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Early Projection: Top 25 NCAA Teams

Thu, 07/31/2008 - 11:36pm





Tyler Hansbrough

State of the Cap: Utah Jazz

Thu, 07/31/2008 - 10:35am
By Josh Redetzke
7/31/08


2008/09 Utah Jazz Payroll: $62.4 million
2008/09 Estimated NBA Salary Cap: $58 million
Roughly: $4.4 million over cap


The Good:

July 30th

2008 RBK Summer Championships: Top 20

Wed, 07/30/2008 - 1:33pm



The 2008 RBK Summer Championships was not filled with it's usual long list of elite talent. However, there was plenty of talent to see nonetheless, including several head to head match-ups of the top guards in the Class of 2009. Here is my top 15 players in the Class of 2009 and the top 5 of 2010 at the Summer Championships in Vegas.


Class of 2009

July 28th

State of the Cap: San Antonio Spurs

Mon, 07/28/2008 - 11:59pm
By Josh Redetzke
7/29/08


2008/09 San Antonio Spurs Payroll: $59.3 million
2008/09 Estimated NBA Salary Cap: $58 million
Roughly: $1.3 million over cap


The Good:

2008 Las Vegas AAUs: Day 5

Mon, 07/28/2008 - 10:58am

By Nick Prevenas, Borko Popic, and Aran Smith



After five days of wall-to-wall AAU basketball action, we managed to catch nearly every big-time high school recruit participating in the three major Las Vegas tournaments.

July 27th

The Superstar Theory: Revisited and Supercharged, Part 2

Sun, 07/27/2008 - 4:50pm

By Robert W. McChesney
NBADraft.net
July 27, 2008

July 25th

2008 Las Vegas AAUs: Day 4

Sat, 07/26/2008 - 12:52am

By Nick Prevenas


John Wall

[img_assist|nid=1594|title=John Wall|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=395] The North Carolina phenom is putting his stamp on the Reebok Summer Championship, submitting yet another dominant effort in D-One Sports’ 84-77 win over a game Grand Rapids squad on Friday afternoon.

State of the Cap: Orlando Magic

Fri, 07/25/2008 - 6:57pm
By Josh Redetzke
7/25/08


2008/09 Orlando Magic Payroll: $58.8 million
2008/09 Estimated NBA Salary Cap: $58 million
Roughly: $0.8 million over cap


The Good:

July 24th

2008 Las Vegas AAUs: Day 3

Thu, 07/24/2008 - 11:45pm


By Nick Prevenas



Wall or Favors?

That was the question everyone was asking heading into Day 3 of Las Vegas’ AAU hoops gathering. Who is the top player in the class of 2009?

July 23rd

Role Players Cashing In Abroad

Thu, 07/24/2008 - 1:59am


It’s official – the NBA has a big problem on its hands. This problem goes beyond dress code and player image, fixed games, gambling, and officiating scandals.

[img_assist|nid=1581|title=Josh Childress|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=450] The NBA is losing players to Europe, a huge dilemma for the League as a business and as a product on the court.