Archive - Jun 29, 2008

2008 NBA Draft: Top Sliders and Undrafted Players

Sun, 06/29/2008 - 10:39pm


Top five sliders

1. DeAndre Jordan, Texas A&M, 35th overall to LA Clippers


Rider’s Thompson fills a need for Kings

Sixers Didn't Want to Reveal Their Hand

Comcast Sports Net

Players' hopes don't end with draft

Philadelphia Inquirer

2008 NBA Draft Grades

Sun, 06/29/2008 - 12:44am


The trade winds were blowing at the 2008 draft as 20 of the 60 players selected were traded with Darrell Arthur moving twice. Combine that with the number of "upside picks" rising and falling and you had one of the wildest drafts in years. The following is a report card based on how teams used their picks to improve. Grades and comments by Aran Smith.