Found June 25, 2012 on
Los That Sports Blog:
Jared Sullinger’s NBA Draft stock has been plummeting in recent weeks, so much that the NBA has declined to invite the once highly-touted power forward to the draft room for top prospects, according to ESPN’s Andy Katz: NBA executive vice president Stu Jackson told ESPN.com that Sullinger wouldn’t be invited based on the reports the [...]
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The NBA announced Tuesday that it has fined New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire $50,000 for using a gay slur on Twitter. In a release Stu Jackson, the NBA's Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations said Stoudemire was fined for "using offensive and derogatory language in a Twitter message."
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If Sullinger had come out last year he was an unquestioned lottery pick, most likely top 5. Before the news came out that NBA teams had redflagged him because of back issues he was once again projected in the lottery. Now the poor guy can’t even get an invite to the draft. NBA executive Stu Jackson, who handles the invites, said that Sullinger was “likely to...