Entries Tagged as 'Draft'

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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Shabazz Muhammad: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 25th, 2013 · 11 Comments

Strengths The problem with many of the 2013 draft prospects in the top-5 isn’t Shabazz Muhammad’s problem. And that’s a compliment. The former UCLA Bruins swingman plays with a fearless offensive aggression and considering his talent, that’s enough for him to have averaged 17.9 points per game as a college freshman. Muhammad is especially great […]

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VotS Live: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft preview

June 24th, 2013 · 13 Comments

We’re live at 6 p.m. MST talking everything about the Suns’ 2013 draft projections.

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Rivals Solomon Hill, Carrick Felix work out for Suns

June 22nd, 2013 · 75 Comments

PHOENIX — Arizona swingman Solomon Hill and ASU forward Carrick Felix aren’t supposed to be taken in the first round of the NBA Draft, but they’re arguably doing more than anyone else to change that. The rivals might be the most prolific workout machines in this year’s draft class. They attended a Saturday workout with […]

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Glen Rice Jr.: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 21st, 2013 · 10 Comments

Strengths As the name might allude to, Glen Rice Jr. is an outstanding jump shooter who connected on 38 percent of his three-pointers in 48 D-League games for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers last season. Much like his father, Rice has consistent mechanics that make him deadly in catch-and-shoot situations but not bad off the […]

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Notes: Suns’ new logos leak, Jeff Withey and Deshaun Thomas visit

June 20th, 2013 · 22 Comments

PHOENIX — Kansas center Jeff Withey and Ohio State hybrid forward Deshaun Thomas highlighted an all-big workout for the Suns on Thursday. Withey’s shotblocking and Thomas’ scoring mentality could have them both pigeonholed as one-trick ponies, and each did enough to show they’re more complete players. Either could be an option for Phoenix to take […]

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