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June 26th, 2014
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With the 2014 NBA draft just over 24 hours away and things having been shaken up by the Embiid injury and LeBron's free agency, here is our final extended first round mock.
Less than 24 hours before the main event, NBA Draft hopefuls gathered near Times Square for Draft Media Day. Fore just one last round of questioning from reporters, a night of (nerves filled) sleep, and little else separated these young men from beginning their lives as professional athletes. As recently as last week, there appeared to be some kind of order in this draft -- a relief considering last year's debacle. However, when news broke that a certain Cameroonian Jayhawk and former consensus #1 overall pick became hobbled with a stress fracture in his foot, all bets wer
By Rick Fois
With the draft rapidly approaching, it's time to analyze the top international prospects. With any international player, there is an air of mystery surrounding how well his game will translate to the NBA. Here is a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the top-10 overseas prospects.
1. Dante Exum, 6'6 PG/SG Australia 1995
With Thursday’s NBA Draft rapidly approaching, the Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves evaluating three viable options for the No. 1 overall pick. The stakes are impossibly high, and the margin for error is razor thin. Which door should the Cavs choose to open?
The dunk is what many view as a symbol of athletic prowess in basketball. Few plays in basketball cause such a reaction as a beautifully orchestrated alley-oop, a fastbreak slam or a "poster" dunk on an opposing player. They may only be worth two points, but dunks can swing momentum, quieting an opposing crowd as well as cause a home crowd to erupt. Not surprisingly, players who typically play closer to the basket tend to amass the most dunks. DeAndre Jordan led the league in the regular season at 245 (nearly 3 per game), accounting for just over 70% of his total field goals.