West Virginia’s Ebanks is a Draft Wildcard

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By Paul M. Banks and David Kay

In helping lead West Virginia to their first college basketball Final Four since 1958, extremely gangly (6-9, 205) forward Devin Ebanks helped his NBA Draft stock; or did he?

At the Final Four, Bob Huggins discussed why his two stars didn’t leave school for “the league” right away. Da’Sean Butler stuck around all four years and Ebanks stayed in beautiful Morgantown for two.

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Gani Lawal: proof that testing the waters benefits NBA Prospects

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By Paul M. Banks and David Kay

For 6-9, 235 lb Georgia Tech Jr. Gani Lawal, testing the waters of the NBA Draft, seeing what NBA scouts had to say about his game, and then returning to college basketball has been the best thing for him

“It’s been great coming back. I’ve learned a lot. I’m better off for it,” Lawal said during the NCAA Tournament on the eve of his final game.

“I’ve been asked about that before. The biggest thing I gained from it is just my understanding of the game. My understanding of the game has really improved over this last year.”

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NCAA Tournament Draft Stock Report

By: David Kay

David Kay takes a look at which players helped their NBA Draft stock during the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament.  Click here for David’s 2010 NBA Mock Draft and here for player scouting reports.

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NBA Draft Stock Report: NCAA Tournament Part 2

By: David Kay

In part two of our NBA Draft Stock Report: NCAA Tournament Edition, David takes a look at which players hurt their draft stock due to poor performances during the first weekend of the tourney.
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NBA Draft Stock Report: NCAA Tournament Part 1

By: David Kay

With the NCAA Tournament, college basketball players are on the biggest national stage of them all.  Everybody is watching including NBA scouts and general managers.  Here is a list of players who made a name for themselves, thus helping their draft stock in the opening weekend.
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NBA Draft Stock Report 3-1-10

By: David Kay

Here is a look at which college basketball players have helped or hurt their draft stock in the past couple weeks.

Click here for David’s 2010 mock draft.  Click here for prospect scouting reports.
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NBA Draft Stock Report 12-30

By: David Kay

Every week The Sports Bank’s resident NBA Draft and college basketball nerd, David Kay takes a look at whose draft stock is on the rise and whose is falling.  You can check out full player prospects here and David’s 2010 NBA Mock Draft here.
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