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August 3rd

2012 adidas Nations: Day 1

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 10:56pm

Day 1 Thoughts

The NBADraft.net team is an army of one this year as I'm attempting to cover what turns out to be six games going on at one time, solo. Obviously it's impossible to see everyone at all times, but I am getting a lot of updates from my NBA scout cronies following other courts. I'll do my best to see everyone at least once with a focus on the college players. Day one had a morning practice and an afternoon scrimmage session. Here are my impressions from day 1.

August 2nd

2012 adidas Nations Roster

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 9:57pm

adidas Nations College Counselors

Nerlens NoelNerlens Noel# Player Pos. Height College School Year

35 Steven Adams C 7’0” Pittsburgh Freshman
21 Isaiah Austin F 7’0” Baylor Freshman
20 Wayne Blackshear G 6’5” Louisville Sophomore
2 Ryan Boatright PG 6’0” UCONN Sophomore
5 Isaiah Canaan PG 6’0” Murray State University Senior

State of the Cap: Toronto Raptors

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 7:30pm

2012/13 Payroll: $53.2 million
2012/13 (Projected) NBA Salary Cap: $58 million
Roughly: $4.8 million under cap