Archive - May 2009 - Article

May 15th

2008 Draft: Legendary Potential

Fri, 05/15/2009 - 6:38pm

1984. 1996. 2003.

These are the classes by which all drafts will be measured, and while there is no way to know how the Class of 2008 will turn out, their first season suggests a future bright enough to garner a comparison.


2009 NBA Draft Combine Invitees

Fri, 05/15/2009 - 3:57pm

This year's Predraft camp has been scaled back to just a combine with limited team representation expected. The combine will take place May 28-29 in Chicago. Here is the list of 52 invitees for measurements and athleticism drills:

Jeff Adrien Connecticut
Rodrigue Beaubois Cholet (France)
DeJuan Blair Pittsburgh
Jon Brockman Washington

May 14th

2009 Draft Lottery Odds

Thu, 05/14/2009 - 7:43pm

The teams entered in the lottery, to be held on May 19th, are as follows (note: the first three picks in the draft will be determined by the lottery and the remainder of the "lottery teams" will select in positions 4 through 14 in their listed order)

Odds shown are for the top overall pick:

May 12th

2009 Big Board: Top 100 Prospects Updated

Wed, 05/13/2009 - 7:04am
With the draft lottery less than a week away, it's time to reasses the Big Board (top 100 prospects) for the 2009 NBA draft.

A number of players who had declared for the draft already announced they will return to school (SEC stars Patrick Patterson, Jarvis Varnado and Michael Washington).

May 10th

2009 (Early) Reebok Eurocamp Roster/Pete Philo Interview

Sun, 05/10/2009 - 2:25pm

The 2009 Reebok Eurocamp will take place June 6th-8th. This year's group appears to be the deepest and most talented camp ever and should draw a record number of GMs and scouts. Here is an early look at the participants. Special thanks to Camp Director Pete Philo for providing the list and answering our questions. (below)

Early Entry:

May 9th

Draft Buzz

Sun, 05/10/2009 - 4:00am

Curry to the Knicks?

May 8th

Jermaine Taylor Interview

Fri, 05/08/2009 - 11:58am
Central Florida’s Jermaine Taylor was college basketballs best kept secret this year. He was the Conference-USA MVP and the 3rd leading scorer in the nation. Recently leading the Portsmouth Invitational in scoring, the 6-4 shooting guard took time out of his busy schedule to chat with about his outlook on the draft, his football career, the Memphis Tigers, and more.

May 6th

2009 Nike International Junior Tournament: Top 5

Wed, 05/06/2009 - 11:45am

May 4th

Early 2009-10 NCAA Rankings

Tue, 05/05/2009 - 1:39am
We can finally stop speculating.

Well, that's not true at all. But Thursday, the NBA released an official list of the early entrants to its upcoming draft. And as a result, the NCAA basketball scene for 2009-10 is looking a whole heck of a lot more approachable at this point.

So it's time for some pre-preseason rankings for you to chomp on as you watch the NBA Playoffs.

May 3rd

Euro Final Four Recap

Mon, 05/04/2009 - 9:53am
Walking up to Berlin's O2 World Arena, you could easily mistake it for any stadium found in the NBA. It is a large and beautiful building located in a spot that not only allows easy access by various modes of transportation, but it is also perfectly placed so that it is visible from all sides of the city.