2012 NBA Draft Preview: Portland Trail Blazers

The 2012 NBA Draft is upon us, and the Portland Trail Blazers have plenty of options with the No. 6 and No. 11 picks in the draft. With Brandon Roy and Greg Oden out of the picture, Portland will need to make the best of this year’s draft to stay competitive.

2012 NBA Draft Combine Measurements

The official numbers from the 2012 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago have been released.

John Henson to work out for Sacramento

North Carolina Power Forward John Henson is all set to work out for the Kings in Sacramento on Monday. This is quite interesting, as the Kings have the 5th overall pick in the draft and most teams don’t rate Henson that high.

Cavs Leaning Towards Harrison Barnes

League sources told Sports Illustrated that the Cavs are very high on North Carolina forward Harrison Barnes and are ready to use their No. 4 pick on him.

2012 NBA Draft Early Entrants

The list of players who have applied for early entry into the 2012 NBA Draft, which will be held Thursday, June 28, at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

Bucks Intrigued by Brooks

The Milwaukee Bucks appear to be very interested in Providence guard Marshon Brooks. Brooks, a 6’5″ guard with a 7’1″ wingspan, was the nation’s second-leading scorer last year behind BYU guard Jimmer Fredette.

Irving or Kanter Number One?

The 2011 NBA Draft is less than two weeks away and there is still a lot of speculation as to who will end up where. With the first and fourth overall picks in the draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers will have a big impact on how the first five picks go.

NBA Draft: Early Entries and Possible Returners

First-Team All-American and Big Ten Freshman of the Year Jared Sullinger announced after Ohio State’s disappointing loss to Kentucky that he would indeed return for his sophomore season. “I’m going to be an Ohio State Buckeye next year,” Sullinger said. “Winning is that important to me. I don’t like losing. This is not what I [...]

Will a Big East team make the Final Four?

While the 2011 NCAA tournament appears to be more of a social gathering for the Big East, it’s hard to set reasonable expectations for the conference. After all, the Big East has not produced a national champion since Connecticut in 2004 despite having 43 teams in the tournament since. Of the 11 Big East teams in the tournament, only Pittsburgh holds a one-seed. The Panthers have held a top three seed six times since 2002 and are yet to reach the Final Four. But does the Big East deserve 11 teams in the tournament after the committee snubbed several deserving teams?

Cavs high on Duke’s Kyrie Irving

With potentially two top ten picks in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers have a chance to secure a young duo to rebuild the franchise. The recent acquisition of Baron Davis was clearly a short-term upgrade over Mo Williams, but in no way a long-term solution. Cavs’ Coach Byron Scott has made it clear [...]