Found June 26, 2012 on
Fox Sports Wisconsin:
ST. FRANCIS, Wis. There's no doubt Milwaukee Bucks guards Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis comprise one of the best or at least quickest backcourts in the NBA.
But, in a pattern true to most other positions on Milwaukee's roster, that talented backcourt is also one of the smallest in the NBA, boasting a 6-2 average height and a an average weight of 177.
So with the NBA draft rapidly approaching and the Bucks firm in their stance of taking the most talented player available not just the best big man Milwaukee's final draft workout featured two of the draft's top shooting guards, both of whom are much bigger than the mean of Milwaukee's current backcourt.
Bucks assistant general manager Jeff Weltman recognizes how talented the pair of Ellis and Jennings is, but he says the Bucks wouldn't hesitate to draft either Connecticut's Jeremy Lamb or Washington's Terrence Ross, the two talented guards who were at the Cousins Center on Tuesday.
But would ...
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The NBA Draft Blog Scouting Report looks at one of the more difficult players to make sense of in this year’s draft – Connecticut’s Jeremy Lamb. At times, Lamb looks like an unstoppable scorer and at others, he doesn’t look for his shot. He has the ability to score in a variety of ways, and has also shown to be a decent defender. Will Lamb’s passive attitude cause...
Terrence RossWashington - Sophomore (Born 1991)Shooting Guard/Small Forward6'7" 197lbsThe Good:- NBA athleticism- very good defender- good three-point shooter- great rebounder for his position- very good jump shooter- can create his own shot off the dribble- his game greatly improved from his freshman to sophomore years
The Bad:- a year older than other sophomores- needs...
Pro Basketball Draft.com is reporting that the Cavaliers are bringing in Terrence Ross for a last minute workout. The 6’7″ wing played for the Washington Huskies and is expected to be drafted in the 11-17 range. The Cavaliers have reportedly been talking trade with anyone who will listen in an attempt to move back into the lottery.
Would the Cavaliers have enough trade ammunition...
Jeremy Lamb, SG Connecticut Scouting Report
Cole’s Take: First off, let’s pay homage to arguably the dunk of the year above. Thanks for that gem, Jeremy.
Jeremy Lamb is somewhat of an enigma. He flourished next to Kemba during his freshman year but couldn’t carry the load on last year’s dysfunctional train-wreck of a first round...
The Magic are a day away from a pretty big Draft night. This will be the first major decision that Rob Hennigan makes and he has had very little time to do a lot of in-person evaluation. The Magic themselves have not had a whole ton of prospects come to Amway Center. On top of that, Hennigan has fired a good chunk of the Magic's scouting personnel.
We are seeing pretty clearly...
Don’t do it Rip City
The Portland Trail Blazers will have two lottery picks in this week’s NBA draft, and while the potential is there in every prospect, there are a handful of players the team must avoid with the No. 6 and No. 11 picks.
Jeremy Lamb has the ability to be a great scorer, but questions surrounding his motor make him a big-time question mark.
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There might have been the possibility of an awkward moment when former Connecticut basketball standouts Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb greeted each other in New York prior to the 2012 NBA Draft. But Drummond said Tuesday there are no hard feelings surrounding comments made by Lamb on Monday.