It appears the big man can still get up there, well technically. Maybe not as smooth as he use to be, Rasheed Wallace and Detroit Pistons forward Tony Mitchell squared off in a thrilling drunk competition at the end of the Pistons practice today. A little dunk contest after practice between sheed and tony mich https://t.co/Zi3MiN8Ge6 — Andre Drummond (@DRE_DRUMMOND_) November 16, 2013 Wallace, now an assistant coach with Detroit, use to get up there with the best of the big men and hammer
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TONY MITCHELL 6-8, 235 lbs. School: North Texas Class: Sophomore Selected with the 37th overall pick by Detroit Pistons STRENGTHS: Our 2012 Sun Belt Player of the Year, Mitchell is a powerful, athletic freak with an NBA-ready body and a monstrous wingspan. Though he’s only 6-8, Mitchell plays like a seven-footer because he has a 7-3 wingspan. He’s a terrific defender and shot blocker, averaging nearly 3 swats per game. His athleticism could allow him to play as a 3 at the next level, even
We’re into June, which means the playoffs are almost over and we’re coming up on the draft and free agency. Fittingly, today’s blog includes a lot of discussion of those two topics. For a look even further ahead, check out Adam Zagoria’s column on why the 2014 draft is even more exciting than this one coming up. The other big topic right now is the coaching and front office shuffle. Some big names have already moved around, including Masai Ujiri to
Think back to the days of Karl Malone, Charles Barkley, and even Kevin McHale and what a power forward meant to teams. For the most part this position was filled by players with low-post games who were very good rebounders. Flash forward to the new generation of superstar power forwards, and you see an aging group led by champions Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, and Kevin Garnett. The major difference between these newer stars and those Hall of Famers is the versatility
It’s officially fall, and with that comes the kickoff of the NBA and NCAA basketball seasons. While Midnight Madness is just around the corner and NBA training camps will officially launch over the next few days, much of the behind-the-scenes focus among front office folks will be logging frequent flier miles to travel the country and the world to see the best and most promising prospects that may enter the 2013 NBA Draft. While the 2011 NBA Draft was international-heavy in Round