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The Toronto Raptors selected guard Terrence Ross out of the University of Washington with the No. 8 selection in the NBA draft Thursday.
Ross played shooting guard and small forward with the Huskies. A native of Portland, Ore., he is listed at six-foot-seven, 197 pounds.
The 21-year-old spent two seasons with Washington and averaged 16.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in his sophomore year.
He shot 45 percent from the field and 37 percent from three-point range in his second year, and was named First Team, All-Pac-12.
Toronto missed the playoffs after finishing the lockout-shortened season fourth in the five-team Atlantic Division with a 23-43 record under first-year coach Dwane Casey.
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The sky is the limit for Terrence Ross. Ross is a versatile scorer that can score in a multiple of ways. When he is on he can be deadly from deep. His real strength is his mid range game. Ross needs to work on his ball handling skills and get a little stronger for he can finish at the rim.
They have ton of athletic ability on the wing but they could use really use a...
Terrence Ross, a sophomore guard with the Washington Huskies, was taken by Toronto with the eighth pick in the 2012 NBA Draft Thursday night, held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
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...
The Toronto Raptors tried to address a major need by drafting guard Terrence Ross of Washington with the No. 8 pick of the first round of Thursday's NBA draft. This was a little higher than many expected Ross to be taken, but the Raptors need a scoring wing player. Ross was an all-Pac-12 shooting guard, who, at 6-7, could also play the small forward spot, which is the Raptors...
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...
Washington Head Coach Lorenzo Romar took time out of a busy night in New Jersey as part of Terrence Ross' Green Room entourage to answer questions from the media about Ross and Tony Wroten being selected in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft Thursday night, and how that will impact Washington recruiting from now on. Romar also fielded questions about his new Twitter account!
Congratulations Terrence and Tony
The 2012 NBA draft concluded last night and the UW Huskies men’s basketball program hit it big in New Jersey.
Both of last year’s standout players, Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten, were drafted in the first round, giving Coach Romar NINE former players now in the NBA, 6 in the first round, and the first time ever that 2 Huskies were selected in...
The Toronto Raptors picked Washington swingman Terrence Ross with the No. 8 pick of the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday, and the Detroit Pistons selected Connecticut freshman center Andre Drummond.
There was basketball talent in the Pac-12 Conference this season.
It just wasn't apparent by watching the NCAA tournament.
A conference that put only two teams into college basketball's biggest postseason tournament and secured only one victory (thanks to newcomer Colorado, of all teams) had three players selected in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday night.
First Round 1. New Orleans Hornets: Anthony Davis 2. Charlotte Bobcats: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 3. Washington Wizards: Bradley Beal 4. Cleveland Cavaliers: Dion Waiters 5. Sacramento Kings: Thomas Robinson 6. Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard 7. Golden State Warriors: Harrison Barnes 8. Toronto Raptors: Terrence Ross 9. Detroit Pistons: Andre Drummond 10. New Orleans Hornets...