Tag Archives: Nolan Smith

10@10: Pre draft chatter

23 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The NBA Draft is tonight and that means 30 young men will become millionaires and projected saviors to the teams that draft them. Here’s what is on my mind less than 12 hours before David Stern shakes hands and poses with players much taller than him. Continue reading

Senior moments: Understanding the value of the four-year player

1 Jun

Duke senior Nolan Smith could be a long-term NBA player. History proves he probably will be. - Getty Images

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The NBA Draft is all about the future. It is a true youth movement. Young players get the fan base excited with the thought of upside and potential. The unknown and unproven have a bigger learning curve and register higher on the “what-if” scale.

Then there are the seniors. Continue reading