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  1. Ranking North Carolina's top 10 NBA draft picks since 1998 - NBA ...

    Jeff Goodman

    Jeff Goodman offers up his ranking of the top 10 NBA draft picks from North Carolina who are still playing in the league. He leads with Vince Carter, an eight-time NBA All-Star who's still contributing at the pro level at age 37.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  2. 2012 NBA draft trade roundup -- Arnett Moultrie, Tyler Zeller amo...

    A roundup of trade action related to the 2012 NBA draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2012
  3. The Barnes, Kidd-Gilchrist debate

    Chad Ford

    Every year, NBA scouts and GMs obsess over big men -- especially centers -- and point guards come NBA draft time. The tired cliché that you need a true point guard and center to win a NBA championship certainly didn't apply to Michael Jord...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  4. Harrison Barnes and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist are best wings availab...

    Chad Ford

    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?

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2012
  5. Former North Carolina Tar Heels point guard Larry Drew II enrolls...

    Peter Yoon

    Larry Drew II, the point guard who abruptly left North Carolina mid-season, has enrolled at UCLA for the spring quarter, according to the school.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  6. Los Angeles: Lakers, UCLA Bruins, history make L.A. center of bas...

    David Schoenfield

    Los Angeles is hosting All-Star Weekend, but is it the real center of the basketball universe? We examine five basketball meccas to find the answer.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2011
  7. Holiday hoops live up to the hype

    Amanda Rykoff

    A couple great college hoops games, another UConn women's rout and Rafael Nadal's Australian Open debut gave us something to talk About Last Night.

    Blog | Conversation | January 18, 2011
  8. Games We're Watching: Tuesday Night Football in Philadelphia

    Amanda Rykoff

    The sports world never takes a vacation. Tonight is no exception with NFL football, a college bowl doubleheader, NCAA basketball and big games in the NBA.

    Blog | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  9. NBA Draft 2010: Pistons, Bulls, Rockets, Spurs among teams lookin...

    Chad Ford

    Three days from the draft, trade buzz is growing louder. Chad Ford discusses what he's hearing on the trade front and identifies the key debates confronting front offices. Plus, an NBA GM provides the top 20 picks in his organization's mock draft.

    Blog | Conversation | June 21, 2010
  10. NBA Draft 2010: John Wall is in a draft tier all his own

    Chad Ford

    When smart teams draft, they don't use a 1-to-30 ranking; they utilize a tier system that accounts for team need and player talent. Chad Ford, after talking to numerous teams, divides this year's crop into tiers and explains how the system works.

    Blog | Conversation | June 18, 2010
  11. NBA Draft 2010: DeMarcus Cousins among biggest potential draft bu...

    Ryen Russillo

    Talent can obscure perspective in the NBA draft, and a number of impressive prospects are flying very large red flags. With that in mind, Ryen Russillo examines the 10 most likely busts in the upcoming draft.

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2010
  12. A peek inside teams' numbers

    Chad Ford

    A number of old-school GMs remain dismissive when it comes to using stats to evaluate draft prospects, but more and more NBA teams are employing stat gurus to develop formulas that can predict pro success. Some of them run teams, like the Houston Ro...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  13. NBA draft 2010: DeMarcus Cousins leads prospects in metrics-based...

    Chad Ford

    Organizational strategy plays a large role in the draft, and more and more teams are using advanced metrics to guide their selections. Chad Ford gets access to three teams' metric-based top-10 lists and unveils those rankings, in addition to other notes.

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  14. NBA draft 2010: Lance Stephenson, Dexter Pittman impress at Chica...

    Chad Ford

    The biggest story of Day 1 at the Chicago combine was the number of no-shows. However, some prospects made strong impressions, a couple of highly regarded players had rough interviews with teams and an International Man of Mystery emerged.

    Blog | Conversation | May 21, 2010
  15. 2010 NBA draft: Wesley Johnson, Al-Farouq Aminu, Greg Monroe batt...

    David Thorpe

    Fans watching the lottery should pay attention to which team lands the fourth pick and which ends up fifth. There's a big drop-off between those two spots, so this draft's intrigue starts at No. 5. David Thorpe breaks down the players available there.

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2010
  16. 3PM ET: All-NBA Team Announced Ainge Fined Wear Brothers Leav...

    Getty Images/US Presswire ALL NBA TEAM: LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the 2009-10 Most Valuable Player, and Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic, the 2009-10 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, were unanimous selections to the 2009-10 All-...

    Blog | May 06, 2010