Archive - 2012

June 8th

Meyers Leonard fashions himself after Bulls' Noah

The Chicago Tribune
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Baylor product Jones likes the Bucks' backcourt

Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
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Is Andre Drummond the best pick at #5 in the draft?

The Sacramento Bee
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U18 Talent in Canada impresses

Source: Shulman

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