Found June 28, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Portland Trail Blazer selected Damian Lillard, a point guard from Weber State, with the No. 6 pick in the NBA draft Thursday, and the Golden State Warruirs took North Carolina forward Harrison Barnes at No. 7.

North Carolina Basketball: Harrison Barnes Goes to the Warriors

When it was all said and done North Carolina had four players go in the first round of last night’s NBA Draft. That was no surprise. However what was much of a surprise was how they went, and I will begin with the first one picked… Harrison Barnes, who did not surprise anyone by being the first of the quartet taken, but might have surprised some how he fell. The sophomore small...

Harrison Barnes scouting report

Harrison Barnes scouting report, SF North Carolina Seth’s Take:  It wasn’t too long ago that Harrison Barnes was one of, if not the top prospect coming out of high school and was a lock to be a top pick in the NBA Draft, and hell with the Bobcats picking second he still could be, but the shine came off once he got into college and it truly never came back. Barnes has the prototypical...

Harrison Barnes goes to Golden State Grade B+

The Golden State Warriors had to be thrilled that Barnes was still on the board. He will fit right in with their type of play. He likes to get up and down and he can shoot the three. Barnes has a chance to be the best pure scorer out of this draft class. His game reminds people of Joe Johnson with more upside. Barnes’ jump shot is textbook; he is an effective three...

Warriors take Harrison Barnes at No. 7

The Golden State Warriors picked up one of the most talented offensive players in the draft by selecting North Carolina forward Harrison Barnes with the No. 7 overall pick of Thursday's NBA draft. Bob Myers, hired as the Warriors new general manager recently, told the San Francisco Chronicle that his phone "almost blew up" when Barnes slipped to No. 7, because...

Blazers get scoring point guard with No. 6 draft pick

The Portland Trail Blazers needed a point guard, and they think they got one with Damian Lillard of Weber State, who was drafted by the Blazers with the No. 6 pick of the first round of Thursday's NBA draft. For a player from Weber State to be taken in the lottery, he has to have a lot going for him, and Lillard does. He is a scoring point guard, who averaged 24.5 points,...

Barnes Drafted No. 7 by Golden State.

North Carolina wing Harrison Barnes was selected by the Golden State Warriors with the No. 7 overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday.

Barnes should get chance to start for Warriors

Nobody will ever know if the Golden State Warriors prioritized need or went with the best available talent with the No. 7 pick of the draft. That's because, as far as Golden State was concerned, North Carolina small forward Harrison Barnes fit both bills when it came time for the club to make its lottery selection. The leading scorer on a powerful Tar Heels team last season...

NBA Draft position-by-position rankings

Point Guards 1. Damian Lillard, 6-2, Weber State. Top-notch scorer who looked good in individual workouts. Possesses a strong handle, too. 2. Kendall Marshall, 6-4, North Carolina. Good size and vision, takes care of ball and gets it to open man. 3. Tony Wroten, 6-6, Washington. Solid in all aspects with great size. Reminds some of long ago PG Nate McMillan. 4. Marquis Teague...

Blazers Fill Needs Through The Draft

The Portland Trail Blazers followed what many mock drafts predicted by taking Weber State junior point-guard Damian Lillard with sixth pick in the NBA Draft. Also following many predictions, the Blazers filled another need, getting a big man, 7'0 sophomore Meyers Leonard out of Illinois with the eleventh pick.

Trail Blazers have interesting draft with Lillard and Leonard

The Portland Trail Blazers made an interesting splash in the 2012 NBA Draft taking a point guard from a mid-major school that few people had heard off, and a project pick at center. They took Damian Lillard at #6 from Weber St. and a guy who played for someone named Weber in Meyers Leonard from the Illini at #11. This marks the first time since 1990 that Illinois has had a player...

UNC Players NBA Career Prospects

Tonight is the NBA Draft and four Tar Heels figure to be selected in the first round ... probably all in the top 20 selections.So as someone who has watched virtually every second of every one of their games over the past four seasons, what kind of NBA players and careers will each of these guys have?HARRISON BARNES:  A lock to be a top ten pick and could be a top five guy.  He...

What We Think: Cavs and NBA Draft Predictions

2012 NBA Draft June 28, 2012 Who we want for the Cavaliers (excluding Anthony Davis) Cavs Prediction #2-3-4-5 Prediction Brian I know the rules, but I'd still try to trade everything under the sun for Anthony Davis. I love that Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is full of leadership, hustle, and drive, but when a positive comment by an NBA player...

NBA Draft: A Call In Show Tonight From 9 til 11

For those of you that enjoy the NBA Draft and might want something different then what the main stream media gives you should check out what CLNS Radio is doing tonight. They will have someone at draft itself, someone else at the Celtics draft party and finally a live show with several hosts, including yours truly, from 9 pm til 11 pm EST. In that time frame we will have updates...
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