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NBA: Jerryd Bayless: Life As a Rookie

December 4th, 2008
Arizona

By: Alex Raskin

 

Hurry Up and Wait in 2008

 

2008 Draft: Winners & Losers: Part One

June 30th, 2008
Indiana Pacers: NBA Draft

The 2008 NBA Draft is finally in the books, and most of the viewing audience are regaining their hearing after listening to four-plus hours of Stephen A. Smith, Dick Vitale and Stuart Scott. Sixty picks, a handful of trades, buckets of tears from proud mothers, some odd suit choices and A LOT of camera shots of Darrell Arthur in the green room later, it's time to see who came out ahead this year, and who will be saving seats for next year's lottery.

WINNERS

Portland Trailblazers: NBA Draft Team Needs

June 16th, 2008
Portland Trailblazers: NBA Draft

2007-08 Record: 41-41, 3rd Northwest

Draft Picks: 13, 33, 36, 55

Key Free Agents

None

 

How they got here and what they need

1st Round Picks vs Playoff Success

July 30th, 2007
NBA Draft

 

 

FACT #1: Most homegrown 1st round picks since 2000: Celtics, Hawks, and Supersonics with 5 each (but these 3 teams have combined for only 7 playoff appearances in 8 years)

Unsubstantiated Speculation: Today's NBA Draft Rumors

June 27th, 2007
Charlotte Bobcats: NBA DraftThe draft is finally upon us, which means the speculation will be swirling and may be a little more substantiated as it has been the past four or five weeks. It’s kind of strange to write a column leading up to an event that, within a span of three hours, will disprove about 90 percent of what was written in this space. But, the links are heating up and I am here to provide them. Expect everything below to change before 7 p.m. tomorrow.