Entries Tagged as 'Draft'

Archie Goodwin picked 29th by Suns in 2013 NBA Draft

June 27th, 2013 · 10 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns moved up a spot in the NBA Draft to select former Kentucky Wildcats guard Archie Goodwin with the 29th pick. Phoenix acquired the 29th from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for the 30th. The Warriors traded into the 26th pick, which was owned by the Minnesota Timberwolves, then moved […]

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NBA Draft 2013: Alex Len drops to Suns with 5th pick

June 27th, 2013 · 48 Comments

PHOENIX — Alex Len, not long ago tabbed as a potential surprise No. 1 pick, fell to the Phoenix Suns at the fifth pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reports they will keep him despite rumors indicating Phoenix was looking to move out of its fifth spot. Considering the options that […]

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NBA trade rumors: Kings another option to take Suns’ 5th pick

June 27th, 2013 · 22 Comments

The Phoenix Suns just might move down in the 2013 draft. A number of teams are hoping to move into the top-5, odd considering the supposed lack of star power in this class. So it might be smart for the Suns to see what else they can pick up — there’s no point in hanging […]

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NBA mock draft 2013: The final picks for the Phoenix Suns

June 27th, 2013 · 11 Comments

If you’ve yet to figure it out yet, the 2013 NBA Draft doesn’t make sense. Put the microscope on the Phoenix Suns, and it’s pretty well-received throughout the basketball world that Victor Oladipo and Ben McLemore could be favorites at the No. 5 slot, and it appears pretty likely that one of the two could […]

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Wolves-Suns rumored in draft trade, Alvin Gentry joins Clips

June 26th, 2013 · 28 Comments

The Phoenix Suns might have been offered a draft package from the Minnesota Timberwolves, who are looking to move up from their No. 9 pick in order to draft Victor Oladipo or Ben McLemore. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported the Suns were one of three teams — the Magic and their second pick and the Bobcats […]

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The NBA Draft through modeling statistics

June 26th, 2013 · 11 Comments

Nothing in sports represents quite the crapshoot that a draft is. Scouts spend all year studying prospects, yet every year teams blow high picks on busts and unearth steals in the later rounds. Statistical analysis can theoretically aid that accuracy rate, yet at the end of the day, no matter how good your model is, […]

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