Vine: Former Clemson Hoops Star K.J. McDaniels Threw Down A Ridiculous Alley-Oop On Maurice Harkless

Former Clemson Tigers star K.J. McDaniels is one of a number of high-profile rookies playing for the Philadelphia 76ers this season, and he certainly made his presence known on the NBA stage last night. During last night’s game against the Orlando Magic, the forward finished a ridiculous alley-oop, slamming over Magic forward and former St. John’s standout Maurice Harkless, on...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson coach confident Tigers can win this year

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson coach Brad Brownell didn't think last year's team was as bad as its next-to-last preseason projection in the Atlantic Coast Conference. And he doesn't believe the bottom will drop out for his 23-win Tigers this season with the early departure of star K.J. McDaniels for the NBA. ''I don't know if you'll see a guy do what K.J. did. It's awfully hard to become...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

McDaniels: Possible Sixers “Glue Guy”

Clemson basketball was not a powerhouse basketball program by any standards in 2013-14, but they did have a star in first team All-ACC selection, K.J. McDaniels. McDaniels was Clemson’s LeBron James, their savior if you will, as he led, or came close to leading the team in every statistical category. McDaniels ranked first in scoring, rebounding, blocks,  steals and three-pointers...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Star K.J. McDaniels on the Prowl for Sixers

Now that Philadelphia 76ers fans have digested all of the negativity and “woe is us” that came in the aftermath of the 2014 NBA Draft, we should all try and embrace the new crop of youth that will be donning the red, white, and blue of our round ballers down in South Philadelphia. I’m not talking about Joel Embiid, Sixers fans.  Sadly, the All-American Kansas standout may...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers 2014 draft pick projections

There is certainly a lot to discuss after last night's exciting and eventful NBA Draft. Draft discussion will continue into the coming weeks, when free agency will also be added into the conversation.Of course, it will take years before Thursday's draft selections can truly be evaluated, but it is never too early to project the picks' impact on the future of the franchise.Check out...
Via Around the Arc
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Eye on the Draft: Don't be surprised if Clemson's K.J. McDaniels is the pick for the Celtics at #17

All month long we're breaking down the top NBA draft prospects with our Eye on the Draft series. Today it's Clemson small forward K.J. McDaniels, a possible pick for the Celtics at #17.Name: K.J. McDanielsCollege: ClemsonAge: 21 (turns 22 on February 9th, 2015)Height: 6'6"Weight: 196 poundsWingspan: 6'11.25"2013-14 numbers: 17.1 PPG, 7.1 RPG, 2.8 BPG, 1.6 APG, 1.1 SPG, 46...
Via Celtics Life
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets hold pre-draft workout with McDaniels and Usher

NBA draft prospects K.J. McDaniels and Davon Usher will have a pre-draft practice at Pepsi Center on Thursday, June 19. Clemson’s K.J. McDaniels’ strengths include off-ball play and movement in transition. The 6-foot-6, 196-pound forward is not considered an offensive threat, but still averages over 17 points per game, showing his athleticism. McDaniels can improve his shots...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Prospect – KJ McDaniels – Clemson

KJ McDaniels   If I said there was a player you could get late in the 1st round of the draft that could have an impact immediately you would be interested, right? Let me introduce you to K.J. McDaniels, a small forward out of Clemson. Not only is he 6’6 as listed above, but he has a wing span of 6’11. Do I have your attention? McDaniels will be an instant impact guy on the...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

K.J McDaniels Showcasing Motor, Defensive Tenacity In NBA Draft Workouts

WALTHAM, Mass. — K.J. McDaniels had a rough idea of what to expect heading into his first pre-draft workout. He expected some skills work, a few conditioning drills and a chance to go head-to-head with fellow prospects in the 2014 NBA draft. He never figured he would end up shooting the breeze with one of the very people who could hold his basketball future in his hands. Yet there...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Mock Draft Part II

With 15 picks in the books our NBA Mock Draft hit the back half of the first round. Much like in an actual draft, our NBA Mock General Managers Gary Kester, John Lloyd and myself worked tediously to acquire future assets and/or role players to benefit our respective teams. Here are the final 15 picks from the first ever live #SOSNBAMock. 16. Chicago Bulls- Gary- SF/PF Cleanthony...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Draft Combine: Elfrid Payton, K.J. McDaniels Worth Closer Looks

Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins skipping the 2014 NBA draft combine will take a bit of the luster out of the proceedings in Chicago. Still, scouts and executives will have plenty of talent to parse and over-analyze for the two-day event, beginning Thursday. The top three prospects’ absences underscore the perceived truth about the combine: It is not always a good...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

K.J. McDaneils To Declare For NBA Draft

K.J. McDaniels will declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. McDaniels is a small forward out of Clemson. McDaniels averaged 17.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 2.7 blocks in 33.7 minutes per game last season.
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson's Brownell eager to build on season

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson's Brad Brownell would love to have high-flying K.J. McDaniels return for his senior season instead of leave for the NBA. But whether the Tigers junior comes back or not, the fourth-year coach is confident his team will take another step forward after its turnaround this season.
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball: A bright future ahead

For Clemson basketball fans, Tuesday’s loss to SMU in the NIT semi finals may still sting. For most of the game, Clemson was in control and looked like they would be advancing to the NIT title game. SMU was able to hold off the Tigers in a 65-59 victory. Although the Tigers’ season came to a heart-breaking ending, the Clemson Tigers have everything to be proud of and look forward...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson's K.J. McDaniels With the 'Gimme My Damn Ball' Block of the Night

The SMU Mustangs handed the Clemson Tigers a 65-59 defeat in what was easily a tale of two halves. Clemson outscored SMU by 12 in the first half only to be outscored by 18 in the second. While it is no consolation, they can take some solace in the fact that the highlight of the night is likely going to be K.J. McDaniels getting airborne to not just block this shot but steal it out...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers: Tiger players and fans making most of post-season opportunity

The Clemson Tigers Men’s Basketball team punched their ticket to the final four with a 73-68 victory over the Belmont Bruins this past week.  No, it wasn’t “the” final four, but you couldn’t have made that assumption from the raucous crowd that filled Littlejohn Coliseum and the energy the fans brought to create what was an unbelievable atmosphere. The Tigers did, however...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball advances to NIT semifinals

The Clemson Tigers head to Madison Square Garden in New York City for the NIT semifinals after their defeat of Belmont University in Littlejohn Coliseum last night. Clemson pulled out a 73-68 victory after trailing Belmont for most of the second half to add another win to their season. Their 23 wins is the most since the 2008-2009 season, when they also won 23. The 16th win in Littlejohn...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: K.J. McDaniels Reminds Us Why We Love This Game--No Matter What Tournament is On

For some teams making the 'other' tournament is a let down. They figure the NIT is beneath them and there is no sense in playing to be the No. 69 team in the nation. Others treat it like they should--another chance to play the game. Clemson certainly took that train of thought in to the NIT opener Tuesday night--especially K.J. McDaniels.Clemson went on to win 78-66. Loading...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

McDaniels' 30 leads Clemson to 78-66 NIT win

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) K.J. McDaniels tied his career high with 30 points and had 14 rebounds to lead Clemson to its 10th straight home NIT win with a 78-66 victory over Georgia State on Tuesday night.
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson-Duke ending involves two controversial plays (Video)

The ACC tournament quarterfinal game between Clemson and Duke on Friday night ended in a controversy after two calls went Duke’s way. The first play occurred with Clemson up 62-61 on Duke. Rodney Hood drove into traffic and was fouled by K.J. McDaniels with 3.8 seconds left, sending him to the free throw line where […]
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball: Tigers advance in ACC Tournament

In their first ACC Tournament win since 2011, Clemson advances to the third round to face the Duke Blue Devils tonight at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Tigers defeated Georgia Tech for the third time this season and won their 20th game for the first time since 2011. Clemson has never before been 3-0 in a season against the Yellow Jackets. The last time the Tigers beat a single team...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers: Tigers need deep run in ACC tourney to maintain NCAA hopes

Clemson Tigers: Tigers need deep run in ACC tourney to maintain NCAA hopesThe Clemson Tigers have to make a deep run in this week’s ACC tournament in hopes of sustaining any life at all for an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament.  After a heartbreaking loss to the Pittsburgh Panthers over the weekend, Clemson, who was already on the fringe of bubble contention, has a lot of work...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball falls in final regular season game

Clemson Basketball falls in final regular season gameOn Saturday night, Clemson lost to Pittsburgh during overtime in their final regular season game of the year. In the last seconds of the game, Pitt scored five points to send the game into overtime. They continued their 12-0 run into overtime to win their final game leading into the ACC Tournament, beginning on Wednesday. The Tigers...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Clemson Basketball be NCAA hopeful?

Could Clemson Basketball be NCAA hopeful?In one of their last games of the regular season, the Clemson men’s basketball team pulled out a win against Maryland in very exciting fashion. The game consisted of 13 lead changes and two overtimes, where Clemson finally defeated Maryland 77-73. This win brought the Tigers to 18-10 overall and 9-7 in the ACC. This victory pushes Clemson...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Damarcus Harrison’s Late Three Is Clincher In 2OT Win Over Maryland, Mark Turgeon Was Not Pleased

Maryland and Clemson played an incredibly entertaining two-overtime games today at Littlejohn Coliseum, with the Tigers eventually holding on at home 77-73. Rod Hall was the star down the stretch for Clemson, scoring 10 of his 16 points in the overtime periods, while KJ McDaniels had another excellent game, scoring 26. Ultimately, however, it was Damarcus Harrison’s corner three...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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