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Topic: 2005 NBA Draft


  
  2005 NBA Draft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2005 NBA Draft took place on June 28, 2005 in the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
At the draft, the 14 teams which did not make the playoffs will select the top 14 picks in reverse order of their records, except for the top three picks, which were selected in the lottery.
Starting with the 2006 NBA Draft, U.S. players cannot declare themselves eligible for the draft unless they turn 19 no later than December 31 of the year of the draft and are at least one year removed from the graduation of their high school classes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2005_NBA_Draft   (335 words)

  
 NBA Draft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Through 2005, U.S. players were also allowed to declare eligibility for the draft at any time between high school graduation and the completion of college eligibility.
Players do not lose their college eligibility by declaring for the draft on the initial date, unless they have, in any previous year, declared and withdrawn from the draft; however, if they stay in the draft at the final declaration date, they lose further college eligibility, whether or not they are drafted.
Michael Jordan was the third pick of the 1984 NBA draft, and yet he is generally recognized as the greatest player of all time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/NBA_Draft   (1022 words)

  
 NBA.com: Draft 2005
The NBA's annual Pre-Draft Camp gives prospects a taste of how calm or treacherous their pro waters may be.
Far from an exact science, the NBA Draft's subtleties are best explained through anecdotes told by draft experts.
NBA Live 06 gives you the first preview of the highlights to come for tonight's No. 1 pick.
www.nba.com /draft2005   (273 words)

  
 NBADraft.net | 2005 NBA Draft Lottery
On May 24th, the NBA will hold it's annual draft lottery to determine the top 3 picks of the NBA draft.
Clevaland lost the lottery protection on their 2005 first rounder when they made the trade for Jiri Welsch, due to a rule regarding trading away first round picks in succesive years.
*Coin flips today determined the higher draft position between (Charlotte and New Orleans), (New York and Toronto), and (Golden State and LA Lakers), and (in the case neither of the two wins the lottery).
www.nbadraft.net /2005lottery.asp   (252 words)

  
 InsideHoops.com - NBA Draft
The NBA Draft, which happens once a year (in June), is when NBA teams select new players (from college, high school and outside of the country) who will enter the NBA for the first time.
The 2005 NBA Draft is on June 28 in New York's Madison Square Garden theatre.
The 2005 NBA Draft Early Entry Entrant Withdrawal Deadline is on June 21.
www.insidehoops.com /draft.shtml   (930 words)

  
 DraftExpress
In the 2nd round the Warriors took Monta Ellis, a player who was ridiculously overhyped by most scouting services all year, but was destined for the 2nd round since the day he declared because of his attitude and lack of PG skills.
The “official word” that was being spread, possibly by an NBA team hoping to see Bynum slip to the their pick, was that he has cartilage that needs to be removed in his knee and that he will already require knee surgery at his young age immediately after being drafted.
In the 2nd round, the Nets were shocked to see Mile Ilic there and did not hesitate even one bit to snatch up a player that they fill compares favorably to another European on their roster, Nenad Krstic.
www.draftexpress.com /viewarticle.php?a=1029   (5546 words)

  
 ESPN.com: 2005 NBA Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
NBA Insider Chad Ford follows the lottery's bouncing ball and says a couple of southern teams have reason to frown.
NBA Insider Chad Ford breaks down who's in and out of the 2005 NBA Draft.
NBA scouts are looking for qualified college seniors for the next draft.
sports.espn.go.com /nba/draft2005/index?more=true   (1649 words)

  
 InsideHoops.com - NBA Mock Draft
The InsideHoops.com 2005 NBA Mock Draft is the consensus opinion of several league sources, scouts and experts.
The 2005 NBA Draft is the biggest toss-up in as many years as we can remember.
The NBA Draft is Tuesday, June 28 at 7:30 p.m.
www.insidehoops.com /nba-mock-draft.shtml   (2212 words)

  
 2005 NBA Mock Draft - NBA Draft
The closer we get to the draft the more I'll get to know Mart-Mart, but all I know now is that he's big, athletic, and lots of teams are interested.
Drafting a young kid that could be a tree in the middle would be a good move now that they filled their need for a solid shooter.
He's got all the skills and potential to get drafted by teams willing to wait, but he doesn't have a chance of starting or playing any role significant enough to justify going from high school to the league.
www.globalsportsnetwork.com /Basketball/2005-NBA-Mock-Draft.html   (3135 words)

  
 NBA Draft 2005
The 2005 NBA Draft will take place at 9 p.m.
It's the feeling that is inherent in any moment that comes along where you know the result could alter the course of your future forever.
Now try to place yourself in the position of an NBA executive or scout, where your entire being, past, present and future, is staked on a $10 million gamble.
www.docsports.com /nba-draft-2005.html   (453 words)

  
 SI.com - 2005 NBA Draft
There are few nights in sports more entertaining than the NBA Draft.
This year's draft is full of potential surprises and future disappointments.
How would this year's draft look if every current NBA player was available.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /basketball/nba/specials/draft/2005   (146 words)

  
 DCist: DCist 2005 NBA Mock Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This may be the deepest draft in recent memory, so expect to hear the phrase "tremendous upside" more than you heard that crappy Rob Thomas song last week during the Finals.
Korolev just turned 18, so whoever drafts him will likely have to wait for him to develop for a couple of years as he matures and his game adjusts to the NBA level.
Someone has to drop on draft night and it could be him, but if he does, the Jazz will snap him up and add him to their loaded front line.
www.dcist.com /archives/2005/06/27/dcist_2005_nba_mock_draft.php   (2131 words)

  
 NBA Draft Central: FINAL 2005 NBA MOCK DRAFT
Denver Martynas Andriuskevicius C Lithuania- Stayed in the draft for a reason, although I don’t think he thought he would be around this long.
Teams are scared because he is so far away from being ready to play in the NBA that he's not worth the risk, even though he is 7'3.
His draft workouts have been just okay so far, but he is a legit seven footer.
basketballdraftcentral.blogspot.com /2005/06/final-2005-nba-mock-draft.html   (1760 words)

  
 2005 NBA Draft Pospects
Its hard to predict where PGs will go in the draft, as in the last few seasons when one year the first true PG wasn't picked until the 20s then in another year in a deep draft, they fill up the lottery.
He seems to have a lottery guarantee, and was invited to attend the draft, so he might have leapfrogged the competition as the number one international prospect for 2005.
I rank Simien at the top because he is most NBA ready, and often if a team is going to draft a senior, that is what they are looking for.
www.hostultra.com /~lbrooks2/nba/2005pros.html   (946 words)

  
 HoopsVibe - 2005 NBA Draft Notes
One thing you notice about the setup of the area is that the "green room," which sometimes appears to be backstage or in an off location is actually right down by the front of the stage by all the fans.
ESPN?s NBA shootaround crew are stationed to the left of the stage, with Stuart Scott?s interview zone behind them.
It’s a few hundred people who all have a deep passion and knowledge of basketball and who talk nothing but hoops for four hours.) Andrew Bynum is selected and there is a sense of confusion by the crowd, but the Laker fans next to me heads drop in dismay as their buddies laugh at them.
www.hoopsvibe.com /2005-nba-draft-notes-ar22862.html   (2280 words)

  
 HoopsHype - NBA Draft 2006
Smart, athletic and highly skilled big man with an NBA frame and wingspan along with a considerable upside.
Should be able to contribute significantly on a number of NBA teams, quelling the doubters with some incredible scoring performances early on.
Has the strength, bulk, hands and knack for anticipating needed to make a living in the NBA for a long time.
www.hoopshype.com /draft.htm   (1741 words)

  
 HoopsVibe - NBA Draft 2005
drafting marvin williams was kind of a no-brainer but they had a good draft.
first of all, college statistics don’t mean much to the nba scouts, especially if its for a player that play in the maac and for a team that went 15-15 in that conference.
its funny how the nba encourages all high school players to go to college before declaring for the nba draft but then they pick them over players who have made a name for themselves in college e.g hakim warrick going at 19.
www.hoopsvibe.com /nba-draft-2005-ar19327.html   (770 words)

  
 SportingNews.com
But, on draft night, he clearly did not want to touch that issue.
No one is expecting the Bobcats to storm into the playoffs next season, but certainly, their draft strategy resembled the strategy employed by the Bulls last year -- to start winning, draft guys who are familiar with winning.
Charlotte took two guys who were members of the 2005 NCAA national champion, North Carolina -- Ray Felton and Sean May. Both players will have immediate impacts, with Felton the starter at point guard and May figuring to get many minutes behind Primoz Brezec and Emeka Okafor.
www.sportingnews.com /experts/sean-deveney/20050628a.html   (868 words)

  
 Lucky Lester: 2005 NBA Draft Grade
Hey everyone Lucky Lester here and once again I dive into unknown waters to bring you my NBA Draft Grades for the 2005 NBA Draft.
We'll see soon enough whose draft was genius, but for now all I can do is tell you what I think.
Click here for the whole 2005 NBA Draft Grade article.
www.luckylester.com /blogs/2005/07/2005-nba-draft-grade.html   (125 words)

  
 Official JBB 2005 NBA Mock Draft (v5.0) - JBB 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
If the draft were determined on upside this kid would be indeed the number one pick in the draft.
Vazquez is one of the few players still available in the draft who can satisfy their need for a productive player in the present who still has room to improve over time.
That was a great mock draft that I was looking forward to thank you very much for everyone who put there time and thought into this because I know it takes alot of it to figure out who should go where and who fits best on what team and so on.
www.justbball.com /forums/showthread.php?t=37817   (9599 words)

  
 2005 NBA Mock Draft
Disclaimer: Trying to accurately predict what is going to happen in an NBA draft is a bit like trying to predict how you're going to react to your first mushroom trip.
If you're watching the draft with a Pacers fan, punch them in the face after they cheer the McCants pick.
If you enjoyed Doc's 2005 NBA mock draft, check out our other articles on Doc's NBA Draft 2005 page.
www.docsports.com /2005-nba-mock-draft.html   (1172 words)

  
 NBA.com: NBA Draft Lottery 2005
NBA Draft 2005: June 28 New York City
For the Bucks (and their mascot, Bango) all they needed was four numbers (5-7-10-14) to win the NBA 2005 Draft Lottery.
If they don't trade the pick, it will be the fourth time in franchise history that the Bucks have had the No. 1 overall pick (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1969; Kent Benson, 1977; and Glenn Robinson in 1994).
www.nba.com /features/lottery2005_index.html   (187 words)

  
 Forums - 2005 NBA Draft (MOCK)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I fuckin' said, this year their are not any spectacular players coming to the NBA.
Well Sean May is not entering the Draft and that guy Bogut from Utah is hyped up to be the next best thing.
Considering how accurate this guy's NFL draft was, I wouldn't really read too much into this one.
dynamic.gamespy.com /~nfl2kx/forums/printthread.php?t=9076   (260 words)

  
 NBA Mock Draft 2005 - NBA Wire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Eric Williams breaks down all 30 picks in the first round of the 2005 NBA draft.
Potential is always the "buzz" word in NBA drafts and Williams has a lot of it.
It appears we may head into the draft still wondering who will be taken with the first pick.
www.nbawire.com /mock-draft-resources.html   (861 words)

  
 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Full coverage of the Spurs' march to the title and the 2005 NBA playoffs.
NBA guru wrapped up draft, season in summer's final chat; Nance transcript.
New NBA rule likely to keep prep star out of league until 2007.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/draft/2005-draft.htm   (247 words)

  
 2005 NBA Draft
The Warriors have the 9th pick in the upcoming draft next week.
Oh, they would like someone that would command a double team in the low post and can play good man-to-man defense, but if that person isn't available at 9 in the draft, then they can get a good player and just have him fit in.
Maybe, if Granger nor Fyre are available, the Warriors can package the pick or player with a player on the roster and trade for a young veteran that meets their needs.
homepage.mac.com /bhelm2/iblog/C1444940137/E1248391445   (272 words)

  
 The NBA Source: 2005 NBA Draft
Though this is an NBA site, it's worth mentioning that the NCAA season has kicked off.
With that in mind, it's a good time to look into the 2005 NBA Draft; before we see a blue-chipper from the MAC rise into the lottery and a clueless freshman struggle for playing time but still declare early--in other words, the last time players will bear the stock they've honed since the spring.
Needs to step up as go-to scorer if he is to live up to draft status and ensure that Kansas plays like a title contender.
nbasource.blogspot.com /2004/11/2005-nba-draft.html   (1710 words)

  
 CelticsBlog.com
Draft Thoughts From Across the Pond by Bent
Some leftover thoughts before the draft by Gabe Kahn
I'll reserve final judgement, but it doesn't change how pleased I am, overall, with the draft.
celticsrant.blogspot.com /2005/06/nba-draft-2005.html   (310 words)

  
 ESPN Insider: 2005 NBA Draft Top 5s
Scouts are saying 2005 will be the worst high school class in recent history.
A stunning 28 international underclassmen pulled out of the 2004 draft, fearing the high school crop would push them out of the first round.
That left a gaping hole in last year's draft but also brought a promise that this year's crop could look pretty good.
insider.espn.go.com /insider/story?id=1829045   (350 words)

  
 2005 NBA Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Andrew Bogut and Marvin Williams were the first two players off the board on draft day.
Find out all you need to know about the draft right here.
Create your own mock draft - Post your mock draft on our forums for 1000s to see or read some mock drafts created by fans.
www.iis-sports.com /nbadraft   (69 words)

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