Archive - Jun 2012 - Article

June 8th

Tale of the Tape: Combine Measurements Analysis

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 12:12pm

Notable Measurements

Andre Drummond: 6'9.75 socks, 6'11.75 shoes, 7'6.25 wingspan, 9'1.5 standing reach

Andre DrummondAndre DrummondWhether he's wearing moon boots or Nikes, 6'11.75 is a serious number. A 7'6.25 wingspan is also the largest of the pack, and his standing reach is also tremendous. With these numbers, he enters the league as a more agile/mobile DeAndre Jordan. Few in the NBA have the physical attributes to evenly match up with Drummond.

June 7th

2012 NBA Combine: Measurements

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 6:59am
Height without shoes Height with shoes Weight Wingspan Standing reach Body fat (%) Hand length Hand width

Team Needs: Pacific Division

Thu, 06/07/2012 - 6:36pm

Golden State Warriors
Needs: SF, backup PF
Picks: 7, 30, 35, 52

NBA Draft Combine Day 1

Thu, 06/07/2012 - 10:20am

There's not much you can get out of the combine, except a sense. Each position runs for about 45 minutes through numerous drills testing various skills. What you can see is comfortability. You can see how comfortable Damian Lillard is shooting off the dribble. You can see how uncomfortable Perry Jones looks defending the post one on one, in small sample size of course.

June 6th

Arturas Karnisovas Interview

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 2:12pm

The adidas Eurocamp is celebrating it's 10th anniversary and will kick off Sunday 10th, running through the 12th. Arturas Karnisovas, longtime NBA scout and former European player has been announced as the new adidas Eurocamp director.

Arturas KarnisovasArturas
You were announced as the new adidas Eurocamp director. First off, congratulations. Talk about what makes it such an important and special event.

June 4th

NBA Draft: Top 10 Power Forwards

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 7:26am

The power forward field is a deep one this year, with potentially the top two overall picks, up to six worthy of lottery consideration and seven likely first rounders. Though only a few have substantial upside, almost everyone listed below is capable of fulfilling some type of rotational service. Here's our top 10 power forwards who have declared in 2012.

Whether it's post scoring, rebounding or shot-blocking, almost everyone listed below can provide some type of service that warrants interest.

June 3rd

2012 adidas Eurocamp Roster

Mon, 06/04/2012 - 8:00am

adidas today announced the final player roster for adidas EUROCAMP, where the top international basketball players train in the only officially sanctioned pre-NBA Draft camp outside of the United States.

Evan FournierEvan FournierTaking place in Treviso, Italy June 10-12, the camp brings together the best up-and-coming international basketball talent and offers a platform for them to connect with former and current NBA coaches and players.

June 2nd

Nike EYBL Oakland Session Recap

Sun, 06/03/2012 - 7:09am

Andrew WigginsAndrew WigginsAndrew Wiggins, 6'7" 205, SF, 2014- There really isn't much else to be said about Wiggins. He is clearly the best prospect in high school basketball. and it's not even really close. His natural ability is off the charts and he is beginning to show an improving skill level to go along with his freakish athleticism. The scary thing about it is that he is still relatively raw compared to a Jabari Parker and he is still dominant on a nightly basis.

Chris Grancio Interview

Sat, 06/02/2012 - 2:26pm The adidas Eurocamp is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Talk about what makes the event special.