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Ben Simmons’ shoe deal could be worth more than $100 million

Ben Simmons is one of the most exciting prospects to enter the NBA since Lebron James, despite the performance of his LSU Tigers this season (18-12 overall, 11-6 SEC), and he could be on the verge of cashing in with his shoe deal. When LeBron entered the NBA, his deal with Nike was reportedly worth $90 million. According to SNY, Simmons’ deal could broach or go beyond $100 million...
Via The Comeback
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Anthony Bennett the worst No. 1 overall pick in NBA history?

Anthony Bennett is a free agent, again.The first overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft was released by the Toronto Raptors Monday, putting the forward's NBA future in significant jeopardy.Bennett is only 22 years old —€” he has plenty of time to find his game and make something of his professional career — but he's currently the leader in the clubhouse for worst No. 1 overall...
Via Fox Sports
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Hasheem Thabeet ejected from Summer League game (Video)

Times keep getting tougher for former lottery pick Hasheem Thabeet. Chosen second overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2009 NBA Draft, the 7’3″ center is widely considered to be one of the biggest draft busts of all-time. But on Sunday, Thabeet managed to pull off a lamentable feat that the likes of Michael Olowokandi,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Someone Buy This Vintage Michael Olowokandi Clippers Jersey

As a Clippers fan, it’s safe to say that no draft pick in the team’s history sums up its years of pre-Lob City futility more than Michael Olowokandi. Watching this dude play brought about an inner rage no eight-year-old should have possessed. Eventually I just got so used to the losing that when David Stern gifted the franchise with Chris Paul I didn’t know to react. Part...
Via Busted Coverage
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Razzball Basketball Podcast – Teaser Before Our Premiere!

Razzball Nation!  You've read that right, we've got a podcast comin'!  Our first "official" episode will be on Friday, June 27th covering the NBA Draft with Razzball regulars Slim and Pete Nice hopping on.  In our first little foray into the audiosphere, we talk NBA Finals, make our picks for the series with the Spurs up 2-1, and talk our thoughts on what Cleveland is gonna do...
Via Razzball Basketball
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bennett pick sheds unkind light on Cavs' GM Grant

 If only Anthony Bennett let off this kind of steam (Trust me, that's funny).Michael Olowokandi, Kwame Brown and Greg Oden. Three names that will forever live in infamy as well as compilations of the worst overall No. 1 draft picks in NBA history. The career of Anthony Bennett  is still in its infancy, but the rookie forward's lack of readiness for the rigors of the pro game has...
Via Cleveland Sports Torture
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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