Archive - Jun 2009 - Article

June 29th

2009 NBA Draft: Top Undrafted Players

Mon, 06/29/2009 - 12:00pm

The NBA Draft is over, but as history indicates, there are still some NBA-caliber rookies without a team. In the past ten seasons, players such as Chris Anderson, Andres Nocioni, Udonis Haslem, Chuck Hayes, Kelenna Azubuike, Jamario Moon, J.J. Barea and Jannero Pargo have gone undrafted. So, let's take a look at some guys from this year's class who can make an impact in the NBA despite being passed over on Thursday.

Dionte Christmas, Temple

June 28th

Analyzing the Trades

Sun, 06/28/2009 - 7:54pm

Draft Day Challenge Winner!

Sun, 06/28/2009 - 5:51pm
Jamie YeckeringJamie YeckeringCongratulations to Jamie Yeckering of Owensboro, KY, this year's Draft Day Challenge winner!

Jamie outmocked over 3000 participants to become this year's mock draft champion. By coming in first place, Jamie won a Playstation 3!

Jamie's favorite team is Kentucky and his favorite PS3 game is Call of Duty.

June 27th

Media Day Interviews

Sat, 06/27/2009 - 12:22pm
Untitled Document BLAKE GRIFFIN: #1

What will it be like sharing the city with Kobe?

Blake GriffinBlake Griffin“I don’t know how you share it with somebody like that, but I’ll take my little corner, and we’ll go to work.”

The Clippers are known as one of the worst franchises in the League. Are you ready to embrace being part of the solution?

June 26th

The Jackson Draft

Fri, 06/26/2009 - 10:04am

By Jon Pastuszek

Yesterday afternoon, the world received shocking news that the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, had died of a heart attack. He was 50 years young.

June 25th

2009 NBA Draft Grades

Thu, 06/25/2009 - 8:47pm

This year's NBA Draft was supposed to be boring. The 2009 class was considered the least talented since the dreadful class of 2000. We knew exactly who was going first for months, and there were no crazy trade rumors involving that top pick.

Things don't always play out as they should, though.

Draft Time: Instant Analysis

Thu, 06/25/2009 - 1:24pm

Check back for real time coverage of each pick in both rounds of the NBA Draft, beginning at 8 PM ET. Commentary being made by Brian Cerone (odds) and Nick Prevenas (even). To see all of the picks as they're being made, click here.

First Round

June 24th

Extended Mock Draft 3.3

Thu, 06/25/2009 - 9:18am

With so many teams looking to make deals, projecting the draft has become increasingly difficult. Here's our best effort to forecast the first round... for now. To create your own mock draft and compete for a Playstation 3, click to play Draft Day Challenge.

Draft Day: Draft Buzz

Thu, 06/25/2009 - 7:09am
Ricky RubioRicky RubioRubio Strong Consideration at 3

The Thunder have their lawyers all over the case looking into the buyout and likelihood that Rubio can play in the NBA next season.

The Thunder seem less likely to take Rubio and keep him considering they already have Westbrook playing PG.

2009 NBA Draft: Shooting Guards

Thu, 06/25/2009 - 3:01am
This year's point guard class is a strong one with a number of potential stars and good depth. While not as deep as the point guards, this class

1. James Harden 6-5 222 SG Arizona St. So.