Last night the NBA Draft happened in New York at the Barclays Center, and many dramatic things happened. The Dallas Mavericks and the Atlanta Hawks swapped picks involving Luka Doncic and Trae Young. Michael Porter Jr., who a year ago probably would've been drafted in the top three, fell to No. 14. And for one hour Mikal Birdges thought he would be staying in Philadelphia.
Exposing The Overrated: Jarace Walker, Slam City Ready For Jr. NBA Regional
Jun 21, 2018Hunter Sharpless
Slam City coach Walter Webb offers a simple but powerful vision for the players in his program: “training the overlooked to compete against the overrated.”
Confidence Picks: Things You'll Hear At The NBA Draft
Could you imagine another NBA Mock Draft the day of the 2018 NBA Draft? Of course, you could, but we're not here to do that to you. Mainly, because I'm really not that confident in who will go where (I don't think anyone is), but I am confident in things we will hear.
Vernon Carey Jr. Gunning For Second Gold, Looking To Duke & Kentucky Visits
In the 2008 NBA Draft, the Memphis Grizzlies selected O. J. Mayo one pick ahead of Russell Westbrook, modern purveyor of the triple-double and league MVP winner. In 2008, the Miami Heat selected Michael Beasley ahead of Kevin Love, a five-time all-star and trailblazer of the stretch four phenomenon. In the same draft two future all-stars were selected in the second round — DeAndre Jordan and Goran Dragic — miles behind a lengthy list of players of whom you probably have exactly recollection.
Three Players, Three Countries, One AAU Team: PSA Trio Friends & Enemies
The scope of the Jr. NBA World Championship, even for an organization as huge as the National Basketball Association, is absolutely staggering: eight United States regional tournaments in eight different American cities, eight international regions on six continents, and nearly 1,000 teams competing to be one of the 32 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls basketball teams that advance to the first-ever Jr. NBA World Championship in August.
Trayce Jackson-Davis Wants Gold Medal With USAB As Recruitment Heats Up