NBA Draft

2012 NBA Mock Draft

With the 2012 NBA Draft quickly approaching following the Miami Heat’s championship run, the No. 1 selection is a sure thing. However, that is the only sure pick in this draft. When Kentucky freshman Anthony Davis hears his name as the No. 1 selection, which would be shocking if it doesn’t happen, the draft will really begin and could be …

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2012 NBA Draft Lottery Preview

Thirteen teams are clamoring for the right to draft Anthony Davis, a 19-year-old forward from Kentucky. Between his tremendous size, 6-foot-10 with a 7-foot-4 wingspan, and the potential to still grow, Davis is the first consensus No. 1 overall pick at center since Tim Duncan.

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Charlotte Still Seeking a Franchise Player

It took just 11 games before the Bobcats started to check out. For a team averaging 89.2 points while surrendering 101.1 points per game, Charlotte has inspired little hope for a turnaround. 

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Lockout Draft Showdown Part 10

The number 10th pick in the NBA draft has been hit or miss for several franchises in the past 20 years. Reviewing the selections at the 10th spot in the draft from 1990-97, names like Adam Keefe, Erick Dampier and Danny Fortson confirm what little success has come with the 10th selection.

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Lockout Draft Showdown Part 9

The journeys of  Dirk Nowitzki and Kemba Walker to the NBA couldn’t be more different. The pair of No. 9 picks have entered the league at different stages in their lives and careers, but they have one very important factor in common. Both came into the NBA as winners.

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Lockout Draft Showdown Part 8

No pick has been tougher to assess than the eighth overall selection. A player chosen with the eighth pick hasn’t been named an All-Star since Vin Baker in 1993. Every other position within the top-10 has yielded at least one All-Star participant since 1999.

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NBA Draft Showdown Part 7

Point guard Jason Williams showed that there was little rust on his game in the lockout shortened season of 1998-99 after being selected with seventh overall pick by the Sacramento Kings. Williams, teamed with power forward Chris Webber, made an impact on the floor immediately. Williams entered the NBA draft after his sophomore season at the University of Florida. The …

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Lockout Draft Showdown Part 6

In every draft, there are a few players that are a roll of the dice. With the influx of foreigners in the league, rolling the dice has become common practice, but their have been plenty of risky domestic picks over the years that presented a challenge to teams as much as foreigners.

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Lockout Draft Showdown Part 5

Vince Carter came into the NBA with much hype after an impressive career at the University of North Carolina. Carter, along with college teammate Antwan Jamison, led the Tar Heels to the Final Four in 1998 after averaging 15.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game as a sophomore.

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Lockout Draft Showdown Part 4

Plenty of players have slipped in the NBA draft, but players providing an immediate impact haven’t slipped too far. Two of the last six recipients of the NBA Rookie of the Year award were selected with the fourth overall pick. 

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