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Jamal Jones Aims To Become Next NBA Draft Pick Out Of D-League, Possibly With 76ers

by Shams Charania

May 6, 2015 6:26 PM

The 76ers will soon work out Jamal Jones, who is aware of the franchiseís interest and its possibility to make him a domestic draft-and-stash. Read more »

Tags: Jamal Jones, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General, NBA Draft Workouts

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Larry Brown's Mission Of Building NBA Factory In Dallas

by Jonathan Tjarks

Dec 9, 2014 6:45 PM

Larry Brown basically has an NBA coaching staff trying to improve the prospects of marginal prospects in order to get them a fighting chance to get into the league. Read more »

Tags: Southern Methodist Mustangs, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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What They Said: Rundown From 2014 NBA Draft Night

by Andrew Perna

Jun 27, 2014 9:21 PM

A deep draft class means there was plenty of consternation regarding who would end up where and that many of the leagueís newest players were in attendance on the biggest night of their life. Hereís a rundown of what they had to say moments after realizing their dream. Read more »

Tags: NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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Reviewing The 2014 NBA Draft (From A College Perspective)

by Dan Hanner

Notes on Marcus Smart, James Young, Elfrid Payton, Mitch McGary, Julis Randle, Jordan Adams, Adreian Payne and Isaiah Austin. Read more »
McDermott Looks At 2014 Draft Class In Historical Terms

by Andrew Perna

Doug McDermott believes the 2014 NBA Draft will eventually rank among the best in league history. Read more »
The Depth Of The 2014 NBA Draft

by Daniel Leroux

We could see as many as 15 solid starters from the 2014 NBA Draft with an impressive number of solid rotation players behind them. Read more »
High Reward Second Round Prospects Of The 2014 NBA Draft

by Cameron Schott

Jahii Carson, Jabari Brown, Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Johnny O'Bryant and Aaric Murray could join DeAndre Jordan as viable players to come out of the second round. Read more »
Draft Report: Andrew Wiggins Of Kansas

by Jonathan Tjarks

When Andrew Wiggins was playing AAU basketball, a transition setting where he could make direct-line runs at the rim, he surely looked like the best prospect since LeBron James. You can only see the holes in his game when heís forced to play in the halfcourt. Read more »
Zach LaVine: Everything's Contextual

by Jonathan Tjarks

From a tools perspective, Zach LaVine is one of the most talented guards to come into the league in a long time. Heís not as big as Andrew Wiggins, but heís every bit as athletic and heís far more skilled. Read more »
The Updated Stepien List

by Daniel Leroux

While daunting at first, the Stepien Rule boils down to one thing: an NBA team cannot be without a first round pick for two consecutive years looking forward and completed drafts do not matter. Read more »
The Big Mistake: Measurables Vs. Situation

by Jonathan Tjarks

When you are scouting a player in college, you have to scout his teammates and his coaching staff too. Just look at what's happened to Thomas Robinson and Andre Drummond in two NBA seasons. Read more »
The Tools: Five Basic Areas To Identify

by Jonathan Tjarks

The key to evaluating young basketball players and how their game will translate to the NBA is developing a universal framework that can be applied to every prospect. Read more »
The Gospel Of Length

by Jonathan Tjarks

The Thunder are the Oakland A's of the NBA, a franchise determined to build a perennial contender without breaking the bank in terms of payroll. The Heat sign ring-chasing vets; the Thunder run a finishing school for guys with supersized arms. Read more »
NBA Mock Draft, Version 1.0

by Jonathan Tjarks

With the Cavaliers, Bucks, 76ers, Magic and Jazz owning the first five picks, we can begin to examine what will go into the decision-making process of the the first 14 selection. Read more »
76ers Promising Rookies Playing Time, Big Market

by Andrew Perna

The 76ers, who have the third and tenth picks, are promising rookies playing time and a big platform in Philadelphia with the chance to improve immediately. Read more »
C.J. McCollum: How The BPA Rule Fails Outside The Top-5

by Jonathan Tjarks

With Damian Lillard entrenched at PG, Portland used a lottery pick on a guy who can't play more than 10-15 minutes a game in a playoff series. That's not a great use of resources for a small-market team without many other obvious ways of upgrading their roster in the offseason. Read more »
Looking To The 2015 NBA Draft: Centers

by Jonathan Tjarks

There should be a bumper crop of behemoths in the college game in 2015, who will look to make their mark in a sport traditionally dominate by guards. Read more »
Looking To The 2015 NBA Draft: Power Forwards

by Jonathan Tjarks

In contrast to small forward and center, where very few players can fit the prototype of size, athleticism and skill, there are usually too many power forward to go around. Read more »
Looking To The 2015 NBA Draft: Small Forwards

by Jonathan Tjarks

A small forward who canít shoot 3ís has to have the game to be a primary offensive option at the next level, since the ball will naturally wind up in their hands. As a result, itís become a bit of an all-or-nothing position - thereís no such thing as a role playing SF who canít stretch the floor at the next level. Read more »
Looking To The 2015 NBA Draft: Shooting Guards

by Jonathan Tjarks

There is no shortage of big, athletic guards who can shoot the ball - what separates the best SG prospects is the ability to attack the rim and create shots for their teammates. Read more »
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