Articles Comments

Hardwood Canvas » NBA Draft

Top 2012 NBA Draft Prospect Andre Drummond headed to UConn

Top 2012 NBA Draft Prospect Andre Drummond headed to UConn

Andre Drummond, widely considered the top prospect in the 2012 NBA Draft class, is headed to UConn to play basketball for Jim Calhoun and the Huskies this upcoming season. Drummond tweeted out his decision late Friday evening and the news was later reported on ESPN.com Boston. The 6-foot 10-inch, 251-pound power forward shows remarkable fluidity to his game coupled with the power and athleticism necessary to dominate opponents. If you’re not familiar with the young man’s work below is a … Read entire article »

Filed under: NBA Draft, News

Kenneth Faried really likes to dunk the basketball

Kenneth Faried really likes to dunk the basketball

If you’re not that familiar with Denver Nuggets first round pick Kenneth Faried the included YouTube clip below should help clear things up a little. Faried, the No. 22 pick in this year’s draft, is a bruising, high-energy power forward who dominated the glass to the tune of 14.5 rebounds per game his senior season at Morehead State and, as you will see below, really likes to dunk the basketball. Faried posted an impressive 1.62 pps in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Dunks, Feature Stories, NBA Draft

2011 NBA Draft Green Room Invitations Announced

2011 NBA Draft Green Room Invitations Announced

You know it’s getting close to Draft night when the NBA officially announces its “Green Room” invitations. Luckily for us faithful Hoops’ fans that night is now just days upon us as the National Basketball Association issued this year’s invitees to the 2011 NBA Draft which will be held Thursday, June 23rd at 7 PM from Newark, New Jersey. Those slated to be on hand along with their families and agents will be none other than Duke’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: NBA Draft, News

Cleveland Cavaliers win 2011 NBA Draft Lottery

Cleveland Cavaliers win 2011 NBA Draft Lottery

The Cleveland Cavaliers shocked the NBA universe, in a positive way, Tuesday night winning the coveted 2011 NBA Draft Lottery from the NBA Entertainment Studios in Secaucus, New Jersey. With prospective top pick Kyrie Irving in attendance and Cavs’ owner Dan Gilbert‘s young son Nick representing the franchise, Cleveland got some much needed good news as they were awarded the 1st and, subsequent, 4th picks in the upcoming 2011 NBA Draft. The 2011 NBA Draft is scheduled … Read entire article »

Filed under: NBA Draft, News