Friday, June 29, 2012

Fab melo

  • Fab Melo, Syracuses former center, comes into the NBA with a reputation as a big, strong defender and rebounder. He improved dramatically from his freshman season and scouts love his chances to hold his own as a defensive standout in the NBA.
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  • The Celtics selected two-time Ohio State All American Jared Sullinger with the 21st pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. They followed that by picking Syracuse center Fab Melo with the 22d pick.
  • (Boston Globe)
  • BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics selected Ohio State sophomore forward Jared Sullinger with the 21st overall pick and Syracuse sophomore center Fab Melo with the 22nd overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft Thursday.
  • (ESPN)
  • Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- Former Syracuse University center Fab Melo was selected No. 22 overall by the Boston Celtics in Thursday nights NBA draft. Melo will be joined by former forward Kris Joseph, who was selected in the second round at No. 51.
  • (NewsChannel 9 WSYR)
  • INDIANAPOLIS -- Fab Melo learned a lot about life at Syracuse. On the court, he got stronger, improved his work ethic and emerged as one of the nations premier defenders.
  • (ESPN)
  • The Celtics [team stats] didn't trade up in tonight's NBA draft, instead staying put and rolling the dice with the 21st pick. They certainly took a gamble, picking Ohio State power forward Jared Sullinger. The skilled big man averaged 17.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • BOSTON (AP) - Jared Sullinger had back problems. Fab Melos troubles came in the classroom. The Boston Celtics hope the two big men they drafted on Thursday night will help fix some of their issues on the court.
  • (NBC Sports)
  • The NBA Draft is underway, and the buzz about Dion Waiters stock rising in recent weeks turned out to be accurate. The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Waiters with the No.
  • (The Post-Standard - (blog))
  • The league trend is smaller lineups. The Heat's small lineups defeated the Thunder's small lineups in the finals–though it helps to have the best player in the world, a guy who can play all five positions.
  • (Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog))
  • The Boston Celtics weakness in size and rebounding was an achilles heal in the 2011-2012 NBA season.
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