The top six players off the Kentucky Wildcats National Championship winning team will be among those taken in the 2012 NBA Draft. That includes the sharpshooting Doron Lamb. While he won't hear his name called early in the lottery like former teammates Anthony Davis or Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, or even in the mid-first round like Terrence Jones or Marquis Teague; Lamb is … [Read more...] about Doron Lamb: stepping out of Kentucky shadows into NBA Draft
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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?
Due to his father being a former collegiate All-American, NBA veteran, and title winning head coach; Duke's Austin Rivers has been in the national spotlight for quite some time. The Blue Devil shooting guard chose to enter the 2012 NBA Draft after just one season in college and carries a heavy burden as he transitions to the next level. … [Read more...] about Can Duke’s Austin Rivers live up to the hype in the NBA?
The Final Four means a bigger stage, brighter lights and more pressure. And in 2010, Duke's Nolan Smith has brought his game up to another level on par with all the added media attention surrounding the ultimate weekend of college basketball. Following a career high 29 points in the Regional Final win over Baylor, Smith scored 19 (7-16 from the field, 4-9 behind the arc) … [Read more...] about Duke’s Nolan Smith has Different Identity On and Off the Court
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 … [Read more...] about Should a Marijuana Arrest Affect NBA Draft Stock? Washington St.’s Klay Thompson