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  1. Harrison Barnes has something to prove

    David Thorpe

    Heading into the college basketball season, there are a number of guys who already have secured a solid first-round ticket into next year's NBA draft. But can they just coast and then see their dreams come true? For the most part, no. There look...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  2. NBA draft - Harrison Barnes, Kyrie Irving and Perry Jones have so...

    David Thorpe

    There's some consensus surrounding the top players of the projected 2011 draft class: Harrison Barnes, Perry Jones and Kyrie Irving. But David Thorpe says this trio can't simply coast and expect a top draft spot. Here's what each will have to prove.

    Blog | Conversation | November 18, 2010
  3. Five potential draft-altering moves

    David Thorpe

    On draft day, much of the mystery surrounding the event is gone. Thanks to guys like Chad Ford, we typically know exactly where 10-12 players will be drafted in Round 1, and we'll know another 25 guys or so who will fill out the rest of the top ...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  4. NBA Draft 2010: Washington Wizards trading John Wall could dramat...

    David Thorpe

    While there's a growing certainty about where prospects will land tonight, there's still plenty of intrigue. David Thorpe looks at five moves that could drastically change the draft, including the Wizards' swapping John Wall for an All-Star point guard.

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2010
  5. Need instant impact? Draft a UK Wildcat

    David Thorpe

    We all know the NBA draft is more about "tomorrow" than today. The league is filled with great players with below-average (or worse) rookie seasons. Dirk Nowitzki averaged eight points per game on 40 percent shooting and 20 percent from 3-point range...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  6. 2010 NBA draft: John Wall, Patrick Patterson among most NBA-ready...

    David Thorpe

    The top draft picks aren't necessarily the ones who will have the greatest impact next season. Rookie Watch author David Thorpe takes us through the 10 most NBA-ready players in this year's draft.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2010
  7. Need/value for picks 6-10

    David Thorpe

    A little while back, we evaluated the first five picks of the draft from a need versus value perspective, but as we get deeper into the lottery, things can get really muddled. Most people now agree on the top five players in this draft, but picking t...

    Blog | June 01, 2010
  8. 2010 NBA draft: Need vs. value for the Warriors, Jazz, Pacers, Pi...

    David Thorpe

    A week ago, David Thorpe evaluated the teams with the top five picks from the perspective of both need and value. Now he shifts his attention to picks 6-10, where the choices aren't nearly as clear.

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2010
  9. Showtime at conference tourneys

    David Thorpe

    As NBA prospects prepare to play the potentially final few games of their careers, there is definitely a case to be made for finishing with a bang instead of a whimper. Study the NBA draft results over the years and you will see why that's the c...

    Blog | March 10, 2010
  10. NBA Draft Blog - Prospects look to prove themselves in conference...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe examines 10 prospects who will be looking to make a big impression during their conference tournaments, including a pair of SEC big men. With NBA teams showing bias toward late-season performances, there's a lot on the line.

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2010