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College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 23, 2011 / 1:30 pm

Dime NBA Draft Profile: Rhode Island’s Delroy James

Delroy James

Delroy James (photo. University of Rhode Island )

After watching the success of the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals, most teams feel as though they know what to look for in this Thursday’s NBA Draft – or are at least optimistic about the future. Some teams, for example the Miami Heat, are looking to add that one missing piece, while other squads need a ton of talent to become competitive again. Leading up the to draft, we will profile some of the top prospects and what they bring to the table, giving you player comparisons, ratings, outside opinions, and much more. Last we had Richmond’s Justin Harper, and after the response to his feature yesterday, we now take a look at Rhode Island forward Delroy James. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 22, 2011 / 2:30 pm

For Delroy James, The NBA Draft Is Bigger Than Basketball

Delroy James

Delroy James (photo. University of Rhode Island Athletics)

The improbable story of Delroy James has been told before, but not like this, read it to believe it. There is no angle, just the words from a young man who traveled nearly 3,000 miles to a new country to simply have the chance for a better life. The path to that life was lined with obstacles that most only ever see in the movies or read in story books. Read More »