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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ZML Podcast: NBA Finals Recap and Draft Preview 6-22-15

Joey Zocco calls Jordan Katz to talk about the 2015 NBA Finals as well as the upcoming NBA Draft. They discuss many of the storylines from The Finals and eventually get around to talking about the top 14 picks in the 2015 NBA Draft. Continue reading

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

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Photo courtesy of whio.com

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

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

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

The NBA Draft Lottery: Where Tanking Pays Off

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Photo courtesy of live4sportnetwork.com

As four teams prepare to play in the conference finals the rest of the teams get their first look at what is in store for the upcoming offseason. The NBA Draft Lottery is being held tonight (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) and the 14 teams who did not make the playoffs get their moment in the spotlight. Continue reading

The Mudiay Effect

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Photo courtesy of nextimpulsesports.com & Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports

As I watch No. 21 SMU Mustangs play the unranked, defending National Champion Connecticut Huskies on this snowy Sunday in Connecticut I can’t help but think about how good this Mustang team would have been if their top recruit decided to go to college. I also can’t help but think about how this talented UConn team is going to miss the NCAA Tournament barring some crazy American Athletic Conference Tournament run, and part of me thinks that winning the conference tournament is very possible (where have we seen a UConn team do that before). Continue reading

The Shabazz Napier Draft Night Story

Taken From: cdn.fansided.com

Taken From: cdn.fansided.com

(It is almost like Shabazz is waving goodbye) Here is my first person recollection of how my draft night went from awesome to terrible in the blink of an eye. And to think all of this happened because of one stinkin tweet by the King:

So thanks a lot LeBron, from every UConn fan. Here it goes.

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NBA Draft Initial Thoughts

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Taken From: espn.com/nba/draft

As the second round of the NBA Draft continues on ESPN, I wanted to get some of my initial thoughts down about a very busy and surprising first round. I will give grades to every team hopefully by some time next week. I want time to think about what each team did, let some of the trades go through and not jump to grades without letting things set in. Here are just a few bullets about what I thought as I was glued to my television during the first round.

 

Team With the Best First Round: Magic and Sixers

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