TAG: Shabazz Muhammad

NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 28, 2013 / 12:00 pm

5 Winners & 5 Losers From The 2013 NBA Draft, Starring Risk-Takers Philly & Charlotte

Nerlens Noel

Nerlens Noel (photo. UK Athletics/Chet White)

Headlined at the top by Cleveland’s super surprising selection of combo forward Anthony Bennett at No. 1, the 2013 NBA Draft was full of surprises. That made this piece harder to write than usual. Between the record influx of international players and the never-ending trades, we won’t get an official reading on this draft for a long time. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 28, 2013 / 11:15 am

The Fantasy Doctor Breaks Down Which Rookies You Have To Draft Next Year

Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett (photo. UNLV Sports Communications)

The 2013 NBA Draft was shocking to say the least, with two of it’s projected top picks (Nerlens Noel and Ben McLemore) dropping out of the top five. It takes a lot for rookies to have fantasy value right away, but like always, anything is possible in due time. Read More »

Latest News, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 27, 2013 / 9:07 pm

2013 NBA Draft: Utah (For Minnesota) Selects Shabazz Muhammad With No. 14 Pick

Shabazz Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad (photo. UCLA Athletics)

14. Utah (For Minnesota): Shabazz Muhammad – UCLA 6-6, SF 20 years old, Freshman

Reportedly this pick will be moved to Minnesota. There are so many question marks surrounding Muhammad between his age, his attitude and his athleticism. But the kid can fill it up and is a super competitor. Next to Ricky Rubio, he should fit right in with the T’Wolves. Kevin Love wanted a shooter. He got one here. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 27, 2013 / 11:15 am

NBA Draft Fast Five: The Worst Omen For This Year’s No. 1 Pick & 5 Under-The-Radar Potential Stars

UNLV's Anthony Bennett (photo. UNLV Athletics)

UNLV’s Anthony Bennett (photo. UNLV Athletics)

Each week over the past few months, we assessed how the top prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft were faring in college and overseas, and in predraft workouts. We gave you the draft’s biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and don’t know about the next NBA Draft class. Now with the big show going down tonight, we’re all but ready for maybe the best day of the year… Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 25, 2013 / 5:30 pm

Dime Mock Draft 5.0: Ben McLemore Slides Out Of The Top 5 Picks

Ben McLemore

Ben McLemore (photo. Kansas Athletics)

Does this draft class suck? Well, more than a few “experts” maintain it’s not one of the best you’ll ever see. That being said, we don’t really know what’ll happen until these young fellas get drafted and hit the floor. There are plenty of teams that could use Ben McLemore or Anthony Bennett or Alex Len. Now, after the lottery, we have a better grip on which teams will get them. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 17, 2013 / 4:30 pm

The Haters Are Being Silly; Shabazz Muhammad Reminds Some Of A NBA All-Star

Shabazz Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad (photo. UCLA Athletics)

If there was any freshman in college basketball this season that fully exemplified the notion of a “roller coaster ride season,” it was Shabazz Muhammad. From issues surrounding his age, to NCAA eligibility problems, to even a first-round exit from the NCAA tournament, coupled with some disappointing play during his first season, Muhammad dealt with a lot this year. Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 17, 2013 / 1:00 pm

Dime Mock Draft 4.0: A Surprising Newcomer Crashes Into The Top 5

Alex Len

Alex Len (photo. Greg Fiume/Maryland Athletics)

Does this draft class suck? Well, more than a few “experts” maintain it’s not one of the best you’ll ever see. That being said, we don’t really know what’ll happen until these young fellas get drafted and hit the floor. There are plenty of teams that could use Ben McLemore or Anthony Bennett or Alex Len. Now, after the lottery, we have a better grip on which teams will get them. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 14, 2013 / 4:50 pm

Attention All NBA Centers: Here Are The 10 Best Dunkers In This Year’s Draft Class

Andre Roberson

Andre Roberson (photo. CU Sports Information)

As teams prepare for the NBA Draft, coaches and GMs across the league are looking for a hidden gem that can potentially blossom into the next star of this generation. The word “potential” is commonly thrown around to describe the players that possess a high ceiling. While GMs and coaches don’t draft based on a prospect’s dunking ability, athleticism does play a crucial role in war rooms across the league. Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 6, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Dime NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Victor Oladipo Rises To The No. 2 Pick

Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo (photo. IU Athletics)

Does this draft class suck? Well, more than a few “experts” maintain it’s not one of the best you’ll ever see. That being said, we don’t really know what’ll happen until these young fellas get drafted and hit the floor. There are plenty of teams that could use Ben McLemore or Anthony Bennett or Alex Len. Now, after the lottery, we have a better grip on which teams will get them. Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / May 30, 2013 / 5:00 pm

Dime Mock Draft 2.0: A Major Trade Involving DeMarcus Cousins Could Shake Up The Top 5 Picks

Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett (photo. UNLV Communications)

Does this draft class suck? Well, more than a few “experts” maintain it’s not one of the best you’ll ever see. That being said, we don’t really know what’ll happen until these young fellas get drafted and hit the floor. There are plenty of teams that could use Ben McLemore or Anthony Bennett or Alex Len. Now, after the lottery, we have a better grip on which teams will get them. Read More »