The UCONN center is listed at 6-10 on the bio sheet the Pistons gave me. He averaged 28.4 minutes for the Huskies last season in 34 games and shot .538 from the field. He averaged nearly eight boards a game and 2.7 blocks. A 10 points a game scorer, Drummond was selected on the Big … Continue Reading →
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Leonard, a center, is an athletic guy who has pretty good potential. He’s strong, he gets up and down the floor well, and he is fairly strong.
Looks like they get immediate help in the frontcourt. Jay Bills, of ESPN, describes him as an “absolute freak athlete.” He can get up and down the floor, he has a 7-6 wingspan, he can guard pick and rolls, he’s a shot blocker, he anticipates plays well, and he’s got plenty of potential. Critics knock … Continue Reading →
You heard it hear first, that’s what our beat writer Vinny Goodwill says. That’s what Chad Ford, over at ESPN, is also saying via Twitter. For the scoop on Andre Drummond, click here. Drummond is only 18 years old. He’s 6-foot-11 with the kind of body that could really, really bulk up. Chris Broussard, of … Continue Reading →
Previous reports were wrong. This means Drummond could be headed to the Pistons at No. 9. He’d be a much-needed big man for Detroit. Stay tuned.
Austin Rivers, the Duke guard, could be the guy. Nothing confirmed yet though.
Chad Ford @chadfordinsider Andre Drummond won’t get past Pistons at No. 9 according to source.
The Iowa native, a small forward from North Carolina, was a first-team All-American before he even played a game and is now the newest member of the Warriors. For a bio on Barnes, click here. This from Yahoo! Sports: Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA Golden State will select North Carolina’s Harrison Barnes with the 7th pick in the … Continue Reading →
Golden State has the No. 7 pick and they certainly could use a big man. Could UCONN center Andre Drummond be the guy?
This report in on the No. 6 pick. Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo Portland Trail Blazers will select Weber State point guard Damian Lillard, source tells Yahoo!