The Hornets moved up three spots in the NBA draft lottery Wednesday night to land the No. 1 pick and, in the process, snatched the honor away from Charlotte, Washington and Cleveland.
ESPN NBA draft analyst Chad Ford writes that, with all of the NBA's fascination with big men and point guards, this year's draft is strong in wingmen such as Harrison Barnes and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. But which one should go first?
Was that a hip-hop icon or a part-owner of the Nets who went into the Kentucky locker room during the NCAA tournament? Was it Jay-Z or Shawn Carter? Can they co-exist in the NBA?
Chicago native Julian Wright scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half, Brandon Rush added 19 and top-seeded Kansas romped past Kentucky 88-76 in the second round of the NCAA tournament Sunday.