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RealGM Radio: Sam Vecenie On The 2019 NBA Draft

Nov 30, 2018 9:29 PM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and draft expert Sam Vecenie of The Athletic (@Sam_Vecenie) break down the 2019 NBA Draft prospects and the college basketball season so far.

They discuss Zion Williamson’s rise to consensus top prospect, his teammates at Duke, Bol Bol’s unique skill set, players who have improved their stock and much more.

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Tags: Zion Williamson, Bol Bol, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General, RealGM Radio

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Darius Garland Out For Season With Meniscus Surgery

Nov 27, 2018 1:00 PM

Darius Garland will likely be out for the remainder of his freshman season at Vanderbilt due to a torn meniscus in his left knee.

Garland underwent successful surgery.

Garland's season ends with him averaging 16.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 27.8 minutes per game.

Garland entered the season as a possible lottery pick.

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Tags: Darius Garland, Vanderbilt Commodores, NCAA, NCAA Injury, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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Zion Williamson Settling In As No. 1 Prospect Of 2019 NBA Draft Class

Nov 23, 2018 10:31 AM

Zion Williamson is settling in as the No. 1 prospect in the 2019 NBA Draft class.

Williamson's blend of skill, size, strength and athleticism makes him one of the most unique prospects in recent memory.

"Don't overthink this one," said one high ranking executive.

"Don't pass up on another unicorn," said another.

Williamson has exceeded expectations over his first few weeks with Duke.

Some scouts believe the No. 1 pick will come down to Williamson and Cam Reddish, not RJ Barrett.

Mike Schmitz, Jonathan Givony/ESPN

Tags: Zion Williamson, Duke Blue Devils, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General, NBA B-Ball IQ

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James Wiseman Commits To Memphis Over Kentucky

Nov 20, 2018 5:05 PM

James Wiseman has committed to Memphis over Kentucky.

Wiseman is a seven-footer from Memphis.

Wiseman announced his decision on SportsCenter, bringing out a unicorn wearing the Memphis logo. He has been referred to as a "unicorn," like other players with his unique size and ability.

Early in his recruitment, Wiseman was considered a strong Kentucky lean.

Jeff Borzello/ESPN

Tags: James Wiseman, Memphis Tigers, High School, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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LaMelo Ball Enrolls At Spire Institute In Ohio

Nov 6, 2018 2:26 PM

LaMelo Ball will return to the United States to play high school basketball at the Spire Institute in Ohio.

Ball had played in Lithuania with BC Vytautas Prienai.

“I’m excited to return to school and rejoin my class on the court for my senior year,” said Ball. “Playing in international competition was a great experience. I learned and matured so much. I appreciated the JBA experience my dad provided for me. I think it helped my development. I can’t wait to play with my peers.”

Ball is eligible to play because Spire is a prep school.

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Tags: LaMelo Ball, High School, NCAA, NBA

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