Posts tagged "2012 nba draft"

Sizing up Bulls Draft pick Marquis Teague

Derrick Rose.  Tyreke Evans.  John Wall.  Brandon Knight.  The lineage of John Calipari-coached point guards is beyond impressive.  That tradition continues with McDonald’s All-American and one-and-done Marquis Teague from Kentucky. Teague is one of six players from Lexington who were drafted this year.  He was joined by fellow Wildcats Anthony Davis,  Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (who went... Read more »

Likely #1 NBA Draft pick a Chicago product (Anthony Davis video)

Likely #1 NBA Draft pick a Chicago product (Anthony Davis video)
A couple years ago, Anthony Davis was a lightly recruited guard at Charter Perspectives High School in Chicago, Ill. Then he grew over half a foot, and became a big man prospect with guard skills. The rare combination of attributes led to his shooting up the recruiting rankings. He became a McDonald’s All-American, won all... Read more »

Illini big man Meyers Leonard at the NBA Draft combine (video)

Illini big man Meyers Leonard at the NBA Draft combine (video)
Former Illinois Fighting Illini Center Meyers Leonard greeted the media yesterday at the 2012 NBA Draft combine. Here’s some of what he had to say about the process...
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