The Los Angeles Clippers already have a December to remember. Sunday they can close it out in perfect fashion against a familiar foe — the same Utah team they rallied to beat 116-114 Friday night to earn their 16th straight win.
It's hard not to give the Washington Wizards high marks for what looks like a pretty successful draft last night. The Wizards took Jan Vesely at six, Chris Singleton at 18, and Shelvin Mack at 34.
The Utah Jazz likened Enes Kanter to a "bull in a china shop," one they felt fortunate to grab with the No. 3 overall pick in Thursday night's NBA draft.
The Utah Jazz filled two needs in Thursday's NBA draft, using the No. 3 pick on 6-11 center Enes Kanter of Turkey, then taking Colorado guard Alec Burks at No. 12.
Just more than 24 hours before NBA draft, about a dozen young men gathered at a New York city hotel to face a room full of reporters. It's something they'll have to get used to pretty quickly. These players are about to become professional athletes, and their lives are about to change, some far more so than others.
Kentucky coach John Calipari believes that freshman center Enes Kanter is an amateur and that Turkish club officials have "four million reasons" why they want him to return to Europe.
Kentucky recruit Enes Kanter received more than $100,000 in cash and benefits while he played for a professional team in Turkey, the club's general manager told The New York Times.