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NBA blogger to NBA prospect: Jason Preston's inspiring journey to the draft

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

Jason Preston catapulted himself into the national spotlight with a 31-point, eight-assist, six-rebound performance against eighth-ranked Illinois last November. Back in Charlotte, Jackie Green Jr. laughed to himself. "Now the world's realizing the player he is," thought Green, the executive director of Believe Prep Academy who coached Preston there just over three years ago. "But wait until they hear his story." That story makes Preston one of the most fascinating prospects entering Thursday's NBA draft in Brooklyn. Even at an event that celebrates the most inspiring and unlikely tales of...
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2021 NBA Draft pick-by-pick tracker with analysis of selections, trades

2021 NBA Draft pick-by-pick tracker with analysis of selections, trades

1 month ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

The unpredictable 2021 NBA Draft is finally here.
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PBT Podcast: Russell Westbrook trade, NBA draft

1 month ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

Five NBA draft lottery picks were stunning.
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Watch NBA draft late Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke

1 month ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

Filled with emotion, Clarke's mother, sister and brother donned hats and took the stage to hug Silver.
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Winners, losers from the 2021 NBA Draft

1 month ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

Of course the Pistons were winners, but what about the Magic? And Rockets?
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Five players not taken in 2021 NBA Draft worth keeping an eye on

1 month ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

A number of players go on to have strong NBA careers despite being undrafted.
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SLAM's Official 2021 NBA Mock Draft

SLAM's Official 2021 NBA Mock Draft

1 month ago   |   By SLAMonline

Tonight's the night. The 2021 NBA Draft begins tonight at 8 p.m. ET live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. This year's draft class is tuff: from freshman standouts and NCAA champs to talented young pros who dominated overseas and suited up in the G League.
There are a lot of mock drafts out there, but it's never too late to hit you with a new perspective. Members of the SLAM Fam were assigned a team to pick for, and here are the results and explanations for who they've selected.
We'd also like to extend our condolences to the family and loved ones of Terrence Clarke, who tragically...
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As a Translator for Brazilian Pro Hooper Leandro Barbosa, G.E. Dole Details the Wild Ride of the '03 Draft

As a Translator for Brazilian Pro Hooper Leandro Barbosa, G.E. Dole Details the Wild Ride of the '03 Draft

1 month ago   |   By SLAMonline

This story appears in an entire magazine dedicated to one of the most impactful draft classes ever. Get your copy here .
The historic 2003 NBA draft was also my draft. My road to that draft began in July 2002, when I came across a grainy videotape of Leandro Barbosa highlights. He handled the ball like it was on a string, finished at all angles, had every trick shot and had range out to 30 feet. Seven months later, Leandro and his brother Artur were flying with me from Brazil to the USA.
Based in Cleveland, Leandro trained harder than he ever had. I taught him English. At one point he...
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From Ohio University to LA: Jason Preston's Incredible Journey to the 2021 NBA Draft is Movie Worthy

From Ohio University to LA: Jason Preston's Incredible Journey to the 2021 NBA Draft is Movie Worthy

1 month ago   |   By SLAMonline

At the age of 16, Jason Preston was faced with an obstacle well past the likes of the typical teenager in love with the game of basketball. Preston's mother, Judith, lost her battle with lung cancer, leaving him without the closest figure he's ever known.
Growing up in Orlando, basketball may have aided Preston through an insurmountable grieving process, but Ohio University's perennial point guard says his faith guided him towards peace.
“Once I truly believed, in my faith, my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and the aspect of everything happening for a reason,” he says in a ZOOM call, just...
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Quiet night: Miami Heat make no selections in NBA Draft

1 month ago   |   By TORONTO STAR


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Canada's Joshua Primo, Chris Duarte selected back-to-back in Round 1 of NBA draft

Canada's Joshua Primo, Chris Duarte selected back-to-back in Round 1 of NBA draft

1 month ago   |   By TORONTO STAR


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NBA makes the late Terrence Clarke an honorary NBA Draft selection

1 month ago   |   By FanSided

Commissioner Adam Silver honored Terrence Clarke, the Kentucky basketball prospect who died in a car accident, as an honorary NBA Draft selection. The NBA Draft included a touching moment honoring the late Terrence Clarke and his family. During Thursday night's festivities, commissioner Adam Silver took a moment to acknowledge Clarke, who died in a car...
NBA makes the late Terrence Clarke an honorary NBA Draft selection - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Les Houston Rockets, très agressifs, veulent le 1er choix de la Draft 2021

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Cade Cunningham pourrait ne pas atterrir aux Pistons. Les Rockets tenteront tout pour choper le pick 1 de la NBA Draft 2021. Read more ...

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