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Rookies to watch Blake Griffin, Clippers Looks to be the total power-forward package - but now is sidelined with a broken left kneecap (more on that story, page B8). Tyreke Evans, ...

SFGate Golden State Warriors | 2830 days ago | 1753 Ballers sent

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Michael Beasley Drafted Second, Seventh in ROY Voting

No surprise here. Well not anymore anyways. After entering the season with huge expectations, Michael Beasley has finished 7th in Rookie of the Year voting. Derrick Rose was the runaway winner after ...

Bleacher Report .com | 3017 days ago | 1729 Ballers sent

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Former UCLA teammates Russell Westbrook, Kevin Love still close friends

BY JOHN ROHDE Staff Writer jrohde@opubco.comIn the last four years, Russell Westbrook and Kevin Love have played together on five different teams.They first became teammates for one season at UCLA, then the NBA ...

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2017 ROOKIE NBA NEWS

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Bellinger homer gives 30-year-old rookie win in MLB debut

The chants were not sustained, but they were loud, and they were joyous. “M-V-P,” the Dodger Stadium crowd chanted. On the day the Dodgers put the last player to win a most valuable player ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 2 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Cody Bellinger has become a favorite for Dodgers fans

Cody Bellinger turned 22 last week. He was in the minor leagues three months ago. Yet, on a team with some of baseball’s brightest stars, the rookie slugger rapidly has become ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 5 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Swanigan Makes NBA's Rookie Ranking After Strong Summer League

Outside of Damian Lillard's run in Las Vegas in 2012, it's hard to think of another Trail Blazers rookie who had a better summer league t

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Magic Johnson sees similarities between himself and Lonzo Ball

Lakers legend and team president Magic Johnson says rookie Lonzo Ball already compares to the "great ones," like Magic ...

USA Today .com | 8 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Swanigan Joins Elite Company With Summer League Double-Doubles

With five double-doubles in seven games, Trail Blazers rookie forward Caleb Swanigan had more double-doubles than any other player in the

Portland Trail Blazers | 9 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Summer League Rookie Breakdown: Frank Mason III

On the heels of one of the most outstanding college seasons in recent memory, Frank Mason III is on his way to parlaying his success as a

Sacramento Kings | 10 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Cody Bellinger becomes first Dodgers rookie to hit for the cycle in 7-1 ...

To hit for the cycle — a single-game compendium of a single, double, triple and home run — a baseball player requires a diversity of skills. Enough brawn to go deep. Enough agility to sprint 270 ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 11 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Cody Bellinger becomes first Dodgers rookie to hit for the cycle in 7-1 ...

To hit for the cycle — a single-game compendium of a single, double, triple and home run — a baseball player requires a diversity of skills. Enough brawn to go deep. Enough agility to sprint 270 ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 11 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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James and Reed Led the Way in Summer Suns Finale

Davon Reed scored in double-digits in the Suns first five Summer League games and Friday night was no different for the rookie.

Phoenix Suns | 12 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Jackson Stands Out in Summer League Tournament

Coming off of a win on Wednesday night, a big-time performance by Kings rookie Justin Jackson was ultimately not enough as Sacramento was

Sacramento Kings | 13 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Lonzo Ball's big game in front of LeBron James could pay dividends

Lakers rookie picks perfect time to post most impressive game of summer league.

USA Today .com | 13 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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De’Aaron Fox vs. the 90s

In a recent ESPN clip, Kings rookie De’Aaron Fox took on a different kind of interview.

Sacramento Kings | 13 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Sophomore Summer

Kay Felder took a moment to talk to Cavs.com about his experience in the desert, his rookie season in Cleveland and his expectations for the coming campaign ...

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Ball, Kuzma and Hart Out Against Kings

Three members of the Lakers' rookie class have been ruled out for Monday's game.

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Grizzlies sign Tyreke Evans

Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace today announced that the team signed guard Tyreke Evans|Tyreke ...

Memphis Grizzlies | 16 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Lonzo Ball out for Lakers' matchup against De'Aaron Fox, Kings

L.A. rookie nursing groin injury that will keep him out of rematch with fellow standout rookie.

USA Today .com | 16 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Golf roundup: Xander Schauffele birdies final hole to win Greenbrier Classi

Rookie Xander Schauffele made a three-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., by a stroke over Robert Streb for his first ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 17 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Lonzo Ball bounces back with triple-double, but Celtics beat Lakers

L.A. rookie notches triple-double, while Boston's top rookie has 27 points, 11 rebounds

USA Today .com | 18 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma shines in second Summer League game

Yes, Lonzo Ball’s triple-double of 11 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds was impressive. But the real star of the Los Angeles Lakers’ 86-81 loss to the Boston ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 18 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Lonzo Ball shows improvement, but Lakers fall to Jayson Tatum, Celtics

L.A. rookie notches triple-double, while Boston's top rookie has 27 points, 11 rebounds

USA Today .com | 18 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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There might be no jinxing these Dodgers: They become first team to win ...

Two innings after he snapped an 11-game homer drought with a game-tying blast, Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger finished the job with a walkoff walk in the 10th inning of a 5-4 victory ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 18 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Swanigan On Fan Favorite Fast Track With Summer League Double-Double Debut

LAS VEGAS -- Talking to Trail Blazers rookie forward Caleb Swanigan after Portland’s 72-63 victory versus the Utah Jazz

Portland Trail Blazers | 18 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Fact Checkin' with Josh Jackson on The Starters

The best trash talker of his rookie class? Plays a mean saxophone? Never lost rock-paper-scissors?

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How Justin Patton's injury affects his Timberwolves career

On Tuesday, the Timberwolves officially announced draft pick Justin Patton had signed his rookie contract, and the same day they ...

Dunking With Wolves | 19 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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The Suns' Rookies Shine in Summer League Debut

Mike James has been through a long journey since going undrafted in 2012, but after inking his first official NBA contract last week, the

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James Looks to Provide Veteran Leadership as a Rookie

Mike James has been through a long journey since going undrafted in 2012, but after inking his first official NBA contract last week, the

Phoenix Suns | 19 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Kings Rookies Halftime on ESPN

De'Aaron Fox, Justin Jackson, Harry Giles and Frank Mason III sit down to discuss their first summer league contest, college pedigree, le

Sacramento Kings | 19 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Aaron Judge hits 30th homer to break Joe DiMaggio's rookie record for ...

Aaron Judge has hit his 30th home run of the season, breaking Joe DiMaggio's record for most by a New York Yankees rookie. Judge, who leads the majors in homers, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 19 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Fox Drops No-Look Dime to Skal

The Kings rookie is already looking comfortable with his new teammate Skal Labissiere.

Sacramento Kings | 19 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Golf roundup: Sebastian Munoz has three-shot lead at Greenbrier Classic

PGA Tour rookie Sebastian Munoz has found a comfortable routine at the Greenbrier Classic — go play golf, then watch a movie at night. After catching “Ferris Bueller's Day Off” following ...

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2010 NBA Mock Draft
01. John Wall (WW)
02. Evan Turner (76ers)
03. Derrick Favors (NJN)
04. Wesley Johnson (MT)
05. DeMarcus Cousins (SK)
06. Ekpe Udoh (GSW)
07. Greg Monroe (DP)
08. Al-Farouq Aminu (LAC)
09. Gordon Hayward (UJ)
10. Paul George (IP)
2009 NBA Mock Draft
01. Blake Griffin (LAC)
02. Hasheem Thabeet (MG)
03. James Harden (OCT)
04. Tyreke Evans (SK)
05. Ricky Rubio (MT)
06. Jonny Flynn (MT)
07. Stephen Curry (GSW)
08. Jordan Hill (NYK)
09. DeMar DeRozan (TR)
10. Brandon Jennings (MB)
Scoring
01. Kevin Durant27.7
02. LeBron James26.7
03. Carmelo Anthony25.6
04. Dwyane Wade25.5
05. Kobe Bryant25.3
06. Amare Stoudemire25.3
07. Derrick Rose25.0
08. Monta Ellis24.1
09. Kevin Martin23.5
10. Dirk Nowitzki23.0
Rebounds
01. Kevin Love15.2
02. Dwight Howard14.1
03. Zach Randolph12.2
04. Blake Griffin12.1
05. Kris Humphries10.4
06. Pau Gasol10.2
07. David Lee9.8
08. Al Jefferson9.7
09. Emeka Okafor9.5
10. Tyson Chandler9.4
Assists
01. Steve Nash11.4
02. Rajon Rondo11.2
03. Deron Williams10.3
04. Chris Paul9.8
05. Jose Calderon8.9
06. Raymond Felton8.3
07. John Wall8.3
08. Jason Kidd8.2
09. Russell Westbrook8.2
10. Derrick Rose7.7
Steals
01. Chris Paul2.4
02. Rajon Rondo2.3
03. Monta Ellis2.1
04. Russell Westbrook1.9
05. Tony Allen1.8
06. Mike Conley1.8
07. Jason Kidd1.7
08. Raymond Felton1.7
09. LeBron James1.6
10. Trevor Ariza1.6
Blocks
01. Andrew Bogut2.6
02. Dwight Howard2.4
03. JaVale McGee2.4
04. Serge Ibaka2.4
05. Andrew Bynum2.0
06. Darko Milicic2.0
07. Al Jefferson1.9
08. Amare Stoudemire1.9
09. Tim Duncan1.9
10. Roy Hibbert1.8