Warriors shouldn't have upset LeBron James

LeBron James took over during the NBA Finals after the Warriors called him out.
June 21, 2016

Speights to the Sixers

Florida sophomore Marreese Speights entered this year's NBA draft hoping to be a first round pick, and Philadelphia made his dream come true. The 76ers selected Speights with the 16th choice overall Thursday night, making him the second and final SEC player drafted in the first round. (LSU's Anthony Randolph went two spots earlier to Golden State.)
June 27, 2008

Speights Lands in Philly

It's probably too soon to tell whether or not Marreese Speights made the right decision after deciding to leave Florida after just two seasons. But the former Gator center did land in the first round of the NBA Draft when the Philadelphia 76ers selected him with the 16th overall pick.
June 26, 2008

Speights Landing Spot Still Unclear

Marreese Speights has received the first official feedback on where his stock sits prior to the NBA draft, and it wasn't positive for the Florida big man. Speights was not one of the 16 players who were invited to attend the event in New York.
June 26, 2008

Speights Taking Informed Chance

Marreese Speights has gotten plenty of info, all kinds of indications and undoubtedly several lies from various and sundry people with regards to his NBA draft status. Obviously, he got at least enough encouragement to make his expected to remain in the draft official.
June 12, 2008

Big Draft Event In Oakland

With the NBA Draft just a couple of weeks away, there will be plenty of franchise decision makers on hand in Oakland this weekend to check out a lot of potential June 26 selections.
June 12, 2008

Speights Makes it Official

The speculation has been circulating ever since Marreese Speights decided to test the NBA waters. After reports surfaced yesterday that the Gator sophomore was definitely heading to the NBA, the University of Florida made it official today.
June 12, 2008

Speights Waits

Marreese Speights is nearing the deadline to choose whether to return to Gainesville for another basketball season. By June 16, he will withdraw from the NBA Draft (and begin getting ready for his junior year as a Gator) or stay in (and hope to be rewarded for his self confidence by being someone's first round choice).
June 10, 2008