Daily Archives: April 20, 2012

NBA Draft Rumors for April 19 & 20, 2012

Evan Fournier

Well, now it’s Adrienne Maloof’s turn. I was just told that the only female among the Maloof siblings will represent the Kings at the NBA Draft Lottery on May 30 in New York. The Lottery process – which is weighted to favor the teams with the poorest records – determines the drafting order for non-playoff teams. Sacramento Bee

A-10 Talks Heat Up for Butler, George Mason, and VCU

By Chris Ramirez

There is a possibility that the Atlantic 10 might have its newest members of Butler, George Mason and VCU by May 1. However, the Colonial Athletic Department says that’s not happening.  

NBA Draft Profile – Bradley Beal

Bradley Beal

By Chris Ramirez

Position: Shooting Guard
Height: 6-5
Weight: 200 lbs
Birthdate: June 28, 1993
School: Florida
High School: Chaminade
Hometown: St. Louis, MO

 

NBA Draft Profile – Thomas Robinson

Thomas Robinson Credit AP

By Chris Ramirez

Position: Power Forward
Height: 6-9
Weight: 240 lbs
Birthdate: March 18, 1991
School: Kansas
High School: Brewster Academy
Hometown: Washington D.C.

 

 

Friars Have Bright Future With a Star Studded Incoming Class

Ricky Ledo, Credits Rivals

By Brandyn Smith

In the words of Terrell Owens: “Get your popcorn ready because it’s gonna be a show.”  Friartown is going to be the place to be next season with one the best recruiting classes in school history.  With the number five overall ranked class in the country, Providence College boasts one of the best young  backcourts with  sixth ranked shooting  guard Ricky Ledo who is local product from Providence.  Ledo is a pure scorer who can virtually score from anywhere on the floor.  He has the size at 6 foot 6 and the athletic ability to get to any spot he wants and make a play.  His running mate will be second ranked point guard Kris Dunn from New London, Connecticut.  Dunn is a flat out playmaker.  At 6 foot 3 he can play either guard position and has the versatility to defend both guard positions as well.   Shooting guard Josh Fortune, from Hampton, Virginia will also be a big addition because of his ability to create spacing on the floor by knocking down shots from the outside.  With the return of Vincent Council and Bryce Cotton, the Friars will not be out played in the backcourt in the Big East.  A three guard set which could see Council, Dunn, and Ledo with Cotton as fire power off the bench, these guards will be a match up nightmare for opposing teams.

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