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Tag Archives: 2013 NBA draft

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 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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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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Buzz Williams’ fast-break dilemma

The departure of Vander Blue to the NBA draft presented brand-new questions Buzz Williams must address this offseason. With their top scorer, best perimeter defender and locker-room leader gone, the Golden Eagles must once again–for the fifth straight season, in fact–find an identity while replacing their go-to player. Their best player. In his junior season […]

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Pick and roll: Where Vander Blue stacks up

Vander Blue has taken on the daunting task of transitioning to point guard at the NBA level. The decision has been criticized by many–perhaps more so than the decision to declare early itself–but only Blue and those helping him in the months leading up to draft really know if this is the right call for […]

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Where Blue ranks among SG prospects

Vander Blue is looking to improve in a few areas before the NBA draft to prove he’s worthy of a draft selection. But more important, he’ll be competing against other shooting guards who have the same goal in mind. Blue has stated that he’d like to transition to point guard at the next level–and we’ll […]

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