K.J. MCDANIELS NEWS

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...
Via Total Sports Live
12 days ago  |  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...
Via Around the Arc
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Complete Draft Preview

Joel Embiid #476664963 / gettyimages.com 76ers took Joel Embiid with the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Joel is hands down the highest risk in this draft, but to many, has the best potential. Embiid still has that fractured foot and will be out for 4-6 months. Joel has great footwork and nice touch around the basket and can take over games in the paint. Playing along...
Via TopSportsReport
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting Report – K.J. McDaniels

Name:  K.J. McDaniels      Age:   21   School: Clemson Height: 6’6   Weight: 196   Projected Position: SF 2013-14 Stats: 17.1 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.6 spg, 2.8 bpg, 2.3 tpg (33.7 minutes per game) 45.9 FG%, 84.2 FT%, 30.4 3FG%, 56.3 TS%, 49.9 eFG% 29.1 USG%, 8.8 OREB%, 12.5 TRB%, 2.3 STL%, 8.9 BLK%   SKILLS & ATHLETIC BREAKDOWN Offense Perimeter Shooting...
Via NBA Draft Blog
19 days ago  |  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...
Via Celtics Life
20 days ago  |  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...
Via Mile High Sports
24 days ago  |  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...
Via TornBySports
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...
Via NESN.com
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Loaded draft means talent will slip to second round

Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker will likely comprise the top three picks of the 2014 NBA Draft in some order, but what about the players who could make an impact further down the line? Here are 10 potential second-round sleepers in the 2014 NBA Draft: K.J. McDaniels, Clemson: There's a good chance McDaniels could be snatched up by the end of the first round but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 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...
Via NESN.com
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Clemson's K.J. McDaniels plans to enter NBA draft

Clemson junior K.J. McDaniels plans to announce this week that he is entering the 2014 NBA draft, a source told Yahoo Sports. McDaniels averaged 17.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.8 blocks and 1.2 assists last season. The 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year was the only player in NCAA Division I to lead his team in points, rebounds, blocks, steals and 3-pointers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Clemson’s K.J. McDaniels To Enter NBA Draft

Yahoo Sports is reporting that Clemson forward K.J. McDaniels will enter the 2014 NBA Draft. McDaniels averaged 17.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.8 blocks and 1.2 assists last season, along with winning the ACC Defensive Player of the Year award as well. McDaniels is currently the 20th rated prospect according to DraftExpress.com.
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Clemson Forward K.J. McDaniels To Enter NBA Draft

Yahoo Sports is reporting that Clemson forward K.J. McDaniels will enter the 2014 NBA Draft. McDaniels averaged 17.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.8 blocks and 1.2 assists last season, along with winning the ACC Defensive Player of the Year award as well. McDaniels is currently the 20th rated prospect according to DraftExpress.com.
Via Thacover2
April 22, 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.
Via RealGM
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

KJ McDaniels to enter NBA Draft

Yahoo Sports is reporting that Clemson forward, KJ McDaniels will enter the NBA draft. Clemson junior K.J. McDaniels plans to announce this week that he is entering the 2014 NBA draft, a source told Yahoo Sports. ... DraftExpress.com ranks McDaniels as the 20th-best overall draft prospect. Several NBA scouts told Yahoo Sports that he could be selected anywhere from late first...
Via SCACC Hoops
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson junior K.J. McDaniels will leave school and enter NBA Draft

Clemson junior K.J. McDaniels will forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft, a source told CBSSports.com on Tuesday. A formal announcment could come within the next 24 hours. McDaniels has gone from a borderline top-150 player in the Class of 2011 to a legitimate NBA prospect in a span of three years, and he averaged 17.1 points and 7.1 rebounds this season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

GMs think K.J. McDaniels is the best sleeper in class

As the NBA Draft approaches this June, we’re going to start hearing names like Julius Randle, Andrew Wigging, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker even more than we already are. But while this year’s class has a definitive top tier of players, there are still those hanging out below that tier who carry the title of ‘sleeper’ and one of the best sleepers in the draft seems to be...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 08, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The latest on McDaniels

ACC Defensive Player of the Year K.J. McDaniels is faced with the decision of the lifetime: to go to the NBA or stay in school. CUTigers has the latest on him.
Via clemson.scout.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brownell, players from MSG

Along with K.J. McDaniels and Rod Hall, Clemson basketball coach Brad Brownell meets with reporters after Tuesday night's loss to SMU in the semifinals of the NIT.
Via clemson.scout.com
April 01, 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...
Via FatManWriting
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NIT semifinals betting cheat sheet

Clemson Tigers vs. Southern Methodist Mustangs (-3, 119) Clemson's K.J. McDaniels scored 16 points and DeMarcus Harrison poured in 14 of his 16 in the second half to spark the comeback victory over Belmont. McDaniels continues to deliver for the Tigers, leading them in scoring (17.2), rebounding (7.1), blocks (2.8) and steals (1.1). Clemson is shooting 74.2 percent from the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday in Littlejohn

CLEMSON - Brad Brownell, Landry Nnoko and K.J. McDaniels meet with reporters before next week's trip to New York for the semifinals of the NIT.
Via clemson.scout.com
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

McDaniels not tipping his hand

CLEMSON - It's hard to know what K.J. McDaniels is going to do once Clemson's NIT run comes to an end. Then again, that really shouldn't be a big surprise.
Via clemson.scout.com
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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