Seven-footers are still highly coveted by NBA teams, but these players have historically been more prone to injury
The first three players taken in the NBA Draft on Thursday could easily be a trio of big guys. Karl-Anthony Towns seems to be the most likely first pick by Minnesota.
The NBA draft will be held at the Barclays Center, the home of the Brooklyn Nets, on June 25.
Athletes have long been known for having great style and the 2014 draft class did not disappoint.
LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.
Between the 15th and 16th picks in Thursday night’s draft came a very special NBA selection. Commissioner Adam Silver announced that the NBA would let Isaiah Austin fulfill the dream of every young player, making him a ceremonial pick.
Two weeks have now passed since we last saw the San Antonio Spurs dismantle the Miami Heat to win their fifth championship. On Thursday, it will be time for the winners to put the champagne down as the 2014 NBA Draft commences
Isaiah Austin’s attempt to play in the NBA despite his partial blindness has ended because of a rare genetic disorder that affects his heart.
The 1984 NBA Draft is widely considered the best draft ever, including names like Hakeem Olajuwon and Michael Jordan. Also drafted: University of Virginia guard Rick Carlisle.
Here we are year-in and year-out begging for a name to say ‘You know what I love what Cubes is doing in Dallas and I want to play for him rather than extra cash.’ But it’s not happening.
Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.
Baylor sophomore center Isaiah Austin has decided to forgo the remainder of his collegiate eligibility to enter the NBA draft.