Tagged: NBA Draft

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Oregon Salutes Greg Ballard, Kamikaze Kids

Greg Ballard, small forward for the mid-1970’s Oregon basketball squad dubbed by journalists as the “Kamikaze Kids,” was among the most talented basketball players to ever grace the hardwoods of McArthur Court. Today, Ballard will be honored as Oregon’s Progressive...

NBA Draft Surprises, Trades, and the Iranian Connection 0

NBA Draft Surprises, Trades, and the Iranian Connection

The 2013 NBA Draft had many story lines.  It was commissioner David Stern’s last NBA draft as he is set to retire this upcoming February.  The consensus projected number one pick, Nerlens Noel, fell all the way to the New Orleans Pelicans...

Arsalan Kazemi to the Sixers 1

Arsalan Kazemi to the Sixers

Arsalan Kazemi was selected with the 54th pick in the NBA Draft Thursday becoming the first Iranian-born player to be drafted.  After a trade, the Duck forward is now the property of the 76ers. Two other Duck hopefuls, guard E.J. Singler...

E.J. Singler’s Next Stop Is The NBA 6

E.J. Singler’s Next Stop Is The NBA

The State of Oregon is not typically a hotspot when it comes to breeding NBA athletes.  Only four Oregonians are currently playing in the big show: Detroit Pistons small forward Kyle Singler, Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Ronnie Brewer, Toronto Raptor shooting...

Kazemi the next big thing in L.A? 7

Kazemi the next big thing in L.A?

Last week, former Oregon forward Arsalan Kazemi worked out with the Lakers as the NBA draft nears.  Kazemi had a breakout year and gained national attention in a top athletic conference, especially when the Ducks made their impressive run in the NCAA tournament....