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2018 NBA Draft May Have a New Number One Pick…

2018 NBA Draft May Have a New Number One Pick…

As was first reported a few weeks ago, formerly the No. 1 player in the country for the 2018 class, Marvin Bagley III, filed for reclassification to be able to play college basketball in the 2017-18 season and be eligible for the NBA Draft. While it was never reported officially that his application was accepted, [...]

August 16, 2017 admin CBB, College, Headlines 0

Lonzo Ball Mocks his Dad in Hilarious Foot Locker Commercial

Lonzo Ball Mocks his Dad in Hilarious Foot Locker Commercial

With Father’s Day just around the corner, Foot Locker has created a commercial with some of the top draft prospects reflecting on the impact their dads have had on their journeys to the NBA. In the video De’Aaron Fox, Jayson Tatum and Jonathan Isaac talk about how their relationships with their fathers helped them get [...]

June 14, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines, Hot Seat 0

NBA Scouts Believe Markelle Fultz Has ‘Very Slight Edge’ Over Lonzo Ball in Draft Order

NBA Scouts Believe Markelle Fultz Has ‘Very Slight Edge’ Over Lonzo Ball in Draft Order

LaVar Ball is not going to be happy. Despite not appearing in the NCAA March Madness tournament, Markelle Fultz remains the prohibitive favorite to be drafted first overall in this year’s prospect pageant, according to ESPN.com’s Chad Ford, who polled a bunch of scouts: Based on conversations with NBA scouts, it looks like Markelle Fultz [...]

April 4, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Coach K to Undergo Back Surgery, Miss 4 Weeks

Coach K to Undergo Back Surgery, Miss 4 Weeks

Grayson Allen isn’t the only member of Duke men’s basketball that will be missing some time. His coach will be sidelined, too. The ageless Mike Krzyzewski needs to undergo back surgery and as a result, he won’t be able to coach for about four weeks. Well, actually, he’s not ageless, even though his hair is [...]

January 3, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 1

Duke Suspends Grayson Allen Indefinitely For Tripping

Duke Suspends Grayson Allen Indefinitely For Tripping

Duke’s Grayson Allen has been suspended indefinitely after he was caught tripping another player on the court for the third time in 2 years. Grayson Allen tripped Steven Santa Ana from Elon Phoenix on Wednesday night. After the incident, Allen flipped out on the bench after being called for a technical foul and later had [...]

December 22, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Duke Closes its Practices to NBA scouts

Duke Closes its Practices to NBA scouts

Coach K is changing the rules. From now on, all Duke practices will be closed. Instead NBA scouts will be allowed to observe practices during two pro days. The first pro day will take place on October 19th and will include skills and drills. The second will be on October 25th and will feature an [...]

September 15, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Jay Wright Top Target for Suns Head Coaching Job

Jay Wright Top Target for Suns Head Coaching Job

Jay Wright is the hottest coaching name in basketball right now after leading a small, not supremely talented Villanova team to the national championship. Unsurprisingly with a slew of NBA head coaching vacancies this offseason, his name has surfaced in the NBA coaching rumor mill. The Suns fired former head coach Jeff Hornacek in January [...]

April 8, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Former High School Phenom Thon Maker Declares for 2016 NBA Draft

Former High School Phenom Thon Maker Declares for 2016 NBA Draft

News broke from Bleacher Report Monday morning that 7’0″ five-star high school phenom Thon Maker has declared for the 2016 NBA Draft. Thon Maker was a YouTube sensation and has had a great deal of hype surrounding him for years. He’s a 7’0″ high school player that has great quickness, ball handling skills and athleticism, [...]

April 5, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Is It Time for the NBA to Review the “One and Done” Rule?

Is It Time for the NBA to Review the “One and Done” Rule?

As another wild and entertaining college basketball season starts to wind down, NBA Draft chatter will continue to pickup and a new crop “one and done” college players will start declaring their intentions to enter the NBA Draft. This has been the song and dance for the country’s most talented 18 and 19 year olds [...]

March 28, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

LSU’s Ben Simmons Officially Declares for NBA Draft

LSU’s Ben Simmons Officially Declares for NBA Draft

Ben Simmons has made it official: He no longer wants to subject himself to subpar coaching while playing for free. This is to say, LSU’s freshman forward has declared for the NBA draft, per Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com: LSU freshman Ben Simmons told ESPN that he will hire an agent and declare for the NBA [...]

March 21, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0