Archive - Jun 2008

June 29th

Players' hopes don't end with draft

Philadelphia Inquirer

June 28th

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.

Alxeander brings toughness to Bucks


'Nice, lean roster' is Raptors' goal

Toronto Star

June 26th

2008 NBA Draft Diary

Fri, 06/27/2008 - 4:52am guest columnist Thomas J. Gersey gives readers an irreverent take on this year's draft in the spirit of Bill Simmons and Free Darko. Enjoy!

2008 NBA Draft: Winners/Losers

Fri, 06/27/2008 - 12:41am


Portland Trailblazers- Traded Jarrett Jack and draft rights of Brandon Rush (No. 13) to Indiana for Ike Diogu and draft rights to Jerryd Bayless (No. 11), traded draft rights of Darrell Arthur (No. 27) and the draft rights to Joey Dorsey (No. 33) to Houston for draft rights to Nicolas Batum (No. 25).

Pistons take White, trade him

The Detroit News

Clippers glad to have Eric Gordon

Los Angeles Times

Arthur's fall wasn't foreseen

The Hutchinson News