Part of the maturation process of college basketball players is the ability to adapt to changes, including teammates, coaches, systems, and roles. Being able to navigate these successfully can leave a player in a position where the normal adjustments needed during a game become simple to handle. Lorenzo Brown had to deal with all of the changes during his three seasons at North Carolina...
RALEIGH, N.C. On Thursday, Lorenzo Brown confirmed what most observers close to North Carolina State's basketball program believed would happen for some time: He is leaving school a year early to chase the dream of playing in the NBA.
Brown, who averaged 12.4 points and handed out an ACC-best 7.4 assists per game this season, is projected as a late first-round pick at best...
North Carolina State's Lorenzo Brown says he's ready to enter the NBA draft.
The junior point guard held a news conference Thursday with coach Mark Gottfried to announce his plans to skip his final season with the Wolfpack.
Gottfried says he spoke with representatives of about 15 to 20 NBA teams and believes that Brown can be a first-round pick.
A second-team all-Atlantic...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2013
North Carolina State junior point guard Lorenzo Brown will enter the NBA draft, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday night.
The person said Brown has notified coach Mark Gottfried of his plans to skip his final season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the school hasn't made an official announcement.
A second-team all...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2013
RALEIGH, NC -- Saturday night wasn't exactly a typical night for North Carolina State's basketball team.
The Wolfpack made another statement about the order of things along Tobacco Road, firmly planting their relevance smack dab into the middle of the lane Duke and North Carolina have traveled for decades. In one particular area, however, the Wolfpack jumped out in front...
RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina State is one of the top teams in the nation when Lorenzo Brown plays well.
The media's main focus is on junior forward C.J. Leslie, and he certainly is an x-factor for the Wolfpack. But NCSU can survive games when Leslie doesn't play all that well as long as Brown does his thing.
And lately, he's been doing it more consistently.
RALEIGH, N.C.-- North Carolina State is headed overseas to get a jump start on its most highly anticipated season in quite a while.
And the way coach Mark Gottfried sees it, if the Wolfpack's star point guard can't play during the team's upcoming 10-day trip to Spain, the rest of the team has a great opportunity to learn how to play without him.
Gottfried said Tuesday...
North Carolina State says guard Lorenzo Brown will have surgery on his right knee Tuesday.
School officials said Sunday that Brown will have the exploratory procedure to determine why he is having discomfort in the knee.
The school does not have a timetable for his return and says it will provide an update following the surgery.
Brown enters his junior season as one of the key...