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  1. Best NBA fits: Sullinger and Zeller

    David Thorpe

    In one of the most exciting college basketball games of the year so far, as No. 15 Indiana barely edged No. 2 Ohio State 74-79, fans were treated a matchup of two legitimate NBA prospects: the Buckeyes forward Jared Sullinger and Hoosiers center Cody...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  2. NBA draft - Best team fits for Jared Sullinger and Cody Zeller

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe evaluates two top NBA draft candidates, breaks down their strengths and weaknesses and with which NBA team they'd match up best.

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2012
  3. Scouting Duke, Florida, OSU

    David Thorpe

    Last week I saw four players most people think will be selected in the 2012 NBA draft. I could not have seen four players with four completely different skill sets. However, Florida's Bradley Beal and Patric Young, as well as Duke's Mason P...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  4. CBB - Scouting Bradley Beal, Mason Plumlee, Jared Sullinger, Patr...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe examines NBA prospects Bradley Beal, Patric Young and Jared Sullinger

    Blog | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  5. How Sullinger needs to improve

    David Thorpe

    For NBA draft prospects, deciding whether to come back to school is never an easy process, especially for players who are assured of lottery status. Yet there are a few guys who seem to be set on doing just that. While this is great for college baske...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  6. NBA draft 2011: Essential improvements for top returnees Jared Su...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe offers improvement advice for three top prospects who could return to school next year: Jared Sullinger, John Henson and Harrison Barnes.

    Blog | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Need instant impact? Draft a UK Wildcat

    David Thorpe

    We all know the NBA draft is more about "tomorrow" than today. The league is filled with great players with below-average (or worse) rookie seasons. Dirk Nowitzki averaged eight points per game on 40 percent shooting and 20 percent from 3-point range...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  12. 2010 NBA draft: John Wall, Patrick Patterson among most NBA-ready...

    David Thorpe

    The top draft picks aren't necessarily the ones who will have the greatest impact next season. Rookie Watch author David Thorpe takes us through the 10 most NBA-ready players in this year's draft.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2010
  13. Value vs. need for top five picks

    David Thorpe

    The lottery and Chicago combine are behind us, and Chad Ford has already produced two mock drafts. Chad's work deals with figuring out what teams are going to do, but I'm more interested in what they should do. With that in mind, let's...

    Blog | May 25, 2010
  14. 2010 NBA draft: Who the Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, N...

    David Thorpe

    Value. Need. Each aspect argues for a different move for teams picking in the top five of the NBA draft. David Thorpe evaluates each pick on both factors, and it gets awfully interesting after the clear No. 1 pick.

    Blog | Conversation | May 25, 2010
  15. Draft's true intrigue starts at No. 5

    David Thorpe

    As we roll into the first big week of the NBA draft season, teams are busy creating their own mock drafts, which can look just like the ones we all read online. It's a difficult puzzle that's made only slightly easier once we learn the exac...

    Blog | May 18, 2010
  16. 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