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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NBA Draft’

Isaiah Austin’s NBA Dreams Are Over, Player Has Marfan Syndrome

Isaiah Austin, 20, was expected to be a second-round pick in the NBA draft, but his dreams of playing in the NBA have ended. Before the draft, Austin underwent genetic testing and results showed that he is suffering from Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects one in 5,000 people. The disorder is inherited and it affects the eyes, …

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2014 NBA Mock Draft Version 1.0 Is In

NBA teams who are looking to rebuild their lineup have a lot of work in store for them. The upcoming June 26 draft is a chance to change their rosters. Picking players with huge potential can be tricky and the process takes time. Individual strengths and weaknesses of players will still be assessed for the coming months, but SI.com has …

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Victor Oladipo Wore Google Glass to the NBA Draft

It was a good night for Indiana University guard Victor Oladipo. Not only was the 1st Team All-Big Ten and conference defensive player of the year drafted 2nd overall in Thursday Night’s NBA draft, but he also got some extra attention for an unusual pair of glasses. Yep, we’re talking Google Glass. Oladipo rocked them during the day yesterday – …

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Is Happy To Be Going To The Charlotte Bobcats

The Charlotte Bobcats took Kentucky’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in last night’s NBA Draft, and while the pick is being highly scrutinized across the webisphere, one thing cannot be mistaken: Kidd-Gilchrist is ready to face the challenge that awaits him in Charlotte. Apparently, the pick was a surprise, even to Gilchrist as the Bobcats kept their cards close to the vest. Quoth …

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Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Go One, Two, Make NBA Draft History

While last night’s NBA Draft featured a lot of manufactured drama from ESPN as they tried to create something of “Who will have the most picks? Kentucky or North Carolina” rivalry, the big story was when Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, both of the Kentucky Wildcats, went first and second in the draft, a first for the NBA and its …

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Anthony Davis’ Unibrow Gets Trademarked

During the last season of college basketball, Kentucky’s Anthony Davis made the unibrow popular with sports fans, so much so, in fact, it went well beyond Kentucky fans. In fact, some might say the Player of Year in college basketball took shame out of such facial hair and made it socially acceptable, at least judging by all the “Brow Down” …

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