Tag Archives: Vander Blue
The Grizzlies are taking a shot on Vander Blue. (USA Today)

Blue invited to Memphis summer team: What it means

Despite going undrafted in last night’s NBA draft, Vander Blue will get his chance at an NBA roster after signing on with the Memphis Grizzlies’ Summer League team. The news was first reported by Chris Vernon via Twitter. Regardless of opinion on Blue’s decision to forgo his senior season — we had quite a strong […]

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Thirty NBA teams each made decisions Thursday night that Vander Blue was not a top-60 player in the draft. (USA Today)

Strotman: Blue’s own mistake lands him undrafted

When asked in May why he made the decision to forgo his senior season and enter the NBA Draft, Vander Blue confidently told the Journal-Sentinel’s Charles Gardner that he “[knew] how this process works” and that he was just “trying to follow the footsteps of Jimmy [Butler]” and the rest of the Marquette basketball alumni […]

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Vander Blue put up big number in Chicago at Day 2 of the NBA Combine.

Vander Blue NBA Draft primer

1. Past stories on Blue’s path to the NBA – Vander Blue’s top 5 NBA team fits – Where Blue ranks among PG prospects – Vander Blue’s best NBA fit – Pick-and-roll: Where Blue stacks up – Where Blue ranks among SG prospects – Recapping Vander Blue’s successful day in Chicago – Vander Blue’s draft equivalent: Malcolm […]

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Vander Blue's two best NBA fits may be far away from each other. (USA Today)

Vander Blue’s top 5 NBA team fits

The beauty of the NBA draft — any professional sports draft, for that matter — is that a player does not need every team in the respective league to covet him. 96.7 percent, if we’re talking NBA, of the general managers could have no interest in a player’s services, but that 3.3 percent, that one […]

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Vander Blue is still chasing a handful of shooting guards leading up to the draft. (USA Today)

Where Blue ranks among PG prospects

When Vander Blue made the decision to forgo his senior season he let it be known that his workouts leading up to the draft would be as a point guard, not the shooting guard position he played for three years at Marquette. Though Blue contended he ran the Golden Eagles offense at times, the reality […]

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