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Archive - Jun 25, 2012 - Article

2011 Rookie Performance / Expectations

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 11:19pm

In our love for the NBA Draft, we often develop inflated expectations for draft picks. We hope to find franchise players in the top 5, all stars in the lottery, solid starters in the first round and occasional gems and role players in the second round. But are these expectations realistic? A draft study done by 82games.com helps to give us a more realistic perspective for draft positions.

http://82games.com/nbadraftpicks.htm

Rating = points per game+rebounds per game+assists per game
Star: 20+ Rating
Solid Player: 15-19.9

Draft Buzz

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 11:27am

Uncertainty Reigns Supreme for 2012 Draft

The Draft vs. Free Agency

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 5:16am

This week is always one of the more interesting weeks on the NBA calendar. While the confetti is still being cleared away down in South Beach, executives of each and every team are huddled together in boardrooms across the country finalizing their plans for draft day later this week. As a team that was built through free agency prepares for a championship parade, NBA draft hopefuls are undergoing final workouts to prepare for arguably the most important night of their lives to date.