Sebastian Pruiti, otherwise known as the guy taking over basketball blogging, put together a great piece on DeMarcus Cousins
and the passing ability he's shown early on in the Summer League.
One thing that a rookie big struggles to pick up when they come from college to the pros is passing. This is because the ways that ...
speaks after his Summer League debut in which he posted 14 points and 10 rebounds in the Kings 97-68 victory over the Pistons (audio dips at times and DMC's busted lip doesn't help):
Andy Katz put together this video about the perception of DMC vs what he and John Calipari view as the reality.
It was posted eight days before the draft:
It's a good look into the person that DeMarcus is. He's very confident, which might be the biggest difference between him and the other big men in this draft. And ...
Dan Feldman, TrueHoop Pistons blogger and human highlighter, put together this fantastic chart of all the incoming rookies and their corresponding rebounding numbers.
Play around with it and enjoy.
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Looking around the internet, there couldn't be more praise being heaped onto the Sacramento Kings for selecting DeMarcus Cousins
at #5 and Hassan Whiteside at #33. They got two guys who were bandied about the lottery without having to move any assets in order to acquire them. They just stood pat while Geoff Petrie worked his ...
This was from an interview on The Baseline:
Q: You were out in Sacramento for a workout; what's your impression of the city?
DC: First thing I like about the city is the weather. It was like I was in a movie, it was like perfect weather. It was a beautiful place and I loved the culture, so that's the place.
The 2010 ESPN TrueHoop Network NBA Mock Draft is here and I’m more than glad to represent the Kings with the fifth pick. Each selection will be made available on network sites (links at the bottom of this post), will cover just the first round, and will be made according to prediction, not some blogger preference. Enjoy.