This argument against the idea of abolishing the NBA draft doesn’t pass the smell test. On Sunday, I argued why the NBA draft is horrible for the league and should end. To wit: killing the NBA draft would lead all high-end rookies to sign with the most glamorous, elite franchises of the league.
BOSTON Like most of the NBAs Millennials, Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown is active on social media. Thats because Brown is stepping away from the social media game to better focus on his first postseason journey with the Celtics, which begins next month. Brown said he isnt the only player inside the Celtics locker room who has pledged to do things differently leading up to the playoffs.
Two of Oregon's biggest stars have elevated their games and helped carry the three-seed Ducks to their first Final Four since 1939. In the process of getting the Ducks to the Final Four, they've also elevated their NBA Draft stock, according to NBA.com's reporter David Aldridge. Junior forward Jordan Bell has dominated on both ends through four games of the tournament, and most recently finished with 11 points, 13 rebounds, eight blocks, and four assists in 37 minutes of action against Kansas. In Aldridge's eyes, only one other player has had a better impact on their draft stock than Bell's. Bell is the eighth player since 1985 to grab 12 or more rebounds in four-straight NCAA Games. The others