I knew what it was right away. We had had an earthquake back in 2004. It wasn’t a big one, but I recognized the shaking. Just as my brother got to us, the house collapsed.
The Chicago Bulls trade point guard Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks
Dear NBA GMs: My name is Caris LeVert. I’m a six-foot-seven point-slash-shooting guard from Pickerington, Ohio, and there are some things that you should know about me.
After I shake the commissioner’s hand, I’ll be thinking about everybody from Eight Mile Rock who are rooting and cheering for me. I see you guys. I know what type of music you’ll be playing back home tonight. Turn it up for me.
I met with the team’s executives in a conference room at their facility. The room was full of maybe 10 guys from the front office, all in suits. I walked in wearing a Flash T-shirt.
It’s been a lifelong dream for me just to get drafted. So whatever happens — whatever team wants me — that’s where I’ll be happy to go.
I’m excited to get ready to go out to New York for the draft. I don’t know if it’s really hit me yet, but it’s getting there. I can feel it coming around the corner, for sure.
The hardest part of transitioning from college to the NBA will be the physicality of the game. I’m just going to work hard and do whatever I have to do.
We still might be a hockey country but it’s changing. I want everyone to know: You can play basketball in Canada and you can still get to where you need to go.
Since it’s NBA Draft Week, I invited a few of the top picks to sit down for a relaxed conversation at the TPT offices in New York City. Up next is Brandon Ingram from Duke University. Let’s go.
Since it’s NBA Draft Week, I invited a few of the top picks to sit down for a relaxed conversation at the TPT offices in New York City. Up first is Wade Baldwin IV from Vanderbilt University. Let’s go.
We asked some incoming NBA rookies a few questions so you could get to know them better. This is the NBA Job Application.