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  1. Brian Griese

    Brian Griese



    • College football analyst for ESPN
    • 11-year NFL QB and had a 17-5 record as a starter at University of Michigan

    Career NFL Stats
  2. Three players to watch in NBA summer league

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe believes three young summer leaguers are poised to make an immediate impact for their respective teams.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  3. NBA - Ty Lawson is the Denver Nuggets' star, but is he an MVP can...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe writes that Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has embraced his role as his Denver's main scorer and best player. Could he be a dark-horse MVP candidate?

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  4. NBA: Rookie Watch -- Learning opportunities

    David Thorpe

    These rookies are off to a solid start, but here's how they can improve quickly.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  5. NBA - 10 players to watch in Orlando Summer League

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe offers his 10 players to watch during the opening week of Summer League in Orlando, Fla. Among them are Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond and Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2013
  6. NBA - Imagine an All-NCAA tournament team if young NBA stars like...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe offers his All-NCAA tournament team of NBA stars who still would be in college, including Kyrie Iriving, John Wall and Anthony Davis.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  7. NBA - Big men DeMarcus Cousins and Greg Monroe are carrying their...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe says the fortunes of the Kings and Pistons rest largely on the shoulders of big men DeMarcus Cousins and Greg Monroe.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  8. NBA - Breaking down Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd Gilchrist or Dami...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe offers his reasons Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist or Damian Lillard will or will not win the ROY award.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  9. Maturing Henson a perfect fit for Pistons

    David Thorpe

    Most NBA teams make finding their long-term point guard and center priorities before any other positions. The Detroit Pistons have done just that with their last two drafts. True, Greg Monroe can play some power forward, and Brandon Knight looks to s...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  10. NBA Draft - Detroit Pistons need front court help or shooters

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe says UNC forward John Henson would offer many options for the fledgling Pistons offense.

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  11. Best NBA fits for top prospects

    David Thorpe

    College hoops is just beginning, and the NBA season is but a glimmer of hope, yet NBA teams still covet many players from a 2012 draft class that is expected to be very rich in talent. Though team needs will likely change (assuming there's a sea...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  12. Best NBA fits for Anthony Davis, Harrison Barnes, Andre Drummond,...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe looks at five of the top prospects in college basketball and determines which NBA teams would provide the best fits for each.

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  13. Wall as good as advertised in Vegas

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe is covering the NBA summer league for ESPN Insider. Below are his observations from early play in Las Vegas. Check out his previous dispatch from Orlando right here. John Wall, PG, Washington Wizards Forget about the turnovers and the ...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  14. NBA - John Wall, Dominique Jones, Patrick Patterson make impact i...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe is scouting the Las Vegas summer league, and spotlights 10 rookies who have caught his attention. Some, like John Wall, showed why they belong in the NBA. Others, like Detroit's Terrico White, still have questions that need to be answered.

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  15. 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
  16. NBA Draft 2010: Tweeners like Al-Farouq Aminu have tough time in ...

    David Thorpe

    There are a number of NBA players who don't have the prototypical size to match their natural positional skill set, but there are many more talented players who never got a chance because of that fatal "tweener" moniker. David Thorpe examines why.

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2010
  17. 2010 NBA draft: How teams find red flags in prospects like DeMarc...

    David Thorpe

    It's tough to predict the future, but some warning signs stand out. Which are the worst? And whom do they apply to in the 2010 draft? David Thorpe examines the way NBA teams assess concerns in their draft war rooms.

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2010