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Tony Snell Has Potential To Be Chicago’s Kawhi Leonard

Tony Snell seems to always be flying under the radar. Since the day he was taken 20th overall by the Bulls, it seems he’s seen very little press and that’s just fine. Sounds familiar right? (Cough) Jimmy Butler… Even after a lights out summer league campaign in which he boasted a stat line of 20 points per game, 46.6% shooting and 50% from three, you’d still be hard pressed...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Slim Pickens – Holy Rookie Nookie, Batman!

As I look back on my fantasy basketball career, I find it astonishing how much the game has changed.  Back when JB and I wore bell-bottom jeans and flowing paisley shirts it was just the two of us playing fantasy basketball.  We didn’t have all these fancy categories the kids have today.  All we could keep track of was points and that was hard enough.  Back then we would use...
Via Razzball Basketball
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

2013-14 NCAA Preseason Preview: No. 21 New Mexico

For more preseason coverage of the 2013-14 college basketball season, click here. Last year, the New Mexico Lobos swept the regular season and conference tournament championships in the MWC, which led all conferences in RPI. But, it all came crashing to a halt when the Lobos lost in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64 to Harvard. There are two ways to look at the way New Mexico&...
Via The Sports Post
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

2013-14 NCAA Preseason Preview: No. 21 New Mexico

For more preseason coverage of the 2013-14 college basketball season, click here. Last year, the New Mexico Lobos swept the regular season and conference tournament championships in the MWC, which led all conferences in RPI. But, it all came crashing to a halt when the Lobos lost in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64 to Harvard. There are two ways to look at the way New Mexico&...
Via The Sports Post
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Tony Snell and Erik Murphy show off Chicago Bulls rookie jerseys

Former college stars Tony Snell and Erik Murphy, out of New Mexico and Florida, respectively, showed off their new Chicago Bulls jerseys at a press conference.
Via Gamedayr
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Profiling Chicago Bulls 1st Round Pick Tony Snell

The Chicago Bulls selected Tony Snell out of New Mexico tonight with the 20th pick in the NBA Draft. Snell will mean they will have nine players under contract. Expect Chicago to add probably two more at some point during free agency; which begins tomorrow. “It’s crazy I’m going to the Bulls. I watched Jordan play my whole life. I watched Derrick Rose. I can’t wait to play...
Via The Sports Bank
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Draft 2013 Roundup: Bulls Load up on Perimeter Help

The Chicago Bulls went into Thursday night’s draft with the 20th pick and the 49th overall pick.  They would come out with two new players in Tony Snell out of New Mexico and Erik Murphy from Florida.  While the Bulls were rumored to be involved in a number of possible trade scenarios, ultimately none of [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...
Via Next Level Sports Network
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Chicago Draft Grades

Chicago Bulls: Chicago Draft Grades By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Pick 20: Tony Snell- G/F- New Mexico - Snell is not an elite talent, but he has two things that the Bulls love, the ability to be a very solid perimeter defender and he is a perimeter player that can shoot the ball. He has a chance to play behind Jimmy Butler and Luol Deng this season, however,...
Via HoopStuff
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

My Favorite for the Knicks at 24: Tony Snell

Via NBADraft.net Strengths: Snell possesses a picturesque shooting stroke and an easygoing on-court style … If he doesn’t do it smooth, he doesn’t do it … Sneaky explosive – makes your draw drop every now and then … At 6’7 he possesses intriguing size for the shooting guard position … With a high release and solid elevation, he gets unperturbed looks at the bucket...
Via Knickswag
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Looking To Add A Perimeter Scorer Through Draft

The New York Knicks averaged 88 points per game during the playoffs, despite having such proven gunners as Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith on the roster. They were destroyed on the offensive glass, yet their biggest deficiency at times was finding a perimeter oriented scorer on the floor for them. The Star Ledger is reporting that the Knicks are looking to solve that problem via next...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Scouting Report - Tony Snell

Name:  Tony Snell      Age:   21    School: New Mexico Height: 6’7         Weight: 198       Projected Position: SF   2012-13 Stats: 12.5 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 2.9 apg, 0.8 spg, 2.1 tpg (31.2 minutes per game) 42.2 FG%, 84.3 FT%, 39.0 3FG%  56.2 TS%, 51.6 eFG%, 22.8 USG%   SKILLS & ATHLETIC BREAKDOWN Offense Perimeter...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Snell, Glen Rice Jr. highlight pre-draft workout

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The battle was so intense between Glen Rice Jr. and Tony Snell during Tuesday's draft workout at the Cousins Center that all Snell could do was smile and laugh when asked about it. The two wing prospects went at it as the main attraction in Milwaukee's first draft workout, as Rice and Snell were joined by Syracuse forward James Southerland, Iowa State...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Snell, Glen Rice Jr. highlight pre-draft workout

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The battle was so intense between Glen Rice Jr. and Tony Snell during Tuesday's draft workout at the Cousins Center that all Snell could do was smile and laugh when asked about it. The two wing prospects went at it as the main attraction in Milwaukee's first draft workout, as Rice and Snell were joined by Syracuse forward James Southerland, Iowa State...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

New Mexico's Tony Snell Will Enter Draft

New Mexico guard Tony Snell is entering the NBA Draft, forgoing his senior season.
Via RealGM
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Snell leaving Lobos for NBA draft

New Mexico guard Tony Snell will forgo his senior season to enter the NBA draft. The 21-year-old Snell made the announcement at a Monday news conference on the school's Albuquerque campus. The 6-foot-7 Snell says ''in my heart, I feel like it's a good decision to leave now.'' Newly hired Lobos coach Craig Neal was at Snell's side when he announced his...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Lobos guard Tony Snell enters NBA draft

New Mexico guard Tony Snell will forgo his senior season to enter the NBA draft. The 21-year-old Snell made the announcement at a Monday news conference on the school's Albuquerque campus. The 6-foot-7 Snell says ''in my heart, I feel like it's a good decision to leave now.'' Newly hired Lobos coach Craig Neal was at Snell's side when he announced his...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Tracking NBA Draft early entrants

Players who have not yet expended all of their college eligibility have until April 28 to declare for the NBA Draft. Additionally, such players have until April 10 to remove their name from the draft entry list and return to school, provided this is the first time they have declared for the draft and they have not yet hired an agent. The NBA will release the official list of draft...
Via Fox Sports
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NBA Draft Early Entrants

The 2013 NBA Draft will soon be here. As the college basketball season winds down, more players are entering their names for consideration every day.  Here is a list of underclassmen who have already declared for the 2013 NBA Draft and where they could end up being selected. Click here for The Sports Bank’s 2013 NBA Draft mock. Updated: 3/30/13 C.J. Aiken, PF, St. Joseph’s,...
Via The Sports Bank
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Longtime Lobos beat writer quitting because of upset loss to Harvard

The 3rd-seeded New Mexico Lobos were upset by the 14th-seeded Harvard Crimson Thursday night in what may go down as the biggest upset in the Round of 64. The defeat left many Lobos fans scratching their heads and wondering what went wrong, while the rest of America joined in celebration because the underdog emerged victorious.For longtime beat writer Dennis Latta, the loss meant...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Is The Mountain West Overrated?

As the second day of the NCAA Tournament tips off, one of the main stories of the first day was another bad showing from the Mountain West Conference.  Colorado St. got by Missouri, but No. 3 seeded New Mexico, a Final Four favorite for some, and No. 5 UNLV both lost yesterday.  UNLV went ice cold from the field and lost to an under seeded Cal team, and New Mexico was dropped by...
Via isportsweb.com
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Harvard upsets New Mexico

Give those Harvard kids an A-plus in another subject: Bracketbusting 101. Wesley Saunders scored 18 points and Laurent Rivard made five 3-pointers to help the 14th-seeded Crimson pull the biggest upset in Thursday's flurry of NCAA tournament games, a 68-62 win over No. 3 New Mexico. The Ivy League advanced for the first time since a very good Cornell team made the regional...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Tourney sparks basketball fever in New Mexico

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- With some of their strongest teams in years, New Mexico and New Mexico State are creating quite the NCAA tournament buzz across the state. Mountain West Conference champion and No. 3 seed New Mexico (29-5) is in the West Regional and will face No. 14 seed Harvard (19-9), the Ivy League champions, on Thursday in Salt Lake...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Harvard Heavy Underdogs Against New Mexico in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament

If Harvard’s basketball team is going to win its first NCAA tournament game it will be a big surprise, as the Ivy League champion Crimson open as 11-point underdogs against Mountain West champion New Mexico for Thursday’s game in Salt Lake City. Could Thursday’s game be the last for Harvard coach Tommy Amaker? No. 14 Harvard definitely has its work cut out against the third...
Via NESN.com
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA tourney sparks basketball fever in New Mexico

With some of their strongest teams in years, New Mexico and New Mexico State are creating quite the NCAA tournament buzz across the state. No. 3 seed New Mexico (29-5) is in the West Regional will face No. 14 seed Harvard (19-9), the Ivy League champions, on Thursday in Salt Lake City. Behind Kendall Williams and Tony Snell, this is the best team the Lobos have had since Norm Ellenberger...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Thirteen under-the-radar guys in NCAA tourney

While watching Tony Snell single-handedly dispose of UNLV in the Mountain West Conference tournament finals, the subsequent reaction, especially that of CBS announcer Reggie Miller, stood out. In a one-point game against a Top-25-caliber opponent one that had already beaten the Lobos in the Thompson & Mack Center earlier in the yearthe junior swingman dropped 13 consecutive...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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