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Poll: Will Kevin Garnett Get Traded?

June 28th, 2007
Minnesota Timberwolves: NBA Draft

Unsubstantiated Speculation: Today's NBA Draft Rumors

June 27th, 2007
Charlotte Bobcats: NBA DraftThe draft is finally upon us, which means the speculation will be swirling and may be a little more substantiated as it has been the past four or five weeks. It’s kind of strange to write a column leading up to an event that, within a span of three hours, will disprove about 90 percent of what was written in this space. But, the links are heating up and I am here to provide them. Expect everything below to change before 7 p.m. tomorrow.

Do Lottery Players Equal NBA Success?

June 27th, 2007
Charlotte Bobcats: NBA Draft

The title of the article pretty much sums it up – do the number of lottery drafted players on a NBA team’s roster affect the team’s outcome on the court? At first blush the obvious answer would be yes – more often than not talent wins out on the court, so more talent on a roster should equal more wins. On the other side of the coin, normally the worst teams in the league are the ones drafting in the lottery, so therefore crummy teams should have their rosters saturated with lottery picks.

NBA Draft: Answer Man #3

June 25th, 2007
Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA Draft

Adam Stanco answers your questions.. and the one’s you should be asking. If you have a question, send it to BasketballWriter@cs.com

Any chance that Acie Law or Javaris Crittenton drop to the Lakers at 19? And if not, do you think it’s worth trading up or will Jordan Farmar become a reliable NBA starter?

(Submitted by: Azzie Mackenzie of Sherman Oaks, CA)

NBA Draft: Answer Man #2

June 24th, 2007
Boston Celtics: NBA Draft

Adam Stanco answers your questions.. and the one’s you should be asking. If you have a question, send it to BasketballWriter@cs.com

Where would O.J. Mayo be drafted in this year’s draft?

(Submitted by: Todd Kapostasy of Perry, OH)

Mayo would have been battling with Mike Conley for the right to be the first point guard chosen.

In this theoretical scenario, what would really hurt Mayo is recent history.

Poll: When Will Mike Conley Be Picked?

June 23rd, 2007
Atlanta Hawks: NBA Draft

With the Third Pick in the 2007 NBA Draft..

June 20th, 2007
Atlanta Hawks: NBA Draft

With the Third Pick in the 2007 NBA Draft the Atlanta Hawks select…? When commissioner David Stern utters these words on June 28th it will mark the point when the 2007 draft really gets underway. It is pretty much a foregone conclusion that Portland will take Greg Oden at #1 and Seattle will snatch up Kevin Durant at #2. Pick #3, property of the Hawks, is where things will start getting interesting.

Reggie Theus Named Sacramento Kings Head Coach

June 19th, 2007
New Mexico St

SACRAMENTO, CA - The Sacramento Kings have an agreement in principle with Reggie Theus to become the team's 21st head coach, it was announced today by Kings' President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie. Details for a Wednesday (June 20th) afternoon press conference will be released tomorrow morning.

Unsubstantiated Speculation: Monday's NBA Draft Rumors

June 18th, 2007
Boston Celtics: NBA DraftSpeculation season has come early this year with the Spurs mercifully ending the Finals and beginning all the draft hype sooner than usual, which is probably a relief to most basketball fans. Last week I predicted a deluge of links once the Finals ended and, unfortunately for me, I was correct. So we’ll go heavy on the links and light on