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June 5th

In the Fast Lane: Dennis Schroder

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 2:39am

According to Wikipedia, "The German autobahns (Autobahn, plural Autobahnen) form the nationally coordinated motorway system in Germany and have no general speed limit. The network has a total length of about 12,845 kilometers (7,982 mi) in 2012". Both long and fast the Autobahns describe point guard Dennis Schroder to a T.

June 4th

2013 Top 10 International Prospects

Tue, 06/04/2013 - 8:30pm

With just over 20 days before the NBA draft and the adidas Eurocamp less than a week away, it's a good time to analyze the top international prospects. Here is a list of the top 10 players with an analysis of their season and draft stocks.

1. Lucas Nogueira (1992, C, 7’0”, Brazil, Estudiantes Madrid)

June 3rd

adidas Eurocamp Announces Player Roster

Tue, 06/04/2013 - 4:48am

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 4, 2013) – adidas today announced the official player roster for adidas EUROCAMP, the most prestigious international pre-NBA Draft camp featuring top basketball players who will showcase their skills during the three-day event in Treviso, Italy June 8-10, 2013.

Team Needs: Pacific Division

Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:57pm

Phoenix Suns
Needs: PF, SG
Picks: 5, 30, 57

June 1st

Team Needs: Central Division

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 7:00pm

Cleveland Cavaliers
Needs: SF, Versatile PF/C
Picks: 1, 19, 31, 33

May 30th

Who Goes #1?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 10:57pm

The post-LeBron era for the Cavaliers has gone relatively well, at least from an NBA Draft lottery perspective. Lady luck was on the team's side again this season as the team won the Draft Lottery once again. If the Cavs end up making this pick it will be the fourth top four selection this team has made in the last five years. The team landed budding superstar Kyrie Irving with the top overall selection in 2011, Tristan Thompson three picks later and Dion Waiters last season. Irving has been a stud, Thompson serviceable and the jury is

May 26th

Team Needs: Atlantic Division

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 8:18am

Philadelphia 76ers
Needs: C, SG, PG
Picks: 11, 35, 42

May 24th

Team Needs: Southeast Division

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 7:50am

There's an expression in the scouting industry, "draft for talent, trade for need". Basically you never want to pass on a Michael Jordan because you already have Clyde Drexler as the Trailblazers did back in 1984. And some feel you never even take team need into consideration, just take the player who's highest rated on your board at your pick, and acquire assets, unless you happen to be one player away and have no assets to trade or cap space to make changes to your roster. At the top of the draft it's all about maximizing talent at your draft position.

May 22nd

NBA Draft Combine: Athleticism Test Analysis

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:10pm

NBA Draft Combine: Athleticism Test Results


Cody Zeller 35.5" no-step vert, 37.5" max vert, 10.82 lane agility, 3.15 sprint, 17 bench reps

NBA Draft Combine: Athleticism Test Results

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 3:57pm