Archive - Apr 2012
Front and center for the first three days of this year’s Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, I watched the event’s entire 64-man roster play in two games. By the time I weaved onto I-95 South headed back to Raleigh my brain had locked in on the five guys at the event most likely to make an NBA roster for next year. You may not find some of these names on the all tournament team, but they showed me enough to give them the nod.
Day 1 PIT Recap
Missouri’s Kim English impressed once again on Friday. The wiry shooting guard (measured 6'3"3/4 barefoot,190.8 lbs, and with a 6'7" wingspan) found teammate Eric Griffin early on with a pinpoint post entry that led to an easy. English understands angles and spacing well in the half court – he pumped faked before putting the ball on the deck trying to find Griffin and eventually relocated below FT line extended to feed the ball down low, c
We previously reported that Tony Mitchell would declare for the draft. Our report turned out to be false. We would like to issue an apology to Tony Mitchell and North Texas.
A source close to the situation told NBADraft.net on Monday that North Texas' forward Tony Mitchell will leave for the NBA Draft this year.
The decision makes sense as within the past few days, head coach Johnny Jones took the LSU job.
6'11 shot blocker extraordinare and Kentucky commit Nerlens Noel is the number one rated recruit according to a number of services including ESPN and Scout.com. We caught up with Nerlens last week during the Nike Hoop Summit.
NBADraft.net: You got a late start on the event, I understand you had some school related obligations?
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