darko01

Draft Buzz “Uberfreaks” 5/29/03

By Aran Smith "Uberfreaks" They’re big, they’re European, they’re highly skilled and athletic, they’re scoring machines, and they’re all the rage in the NBA right now. First came German sensation Dirk Nowitzki who initially shined in the Hoop Summit game before being drafted 9th in the 1998 NBA Draft. After a rough first year, Dirk…

outlaw02

Draft Buzz 5/15/03

By Aran Smith Mass Exodus The Early Entry deadline (May 12) has come and gone. The past week-and-a-half has been a whirlwind. Each day it seemed as if another 3-5 underclassmen would throw their name into the hopper. With everything spinning out of control, the pinball machine of the NBA draft is now flashing TILT.…

sophocles01

Draft Buzz 5/6/03

By Aran Smith NBADraft.net recently spoke with agent Marc Fleisher who represents a number of European prospects, as well as American players. Fleisher has built an impressive track record bringing European players to the NBA. Because of this, his players normally get a long and extensive evaluation from NBA teams. Fleisher’s success stories bringing Europeans…

darko1

Draft Buzz 4/28/03

By Aran Smith Darko Milicic Declares NBADraft.net recently spoke with Marc Cornstein, agent for Darko Milicic, and learned that he has sent in his early-entry paperwork to the NBA. As of April 28th, Milicic is projected as the 2nd pick in the draft by NBADraft.net and will battle Carmelo for that selection. NBA Scouts are…

lampe

Draft Buzz 4/22/03

By Aran Smith Darko vs Melo A hot topic at the moment is just how much Carmelo Anthony improved his stock with Syracuse’s run to the National Championship. Surprisingly, it’s possible it hasn’t improved his draft position at all. While NBA scouts believe he’s solidified a spot within the top 3 picks of the draft,…