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  1. Doug McDermott's versatility among biggest surprises from NBA dra...

    Jeff Goodman

    Jeff Goodman provides 12 of the biggest surprises from the NBA draft combine. He leads with Creighton forward Doug McDermott, who showed his athleticism in the vertical and running events.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  2. Arizona's Nick Johnson learned lessons on how to become a complet...

    Dana O'Neil

    Joe Johnson didn't want his son to play basketball like he did, so he taught Nick Johnson, a standout at Arizona, to do more than he ever did. That work is clear.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  3. Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls says vertical leap five inches high...

    Nick Friedell

    Derrick Rose believes he's gained five inches in vertical leap since tearing the ACL in his knee.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2013
  4. Mock draft based solely on NCAA production

    Eamonn Brennan

    The NBA draft is just around the corner. The league's scouts and general managers have more hours of tape and more measurements of standing vertical leaps than they know what to do with. Mock drafts are coalescing around consensus themes. Players are...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  5. Mock NBA draft lottery based on production playing NCAA men's bas...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Projecting the NBA draft lottery if selections were based entirely on a player's production as a college player.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  6. The improbable return to the NBA for the New Jersey Nets' Gerald ...

    Jonathan Abrams

    Gerald Green's improbable return to the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2012
  7. NBA draft: Sacramento Kings' Jimmer Fredette just might break NBA...

    Ian O'Connor

    Jimmer Fredette could help change the unfortunate language of the NBA draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  8. Reax: Knicks pick Iman Shumpert at 17

    Jared Zwerling

    PLAYER: Iman Shumpert SCHOOL: Georgia Tech POSITION: Point guard HEIGHT: 6-6 WEIGHT: 220 WHAT IT MEANS: Shumpert stole the show at the NBA draft combine in Chicago with his freakish athleticism -- his 36.5-inch standing vertical leap was the...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  9. Wilbon: Bulls need vets, not draft picks

    Michael Wilbon

    I'm sitting here obsessing over scouting tidbits about kids born, incredibly, in the 1990s. Upside, downside, wingspan, vertical leap, 3-point range, coachability, footwork, defensive instincts, stretch-4s. I have convinced myself beyond a shadow of ...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  10. The Chicago Bulls need seasoned veterans more than promising draf...

    Michael Wilbon

    The Chicago Bulls need seasoned veterans more than promising draft picks.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  11. Performance-enhancing shoe? NBA bans kicks

    The NBA is prohibiting its players from wearing a new line of sneakers that claims to increase vertical leap.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2010
  12. Athletes have chance to do their own combine

    Joel Poiley

    More than 100 trainers from 12 countries went through a Combine360 workout and breakout sessions earlier this week.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2010
  13. Lakers lose to Denver: One moment

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The final play was, to be frank, a disaster from the start. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Shorter man with no vertical vs. tall man who can jump = bad outcome on final shot. With 12.7 seconds remaining and the Lakers down by two to the Nugge...

    Blog | April 08, 2010
  14. Dave McMenamin: Shannon Brown says he's more than a dunker

    Dave McMenamin

    Shannon Brown wants to be known for more than just being a dunker.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2010
  15. Dallas Mavericks being careful with development of rookie Rodrigu...

    Tim MacMahon

    The Mavericks are being careful when it comes to cultivating rookie Beaubois.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2009
  16. 'NBA 2K10': Under the Radar

    Jon Robinson

    The Gamer uncovers six unexpected players who could light up the virtual court

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2009