The Portland Trail Blazers made an interesting splash in the 2012 NBA Draft taking a point guard from a mid-major school that few people had heard off, and a project pick at center. They took Damian Lillard at #6 from Weber St. and a guy who played for someone named Weber in Meyers Leonard from the Illini at #11. This marks the first time since 1990 that Illinois has had a … [Read more...] about Trail Blazers have interesting draft with Lillard and Leonard
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Tonight at 7 PM Eastern Time on ESPN, the 2012 NBA Draft will begin. The first pick is all set, with Kentucky's freshman phenom Anthony Davis set to become an official member of the New Orleans Hornets. One doesn't even have to ask why New Orleans is so set on Davis with their pick. He is the best talent available in the draft, boasting exceptional height, basketball IQ, … [Read more...] about NBA Draft: Draft Best Available or Fill Team Needs?
Because he played at obscure Weber State, you may not have heard of point guard Damian Lillard. But you will hear plenty about him come NBA Draft night, he just might be the first point guard taken, and looks to be a lock for the lottery. Mid-major guys are often overlooked and Lillard is no exception. Even though he has, and pretty much has always had, all the tools. "I … [Read more...] about Will Damian Lillard be the first point guard taken on draft night?
Xavier Musketeers point guard Tu Holloway benefits this June from being in a very weak point guard draft class. He's not a blue-chip prospect, but he's better than much of the competition. What works against him is his height. His lack of size turns off some NBA scouts. Holloway made the cut for the combine, and met the media yesterday. How's the process going for him? Watch … [Read more...] about Xavier Musketeers PG Tu Holloway headed to NBA? (combine video)