2010 NBA Draft

Posts regarding the 2010 NBA Draft.

Thorn: Nets Didn't Consider Lin


Was Rod Thorn interested in Jeremy Lin on Draft Night 2010 or the morning after? "I wish I could say we were," Thorn said. "But the fact is no. Looking back at the scouting reports, back in the...

How a "Holler" Gave Us Kris & Kim


In their first television interview, Kris Humphries and the missus didn't mention NBA free agency or the lockout, but he did provide details on how the two met nearly a year ago.

Zoubek, Uzoh Among Likely Keepers


Nets Brian Zoubek and Ben Uzoh among the most likely undrafted rookies to make an NBA roster this fall, suggests DIME. No surprise, since they're also the only two undrafted who's gotten partially...

Nets Tried to Buy Pick To Take Tiny Gallon


The Nets tried to buy a pick in the second round to take Tiny Gallon, the 6'10", 320-pound Oklahoma PF. The Nets had a deal to buy the Heat's pick at #48 but the Bucks beat them to it.

The Value of Favors and Loyalty


The Nets like Derrick Favors. They like fielding phone calls for him. There was the Danny Granger phone call and the LaMarcus Aldridge phone call. Neither produced a deal. And it's unlikely any...

Did the Nets Get the Most NBA-Ready Rookie?


The stats geeks down at Wages of Wins think the draft choice best prepared for the NBA is not John Wall or DeMarcus Cousins (he's second) but Damion James, taken by the Nets at #24. We buy that.

Favors, James Promise Nets Quick Rewards


Derrick Favors will be the Nets youngest player ever and the youngest in the NBA next season. Still, the #3 pick thinks he can help right away with defense and rebounding. Damion James thinks his...

Favors Wows Johnson, But Thorn Non-Commital about His Future


Derrick Favors can be smaller version of Dwight Howard, maybe a younger version of Kevin Garnett. Was Avery Johnson selling Favors to fans or to teams whose free agent stars might want a...

CDR Deal Official


Chris Douglas Robert deal goes through. The Nets get the Bulls pick in the second round of the 2012 draft, a pick conveyed to the Bucks earlier this year. Also, why the Nets took Damion James and...

Draft Grades Handed Out ...They're Good So Far


Chad Ford thinks Damion Jones could be James Posey. Bill Simmons thinks Derrick Favors could be Antonio McDyess. It's all part of the draft grading process.


The Morning After


Nets liked what they saw in both Derrick Favors, who had been on their radar, and Damion James, who hadn't been. Bottom line, the Nets came away with two bigs.

Summer League Invitations Go Out to Chism, Zoubek, Uzoh, Carter


The Orlando Summer League, officially the  AirTran Airways Pro Summer League starts in 10 days with a 1 p.m. game featuring the #2 and #3 picks in the drafts--the 76ers with Evan Turner vs. the N...

Nets Trade for Damion James


The Nets traded their two late picks to the Hawks for Damion James, who averaged 18 0 and 10.3 for Texas this season.

With the #3 Pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, the New Jersey Nets Select Derrick Favors


Nets make the pick - Derrick Favors, the 6'10" PF/C out of Georgia Tech is the #3 pick in the NBA Draft.

In Final Mocks, It's Favors, Crawford, Gallon


In final mock drafts, it's Derrick Favors at #3, Jordan Crawford at #27 and Tiny Gallon at #31. That's barring any late trades or other transactions.

Blockbuster Looks Unlikely


Woj reports Nets and Pacers in discussions that would send Devin Harris, Yi Jianlian and #3 pick to the Pacers for a package that includes Danny Granger and the #10 pick. Nets are "lukewarm", says...

It Looks Like Favors, But Nets and Thorn Keep 'Em Guessing


Andy Katz reporting the deal is done: the Nets will take Derrick Favors at #3, in part because he is more valuable in a sign and trade for a free agent.

Expect the Unexpected


Expect the Unexpected. Rod Thorn loves to wheel and deal on Draft Night and with rumors flying around the league, don't be surprised by anything. Thorn did say the expectation is that Devin Harris...

Staying Up Late


The list of names at the top of the Nets draft board is short--Derrick Favors, Wesley Johnson, maybe DeMarcus Cousins and Greg Monroe. Not so for #27 and #31. We take a look at the most likely.

Back to Favors? And a Pick at #19?


In consensus mock draft, it's still Derrick Favors although it's no longer unanimous. Of the 12 mocks surveyed by NBA.com, eight are still projecting Favors. ESPN's Chris Sheridan seems to think so...

Avery Wants "Low Maintenance" Pro, Rod Wants More Cap Space


Wondering why the Nets have shifted from Derrick Favors and DeMarcus Cousins to Wesley Johnson and Greg Monroe? Think Avery Johnson.

CDR to Milwaukee for 2012 Second Rounder


Nets and Bucks in "serious negotiations" on a deal that would send Chris Douglas-Roberts to Milwaukee for an unidentified second round pick. The Bucks hold the #37 and #47 picks.

Six Goes Into Two Wednesday


Six goes into two -- six candidates for Nets two late picks -- Wednesday in New Jersey - Tiny Gallon, Craig Brackins, Lance Stephenson, Andy Rautins, Ryan Thompson and Dominique Jones.

Cousins Out? Monroe In?


Nets Thinking Greg Monroe as well as Derrick Favors and Wesley Johnson. DeMarcus Cousins seems like he's out of the picture as Rod Thorn says it's a "leap of faith" to think he can play power...

Do The Nets Want Johnson at #3, Or Do They Just Want to Do a Deal?


ESPN and Draft Express disagree in their latest mock drafts, with Chad Ford believing it's still Derrick Favors, but Jonathan Givony says the Nets will surprise with Wesley Johnson.

Nets' Decision Gets Delayed


DeMarcus Cousins comported himself well, but is he a power forward. Derrick Favors didn't hurt himself but how long will it take him to develop. Wesley Johnson could be star at small forward but...

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