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PLAYERS: Harrison Barnes
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 forward, who I had going either fourth (to Cleveland) or fifth (to Sacramento), while some had him slated to be the second overall pick, “fell” a bit below my expectations, ending up at Golden State (23-43 ~ 4th in the WC Pacific ~ 13th overall in the Western Conference), who had the seventh pick. And while this might be a tough shot to take for the player that was a pre-season All-American before he ever stepped on the hardwoods of the Dean Dome, it could also be looked at as the steal of the Top 10 picks. As I said in my pre-draft post about Barnes is that what the Carolina fan base saw of him in two year...

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...

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...

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.

Lillard, Barnes Go with No. 6 and 7 picks in NBA draft

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.

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...

The NBA Draft: Draft This Guy, Not That Guy

The NBA Draft is a tantalizing prospect: as a relatively low-cost means of adding talent, for many teams it can be vehicle to move from irrelevance to the elite (see the Oklahoma City Thunder, whose top four scorers, along with the primary piece they dealt to acquire Kendrick Perkins were team draft picks), and failure can leave teams spinning their wheels in perpetuity (Wizards...

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...

2012 NBA Draft: Team-By-Team Grades and Analysis

USA TODAY Sports evaluated and doled out grades for each team’s performance in the NBA draft, from best to worst: Golden State Warriors: A With the No. 7 selection, the Warriors took North Carolina small forward Harrison Barnes, addressing a need at the position while simultaneously taking the best available player. At No. 30, the Warriors picked up Vanderbilt center Festus Ezeli...

NBA Draft Day 2012 – Live Updates

Keep refreshing this page for all the latest rumors and updates leading up to tonight’s NBA Draft. [Newest update - 9:07 AM PST]   Marc J. Spears: Kings will not entertain trading 5th pick until they see who is available, sources tell Y! Word is Sacramento loves Kansas’ Thomas Robinson. Twitter   Adrian Wojnarowski: Boston is aggressively working to move up into the late...

BCP 2012 Mock NBA Draft 3.0

1.  New Orleans Hornets Anthony Davis (6’10″ PF, Freshman, Kentucky) 2.  Cleveland Cavaliers Bradley Beal (6’5″ SG, Freshman, Florida) 3.  Washington Wizards Harrison Barnes (6’8″ SF, North Carolina, Sophomore) 4.  Charlotte Bobcats Thomas Robinson (6’9″ PF, Junior, Kansas) 5.  Sacramento Kings Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (6’7″ SF, Freshman, Kentucky) 6.  Portland...
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