NBA Draft

Randle an Overlooked Prospect in Draft

As teams continue to place an emphasis on the power forward position being able to knock down long range jumpers, traditional post players are often overlooked. Julius Randle may not have 3-point range, but he is capable of scoring in the post, an excellent offensive rebounder and has a 38-inch vertical leap.

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Parker is the Most Ready Prospect

It’s not often the team selecting first overall in the NBA Draft is intent on immediately qualifying for the post season. After joining Orlando as the only team to win the draft lottery in consecutive seasons, and the only franchise to select first three times in four seasons, Cleveland is ready to snap a four year playoff drought. 

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Podcast: Anthony Opts Out of Contract

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Carmelo Anthony will be a free agent July 1, after declining a player option for $23.5 million for next season. New York could bring him back with the ability to offer him a five-year deal worth up to $129 million. Every other team in the league can sign him for a max deal worth $96 million over four years. Chicago …

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Wiggins has Most Potential in Draft Class

The team that lands Andrew Wiggins in Thursday’s NBA Draft will instantly employ one of the top shooting guards in the league. The 6-foot-8 former Kansas star enters the league during a renaissance era at the point guard position, as players capable of slashing to the rim, connecting long range jumpers and setting up teammates are at a premium. 

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Cavaliers May Select Exum with Top Pick

Equipped with the top pick in the NBA Draft for the second consecutive season, Cleveland’s intended target is once again a mystery. Kansas center Joel Embiid emerged as the most likely player to be selected first overall, until it was revealed he will miss four-to-six months to surgically repair a stress fracture in his right foot. 

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Doctors Fear a Broken Foot for Embiid

A week before Cleveland was anticipated to select him with the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, injury concerns surrounding Joel Embiid have resurfaced. The severity of the right foot injury suffered by the 7-foot center is still unknown, but his latest setback may send his draft stock tumbling. 

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Podcast: Building Around Anthony Davis

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In his second season, Anthony Davis established himself as the franchise player in New Orleans. His accelerated development saw him become on of just four players, joining LaMarcus Aldridge, Al Jefferson and Kevin Love to average 20 points and 10 rebounds. Along with his dominance in the post, Davis proved to be the best shot blocker in the NBA, swatting away …

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NBA TV Documentary: The 1984 Draft

The year 1984 was supposed to be the beginning of the future. George Orwell selected that specific year to chronicle a futuristic tale about modern revolution. In the NBA, that is exactly what happened.

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Podcast: Nuggets Seeking a Star

Following a major overhaul in the summer of 2012, which saw Denver replace its coach, general manager, assistant general manager and lose Andre Iguodala in free agency. The rebuilding Nuggets finished with a 36-46 record but without a clear star on the roster, the team is expected to either move up in the 2014 NBA Draft to land one of …

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Podcast: Draft Dilemma in Utah

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There appears to be a drastic step down after the Top-4 prospects in the 2014 NBA Draft. When the Jazz were appointed the fifth overall pick in the draft lottery, the team must now make a critical decision about the state of the franchise. The team has plenty of young talent, but no clear future All-Stars on the roster. After …

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