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Gary Payton to Anthony Bennett: ‘You look fat’

Gary Payton to Anthony Bennett: ‘You look fat’

NBA Hall of Fame point guard Gary Payton is not known to mince words when speaking on the game of Basketball.  This statement could not hold more true after Payton voiced his unapologetic opinion about the Cleveland Cavaliers 2014 #1 overall pick Anthony Bennett on Fox Sports Live this past week.  Check out what ‘The Glove’ had to say below. var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true,"ui_atversion":300,"data_track_addressbar":true,"ignore_server_config":true}; var addthis_share = {}; … Read entire article »

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NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Jeffery Taylor

NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Jeffery Taylor

NBA Draft Central Jeffery Taylor – SG/SF Projected: Mid-Late First Round 2011-12 Stats: 16.1 pts, 5.6 reb, 1.7 ast, 1.3 stl, 0.4 blk, 49.3% FG, 60.5% FT, 42.3% 3-PT, 2.2 TO, 32.1 min 2010-11 Stats: 14.7 pts, 5.5 reb, 2.4 ast, 1.0 stl, 0.6 blk, 44.9% FG, 71.9% FT, 34.5% 3-PT, 2.6 TO, 31.7 min 2012 NBA Draft Prospect Strengths Weaknesses Player Card: Jeffery Taylor College Vanderbilt Class Senior Position SG/SF HT 6-7 WT 225 lbs. Explosive athlete Great on-ball defender Underrated shooter Mature (4-year player) Moves well without ball Understands role Ball-handling Streaky offensive contributor Line-drive, low release Mediocre FT … Read entire article »

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Andre Drummond to enter NBA Draft

Andre Drummond to enter NBA Draft

According to multiple reports Connecticut freshmen center Andre Drummond is scheduled to officially announce his decision to enter the 2012 NBA Draft this Friday. Drummond becomes UConn’s first “one-and-done” player with the opportunity to be selected in the coveted Lottery this coming summer. The 6-11, 275-pound fluid big man drew early comparisons to Orlando center Dwight Howard for his freakish athleticism and size at just the tender age of 18. However, those premature admissions have been cooled somewhat as Drummond’s freshmen season has … Read entire article »

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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 »

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NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Harrison Barnes

NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Harrison Barnes

NBA Draft Central Harrison Barnes – SF Projected: Lottery – Potential Top 5 Pick 2011-12 Stats: 17.1 pts, 5.2 reb, 1.1 ast, 1.1 stl, 0.3 blk, 44.0% FG, 72.3% FT, 35.8% 3-PT, 1.9 TO, 29.2 min 2010-11 Stats: 15.7 pts, 5.8 reb, 1.4 ast, 0.7 stl, 0.4 blk, 42.3% FG, 75.0% FT, 34.4% 3-PT, 1.9 TO, 29.4 min 2012 NBA Draft Featured Prospect Strengths Weaknesses Player Card: Harrison Barnes College North Carolina Class Sophomore Position SF HT 6-8 WT 223 lbs. NBA Ready Jump Shot Solid Frame High Offensive Skill-Set Underrated Athlete Poised Competitor Clutch Performer Not a … Read entire article »

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