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The ACC had 8 players selected in the NBA Draft on Thursday evening. The biggest surprise was Miles Plumlee getting selected in the 1st round, but its just another example of how completely different the NBA game is from the college game.
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When it comes to the NBA Draft, there is such a disproportionate amount of attention paid to numbers and various statistics. At times, I will find myself start to fall into that trap, but then a player steps out of their college system, and show a lot more to their game than you could have imagined. Sometimes, the things that teams are really looking for can’t be quantified...
The Indiana Pacers picked Duke power forward Miles Plumlee with the 26th pick in Thursday's NBA draft, adding another tough player to their rugged young roster.
Plumlee, a 6-10 native of Warsaw, Ind., is known for his athletic ability and rebounding prowess, but is considered a raw offensive player. He averaged 6.6 points, 7.1 rebounds and 0.9 blocks per game as a senior. He...
Just over five years ago, on June 22, 2007, a 6’9″ power forward committed to play college basketball for coach Trent Johnson at Stanford. Less than a year later on April 9, 2008, Coach Johnson chose another school as well and became the new head coach of the LSU Tigers. It was a strange chain of events that led to Johnson leaving Stanford and Miles Plumlee eventually going...
The dust has settled and the verdict is in. The Pacers' selection with the 26th pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, Duke senior Miles Plumlee, is widely regarded as one of the worst (or as some have said, most "laughable") of the entire night. A D-, or at worst, an F, is what the majority of analysts have been giving the pick.The general consensus is that Plumlee did not warrant...