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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 2000 NBA Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The 2000 NBA Draft was held on June 28th 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
This draft is considered to be the worst draft since the 1986 NBA Draft because of its small amount of all-star players.
The NBA Draft is an annual North American event in which the National Basketball Associations (NBA) thirty teams (29 in the United States and one in Canada) can select young players who wish to join the league.
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 Draft — FactMonster.com
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 Total Action Draft Machine - 2000 NBA Draft - Yao Ming Feature: Yao-Za, Yao-Za, Yao-za
The 2000 NBA Draft may or may not turn out to be a little short in the area of pure centers.
NBA scouts have a tendency to salivate over players that size, primarily because there are not many, and certainly very few who can play at both ends without tipping over.
Indeed, if the path were cleared for Yao Ming to enter the 2000 Draft and play in the U.S. on a permanent basis, don't be overly shocked to hear this youngster's name called before everyone else's when David Stern steps up to the podium.
www.totalaction.com /draftmachine/nba2000/yao_ming.htm   (623 words)

 2000 NBA Draft Review | The Draft Review
The NBA Draft of 2000 may be viewed as one of the worst in recent history, maybe even in the same class as the drug infested 1986 NBA draft.
Darius Miles was the highest among high schoolers ever taken in the NBA Draft by going to the Los Angeles Clippers with the third pick.
As an underclassman, Jamaal Magloire declared for the 1999 NBA draft.
thedraftreview.com /history/drafted2000/index.htm   (1265 words)

 EA Basketball Drafts Carter, Anthony - MegaGames pc
Selected fifth overall in the 1998 NBA Draft, Carter's high-flying dunks and acrobatic play have made him one of the league's most dazzling superstars since he burst onto the scene and won 1998-99 Schick Rookie of the Year honors.
Carter was selected to the All-NBA Second Team (2000-01), the All-NBA Third Team (1999-2000), and he represented the United States at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, where he averaged a team-high 14.8 points per game en route to the gold medal.
Anthony was selected by the Denver Nuggets with the third overall pick in the June NBA Draft.
www.megagames.com /news/show.cgi?&idtype=pc&database=329&   (477 words)

 SUNS: 2002 Suns Draft Index
In the six weeks leading up to the 2002 NBA Draft, the Suns brought in more than 50 prospects for private workouts at America West Arena and Suns.com was there.
The Suns went for muscle in the 2001 NBA Draft, selecting Houston forward Alton Ford in the second round (51st overall).
With the 25th pick in the 2000 NBA Draft, the Suns grabbed 7-2, 285 lb.
www.nba.com /suns/news/2002_draft_notes.html   (445 words)

 Cleaves, Granger and Peterson Anxiously Await Draft :: 2000 NBA Draft preview.
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State seniors Mateen Cleaves, A.J. Granger and Morris Peterson are anxiously awaiting the 2000 NBA Draft to be held Wednesday, June 28 in Minneapolis.
With the NBA Draft less than 24 hours away, none of the former Spartans know where they will be selected.
Granger was also the only Spartan to compete in the NBA Draft Camp in Chicago during the second week of June.
msuspartans.cstv.com /sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/062700aaa.html   (1134 words)

 Pick 58 - NBA draft 2000 Sporting News, The - Find Articles
The 2000 NBA Draft, 58 picks strong, features a mix of ready-for-prime-time players, skill-specific players and these guys who fill out a roster and make full-personnel practices in the fall possible.
The transition from college center to NBA power forward is a non-event; he functioned largely as a power forward as a sophomore when Bobby Brannen occupied the post, and Martin always has shot well facing the basket.
He could be an effective NBA scorer, but he will struggle to defend small forwards and isn't big enough or productive enough as a rebounder to play power forward.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1208/is_26_224/ai_63188187   (927 words)

His thin physique is currently ill-suited for the NBA game and he has been known for flakiness in the past.
In an age where many NBA teams are reduced to using aging, overweight former power forwards such as Terry Cummings and Sam Perkins at the center position, pure centers such as Przybilla are at a premium.
If Stevenson's college entrance exam scores were not questioned, he probably would have become a star for Kansas University for one season and a top five draft pick in the 2001 NBA draft.
www.foulshots.com /Analysis/nbadraft2000.htm   (4799 words)

 Basketball Phenoms -2000 NBA mock draft-   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Here is an early look at the 1st round of next years draft and the players who may be available.
The draft position is taken from the current standings (as of 1.2.2000) and will change (obviously).
There is alot of great talent in College, however the trend of underclassmen declaring for the draft is alarming as it decreases the overall quality of play on both the college and pro levels.
www.basketballphenoms.com /2000mockdraft.htm   (166 words)

 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament
Minneapolis, MN - In a draft that will go down in history for the record number of underclassmen and international players chosen, five 2000 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament alumni were picked up by NBA teams in the second round of the NBA draft Wednesday night.
The 2000 PIT's final draftee was Jaquay Walls of Colorado at 56.
Every year, top college seniors are invited to the tournament to play in front of NBA coaches and scouts and, over 1,000 active and former NBA players have risen from the PIT.
www.portsmouthva.gov /pit/media_6_28_2000.html   (406 words)

 NBA Draft 2000 - Questions, Answers, Fun Facts, Information
The number 37 pick in the draft was Eddie House drafted by the Miami Heat.
Najera was drafted 38th by Houston and traded to Dallas for Dan Langhi.
Joe Namath was drafted 12th in the 1965 draft by the St. Louis Cardinals.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Sports/NBA-Draft-2000-8791.html   (701 words)

 2000 Nba Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Raptors were in their fourth season 2000 nba draft and at the bottom of the league when Carter joined as a rookie -- now, three years later, he's thrilling fans with his trademark levitations, breath-taking body control, 2000 nba draft and the power of his slam-dunks.
After the bitter labour dispute that delayed the 1998-1999 season 2000 nba draft and Michael Jordan's retirement in February 1999, the NBA fell into a slump -- TV ratings began to slide 2000 nba draft and attendance flatlined.
Carter led the U.S. team in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, 2000 nba draft and has been the leading vote-getter for the last two NBA All Star Games -- a clear reflection of his intense popularity with the fans.
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 reviewjournal.com -- Sports - T-Wolves' Davis gets chance to give back
But Wednesday, the eight-year NBA veteran returned to his birthplace to help give perhaps some future Ricky Davises a head start on their basketball education.
He was drafted in 1998 by Charlotte, went to Miami two years later, then spent three years in Cleveland.
Davis, who finished fourth in the slam dunk contest at the 2000 NBA All-Star Game, said with Las Vegas preparing to host the 2007 All-Star Weekend in February, he can envision the NBA putting a team here at some point.
www.reviewjournal.com /lvrj_home/2006/Aug-17-Thu-2006/sports/9107868.html   (549 words)

 NBA 2000 Rookies
The first pick of the 2000 NBA Draft should be an intimidating force for the Nets in 2000.
A season ending injury forced Martin to miss the 2000 NCAA Playoffs, but Martin is back at full strength and in the early part of the 2000 NBA season has started at power forward in the early portion of the Nets schedule.
The 17th pick in the draft and the player many consider the steal of the draft is Desmond Mason.
www.psacard.com /articles/article2798.chtml   (1349 words)

 Yao Ming Eligible for 2002 Draft: NBA Officials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Earlier this month, NBA clubs who were eyeing Yao as one of the top picks received news from his team that he would not declare himself eligible for this year's draft.
Lyons said that it is not unusual for an NBA team to use a draft pick on a top international prospect and then play a waiting game to see if they will ever be able to sign him to a contract.
One of Yao's team mates on the Chinese national squad at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Wang Zhizhi, was drafted in the second round and 36th overall by the Dallas Mavericks in 1999 and then joined the team at the end of this season after being given permission by his Chinese club.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /english/200105/18/print20010518_70349.html   (331 words)

 NBA Draft 2001
While NBA Draft 2001 made history with high schoolers as three of the top four picks, NBA Draft expert Chris Ekstrand says what really dictated this draft was size, making it an anomaly and not a portent of things to come.
Draft day arrived and the teams reviewed their homework from the previous couple months to best make their selections.
The open-air "green room" at NBA Draft 2001 left emotions exposed for the draftees and their families, including the formation of fast friendships.
www.nba.com /draft2001   (599 words)

 NOLA.com: Hornets
On draft night, they acquired Memphis product Rodney Carney, who was drafted with the 16th overall pick by Chicago, and defensive forward Bobby Jones, who was selected by Minnesota in the second round with the 37th pick.
The 25-year-old Johnson, who was dealt by Phoenix to Atlanta in a sign-and-trade for Boris Diaw and two future first round draft picks in August 2005, led the club in scoring (20.2 ppg) and assists (6.5 apg).
Forward Marvin Williams, who was selected out of North Carolina with the second overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, had some growing pains in his rookie year.
www.nola.com /hornets/spnet.ssf?/merge/tsnform.aspx?c=advance&page=nba/scores/live/pv7271.htm   (911 words)

 Usenet Draft
The Usenet Mock NBA Draft is to provide Internet folks to take the opportunity to take the part of a GM, make a selection,and give a detailed analysis of the pick.
The draft follows the real NBA draft for the first round.
To allow teams without a first round pick to be allowed to participate in the draft, we have a pseudo second round which is made up of teams without first round picks.
www.ibiblio.org /craig/draft/usenet.html   (109 words)

 2000 NBA Mock Drafts
NBA Draft Report: Two round NBA mock draft.
LarryB's 2000 NBA Mock Draft: Two round mock draft.
Grizzball.com 2000 NBA Mock Draft: First round mock draft.
www.iis-sports.com /nbadraft/mock2k.html   (133 words)

With the real 7th pick in the NBA draft, and this better be real if you ever want us to give you a top three pick again, the Chicago Bulls select Darius Miles.
In fact, we almost drafted Miles first to take Cleeves at 7, but we felt that was too high to take him, so we decided to stick with a talented big man. We are very confident with the prospects of our future line up.
Mullet claims he was watching the NBA Draft on his television when, "All of a sudden, a big ol' tennis shoe come fallin' down from the ceilin' right after the Clippers made their pick." "I looked on up, an there was a foot stuck plumb through the ceilin' from the floor above me." said Mullet.
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 brentnet.us... cuz I've got nothing better to do - 2000.draft.review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The 2000 draft is easily one of the worst drafts that I've ever seen.
He's an NBA player, yet he's shooting a career average of 15% from behind the arc.
Although he might be the only NBA player I think is on the juice, he's a pretty decent role player for Washington.
www.brenthanson.net /mambo/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=360&Itemid=30   (1221 words)

 DraftExpress - NBA Draft, NCAA/International Basketball Website.
On the other are ex-American NCAA stars who were not good enough to make it and/or stick in the NBA immediately out of college and have polished their game in Europe to the point that they’ve become viable free agent targets this summer.
Bagaric already had his chances in the NBA, being selected by the Chicago Bulls with the 24th pick in 2000 NBA draft.
Keep in mind that since he has three years of NBA experience under his belt, the minimum salary for him is $798,000, which is at least somewhat competitive for what he can make in Europe.
www.draftexpress.com /viewarticle.php?a=1402   (4639 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
He was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets with the 19th pick of the 2000 NBA Draft, but filled a reserve role for his first two seasons in which he averaged 6.5 points in 16.8 minutes per game.
Magloire being named an All-Star was perhaps a controversial decision at the time, with many pundits and sportswriters asking, "Who the heck is Jamaal Magloire?" But he more than held his own against the best the NBA had to offer, contributing 19 points and 8 rebounds in his 21 minutes of action.
On October 26 2005, he was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Desmond Mason, a 2006 first-round draft pick and cash considerations.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Jamaal_Magloire   (451 words)

 NBA Draft Central: 2000 NBA Draft Grades
Based on what he’s done and where he was drafted, F is the grade but with all players in this draft the book is still open especially in Demarr’s case as he almost never walked again after an accident he was in.
NY Donell Harvey-(F) Even this late in the draft can’t hide the fact that he is a bust.
Thanks to 2000 NBA Draft Grades for creating a user friendly blog when we can all learn more about free daily basketball picks from NBA Draft 2005.
basketballdraftcentral.blogspot.com /2005/06/2000-nba-draft-grades.html   (1758 words)

 Connecticut Movies - Movie Reviews and Movie News from ctnow.com - MOVIES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
He was selected 102nd overall in the 2000 draft by the Cardinals, where he played in the same secondary with the late Pat Tillman.
He was selected 36th overall in the 1998 draft by the Cardinals and spent the 2005 season with the 49ers before coming to the Jets.
The first-year center was selected 29th overall in the 2006 draft after a stellar career at Ohio State that concluded with him not allowing any sacks and being charged with only one QB pressure while starting every game at center his senior season.
www.ctnow.com /movies/ny-spjmeet055040446jan05,0,4123998.story?coll=hce-headlines-entertainment   (1654 words)

 CNNfyi.com - The name game - October 2, 2000
But their years preceding the draft were quite different -- in particular, the amount of time they spent playing college basketball.
This year, more men's basketball players (21) were drafted by NBA teams before completing four years of college than ever before.
Playing in the NBA is the dream of countless players, although the rising number of undergraduates joining the NBA suggests some athletes are a bit more anxious to fulfill their dream than others.
edition.cnn.com /2000/fyi/student.bureau/09/29/nba.draft   (284 words)

 A look ahead to the 2000 NBA Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Chris Monter is the editor and publisher of the Monter Draft News (a NBA Draft newsletter in its tenth year) and College Basketball News (a college basketball monthly that is completing its second season).
He is the only draft analyst to attend the three pre-draft camps.
George Rodecker is in his ninth season of providing expert analysis on the NBA Draft.
www.mbahoops.dk /archive/news2000/draft2000links.html   (752 words)

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