No suprise here. UConn's Emeka Okafor and Ben Gordon were named to the NBA All-Rookie team. Of the players on the first or second team, Orlando's Jameer Nelson was the only ex-college senior to make the top 10 list.
The NBA has been very nice to players from UConn this season. Yesterday, Ben Gordon (Bulls) was named the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year. Wednesday, Emeka Okafor (Hornet) was named the Rookie of the Year with 514 votes edging out ex-teammate Gordon by just 71 votes.
He would have been a senior with the Huskies this past season. Instead, Ben Gordon, the third pick in the 2004 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls, was named the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year on Tuesday
The Charlotte Bobcats announced Tuesday the signing of <B>Emeka Okafor</B>, their first round draft pick. Okafor is currently practicing with the 2004 USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team which is headed to Athens.
The waiting is over. Thursday night, the Orlando Magic decided to go with youth over experience ...
The Orlando Magic received the top overall pick as the winner of the annual NBA draft lottery. They will likely select Emeka Okafor of Connecticut. The following is a look at the projected lottery selections.
Minnesota freshman Kris Humphries, who was College Basketball News' Freshman of the Year, announced that he will enter the NBA draft today at a press conference. Humphries led the Big Ten in scoring and rebounding this season, averaging 21.7 points and 10.1 rebounds per game.