Unsubstantiated Speculation: Wednesday's NBA Draft Rumors

June 6th, 2007
Memphis Grizzlies: NBA DraftIt was tough to compile today’s draft links, what with the Billy Donovan situation and all. Like many, I have been up until all hours of the night, wondering what will happen, where Donovan will land, what the lawyers will say. Answers were hard to come by, given the confusing nature of the situation. My mind was clouded, my emotions mixed. I didn’t know what to believe. But I’ve recovered, thanks to the NBA Draft and its integrity, straightforwardness and comforting reliability. In a stormy sea of

Unsubstantiated Speculation: Today's NBA Draft Rumors

June 4th, 2007
GeorgetownIt’s sort of fitting the Spurs and the Cavs will be playing in the NBA Finals. For all the fans and sportswriters who love to yell about the biggest draft busts of the past, this series will feature the two most influential picks since Shaq: Tim Duncan and LeBron James. Two No. 1 picks that now represent probably the two most valuable players in the league. The draft works! … Well if you have a selective memory. Anyway, Portland and Seattle will get to witness first-hand the potential results of their upcoming draft picks and Kevin Durant and Greg Oden will watch

2006 NBA Draft Statistical Projection Recap

June 1st, 2007
Minnesota Timberwolves: NBA Draft

Every season, I project the future statistics of top NBA prospects. Before I get to this season's first projections for the 2007 prospects, I wanted to take a look back at 2006. Overall, I projected very meek stats for last year's class, and my lack of confidence turned out to be right. There just wasn't too much excitement. Luckily on the most part, my projections were pretty solid.

Last year's stats.

PLAYER - PPG - RPG - APG - vs - Actual Stats
LaMarcus Aldridge - 11,5,2 vs 9,5,0
Maurice Ager - 4,2,1 vs 2,1,0

NBA Pre-Draft Camp Roster

May 29th, 2007
NBA Draft

The NBA Pre-Draft Camp is held in Orlando, at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex. The Camp runs from Tuesday through Friday.

According to CHN's 6-Star Player Ranking, the best players in camp are Daequan Cook (3 stars), Jared Dudley (2 stars), Aaron Gray (2 stars), Dominic James (2 stars), Marcelus Kemp (2 stars), and Sean Singletary (2 stars)

2007 Pre-Draft Camp
Abukar, Mohamed
Boggan, Mario
Bradshaw, Craig
Brooks, Aaron
Brown, Bobby
Carter, Russell
Collins, Coleman
Cook, Daequan
Covile, Ryvon
Davidson, Jermareo
Doellman, Justin
Dowdell, Zabian

Unsubstantiated Speculation: The Week in NBA Draft Rumors

May 29th, 2007
Atlanta Hawks: NBA DraftThere seems to be a lottery hangover going on in the media that has produced a minimal amount of draft links this week. I guess there must be more important things to talk about like UFC and dog fighting. Nevertheless, the links will be brief this week.


New Orleans Hornets: NBA Draft Team Needs

May 27th, 2007
NBA DraftNBA Draft: New Orleans Hornets


Record: 39-43, 4th Southwest


Draft Picks: 13, 43


San Antonio Spurs: NBA Draft Team Needs

May 27th, 2007
NBA DraftNBA Draft: San Antonio Spurs


Record: 58-24, 2nd Southwest