A peek at top NBA Draft prospects

Roderick McLean | Staff Writer A peek at top NBA Draft prospects With the NCAA Tournament over, it’s time to focus on the next step for a select few college basketball players: the NBA Draft. There are a large number of bright NBA prospects. Here are players who could have a big impact. DeAndre Ayton Arizona freshman center DeAndre Ayton is considered by many to be the best player in this year’s class. Ayton, a 7-0 big man, weighs 260 pounds. For his size, the former Arizona center has great coordination and runs the floor well. The player he is … Continue reading A peek at top NBA Draft prospects

Thunder lands Anthony in the nick of time

Roderick McLean | Sports Writer Carmelo Anthony officially became part of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sept. 23 after the Knicks traded him for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round draft pick, ESPN reported. Anthony and the Knicks had been trying to part ways this off-season. The Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trail Blazers were other teams recruiting the 10-time All-Star. Anthony spent seven seasons with the Knicks, averaging 24.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. Now the former NBA scoring leader is teaming with reigning MVP Russell Westbrook and All-Star Paul George. The Thunder … Continue reading Thunder lands Anthony in the nick of time