It didn’t take long for the 2012 NBA Draft to turn into a celebration of college basketball bluebloods.
Freshman forward Anthony Davis of Kentucky, the reigning college player of the year and a defensive force with a high offensive ceiling based on his high school experience as a 6-foot-3 point guard, was the No. 1 pick of the New Orleans Hornets. That move was widely panned as the probable move for a franchise that finished 29th in offense and 24th in rebounding. Read More
In an upset, the New Orleans Hornets received the right to make the first overall pick in the June 28 NBA draft when they won Wednesday’s draft lottery. Read More
Now that 49ers fans have recovered from Alex Smith’s stirring final act against the New Orleans Saints, which turned an eerily quiet Candlestick Park crowd into a bedlam of unexpected elation, the bigger story can be told. Read More
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh embellished his growing reputation for tense relations with competing coaches Sunday following a postgame skirmish with Detroit Lions Coach Jim Schwartz. Read More
The most significant aspect of the 49ers’ first-round picks last week is that they now will be able to use an offensive system which is best for their offensive stars. Read More