Archive - May 2008 - Article


May 30th

What personality will the 2008 NBA draft develop?

Sat, 05/31/2008 - 6:30am

By Nick Prevenas

[img_assist|nid=1964|title=Derrick Rose|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=432] Every draft has a personality.

Some drafts come attached with an aura of greatness, when all die-hard NBA fans know they are witnessing history in the making (1984, 2003). Other drafts kick things off with an amazing start, then fall apart faster than the 2007 Mets (1982, 1992).

May 29th

2008 NBA Predraft Camp: Day Three

Fri, 05/30/2008 - 7:48am

By Borko Popic

Game #4

Team Four (2-0) 77 - Team Five (0-2) 74[img_assist|nid=1980|title=Wayne Ellington|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=461]

May 28th

2008 NBA Predraft Camp: Day Two

Thu, 05/29/2008 - 7:07am

By Aran Smith & Borko Popic

Game 1

Team Six (Blue) 75 - Team Five (White) 70 [img_assist|nid=1971|title=Michael Taylor|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=413]


May 27th

2008 Team Needs: Northwest Division

Wed, 05/28/2008 - 8:25am

By James Burbridge

Seattle Supersonics
2007-08 record: 20-62
Head Coach: P.J. Carlesimo
Team Needs: PG, PF, C

The Sonics brass have put all their eggs in Kevin Durant's basket and need to continue building around him. With six picks total this year, two in the first round, and two more first rounders in next year's draft, they have the firepower to make things happen, so to speak.

2008 NBA Predraft Camp: Day One

Wed, 05/28/2008 - 8:02am

By Aran Smith

With the draft less than a month away, we're coming down the home stretch beginning with the summit meeting that is the NBA pre-draft camp. Although this event has little impact on the first round, it has a huge impact on the second round as well as determining a few of the late first rounders.

May 20th

Mock NBA draft lottery: The top 14 picks

Tue, 05/20/2008 - 10:20am
By Aran Smith


With today's lottery, the selections are now set for the 2008 NBA draft. So without further ado, here's how we see the first 14 picks of the draft playing out, for now...

Ranking the #1 Lottery Picks

Tue, 05/20/2008 - 10:02am

By Josh Redetzke

Today's lottery will award a lucky team the top pick in this years draft. A prize (Rose or Beasley) that will have a chance to turn a franchise around as well as join an exclusive group of players. The following is a ranking of the number one picks over the past 23 years of the draft lottery.

May 17th

Mayo or Bayless? Who should be No. 3?

Sat, 05/17/2008 - 12:46pm

By Nick Prevenas

[img_assist|nid=2007|title=OJ Mayo - Photo: IconSMI |desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=447]So you mean to tell me there are more than two players in this year's NBA Draft?

Derrick Rose and Michael Beasley (or, if you prefer, Michael Beasley and Derrick Rose) are widely considered to be the can't-miss stud prospects this year.

May 15th

2008 Team Needs: Southeast Division

Fri, 05/16/2008 - 5:50am

By James Burbridge

Miami Heat
2007-08 Record:
Head Coach: Erik Spoelstra
Team Needs: PG, PF depth, C

The Heat's ideal summer would be landing a top 2 pick, Shawn Marion opting out, or finding a sign and trade partner, and dealing Marcus Banks.

May 9th

2008 Euroleague Final Four, Juniors: Top Prospects

Sat, 05/10/2008 - 8:11am

By Aran Smith