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  1. Charlotte Bobcats need Anthony Davis

    David Thorpe

    It seems no team will have an easier time drafting in June than the Charlotte Bobcats. They are the worst team in the league on both sides of the ball. Looking ahead, they do not have a single player who owns his position, which means every player th...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  2. NBA Draft - Anthony Davis, Thomas Robinson fit Charlotte Bobcats

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe says Anthony Davis is the obvious pick, but Thomas Robinson could work, too.

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  3. NBA - Brad Stevens among college coaches with NBA potential

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe examines a handful of coaches he believes could successfully make the transition to the pro game.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  4. NBA draft - Thorpe Report scouting Kansas Jayhawks

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe evaluates two of the top NBA draft candidates from Monday's Kansas-Davidson matchup and breaks down their strengths and weaknesses.

    Blog | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  5. March is key for Plumlee, Thompson

    David Thorpe

    Many NBA executives are completely in love with the new wave of statistical analysis sweeping the league. These metrics are obviously number-centric and, by definition, ignore the kinds of subjective variables that creep into human analysis. Still, t...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  6. NBA Draft: Mason Plumlee, Tristan Thompson, Marcus Morris, Markie...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe looks at four players, Mason Plumlee, Tristan Thompson, Marcus and Markieff Morris, whose play in March could have enormous impact on their draft stock.

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2011
  7. What's wrong with Josh Selby?

    David Thorpe

    Recently, ESPN draft guru Chad Ford rightly claimed that Josh Selby's draft stock is dropping. For a guy who experts in college and the NBA raved about for months, he's looked nothing like an NBA player, at least from a statistical point of...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  8. NBA Draft: What's wrong with Kansas point guard Josh Selby?

    David Thorpe

    After coming into this season with a lot of draft buzz, Kansas Jayhawks G Josh Selby has seen his draft stock fall in recent weeks. But as David Thorpe explains, that may have more to do with the Jayhawks' style of play and less with Selby's game.

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  9. Fab freshman can still grow

    David Thorpe

    As discussed last week, there are three freshman who started the season as the clear favorites to be the first players selected in the 2011 NBA draft. However as Chad Ford has written in this space, there are a number of other top rated freshman who ...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  10. NBA draft - Terrence Jones, Jared Sullinger can be even better

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe analyzes where some of the land's top freshman, such as OSU's Jared Sullinger and Kentucky's Terrence Jones and Brandon Knight, can improve their stock this season.

    Blog | Conversation | November 24, 2010
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Red Flags: The plight of the "tweener"

    David Thorpe

    Last week we broke down some of the "red flags" that occur off the court and can hurt draftable players, potentially lowering their stock. This week, let's look into how some on-court issues hurt these players when they are evaluated by NBA team...

    Blog | June 20, 2010
  14. Red Flags: The plight of the "tweener"

    David Thorpe

    Last week we broke down some of the "red flags" that occur off the court and can hurt draftable players, potentially lowering their stock. This week, let's look into how some on-court issues hurt these players when they are evaluated by NBA team...

    Blog | June 20, 2010
  15. 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
  16. 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