Alright Charlotte sports fans, we now have the name we want for our NBA team. But, we don’t have the pick we want. For the second year in a row, the NBA Draft lottery leaves us feeling like Frank Garcia when he loses the office pool (a ton of extra entries, but still lost).
There wasn’t an abundance of wild finishes this weekend, but there were some incredible individual performances (see below). Memphis, mentioned in this week’s column, is one of five teams unbeaten in conference; another, Gonzaga, has won its last six games by an average of 24 points.
Ben McLemore may not get the attention that other Player of the Year candidates get, but the Kansas freshman has been drawing plenty of attention from the people that matter most: NBA scouts.