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June 22nd, 2008

State of the Cap: Philadelphia 76ers

Sun, 06/22/2008 - 9:05am

 

By Josh Redetzke
6/22/08

2008/09 Philadelphia 76ers Payroll: $34.6 million
2008/09 Estimated Salary Cap: $58 million
Roughly $23.4 million under cap

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June 20th

2008 NBA Draft Early Entry: Withdrawals

Fri, 06/20/2008 - 5:25pm

Withdrawals:

A.J. Abrams Texas
Josh Akognon Cal State Fullerton
Antonio Anderson Memphis
Derek Bailey Providence Christian Academy (SC)
Jason Bennett Tallahassee CC (FL)
Chase Budinger Arizona
Derrick Caracter Louisville
DeMarre Carroll Missouri
Charles Carter Oklahoma Baptist
Josh Carter Texas A&M
Lee Cummard Brigham Young
Robert Dozier Memphis
Wayne Ellington North Carolina
Alonzo Gee Alabama

June 19th

Evaluating the 2008 Draft Class

Thu, 06/19/2008 - 5:16pm

With the 2008 NBA Draft a week away, it’s hard for fans to avoid wondering how this draft class might turn out. How will it compare to other drafts? Strengths? Weaknesses? Let’s break it down.


Big Men (4s and 5s):


Everyone knows about Michael Beasley. Coming off a dominant freshman season, Beasley is the only can’t-miss frontcourt prospect in the draft. After him, this is one of the better drafts for big men in recent memory, especially centers.

State of the Cap: Sacramento Kings

Thu, 06/19/2008 - 4:45pm

 

By Josh Redetzke
6/20/08

2008/09 Sacramento Kings Payroll: $63 million
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2008/09 Estimated NBA Salary Cap: $58 million (estimate)
Roughly: $5 million over cap

State of the Cap: Seattle Supersonics

Thu, 06/19/2008 - 10:46am


2008/09 Seattle Supersonics Payroll: $48.4 million
2008/09 Estimated Salary Cap: $58 million (estimate)
Roughly $9.6 million under cap

2008 Extended Mock Draft

Thu, 06/19/2008 - 9:04am

 

With the field set for the 2008 NBA draft and less than 10 days to go, here's a pick by pick mock draft of the first round of this year's NBA draft.

 

June 18th

Team Needs: Central Division

Wed, 06/18/2008 - 4:54pm




Milwaukee Bucks
2007-08 Record: 26-56
Head Coach: Scott Skiles

State of the Cap: Golden State Warriors

Wed, 06/18/2008 - 3:03pm


2008/09 Golden State Warriors Payroll: $46.7 million
2008/09 Estimated NBA Salary Cap: $58 million (estimate)
Roughly: $11.3 million under cap

(includes $17.1 million for the player option on Baron Davis's contract)

Monte Ellis - Icon SMI
The Good:

June 17th

2008 NBA Draft: Decisions, Decisions, Who made the right choice?

Tue, 06/17/2008 - 1:31pm
By Kevin Duffy
6/17/08

With the passing of the early entry withdrawal date, here's a look at the players who made a good decision or a bad decision about entering or pulling out of the draft:

The Good Decisions


[img_assist|nid=1105|title=Joe Alexander|desc=Icon SMI|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=450]Joe Alexander, West Virginia — Stayed in draft

State of the Cap: New Jersey Nets

Tue, 06/17/2008 - 1:31pm

By Josh Redetzke

[img_assist|nid=1109|title=Devin Harris|desc=Icon SMI|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=381]2008/09 New Jersey Nets Payroll: $51.7 million
2008/09 Estimated NBA Salary Cap: $58 million (estimate)
Roughly: $6.3 million under cap