Tag: NBA Draft

2018 NBA Draft Grades (Central Division)

By Eli Yankelevich

Cleveland Cavaliers

Pick(s): 8

Selection(s): Collin Sexton, PG, Alabama

The selection of Collin Sexton cements the reality of Cleveland without LeBron James. Although LeBron has been vital part of the Cavaliers, both him and the organization must part ways in order to both remain relevant. Without James the Cavaliers have the opportunity to embrace a full rebuild. Read Full Article Here!

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3 Biggest Steals of the 2018 NBA Draft

By Oliver Mauntel

Michael Porter Jr. Denver Nuggets (14): If healthy, Porter would have essentially been guaranteed to be a top 5 pick in the draft. Porter’s latest episode of back spasms in the week prior to the draft led to some concerns about his long term health, causing him to slip to the bottom of the lottery. Read Full Article Here!

Phoenix’s Opportunity to Create the Next Shaq and Kobe

By Thomas Jeffrey

It is official. The Phoenix Suns won the NBA Draft Lottery, and will have the first pick of the night on June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. After going an abysmal 21-61, Phoenix has to get this right. The days of Steve Nash are long gone, and the franchise desperately needs to be revamped. The right pick will do just that, and despite the talent in this year’s draft, it is pretty clear who Phoenix needs to take. If Phoenix does indeed make this right pick, they will create a dominant duo reminiscent of Shaq and Kobe.

Deandre Ayton is the player that the Suns need. The center from Arizona is athletic, versatile, and skilled. He is the type of player that can immediately elevate a team’s talent. Just imagine him combined with Phoenix’s young star Devin Booker. Read Full Article Here!