The Memphis Grizzlies drafted PITT’s Sam Young 36th overall in the second round. Young was projected to be a late first round selection but fell to the Grizzlies at #36. PITT officials are stunned that Young did not get drafted in the 1st round.
Fresh off a private workout with the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, DeJuan Blair will workout for the Charlotte Bobcats Friday morning, Inside Pittsburgh Sports has learned. The Bobcats have the 12th overall pick in the NBA draft and sources tell Inside Pittsburgh Sports that Blair may not be around when the Bobcats pick at #12.
By Paul Ladewski CHICAGO — In four years at Pitt, Sam Young was almost anything that we wanted to be. There was Sam Young the poet. Sam Young the pianist. Sam Young the bowler. Sam Young the power forward. Sam Young the small forward. And don’t forget Sam Young, UConn-killer. But there’s at least one
By Paul Ladewski CHICAGO – Ten weeks have passed since DeJuan Blair played his final game in a Pitt uniform, and to see him at the NBA Draft Combine on Thursday afternoon, one message hit home more than any other. The big guy may have left Pittsburgh, but Pittsburgh isn’t about to leave him. Blair
By Paul Ladewski CHICAGO – Much like last season, the Big East figures to be the big winners in the NBA draft next month. The conference could have as many as seven first-round selections, more than any conference in the country. The list includes Pitt products DuJuan Blair and Sam Young, who will be among
Updated: University of Pittsburgh center DeJuan Blair will declare for the NBA draft and will hire representation. Blair averaged 15.7 points and 12.3 rebounds this season and was the Big East co-player of the year. Blair is currently projected as a mid-late first round pick
Young #8 on Chad Ford’s updated Rankings In the NCAA tournament Sam Young showed the ability to score from anywhere on the floor and because of that, Young’s draft stock is currently on the rise. Chad Ford’s updated chart of the top 10 NBA prospects, which was shown last night on NBA Fastbreak, Young was
Pitt Panthers power forward DeJuan Blair is currently the hottest player in college basketball and recent performances like a 23-point, 22-rebound game against Notre Dame last week and a career high 32-point, 14 rebound game against Depaul yesterday has propelled Blair as a potential first round pick according to many NBA Draft Experts. An Inside
Vince Carter to Cleveland? The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports many observers around the league think the Nets will make the veteran shooting guard available at the trade deadline, and the Cleveland Cavaliers will be in strong pursuit of Carter. Earlier in the season the Lakers were linked to Carter in a potential trade that would