It's mind over matter for the Trail Blazers at the NBA Draft Combine
San Diego State junior Jamaal Franklin considers himself one of the better defenders in the country.
Syracuse's James Southerland shows off shooting touch at NBA combine
Syracuse's James Southerland, shown here in the Orange's NCAA Tournament game against Marquette, has the kind of shooting ability that intrigues NBA scouts.
Detroit Free Press
Point guards snare Pistons' attention at combine
The Red Wings' own end is where trouble is brewing, and has been brewing, and it needs to be fixed... CHICAGO - The Pistons have a huge need for athleticism and three-point shooting.
Thu May 16, 2013
Former Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams would welcome being drafted by 76ers
Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams dribbles the ball against Georgetown during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 9, 2013, in Washington.
Wed May 15, 2013
Hinkie will assess draft prospects at combine
When he's not searching for a head coach, new 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie will spend the next several weeks assessing draft prospects the team could pick in the first round of June's NBA draft.
Tue May 14, 2013
Terrapin Station MD
ACC Impact Freshmen In College Basketball
With all the Andrew Wiggins-to-Kansas hoopla finally bringing the 2013 recruiting class to a close, there's no time better than now to look at which freshmen will make an impact in the ACC next year.
Syracuse Basketball: 5 Early Storylines from Orange's 2014 Recruiting Trail
Only junior forward C.J. Fair, who was the Orange's most consistent and arguably best player, remains from a team that made a Final Four run.
Sun May 12, 2013
Sacramento Kings Could Use Point Guard Like Michael Carter-Williams
Talk of whether the Sacramento Kings will stay in California or move to Seattle is expected to finally end this week when the NBA owners make their choice.
Thu May 09, 2013
Dallas Morning News
NBA Analyst: Mavs should draft this European forward
A LOOK AT 5 PROSPECTS THE MAVERICKS COULD TAKE AT NO. 13 IN THE NBA DRAFT/ After an up and down season that saw the Mavs miss the playoffs for the first time since Mark Cuban has taken over as the owner, Dallas must now turn its attention to free agency and the draft.
Wed May 08, 2013
Syracuse Basketball: 5 Reasons Fans Should Expect an ACC Title in 2014
Syracuse fans are used to winning. A down Big East season had been a fifth-place finish.
Rankings: Mich.-Duke No. 1 for Big Ten/ACC
One of the best nonconference events is back once again -- and it's new and improved with the ACC adding Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Notre Dame to the fold.
The 10 College Basketball Teams with the Biggest Bust Potential for 2014 Season
A year ago, Kentucky had to replace its entire starting lineup, yet a team filled with question marks was ranked preseason No.
Tue May 07, 2013
Syracuse Basketball: 5 Effects Roster Changes Will Have on Orange in 2014
Many people struggle with change, preferring the comfort that comes with what's familiar.
Sat May 04, 2013
D-League Acquisition Timely for Philadelphia 76ers With 3 Draft Picks Ahead
The Philadelphia 76ers will attempt to wash the taste out of their mouths of this past miserable campaign, and there's few better ways to do that than by bringing in new young players.
Fri May 03, 2013
NBA Draft Prospect of the Week: Michael Carter-Williams
Michael Carter-Williams is a point guard with great size, passing skills and creativity, who lacks much in the ways of consistent scoring and decision-making ability.
Thu May 02, 2013
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Syracuse Basketball: 5 Biggest Concerns with the Orange's 2014 Roster
Turnover in roster is the nature of the beast in college basketball. That beast will be bigger and stronger than usual for the Syracuse Orange in the 2013-14 season.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The New York Times
Off the Dribble: Why Burke Could Work in the N.B.A.
Trey Burke of Michigan shot over Gorgui Dieng of Louisville during the N.C.A.A. title game on April 8. Listed at 6 feet, 190 pounds, Trey Burke will not be confused with point guards like Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams - who is 6-6, 185 pounds - or Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart, who is 6-4, 225 pounds.
Burnt Orange Nation
Looking at the NBA point guard draft class of 2013
Over the weekend, the deadline to declare for the NBA draft passed. We now have a clear picture of what the 2013 NBA point guard class will look like, a class that will include Texas guard Myck Kabongo.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Shane Larkin Will Reportedly Declare for 2013 NBA Draft
A press conference originally scheduled for Sunday at 6 p.m. may be pushed up now that Shane's plans to go pro are public knowledge.