Posted June 28, 2012 on
The eve of the NBA Draft is usually something of a bittersweet time for Kansas fans. Selfishly, they want to see their heroes take the court at Allen Fieldhouse one last time - while at the same time feeling pride at seeing them make the most of a lifelong dream. Tonight, Thomas Robinson and Tyshawn Taylor prepare to take that step.
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A report says that a man who was recently charged for running a big marijuana ring provided drugs to Kansas basketball players.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Kansas man at the center of a large-scale marijuana case allegedly supplied the drug to multiple players from the 2010-11 Kansas men's basketball team, a federal prosecutor said.
The Kansas City Star reported Friday that an assistant U.S. attorney made the claim during a June 18 detention hearing for Samuel Villeareal III.
The 32-year-old from Overland...
A Kansas man at the center of a large-scale marijuana case allegedly supplied the drug to multiple players from the 2010-11 Kansas men's basketball team, a federal prosecutor said.
The Kansas City Star reported Friday (http://bit.ly/OKVO4p) that an assistant U.S. attorney made the claim during a June 18 detention hearing for Samuel Villeareal III.
The 32-year-old from Overland...
The Brooklyn Nets acquired the draft rights to Tyshawn Taylor after he was selected 41st overall by Portland, in exchange for cash considerations, ESPN.com.Taylor, a guard out of Kansas, averaged 17.3 points and 4.8 assists per game. Also, the Sacramento Kings traded the 36th pick to the Indiana Pacers for cash. The Kings picked Orlando Johnson for the Pacers. The 76ers sent...
ATLANTA -- Tyshawn Taylor changed.
The lively, energetic Kansas guard who helped propel his team to the Final Four last season is gone. In his place is another Tyshawn Taylor, an exhausted character, still talkative but notably slumping after his final private workout for an NBA team.
He doesnt shy away from it. His fatigue is a given, an expected condition after 12 workouts in...
According to league sources, the Chicago Bulls will select Tyshawn Taylor out of Kansas with the 29th pick in the draft tonight. Vin Parise, of NBC Sports, was the first to release the report. The Bulls will look to mold Taylor into becoming a back-up for a healthy Derrick Rose. With Rose out until February/March, the Bulls will hope Tyshawn Taylor can contribute at the NBA...
An Overland Park, Kan., man allegedly supplied marijuana to a number of basketball players on the 2010-2011 Kansas Jayhawks team, a federal prosecutor said.
Samuel Villeareal, 32, is one of 25 defendants charged in U.S. District Court with conspiring to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of “high-grade” marijuana in Johnson and Douglas counties.
Assistant U.S. Attorney...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. A diss is still a diss.
Sure enough, Thomas Robinson slid below pretty much every credible projection. A few hours later, so did Tyshawn Taylor. New league, same old story.
"I know what drives them both," Kansas coach Bill Self observed late Thursday night, just before the NBA put a bow on its 2012 draft. "It drives them nuts to think that somebody...
After what had to be an agonizing wait for the Kansas star, Tyshawn Taylor's name was called by the Portland Trailblazers with the 41st pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. However, word spread immediately the New Jersey native had been traded to his hometown team - the newly-minted Brooklyn Nets.
The Kansas Jayhawks may have the quarterback position locked up in the Class of 2013, thanks to commitments from Montell Cozart and Jordan Darling, but it's never too early to begin looking ahead.