2013 NBA Free Agents: Power Forward Rankings


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The bonanza for NBA free agents begins tomorrow. The market officially opens July 1, Canada Day.

Here are my rankings of the NBA free agents at the power forward position, their possible destinations, and predicted contract they will receive.

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2013 NBA Free Agents: Center Rankings


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The bonanza for NBA free agents begins tomorrow. The market officially opens July 1, Canada Day.

Dwight Howard will get a ton of attention during this NBA free agency period.  However, there are other several high level centers who are available this summer.  Here are my rankings of the NBA free agents at the center position, their possible destinations, and predicted contract they will receive.

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2013 NBA Draft grades: Western Conference


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The 2013 NBA Draft was a wild ride with more than a dozen of trades and numerous picks that seemingly came from out of nowhere.  Here are my 2013 NBA Draft grades for the Western Conference teams.

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Undrafted Brandon Paul signs with Minnesota Timberwolves


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The Minnesota Timberwolves have a new wing in former Illinois guard Brandon Paul. BP3 got a call from the T’Wolves Thursday night right after the draft. Paul went undrafted despite being invited to the NBA Combine in Chicago. The Timberwolves signed him to their summer league squad. He will head to Minnesota Timberwolves headquarters next week and then head to NBA Summer League in Las Vegas from July 12 to July 22.

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2014 NBA Mock Draft (6/28/13)


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It’s already time to start looking ahead.  The 2014 NBA Draft class is shaping up to be way more loaded than the 2013 group.  Here is an insanely early 2014 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have NOT yet been taken into account.

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FINAL 2013 NBA Mock Draft


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Here is our updated 2013 NBA Mock Draft.  Check back later today for our FINAL version.  Click on the players’ name for a complete, in-depth scouting report and the team for a complete guide to the NBA off-season team needs page.

(By the way, The Sports Bank was graded as the most accurate 2011 AND 2012 NBA Mock Draft on the web.)

UPDATED: 6/28/13 AT 5:35 PM CST

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2013 NBA Mock Draft- Second Round (6/27/13)


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Here is the second round of our updated 2013 NBA Mock Draft.  Check back later today for our FINAL version. Click on the players’ name for a complete, in-depth scouting report.

(By the way, The Sports Bank was graded as the most accurate 2011 AND 2012 NBA Mock Draft on the web.)

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2013 NBA Mock Draft- First Round (6/27/13)


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Here is our updated 2013 NBA Mock Draft.  Check back later today for our FINAL version.  Click on the players’ name for a complete, in-depth scouting report and the team for a complete guide to the NBA off-season team needs page.

(By the way, The Sports Bank was graded as the most accurate 2011 AND 2012 NBA Mock Draft on the web.)

GO HERE FOR THE SECOND ROUND

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Five Worst NBA Draft Night Suits (Photos)


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Ah NBA Draft night, when league commissioner David Stern introduces men tall enough to set drinks on his head to a nation of college basketball and Association fans.

It’s also the night that the formal dress code gets thrown out the window. Fashion week, it is not. Get ready for more futuristic, throw backs to the past, and just plain old UGLY threads to grace the stage on Thursday night.

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Illini Brandon Paul: NBA Mock Draft Composite


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Time to focus on the NBA Draft. It seems possible that the Illinois Fighting Illini will once again have representation on draft night. Guard Brandon Paul was at the draft combine and he’s had contact with the L.A. Clippers, Lakers, Brooklyn Nets and Chicago Bulls.

Two years ago was a disaster for Illini nation when both Demetri McCamey and Jereme Richmond went undrafted, despite all the pre-draft hype (both attended the combine and were projected very high). Last year brought pride to Champaign as Meyers Leonard went top ten to the Portland Trail Blazers. Brandon Paul could hear his name called this June. Maybe? Maybe not?

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Can new Minnesota Timberwolves front office improve product on floor?


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Injuries took their toll on the Minnesota Timberwolves this past season as star players Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio missed significant time.  With another disappointing finish, the T-Wolves finally fired general manager David Kahn this off-season and brought in Flip Saunders as President of Basketball Operations to try and right the ship.

The health (and happiness) of Love and Rubio are vital moving forward but the Timberwolves also have several other needs during this NBA off-season including the uncertain futures of Nikola Pekovic and Andrei Kirilenko.

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