The Sports Bank’s 2011 NBA Draft Headquarters

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HAPPY NBA DRAFT DAY!  The Sports Bank has all the in-depth information to get you ready for Thursday’s 2011 NBA Draft.  Consider this page our headquarters for all you need to know; from our 2011 NBA Mock Draft, prospect scouting reports, team needs pages, interviews from the NBA Draft Combine, and so much more.

By: David Kay

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2011 NBA Mock Draft- Second Round 6-23-11

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HAPPY NBA DRAFT DAY!!! Here is the latest second round of our 2011 NBA Mock Draft.  Be sure to check back throughout the day for updates.  Click on the players’ name for a complete scouting report and an NBA comparison.  Click on the team name for a look at their off-season needs.  Here is a list of outstanding trades for the 2011 NBA Draft.  Check out a 2012 NBA Mock Draft and our 2010 NBA Draft Lottery Re-Do.

UPDATED: 6/23/11 (5:20 P.M.)

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2011 Guest NBA Mock Draft 6-22-11

NBA Draft Mailbag (6/21/11)


Let’s tackle another 2011 NBA Draft Mailbag.  In this edition I answer questions about the Bulls two first round picks, the Wizards possibly reaching at #6, and the chances of the Pistons moving up in the first round.  If you have a question about the draft or my 2011 NBA Mock Draft, leave a comment at the end of this post and I will try to answer it in tomorrow’s mailbag.

By: David Kay

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Should a Marijuana Arrest Affect NBA Draft Stock? Washington St.’s Klay Thompson

Marijuana is not a Performance Enhancing Drug.

Unless the performance you want to enhance is consumption of Doritos and watching of “Harold and Kumar” movies.

That said, does the marijuana arrest of Klay Thompson actually have any relevance in determining his NBA Draft stock? Is this a character concern, or just a college kid doing what college kids do? It may not be long until even the U.S. joins Canada in making weed semi de-criminalized.

And Thompson is a a 6-6 185 pound guard, left Washington State after his junior year. He’s from the Pacific Northwest, which is so gloomy dude; but also a place where everyone truly appreciates nature broham.

A Pullman police officer stopped Thompson in March for a reported headlight out and smelled the odor of marijuana in the car. Thompson denied having the drug, and after a search warrant was obtained, the vehicle was impounded and 1.95 grams of marijuana was found.

Still, I’m not ready to deem him basketball Tim Lincecum. Even if his FG% his freshman year was .421 (just one number off! LOL)

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NBA Draft Stock Report (12/26/10)

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Mississippi State‘s Renardo Sidney pretty much put the dagger in his NBA Draft stock when he got into a fist fight with teammate Elgin Bailey in the stands of the Diamond Head Classic.  The oft-troubled Sidney is featured in this week’s NBA Draft Stock Report which takes a look at which college basketball players have helped or hurt their draft status in the past week.  Click here for The Sports Bank‘s 2011 NBA mock draft.

By: David Kay
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