Marquette’s Jimmy Butler Helping NBA Draft Stock, Named Portsmouth MVP

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Jimmy Butler may not overwhelm or particularly “wow” you with any specific aspect of his game.  That is part of the reason he was robbed and only received All-Big East Honorable Mentions this past season despite clearly being the most important all-around player for Marquette.

Still, Butler is starting to gain some steam as a NBA prospect after helping lead Marquette to the Sweet 16 and earning MVP honors at this weekend’s Portsmouth Invitational (a camp for college seniors where NBA scouts get to further analyze their NBA Draft prospects.)

By: David Kay

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2010 NBA Draft Day Trades

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There were ten trades made on draft day with most of the movement coming in the late first round.  ESPN does such a poor job of explaining what is going on that you might be confused as to who ended up where.  Luckily, David Kay is here to break down all the trades.

By: David Kay
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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round 6-24

NBA Mock Draft

UPDATED: 6:00 CST

I feel like my thesis is due in a couple of hours and I keep going over the final draft time and time again to make sure everything is just perfect.  Now that NBA Draft is upon us, my masterpiece of a mock draft gets put to the test.  Do the months and hours of research and watching college hoops pay off?  Here is my latest mock draft (you can also check out my 2011 NBA Mock Draft) and I will be updating it right until the first name is actually called.  Be sure to join us at The Sports Bank during the draft for our live chat and check out my live pick-by-pick grades.  You can also check out my Big Board by clicking here.

By: David Kay

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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round 6-23

NBA Mock Draft

Plenty or rumors, trade possibilities, and jockeying for position.  NBA Draft week has certainly been anything but quiet.  Here is my latest mock draft (you can also check out my 2011 NBA Mock Draft.)  Be sure to join us at The Sports Bank during the draft for our live chat and live pick-by-pick grades.  You can also check out my Big Board by clicking here.

By: David Kay

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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round 6-23

NBA Mock Draft

Happy NBA Draft week!  It is crunch time.  Be sure to check back with The Sports Bank as I’ll be updating my mock draft several times over the next couple days.  We will also be live chatting during the draft Thursday night and providing live draft grades so join us during the festivities as well.  Click on the players name for a full scouting report and click on the team’s name for a full list of off-season needs.  You can also check out my 2011 NBA Mock Draft.

By: David Kay

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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round 6-14

NBA Mock Draft

It will be interesting to see how the 2010 NBA Draft unfolds.  There seems to be a consensus top five and then after it is a bit of a crap shoot.  Here is my latest mock draft.  Click on the players name for a full scouting report and click on the team’s name for a full list of off-season needs.  You can also check out my 2011 NBA Mock Draft.

By: David Kay

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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round 6-8

NBA Mock Draft

It will be interesting to see how the 2010 NBA Draft unfolds.  There seems to be a consensus top five and then after it is a bit of a crap shoot.  Here is my latest mock draft.  Click on the players name for a full scouting report and click on the team’s name for a full list of off-season needs.  You can also check out my 2011 NBA Mock Draft.

By: David Kay

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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round 6-1

NBA Mock Draft

It will be interesting to see how the 2010 NBA Draft unfolds.  There seems to be a consensus top five and then after it is a bit of a crap shoot.  Here is my latest mock draft.  Click on the players name for a full scouting report and click on the team’s name for a full list of off-season needs.  You can also check out my 2011 NBA Mock Draft.

By: David Kay

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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (5-19-10)

The NBA Draft order is official.   Here is David Kay’s latest mock draft with team needs taken into consideration. Check out the entire list of early entries.   Click on the players name for a full scouting report.

Click here for David’s 2011 NBA mock draft.

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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (5-11-10)

By: David Kay

The NBA Draft class of 2010 is official.  Check out the entire list of early entries.  Here is David Kay’s latest mock draft with team needs taken into consideration.  Click on the players name for a full scouting report.

Click here for David’s 2011 NBA mock draft.

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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (4-27-10)

By: David Kay

The NBA Draft class of 2010 has sorted itself with the deadline for college players to declare having passed.  Here is David Kay’s latest mock draft with team needs taken into consideration.  Click on the players name for a full scouting report.

Click here for a list of early entries.

Click here for David’s 2011 NBA mock draft.

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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (4-17-10)

By: David Kay

The NBA Draft class of 2010 will start to sort itself out during the next couple of weeks as college underclassmen continue to weigh their decision on whether or not to enter the draft.  Here is David Kay’s latest mock draft with team needs taken into consideration.  Click on the players name for a full scouting report.

Click here for a list of early entries.

Click here for David’s 2011 NBA mock draft.

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