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The 2015 NBA Draft is officially in the books!
Kentucky Wildcats power forward Karl-Anthony Towns was selected first overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Towns joins a T-Wolves squad that boasts reigning NBA Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins and well-respected big man Kevin Garnett.
With the second overall pick in the draft, the Los Angeles Lakers selected Ohio State Buckeyes point guard D'Angelo Russell. Intrigued by Russell's "star" power and explosive offensive arsenal, the Lakers skipped on highly-coveted rim protector Jahlil Okafor in favour of drafting the Buckeyes' skilled floor general.
Unsurprisingly, the Philadelphia 76ers, bearing the third overall pick, subsequently selected the aforementioned Jahlil Okafor. The 19-year-old Duke University product joins a Sixers front court that includes two former first round picks in Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid.
First Round - Top 15 Selections:
1. Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)
2. D'Angelo Russell (LAL)
3. Jahlil Okafor (PHI)
4. Kristaps Porzingis (NYK)
5. Mario Hezonja (ORL)
6. Willie Cauley-Stein (SAC)
7. Emmanuel Mudiay (DEN)
8. Stanley Johnson (DET)
9. Frank Kaminsky (CHA)
10. Justise Winslow (MIA)
11. Myles Turner (IND)
12. Trey Lyles (UTH)
13. Devin Booker (PHX)
14. Cameron Payne (OKC)
15. Kelly Oubre (ATL - Traded to WSH)
Join Daniele Franceschi as he breaks down the biggest moves from last night's draft.
Join the dynamic duo of Cory Pontarollo and John Fanta as they breakdown the entire 2015 NBA Draft. Be prepared for a firey show as there is sure to be much debate as Cory and John both have their under the radar, sleepers, stars, and busts lined up for you as round one of the NBA Draft concludes.
The NBA SEASON IS HERE! Hosts Frank Santos and Andy Flint still have some positional draft work to do, though. They will (quicker than usual) recap their power forward draft, as they have done for the other three positions. Is Anthony Davis already the best power forward in the league, or does he still have some work to do to pass guys like Blake Griffin and the ageless Tim Duncan?
But who are we kidding... they want to talk actual NBA basketball!
How will they do that, you ask? By offering some way too soon proclamations based on the first few days of action. Get ready for some NBA HOT TAKES! They will also talk an in-depth look in their new weekly segment, highlighting one team each week: this weeks team is the Atlanta Hawks.
Follow the podcast on twitter @NLPPodcast and listen to archived episodes at WRSPN.com.
We are less than 24 hours from Tip-Off of the 2015-16 NBA Regular Season! We are here to give you a preview of the Season on who we have going to the Playoffs? Who could be this years Surprise team? We have Bold Predictions! Which team could take the leap, or take the big fall from a year ago? Which team could make the biggest moves during the season? & Who will Win the NBA Tittle?!? This is the deadline! This is the Show where all of our predictions on what will happen in the 2015-16 NBA Regular Season will be on display. Do Not Miss this show! But if you do, you can Always Podcast!
We'll be recapping the Opening Night that was in the NBA for the 2015-16 NBA Season. We'll breakdown the Ring Ceremony in the Bay Area, and we'll give you our insight as to what we saw in the games for the first night of NBA Action for the 2015-16 NBA Regular Season! We'll also talk about the broadcasting and talk about what they had to say during the game. It's all here for you on The Hoopers Log and Call in to give your opinion on opening night at 323-648-1558!
I will be reviewing the 2015 NBA Draft with the crew (Duane Nash and Chris Loupe). In addition to me bitching over my New York Knicks' joke of a draft choice (a European stiff? REALLY???), I will be covering the following:
Who had the best draft?
Who had the worst draft?
What in the hell were Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks thinking?
Are there going to be more trades coming down the pipe?
Matt Rury and Calvin Chamberlain bring you their annual NBA Preview show with some cheesy bread crumbs sprinkled on top.
Forgive the brevity of this post, the over/under for the show is set at 42 minutes.
We're handing out awards and talking about Greg Hardy too!
Better ever than never!
We're back. After a 1 & 1/2 year subatical, Pat & Awall are back at it - talking NBA Hoops.
And it's funny... quite a bit has happened in the last year and a half.
Little things like:
Lebron James leaving Miami for home (perhaps you heard)
Lebron James gettnig a new big 3
Lebron's side-kicks going down to injury in the playoffs, but Lebron still dragging them to the finals
The Splash Brothers led by Steve Kerr and the Warriors have one of the best seasons ever and win the championship
But that's all in the past.
On this episode we discuss:
the demise of Kobe Bryant
The rise of Love, Drummond, and Whiteside.
The Warriors insane winning streak
And of course we'll have our regular fun-n-wacky weekly segments, like everyone's favorite - TWEET OF THE WEEK.
We will update you on what time the show will be happening in November and inform you how the rest of the season should look schedule wise. We'll also provide you with the first Weekend Preview of the NBA Regular Season for 2015-16! We are in the baby stages of this season so we'll look at key matchups, talk about headline stories that are floating around the league, and keep you up to date on all things NBA and anything else revolving around the sport of basketball here on The Hoopers Log!
Here on a Preseason Edition of The Hoopers Log, We preview the Southwest Division in the Western Conference for the 2015-16 NBA Regular Season. We will give you insight on what to look for in this division, and storylines to look out for regarding how it will affect the rest of the League from October 27th till Mid-June. We'll be talking: San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies, & New Orleans Pelicans! Get into the Action and Call in at 323-648-1558 talk about your team within the division!
Here on a Preseason Edition of The Hoopers Log, We preview the Northwest Division in the Western Conference for the 2015-16 NBA Regular Season. We will give you insight on what to look for in this division, and storylines to look out for regarding how it will affect the rest of the League from October 27th till Mid-June. We'll be talking: Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trailblazers, Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets, & Minnesota Timberwolves! Get into the Action and Call in at 323-648-1558 talk about your team within the division!
Here on a Preseason Edition of The Hoopers Log, We preview the Central Division in the Eastern Conference for the 2015-16 NBA Regular Season. We will give you insight on what to look for in this division, and storylines to look out for regarding how it will affect the rest of the League from October 27th till Mid-June. We'll be talking: Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers, & Detroit Pistons! Get into the Action and Call in at 323-648-1558 talk about your team within the division!