By Jonathan Leonard, It is still only July, and moves are still to be made but this offseason has already been so intriguing I want the season to start now instead of October 28th. But to hold us all over until then, I have created my “Way Too Early Eastern Conference Predictions” starting at the bottom, up to the top. Warning – Some of my predictions may shock you.
By Chris Ramirez,
Colorado Springs, CO – USA Basketball has added DeMar DeRozan and Chandler Parsons to its training camp roster for the 2014 World Cup.
Craig Stouffer: Awesome evaluation sample for Andre Drummond workout with #Wizards: he goes 1-for-4 at the line, workout over. #top3pickright? Twitter
In recent weeks, Charlotte has been in contact with a number of teams and they’ve made it clear that the No. 2 pick is available. However, multiple league sources have said that the Bobcats are looking for a lot in return. They would like to add a face of the franchise player, which is why they’ve reportedly expressed interest in young stars like Rudy Gay and James Harden. If the Bobcats can’t use the pick to make a splashy move, they’ll likely draft Thomas Robinson HoopsWorld (more…)
A deal for Evans has been much speculated upon everywhere. But the Kings are said to want a lot and would hardly add the No. 5 pick with him. Maybe you get the pick for Noah. Hardly Evans and the pick. Maybe you get Evans and the pick for Noah and Deng, which would be ridiculous for the Bulls to do. It makes little sense for either side. NBA.com
Thomas Robinson worked out for the Washington Wizards on Wednesday afternoon in an audition for his hometown team, which could select the 6-foot-9 forward from Kansas with the No. 3 overall pick in the NBA draft. Washington Post
Up until this point, Drummond has been working out in Manhattan with trainer Idan Ravin. He’ll begin scheduling workouts with teams over the next few days. In the meantime, Drummond is saying all of the right things. He’s vowing to work hard and focus all of his energy on improving as a player. “All I can tell you is that no matter what team I get drafted to, whoever I’m with, I’m going to work my hardest,” Drummond said. “I’m going to do the best I can and play to the best of my abilities. I can’t dictate the future and know what I’m going to do. All I know is that I’m going to go out there and give it my all.” HoopsWorld (more…)