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Archive - Jun 24, 2008

Warriors' Davis unlikely to opt out

Source: 
Contra Costa Times

International Flavor: Analyzing the 2008 Class

Tue, 06/24/2008 - 2:30pm


With the NBA's ever-increasing influx of international players (25 percent of the league), the importance of scouting globally continues to rise.

Every year, a handful of international prospects dot the draft landscape, and while this draft is no different, it has no clear-cut superstar talents. No one that is likely to turn into a franchise-level player, a la Dirk Nowitzki or Yao Ming.

2008 NBA Draft: Playing Devil's Advocate

Tue, 06/24/2008 - 1:31pm

I'm sick of it.

I'm tired of hearing about how great this draft is. I'm done with hearing about a skin-and-bones swingman being compared to Chris Bosh. I'm through listening to people tell me that an out-of-shape, under-sized power forward should be a top-5 pick. I'm overwhelmed by the thought of a selfish combo guard with a bad track record and a history of being shut down by college defenders being the clear-cut No. 3.

Beasley is beastly at power forward

Source: 
Hartford Courant

Reading Between The Lines On Speights

Source: 
The Bulletin