Friday, June 29, 2012

NBA Draft 2012 Round 2

  • (Getty Images) No player suffered a more disappointing drop in the 2012 draft taken in the two-round draft. Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Charlotte Bobcats) became the first players from the same school to be selected 1-2 in NBA history.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • As is NBA Draft tradition, the second round began with enthusiastic cheers as Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver replaced his antagonistic boss, David Stern, at the podium.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The NBA draft commenced Thursday night. Heres how it went down: 1. Anthony Davis, Kentucky, 6-10, PF: Too bad Chris Paul isn't around anymore to throw him lob passes. He'll impact the defensive end of the floor first with his blocks.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Anthony Davis became the Hornets new franchise player, the Bobcats stayed with No. 2, and Perry Jones III slid and slid.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • We will NOT not hear what happens at 2, but we cant hear and entertaining as the draft moves along. One note of caution.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • NEWARK, N.J. -- New Orleans was destined to be the winner of the NBA draft of record for 2012. If this draft is deemed to be a success then it will be because the Hornets pulled off getting Davis and Rivers.
  • (ESPN)
  • But the Rockets had grandiose plans on draft night -- moving up to No. 2 or No. 5, specifically -- and couldnt one of the best developmental franchises in the NBA, which will give him the freedom to mature in practices rather than games.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)
  • The Warriors also took Vanderbilt center Festus Ezeli with the 30th and final pick of the first round, then grabbed Michigan State forward led the Tar Heels with 17.1 points per game and also grabbed 5.2 rebounds.
  • (Abc Local Web)
  • USA TODAY Sports evaluated and doled out grades for each teams performance in the NBA draft, from best to worst Kentucky guard Doron Lamb may be the steal of the second round.
  • (USA Today)
  • The newcomer to the NBA s draft: Anthony Davis (1 New Orleans), Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (2 Charlotte), Terrence Jones (18 Houston) and Marcus Teague (29 Chicago).
  • (The Vancouver Sun)

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