Entries Tagged as 'Draft'

Trey Burke: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 19th, 2013 · 7 Comments

Strengths As far as point guards go, Michigan’s Trey Burke is the most-polished floor general heading into the 2013 NBA Draft. While he might not have the same upside as a Michael Carter-Williams or a wealth of experience like C.J. McCollum, Burke will be a lottery pick because he’s the closest you’ll find to a […]

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Steven Adams: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 17th, 2013 · 39 Comments

PHOENIX – “I’m focusing on mainly the defensive side of the ball, rebounding and blocking shots. I feel like that’s what I’m going to be getting my minutes for in my first chapter of the NBA. That’s what I’ll get on the floor for. I’m just focusing on that, making sure I’m getting all of […]

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Ricky Ledo: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 16th, 2013 · 9 Comments

Strengths Because he didn’t get on the court his freshman season of college before entering the NBA Draft, Providence Friars shooting guard Ricky Ledo never showcased his ability to score against Big East competition. Perhaps his draft stock would have been jolted to lottery status had he done so. Ledo’s academic struggles kept him sidelined, […]

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C.J. McCollum: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 15th, 2013 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX – “I embrace it. We’re different players. Demeanor is what sets him apart. I think we share that demeanor.” – C.J. McCollum on the comparisons between himself and small-school guard and 2013 Rookie of the Year Damian Lillard Strengths Lehigh’s C.J. McCollum didn’t play for a majority of the 2012-13 season but that’s done […]

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Giannis Adetokunbo: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 14th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Strengths If there were a time or a place to toss around clichés in an overt manner, any discussion about Giannis Adetokunbo would be the time and the place. That’s because outside of scouting circles there haven’t been many live eyes on the most mysterious man in the NBA draft. But when there is rare […]

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Tony Mitchell: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft Profile

June 13th, 2013 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX – “He’s a talented guy, he can play inside and he can play outside. He’s one of the better athletes in this draft. You can see his body, he’s a guy who physically can come in and play fairly quickly I think.” – Suns GM Ryan McDonough on Tony Mitchell Strengths Even in a […]

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