Post 2015 NBA Draft Like/Dislike

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Photo courtesy of usatoday.com

Now that the NBA Draft is complete and the few amount of trades that happened are official, I wanted to do something different than the traditional draft grades post. I looked at the grades each team got on ESPN (Insider) and wanted to put together my thoughts on what took place so far this offseason. Continue reading

Joey Zocco 2015 NBA Mock Draft 2.0

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Photo courtesy of insider.espn.go.com

The NBA Draft is about six hours away (June 25, 7 p.m on ESPN) and I just had to give the people what they want! One last mock draft before the action gets underway tonight. I cannot wait for the trades and surprise selections.

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Jordan Katz 2015 NBA Draft Mock 1.0

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Photo courtesy of sportingnews.com

The NBA Draft is rapidly approaching (Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. on ESPN) and rumors are flying. Not just speculation about who will be selecting who at the draft, but also what teams will be looking to move up and down on draft night. After doing the Zocco’s Modern Life podcast with our very own Joey Zocco (which you can listen to here) Jordan Katz compiled a full two round mock draft with trades.

If you like what you see you can also check out a fan operated mock draft here. Enjoy the draft! Continue reading

2015 Fan Operated NBA Mock Draft

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Welcome to this year’s Fan Operated Mock Draft of the NBA first round. Over the past few days I have been conducting a draft where you, the fan, choose players for your favorite team or any team you were interested in. Thanks to all who participated! By the way, isn’t social media great?  Continue reading

A Lookback at The Finals, and 4 Things to Look Forward to This Offseason

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The best team in basketball knocked out the best player in basketball Tuesday night to win the 2015 NBA Finals, four games to two. Stephen Curry had many moments that screamed “best shooter in the world” and LeBron James played his tail off to keep his team in the series. Continue reading

Joey Zocco 2015 NBA Mock Draft 1.0

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As everyone focuses their basketball attention towards the great NBA Finals series going on right now, the 2015 Draft is less than two weeks away. Here is my first Mock Draft. Continue reading

2015 NBA Draft: Porzingis & Hezonja

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Photo courtesy of draftexpress.com

The 2015 NBA Draft is a little more than two weeks away and there are two prospects that the average fan may not know about. Kristaps Porzingis and Mario Hezonja both played professionally overseas and are projected to go in the top 10 of this year’s draft.  Continue reading

How Hawks Injuries Affect More than Series with Cavaliers

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Photo courtesy of twitter.com/SBNationNBA

The Atlanta Hawks were one of the best stories and teams from the 2014-15 NBA regular season, winning 60 games and claiming the top seed in the Eastern Conference by seven games. The Hawks sent four players to the 2015 NBA All-Star game and their coach Mike Budenholzer was deservedly named Coach of the Year.  Continue reading

NBA Draft: Reaction to Top 5 Picks

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So the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery is over just like that, and no drastic changes to the draft order took place this year. There was no Cleveland or Chicago jumping nearly ten spots up to the No. 1 pick. Continue reading

2015 NBA Draft Order

The NBA Draft Lottery has come and gone, the envelops have been opened and every team in the league now knows where they will be picking in this year’s draft next month. Here is a look at how the ping pong balls bounced. Great graphic by Bleacher Report.

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Photo courtesy of bleacherreport.com