TAG: Tony Mitchell

NBA, Twitter / Nov 17, 2013 / 3:30 pm

Rasheed Wallace & Tony Mitchell In Lopsided Dunk Contest

Rasheed Wallace

The Detroit Pistons drafted Tony Mitchell with the No. 7 pick in the second round (37th overall) for his athleticism. He wowed at the rookie photo shoot with dunks that made us stop in our tracks. The 39-year-old Rasheed Wallace just retired for the second time this past summer before becoming an assistant coach in Detroit. Both men had a dunk contest after practice the other day. Read More »

NBA / Aug 27, 2013 / 3:00 pm

Results From the 2013 NBA Rookie Survey: Kobe Bryant Named Favorite Player

Cody Zeller, Kelly Olynyk, Victor Oladipo

During the NBA’s 2013 Rookie photo shoot, where we put together the 2013 Rookie mix-tape, the newest entrants to the league were asked to fill out a survey. The results of that questionnaire were published yesterday by NBA.com, and they might surprise you. One thing is clear after the final tally: the NBA youngsters love Kobe Bryant despite his age. Read More »

NBA / Aug 27, 2013 / 10:30 am

2013 NBA Rookies Talk About Their Upcoming Season & The Most Underrated Part Of Their Game

Bennett

The No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Anthony Bennett, spoke with Carl Lamarre about joining the Cavaliers with Kyrie Irving as well as other interviews with Timberwolves’ rookie Shabazz Muhammad, and the Pistons’ triumvirate of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Tony Mitchell and Peyton Siva. Read More »

NBA / Aug 21, 2013 / 12:05 pm

Andre Drummond Brings Detroit’s Rookies To Camp Early

Peyton Siva, Andre Drummond

He just turned 20, and already Andre Drummond is starting to flex his leadership muscles. As a way of showing the recently signed Pistons rookies, Peyton Siva, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Tony Mitchell, what it takes to be a standout NBA rookie, like he was last year, Drummond invited them to the Pistons’ Auburn Hills practice facility a month before training camp opens. Read More »

NBA, Video / Aug 6, 2013 / 1:00 pm

Detroit’s Tony Mitchell Puts On Insane Dunking Show At Rookie Photoshoot

Tony Mitchell

I have some advice for NBA League Pass owners: make sure you’re watching Detroit this year. The Pistons were possibly the league’s most boring team over the past few seasons, however, in one summer they’ve added Josh Smith (highlight film-material on both ends), Brandon Jennings (one of the NBA’s YouTube MVPs) and even Rasheed Wallace as a coach (“BALL DON’T LIE!”). But don’t forget about rookie Tony Mitchell, either. Read More »

NBA, Video / Jul 31, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Video: The Top 10 Plays Of NBA Summer League

Reggie Jackson

We covered the Orlando and Las Vegas Summer Leagues extensively on the site this offseason, and yet a few of these plays still surprised me. You’ll rarely find truly great players handing out ass-whoopings in summer league, but there will always be truly great plays to marvel at… from names like Ben McLemore, Reggie Jackson and Victor Oladipo. 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)

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, NBA, NBA Draft, Overseas / Jun 19, 2013 / 4:00 pm

The 5 Biggest High-Risk, High-Reward Prospects In The Draft

Isaiah Canaan

Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in draft evaulations. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and don’t know about the next NBA Draft class… 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

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, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 12, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Fast Five: The 5 Best “On The Bubble” First-Round Prospects In The 2013 NBA Draft

Ray McCallum Jr.

Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in workouts. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and don’t know about the next NBA Draft class… Read More »