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  1. Value plan: Draft's best bargains

    Peter Newmann and Dean Oliver

    G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty ImagesJordan Williams' ability to crash the glass could make him a steal late in the first round of the draft. Finding value with a pick late in the NBA draft is difficult. There may be available players who stick in...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  2. Is age a factor in the NBA draft?

    Peter Newmann and Dean Oliver

    Over the past 20 years, the NBA draft has changed dramatically. There has been an influx of young players coming from overseas and, until recently, straight from high school. This has led to many conversations among key decision makers: Do you draft ...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  3. Who's the best shooting guard in the draft?

    Peter Newmann and Dean Oliver

    Mark D Smith/US PresswireColorado's Alec Burks may have more versatility ... but Wazzu's Klay Thompson has the NBA range.The consensus top shooting guard prospects in the 2011 NBA draft are Colorado sophomore Alec Burks and Washington State junior Kl...

    Blog | June 20, 2011
  4. Board game: Is Faried a lottery pick?

    Peter Newmann and Dean Oliver

    Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Kenneth Faried was the best rebounder in the NCAA. Can he clean the glass in the pros, too? Morehead State is a relatively small school, with about 9,000 students located on its campus in Morehead, Kentucky. Kenneth F...

    Blog | June 18, 2011
  5. Will Jimmer's skills translate to next level?

    Peter Newmann and Dean Oliver

    Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Jimmer Fredette was the best scorer in college basketball ... but will that be enough in the NBA? Jimmer Fredette led the NCAA in scoring as a senior, averaging 28.9 points per game. But scoring doesn't necessarily trans...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  6. Get to the point: Knight vs. Walker

    Peter Newmann and Dean Oliver

    US PresswireKemba Walker won the battle at the Final Four, but is Brandon Knight the better draft prospect? Kemba Walker might be the most polished collegiate player in this year's NBA draft. He won the 2011 NCAA title with Connecticut, he finished ...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  7. Is Kyrie Irving a risky No. 1 pick?

    Peter Newmann and Dean Oliver

    Andrew Synowiez/US Presswire With only 303 college minutes under his belt, is Duke's Kyrie Irving worthy of being the No. 1 pick? With the draft order set (in pencil), it appears that Duke point guard Kyrie Irving will be the likely No. 1 overall s...

    Blog | June 15, 2011