It’s fair to say the Charlotte Bobcats are a colossal mess, and that designation isn’t going to change any time soon. New broke on Tuesday that the franchise will part ways with head coach Mike Dunlap after just one season, throwing the team further into turmoil.
It was no surprise when former Kentucky center Anthony Davis was taken by the New Orleans Hornets with the number one overall pick, but the next 59 picks remained mysteries until the official announcements from NBA commissioner David Stern (and later his deputy Adam Silver).
As expected, six Kentucky players were drafted, along with a handful from UNC, Duke, UConn, Baylor, and Syracuse. And of course, this year’s draft had no shortage of European players that you have never heard of, with names that you wouldn’t dare to try to pronounce.
Earlier today, Trevor identified the biggest winner and biggest loser of the draft. In this post, we’ll identify a few more of each.
I’m rooting for Kansas in tonight’s National Championship Game for a number of reasons that actually have to do with Kansas:
This is a simple point I’m going to make, so I’ll be brief with it. But it’s an important one, I think, so I’m not leaving it unsaid anymore.
Over the weekend, I saw numerous blog and social media posts mocking Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s manner of speaking in press interviews. It immediately pissed me off, even before I did any digging into MKG’s background.
With Friday night’s games now over, the Elite 8 is complete. We have already previewed today’s Regional Final games between Louisville-Florida and Syracuse-Ohio State. Now let’s look at Sunday’s games.
In the South Regional Final, #1 seed and tournament favorite Kentucky matches up with the 3rd-seeded Baylor in a game that features future lottery picks all over the floor.