Archive - Jul 2012 - Article

July 30th

2012 NBA Summer League: Top Non-Rookies

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 9:10pm

1. Josh Selby – 5 Games, 27 Minutes, 24.2PPG, 2.4RPG, 3.2APG, 2.4SPG, 56%FG, 64%3FG, 89%FT

July 28th

2012 NBA Summer League: Top Rookies

Sat, 07/28/2012 - 10:17am

July 27th

State of the Cap: Philadelphia 76ers

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 1:16pm

2012/13 Payroll: $52.2 million
2012/13 (Projected) NBA Salary Cap: $58 million
Roughly: $5.8 million under cap

July 26th

U20 European Championship Recap

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 1:52pm

By Davide Bortoluzzi

Lithuania is the 2012 U20 European champion, completing a perfect run for the ’92 generation, having won all the competitions faced during these years (U16, U18 euro, U19 world). A solid group, despite missing Jonas Valanciunas, but found a new hero each night until the victorious end.

Here it is a list of the top performers of the competition, that showed some NBA potential:

Rudy Gobert (1992, C, 7’0”, France)

July 24th

The Evolution and Anatomy of the "Combo-Guard"

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 6:51am

Combo Guard-- A term with a self-explanatory title that was implemented into basketball lingo without warning or discussion. Nobody even seemed to acknowledge its birth or place in the game. A scorer who can distribute. A quarterback who can score in bunches.

This breed of guard has been around for years, however as athletes evolve, so does the position.

July 22nd

2012 LeBron James Skills Academy: Top High School Performers

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 9:18am

Andrew WigginsAndrew WigginsBy Ian Powers

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 10

Sun, 07/22/2012 - 8:48pm

Milwaukee Bucks (4-1) 113 Chicago Bulls (1-4) 68

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 9

Sun, 07/22/2012 - 10:33am

Portland Trailblazers (4-1) 81 Miami Heat (3-2) 55

Will BartonWill BartonThe Portland Trailblazer finished 2012 summer league crushing the Miami Heat 81-55 in the first game of day 9. Will Barton was easily the best player on the floor, finishing with a game high 27 points, and earning our player of the day.

July 20th

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 8

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 9:56pm

Cleveland Cavaliers (3-2) 98 New York Knicks (0-5) 64

Without Dion Waiters, the Cleveland Cavaliers opened day 8 with a big 98-64 win over the New York, leaving the Knicks winless in this year’s event.

July 19th

2012 NBA Summer League: Day 7

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 8:12am

Toronto Raptors (2-3) 94 New York Knicks (0-4) 92

The Toronto Raptors finished their 2012 summer league with a 2-3 record, defeating the New York Knicks 94-92 in what turned into a tight game to open day 7 in COX Pavilion.