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NBA Draft 2013: Detroit Pistons may target backcourt help at No. 8

With Jose Calderon a free agent and Rodney Stuckey's situation up in the air, the Detroit Pistons may look to shore up their backcourt with the No. 8 pick.<p>The Detroit Pistons made one big move this offseason already, replacing head coach Lawrence Frank with Oklahoma City Thunder assistant Maurice …

NBA mock draft roundup: Nerlens Noel the likely top pick, but no consensus

Draft day is here, and the Cavaliers are still unsure of who to draft No. 1 overall. Most mock drafts still project Nerlens Noel to be the top pick, but Alex Len is also getting love.<p>Draft day is finally upon us, and that means final adjustments are being made to mock drafts everywhere. There's …

Despite Being Cut, Aaron Hernandez Will Cost New England Patriots Millions Over Next Two Seasons

It’s one thing that Tom Brady might not have many receivers to throw to this fall.<p>It’s an entirely different <i>and fiscal</i> matter when a franchise’s competitiveness is negatively impacted because of the sunk costs created by an ex-player’s troubles with the law.<p>The New England Patriots, ever the …

The 2013 YouTube Draft

Ranking Victor Oladipo, Steven Adams, and 10 other NBA prospects based on their Internet highlight reels<p>Welcome to the Third Annual YouTube Draft! As …

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No School Owns The NBA Draft More Than The University Of North Carolina

The State of North Carolina is the home of college basketball and it is also the home of the NBA Draft's first round.<p>Since the lottery system was instituted for the NBA Draft in 1985, no school has had more players selected in the first round than the University of North Carolina (28). Duke is a …

5 Players Who Could Be Huge Steals In Tonight's NBA Draft

Let's parse what exactly NBA general managers mean when they say this year's draft class is "weak." A "weak" class presents no clear cut potential superstars, which makes G.M.'s with top picks nervous.<p>A "weak" class is not void of talent, however; talent is just more difficult to identify than in …

NHL Draft That Led the Way for the Maple Leafs Playoff Drought

The NHL draft is fast approaching and with it comes a sense of excitement regarding the future prospects of each team. While building a Cup winner solely through the draft is nearly impossible these days, the effect of a single bad draft can set a franchise back for years.<p>The Toronto Maple Leafs …

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