NBA Draft ’07: Badgers Tucker Selected 29th by Phoenix

by - Published June 29, 2007 in Newswire



NBA Draft ’07 – Suns Select Badger’s Tucker at No. 29: Wisconsin senior forward Alando Tucker was selected by the Phoenix Suns with the 29th selection of the NBA Draft. Tucker, the Big Ten Player of the Year this past season, averaged 20 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Pistons Grab UCLA’s Afflalo at No. 27

by - Published June 29, 2007 in Newswire



NBA Draft ’07 – Pistons Grab UCLA’s Afflalo: UCLA junior guard Arron Afflalo was selected 27th overall by the Detroit Pistons in the NBA Draft. Afflalo, a first-team All-American and the 2007 Pac-10 Player of the Year, averaged 16.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2 assists per contest last season. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Oregon’s Brooks Selected by Houston at No. 26

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NBA Draft ’07 – Ducks’ Brooks Selected by Rockets: Oregon senior guard Aaron Brooks was selected 26th overall by the Houston Rockets in the NBA Draft. Brooks, only 5-11, was a third-team All-American selection last season, averaging 17.7 points (best in the Pac-10) and 4.3 assists per contest. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Rice’s Almond Nabbed by Utah at No. 25

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NBA Draft ’07 – Utah Nabs Rice’s Almond: Rice senior guard Morris Almond was selected 25th overall by the Utah Jazz in the NBA Draft. Almond, the 2007 Conference USA Player of the Year, finished 3rd in the NCAA with 26.4 points per game (a CUSA record), averaged 6.6 rebounds per game and shot 85 percent from the free-throw line. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: DePaul’s Chandler Chosen for Knicks at No. 23

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NBA Draft ’07 – Knicks Go With DePaul’s Chandler: DePaul sophomore forward Wilson Chandler was selected 23rd overall by the New York Knicks in the NBA Draft. Chandler, a second-team All-Big East selection, averaged 14.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per contest last season. Chandler was a member of the Big East’s All-Freshman team in 2005-06. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: BC’s Dudley Selected 22nd by Charlotte

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NBA Draft ’07 – Bobcats Take BC’s Dudley: Boston College senior forward Jared Dudley was selected 22nd overall in the NBA Draft by the Charlotte Bobcats. Dudley, the 2007 ACC Player of the Year, averaged 19 points and 8.3 rebounds per contest last season, and he led the nation in minutes played. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Daequan Cook Goes to Philadelphia

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NBA Draft ’07 – Sixers Select Buckeyes’ Cook at No. 21: Ohio State freshman guard Daequan Cook was selected with the 21st overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Draft. Cook, the Big Ten’s Sixth Man of the Year, averaged 10 points and 4.3 rebounds per contest. Update: In a Draft-day move, Cook was traded in a swap of picks to Miami, for their 20th overall selection Jason Smith. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Colorado State’s Smith Selected by Heat

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NBA Draft ’07 – CSU’s Smith Goes to Miami at No. 20: Colorado State junor forward Jason Smith was selected 20th overall by the Miami Heat in the NBA Draft. Smith, a two-time All-Mountain West selection, averaged 16.8 points and 10 rebounds per contest. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Tech’s Crittenton Selected 19th By Lakers

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NBA Draft ’07 – Crittenton Selected by Lakers: Georgia Tech freshman guard Javaris Crittenton was selected with the 19th overall pick by the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Draft. Crittenton averaged 14.4 points per game last season, and he led the Yellow Jackets with 5.8 assists per game, along with 3.7 boards and two steals per contest. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: BC’s Williams Goes 17th to New Jersey

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NBA Draft ’07 – Eagles’ Williams Goes To Nets at 17: Boston College junior forward Sean Williams was selected 17th overall by the New Jersey Nets in the NBA Draft. Williams, who only played in 15 games last season after being dismissed from the team in January, averaged 12 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. He had a triple-double against Duquesne and, most notably, averaged six blocks per contest. [6/28/07]

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