A breakout sophomore season in which he averaged 18 points and 8 rebounds per game, Memphis Tigers' shooting guard/small forward Will Barton earned Conference USA Player of the Year honors. As a result, the Baltimore native decided to leave school early and enter the 2012 NBA Draft. Even with those accolades, he remains a borderline first round pick. … [Read more...] about Can Memphis’ Will Barton sneak into 1st round of 2012 NBA Draft?
NBA Draft Combine
After initially announcing his intention to return to Baylor for his sophomore season, Quincy Miller had a change of heart and declared for the 2012 NBA Draft. "At first, I was listening to everybody else's opinion instead my own," Miller admitted at the NBA Draft Combine. "Ever since I was younger, I just wanted to play in the NBA so I was like I might as well go follow my … [Read more...] about Did Baylor’s Quincy Miller make a mistake by entering NBA Draft?
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)
With the NBA Draft Combine rolling through Chicago this week, you probably saw a ton of very tall young men strolling down Michigan Avenue. Or at least more near-seven-footers than usual; especially on the Magnificent Mile, where the draft combine's media activities were held. No doubt the star of this year's session is Anthony Davis, the Chicago product who dominated for … [Read more...] about NBA Combine in Chicago: Anthony Davis unites local and national interest
The NBA released the list of 60 players who will attend the 2012 NBA Draft combine June 7th and 8th in Chicago. Here is the list based on how I have each player ranked by position. Click here for The Sports Bank's 2012 NBA Mock Draft. … [Read more...] about 2012 NBA Draft Combine participants