Archive - Aug 2009 - Article

2009-10: Exciting Season Ahead

Mon, 08/31/2009 - 11:07am
By Drue Sensing

Lets be honest, last years' college basketball season stunk. It was very predictable, lacked excitement, and the absence of star players was evident. And worst of all the NCAA tournament featured a shortage of upsets and close, entertaining games.

August 26th

Perry Jones Interview

Wed, 08/26/2009 - 8:51pm Who has been your biggest role model?

Perry Jones: My Mom. She's always been there for me, reprimanding me in the times I did the wrong things and pushing me to strive to do even better when I did things well.

NBAD: Talk a little bit about growing up in Texas.

August 24th

Class of 2009 Consensus Rankings

Mon, 08/24/2009 - 8:33pm

We have compiled the final rankings of 4 of the Nations top recruiting gurus to form a Consensus Top 100 of the incoming Freshman class.

S = (Dave Telep)

August 19th

2010 High School Rankings Released

Wed, 08/19/2009 - 1:55pm
Harrison BarnesHarrison BarnesThe 2010 high school senior class lacks depth and talent as a whole, but there are 2 potential superstar prospects at the top in Harrison Barnes and Perry Jones. Barnes has an extremely mature game plus a great deal of upside left to develop. Jones oozes potential but must develop a killer instinct.

August 17th

Roderick Flemings Interview

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 1:46pm You participated in the adidas Nations camp last week, how did that go?

Roderick FlemingsRoderick FlemingsRoderick Flemings: It went well. It was a great experience for me to get out and play with other players from around the country to see where my game is at. I felt that it was a great experience for me. I had a good time there.

August 15th

adidas Nations Global Camp: Top Prospects

Sat, 08/15/2009 - 10:00am
Counselors (College Players)

Derrick Favors

August 13th

Nike Global Challenge: Top Prospects

Thu, 08/13/2009 - 7:52pm
By Ian Powers

August 12th

Nike Global Challenge: Top International Prospects

Thu, 08/13/2009 - 9:33am

By Dustin Hiebert

Overall the 2009 Nike global challenge had a lot of talent, and although a majority of the top talent came from the USA side, there were a number of intriguing talents from the international side as well. There were a handful of International players that really caught my eye and have a bright future.


August 11th

10 Biggest Off-Season NBA Roster Makeovers

Tue, 08/11/2009 - 7:10pm

By Drue Sensing aka "GatorHeels"
*Winner of the forum writing contest


August 10th

Nike Global Challenge: Day 3

Mon, 08/10/2009 - 6:04pm
By Ian Powers

Portland, OR - The first game of the final day of the 2009 Global Challenge was one that featured some young international players that should attract the attention of NBA scouts over the next few years. Serbia faced off against All-Asia team, which featured about 3 players from Australia.