Basketball: Pac-10 players & the draft

Here are a few stories looking at how Thursday’s NBA draft shapes up for Pac-10 players:

— The prospects of Washington power forward Jon Brockman are something of a mystery, writes Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times.

— UCLA point guard Darren Collison has plenty of motivation as he embarks on his NBA career, according to Brian Dohn of the L.A. Daily News.

— USC’s DeMar DeRozan, a star without attitude, is rising on the draft boards, says Scott Wolf of the L.A. Daily News.

— Arizona State sophomore guard James Harden is about to realize a lifelong dream,  writes Doug Haller of the Arizona Republic.

— Arizona State senior Jeff Pendergraph is about to find out if staying in school was the right move, according to a profile in the Republic.

— Bruce Pascoe of the Daily Star in Tucson examines whether coaching turmoil at Arizona actually benefitted the development of Jordan Hill and Chase Budinger.

Jeff Faraudo


  1. Ryan Anderson just got traded to Orlando. Apparently some guys named Carter and Alston were also part of the deal.

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