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Basketball

Doug McDermott Speaks on Eventful Draft Night

by Kenny Ducey

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After being taken by the Denver Nuggets with the 11th pick, former Creighton F Doug McDermott was traded to the Chicago Bulls for the 16th and 19th picks in this year's NBA Draft. After almost two hours of sorting things out, McDermott spoke to the media about some advice he's gotten from Kyle Korver, and what he likes about the Bulls.

Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker discuss Versatility, Each Other

by Kenny Ducey

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Andrew Wiggins became the 11th international player to be drafted 1st overall when he went to the Cleveland Cavaliers to begin the 2014 NBA Draft. It also marks two consecutive years a Canadian player has gone atop the draft board. Jabari Parker followed Wiggins, and became the third Duke player to go in that slot, and the first since Jay Williams in 2002.

Both Wiggins and Parker commented on the competition between each of them at the top of the Draft, as well as where they might fit on their respective teams.

Bill Self Projects Wiggins, Parker as All-Stars

by Kenny Ducey

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While roaming the hallways of the Barclays Center, Bill Self was stopped for a few moments to answer some questions about two former Kansas Jayhawks - #1 Overall Pick in this year's NBA Draft Andrew Wiggins, and Joel Embiid, who went 3rd Overall to Philadelphia. Take a listen to how Self thinks they'll fare in the league.

Liberty Report: Making Moves

by Sean Hahner

Sean Hahner : WFUV Sports 

After a rough five-game losing streak, the Liberty (4-10) secured a win over the Atlanta Dream on June 22nd by a final score of 85-78. The Dream, who currently sit in first place in the Eastern Conference, were unable to take back-to-back wins against New York.

Mock NBA Draft - Picks 1-10

by Sam Torres Jr

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

Rarely are draft classes praised by NBA Draft experts. It seems like every season the analysts’ proclaim that the current year’s draft is worse than the one prior. However, it is even more rare for analysts to even dare to compare a draft class to the legendary 1984 class or even the illustrious 2003 class…until now.

Branden Frazier Works out for the Brooklyn Nets

by Kenny Ducey

Fordham Athletics

Branden Frazier got a special opportunity Tuesday - a chance to workout for his hometown Brooklyn Nets and take a step towards playing in the NBA, something he says he's always dreamed of.

"I think I did pretty well, he said. "There's a lot of shooting stuff I could have done better with, but it's about working."

Liberty Report 6/6: Skidding Into June

by James Decker

James Decker/WFUV Sports

The Liberty continued to slide on Tuesday, dropping their third straight game 87-75 to the San Antonio Stars. It was the tale of two halves for New York, with the score 47-46 San Antonio after the first two quarters, and a scoring barrage in the 3rd by San Antonio, who outscored the Liberty 25-10 by the Stars. The Liberty played a strong fourth quarter but it was too little too late. Poor defense and turnovers were the story of the game as the New York gave up 87 points, tying a season high.