Once each year, college basketball fans and NBA fans come together. The NBA Draft tonight at Madison Square Garden will be a bizarre one without high school players, given David Stern's new age-limit rule. So it's all college kids and foreigners on tap tonight. The Court Jester, who should be running half of these clubs, matches the needs, availability and foolery to predict tonight's first round.
June 28, 2006
The point guard class is not as strong as last year's group, which produced Deron Williams, Chris Paul and Raymond Felton, three of the first five picks. However, it is likely that five or six playmakers could go in the first round of Wednesday's NBA Draft. The following is a look at the top point guards.
June 23, 2006
The point guard Class of 2006 is not nearly as strong as this year's rookie group that saw three point guards (Deron Williams, Chris Paul and Raymond Felton) go among the top five picks in the draft and Paul became the NBA Rookie of the Year. The group has been made stronger with the inclusion of a strong sophomore guard that includes Kyle Lowry, Jordan Farmar, Rajon Rondo Daniel Gibson, Curtis Stinson and Darius Washington.
May 17, 2006
After knocking off Michigan State, North Carolina, Wichita State and Connecticut, George Mason did more than just play its way into the Final Four: It proved why "mid-major" is a term that should be tossed from the college basketball vocabulary.
March 26, 2006
The Connecticut Huskies continue to cut it close but now find themselves just one victory short of confirming their Indianapolis-bound reservations. Fellow Big East Conference member Villanova also has a Sunday task to complete before its players can start thinking about playing in Indy on April 1.
March 25, 2006