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Thomas Robinson 2012 Summer League in Review

Thomas Robinson 2012 Summer League in Review

Thomas Robinson put in five games of up-and-down ball during the 2012 Las Vegas Summer League.  But that was to be expected coming from a rookie who really starred as the focal point in college for just one of his three seasons with the Kansas Jayhawks. While many looked at Robinson as a so-called “tweener” coming into the Draft; the reality is, the 6-foot-9 inch, 240-pound physical specimen may have an opportunity to carve out a very specific niche … Read entire article »

Filed under: 2012 Summer League, NBA Draft, The Rookie Series

NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Tyshawn Taylor

NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Tyshawn Taylor

NBA Draft Central Tyshawn Taylor – PG Projected: Mid-Late Second Round 2011-12 Stats: 16.7 pts, 2.3 reb, 4.7 ast, 1.4 stl, 0.2 blk, 48.2% FG, 68.2% FT, 38.5% 3-PT, 3.5 TO, 33.2 min 2010-11 Stats: 9.3 pts, 1.9 reb, 4.6 ast, 1.0 stl, 0.3 blk, 47.9% FG, 71.9% FT, 38.0% 3-PT, 2.7 TO, 27.1 min 2012 NBA Draft Prospect Strengths Weaknesses Player Card: Tyshawn Taylor College Kansas Class Senior Position PG HT 6-3 WT 185 lbs. Gets to the basket Good size Open-court speed Leader (4-year player) Sneaky defender Great teammate Questionable decision-making Not a true PG, more hybrid Erratic jumper Turnover prone Sub-par … Read entire article »

Filed under: NBA Draft, NBA Draft Prospect Profiles

Duke’s bigs play big in Maui Invitational Finale

Duke’s bigs play big in Maui Invitational Finale

An interesting change took place after halftime to the non-impactful frontline of the Duke Blue Devils Wednesday evening. In a tightly contested Maui Invitational Championship battle against the always competitive Kansas Jayhawks, Duke’s bigs decided to actually play as big and tall as they stood. Down by four points heading into intermission, the combination of Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly took it upon themselves to set the tone for a physical second half beasting their way and leading their team … Read entire article »

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