Review Category : 2014 NBA Draft

With the 16th pick of the NBA Draft, Adam Silver and the NBA  selected former Baylor basketball star Isaiah Austin. On Sunday Austin announced that he would no longer be playing basketball because he was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder. He was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, which produced an enlarged aorta that leaves him in danger of dying if he continued to play basketball. getting news so close to the NBA Draft must have been heart breaking. Adam Silver, who has shown nothing but class, and love for those in the NBA made another big move by making sure the NBA drafted him. He won’t be on a team, but Adam Silver has offered him a job for after he gets his degree, and Baylor also offered him a coaching job. On hearing his name called, Isaiah said it was, “One of the greatest moments of my life.” he ...

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The Los Angeles Lakers are open to the possibility of trading their first-round draft pick in exchange for a star player. The Lakers are hoping to strike a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, in exchange for power forward Kevin Love. Love has been in the NBA for six seasons and he’s never played in the postseason. Los Angeles is a potential destination for the big man. He played two years of basketball at UCLA and he’s originally from Santa Monica, so Love definitely has interest in playing for his hometown team, but the Wolves may find a better deal with another team. If the trade for Love falls through, the Lakers will reportedly pursue Deron Williams as their secondary target. Williams has been struggling for the last seasons in Brooklyn. During his time with the Utah Jazz, he was a perennial All-Star. D-Will is also hoping to get out of ...

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Wow, Cleveland has racked up a lot of karma since LeBron’s departure. First they nab Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel in the 2014 NFL Draft, and now they make another big splash in this year’s draft. For the third time in four years, the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA lottery and they’ll make the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. Here’s the order for the first 14 draft picks in round one of the NBA draft: Cleveland Cavaliers Milwaukee Bucks Philadelphia 76ers Orlando Magic Utah Jazz Boston Celtics Los Angeles Lakers Sacramento Kings Charlotte Hornets (via Detroit Pistons) Philadelphia 76ers (via New Orleans Pelicans) Denver Nuggets Orlando Magic (via Denver Nuggets via New York Knicks) Minnesota Timberwolves Phoenix Suns In my opinion, the top 5 picks hold the most interesting prospects. We’re talking about Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Dante Exum and Aaron Gordon. A lot of ...

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If your team missed the NBA playoffs this year then you’re probably looking forward to the 2014 NBA draft. The next player they draft could reshape the future of your franchise for years to come. So let’s cut to the chase and talk about this year’s draft. The 2014 NBA Draft lottery takes place tonight and this draft class appears to have a deeper than normal talent pool. Since the Milwaukee Bucks finished with the league’s worst record during the 2013-14 NBA regular season, they obviously have the highest probability of winning the No. 1 overall pick. The results of the lottery will be nationally televised on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, right before Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Here’s how the 2014 lottery drawings will work: “Fourteen ping-pong balls numbered 1 through 14 will be placed in a drum. There are 1,001 possible combinations when four ...

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