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Deseret News
BYU-Hawaii students who are 'entering to learn' and 'going forth' to bless livesMare Pairamakararoariki serve to illustrate the many unique backgrounds and ind
BYU-Hawaii students who are 'entering to learn' and 'going forth' to bless lives
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
Mare Pairamakararoariki serve to illustrate the many unique backgrounds and individuals stories at the university. Chad Ford, BYU-Hawaii's director of the David O. McKay Department of Cultural Understanding, said he is inspired each day he... Read more
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SportingNews
Why scouts missed the mark on Draymond Green in the 2012 NBA Draftand quickness needed to play small forward — otherwise known as a tweener. In t
Why scouts missed the mark on Draymond Green in the 2012 NBA Draft
SportingNews / Posted 10 days ago
and quickness needed to play small forward — otherwise known as a tweener. In the lead-up to the NBA Draft, ESPN’s Chad Ford wrote that Green plays “questionable defense,” and Draft Express noted he “struggles to stay in front of quick... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Latest Buzz on Nerlens Noel, Josh McRoberts, Moretwo big men, either Nerlens Noel or Jahlil Okafor, since the end of May, accord
Latest Buzz on Nerlens Noel, Josh McRoberts, More
Bleacher Report / Posted 28 days ago
two big men, either Nerlens Noel or Jahlil Okafor, since the end of May, according to a report by ESPN.com's Marc Stein and Chad Ford. The Boston Celtics looked poised to acquire Noel prior to the draft in a deal involving their No. 3 pick, per... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Suns given high marks for getting Elk Grove’s Chrissman Dragan Bender with the No. 4 overall pick. Here’s a sampling of how the Su
Suns given high marks for getting Elk Grove’s Chriss
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
man Dragan Bender with the No. 4 overall pick. Here’s a sampling of how the Suns adding Chriss is being viewed: ESPN’s Chad Ford “Chriss is the freakiest athlete in the draft. It’s rare to see a 6-foot-10 guy who can move the way he... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ibaka trade tests Magic's credibilityhappy at times with their role last season. So instead of the trade being port
Ibaka trade tests Magic's credibility
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
happy at times with their role last season. So instead of the trade being portrayed more as good for both teams – ESPN's Chad Ford did call it that -- it is being hailed as a win for the Thunder. "We need to call the cops — OKC robbed Orlando,"... Read more
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SB Nation
2016 NBA Draft Grades: Sixers, 29 other teams did the best they couldgot ... THON MAKER / Shot taker, #TeamCaker? / Nice work Mil-wau-kee! GRADE
2016 NBA Draft Grades: Sixers, 29 other teams did the best they could
SB Nation / Posted 1 months ago
got ... THON MAKER / Shot taker, #TeamCaker? / Nice work Mil-wau-kee! GRADE: A+Mavericks Dallas got A.J. Hammons, who Chad Ford described as having "second-round intangibles," which I don't think was meant as a compliment but should ABSOLUTELY... Read more
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ESPN
NBA draft grades for all 30 teams: Who did best, worst?After a crazy night of surprising picks and big trades, Chad Ford hands out his
NBA draft grades for all 30 teams: Who did best, worst?
ESPN / Posted 1 months ago
After a crazy night of surprising picks and big trades, Chad Ford hands out his draft grades for all 30 teams. Who made the best moves? Which teams had the worst night? To get all of Chad Ford's draft grades for 2016, become an Insider today.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
NBA draft grades: Pistons earn high marks for two picksleave MSU early next season yet, let's dive into the early grades handed out by
NBA draft grades: Pistons earn high marks for two picks
Detroit Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
leave MSU early next season yet, let's dive into the early grades handed out by draftnicks across the Internet. ESPN's Chad Ford wrote that the Pistons got "one of the steals of the draft" by nabbing Marquette big man Henry Ellenson with the... Read more
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ESPN
Top 5 prospects for stellar 2017 NBA draftwhat they see. Many think 2017 will be one of the strongest drafts in the past
Top 5 prospects for stellar 2017 NBA draft
ESPN / Posted 1 months ago
what they see. Many think 2017 will be one of the strongest drafts in the past decade. Let's look at the five hottest names and the top storylines to come. To get Chad Ford full rankings -- and all of his draft coverage -- become an Insider to... Read more
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The Advocate
Pelicans take Oklahoma shooting star Buddy Hield with No. 6 pickmaking 19 of 80 attempts. That quiet start sometimes signals limited NBA poten
Pelicans take Oklahoma shooting star Buddy Hield with No. 6 pick
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
making 19 of 80 attempts. That quiet start sometimes signals limited NBA potential, and last week ESPN draft analyst Chad Ford suggested he would take Kentucky’s Jamal Murray, 19, instead of Hield were he in the market for a shooting guard.... Read more
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The Advocate
At a glance: Buddy Hield, the Pelicans’ first-round picktalk: “Buddy is more just a pure shooter and scorer at the 2. He’s not a great
At a glance: Buddy Hield, the Pelicans’ first-round pick
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
talk: “Buddy is more just a pure shooter and scorer at the 2. He’s not a great ball handler. He’s not a great defender.” ­— Chad Ford, ESPN Did you know? In a workout for the Celtics, Hield reportedly made 85 of 100 NBA 3-pointers, more than any... Read more
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Boston Globe
Celtics select Guerschon Yabusele with 16th pick in 2016 NBA DraftHe also shot 42.6 percent from three-point range. “Yabusele is built like a br
Celtics select Guerschon Yabusele with 16th pick in 2016 NBA Draft
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
He also shot 42.6 percent from three-point range. “Yabusele is built like a brick house,” according to ESPN NBA Insider Chad Ford. “He’s one of the strongest players in the draft, but he’s also skilled. He moves well despite his size and has a... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Twitter Reacts as Pelicans Draft Buddy Hieldnight. Hield averaged 25.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game in hi
Twitter Reacts as Pelicans Draft Buddy Hield
Bleacher Report / Posted 1 months ago
night. Hield averaged 25.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game in his senior year with the Sooners. ESPN.com's Chad Ford believes he will have an immediate impact in New Orleans: The Pelicans select Oklahoma SG Buddy Hield. Instant... Read more
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ESPN
Bucks select 19-year-old Maker with No. 10path to the league just might pay off. We're compiling every pick of the 2016
Bucks select 19-year-old Maker with No. 10
ESPN / Posted 1 months ago
path to the league just might pay off. We're compiling every pick of the 2016 NBA draft, along with analysis from Chad Ford and scouting reports on each player. However, aside from his physical measurables, little is known about Maker's... Read more
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ESPN
NBA draft projections: Ranking Simmons, Ingram and top 40at the top (and bottom) of the draft, ESPN Analytics has developed projections
NBA draft projections: Ranking Simmons, Ingram and top 40
ESPN / Posted 1 months ago
at the top (and bottom) of the draft, ESPN Analytics has developed projections for how well college prospects ranked in Chad Ford's Top 100 will perform early in their careers. More accurately, it is predicting a player's statistical plus-minus... Read more
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ESPN
Pick-by-pick updates from the NBA draftWe're compiling every pick of the 2016 NBA draft here, along with analysis from
Pick-by-pick updates from the NBA draft
ESPN / Posted 1 months ago
We're compiling every pick of the 2016 NBA draft here, along with analysis from Chad Ford and scouting reports on each player. Chad Ford: Comparing him to Magic Johnson or LeBron James feels like hyperbole, but thinking of him as a bigger, more... Read more
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ESPN
Sixers select Simmons with No. 1 overall pickteam that takes me," he said. Editor's Picks We're compiling every pick of th
Sixers select Simmons with No. 1 overall pick
ESPN / Posted 1 months ago
team that takes me," he said. Editor's Picks We're compiling every pick of the 2016 NBA draft, along with analysis from Chad Ford and scouting reports on each player. The 19-year-old Simmons impressed in his one year in Baton Rouge, averaging... Read more
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ESPN
Lakers draft Duke's Ingram with No. 2 selectionsaid he wants to implement. Editor's Picks We're compiling every pick of the
Lakers draft Duke's Ingram with No. 2 selection
ESPN / Posted 1 months ago
said he wants to implement. Editor's Picks We're compiling every pick of the 2016 NBA draft, along with analysis from Chad Ford and scouting reports on each player. Ingram joins a core of promising young players, including Lakers guards... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Trade Talk, Free-Agency and Predraft Buzz for Lakersthe end, it doesn't appear as though D'Angelo Russell will be leaving L.A as a
Trade Talk, Free-Agency and Predraft Buzz for Lakers
Bleacher Report / Posted 1 months ago
the end, it doesn't appear as though D'Angelo Russell will be leaving L.A as a result of the Nick Young video. ESPN's Chad Ford initially reported on SportsCenter (via CBS Sports' James Herbert) that the Lakers could pursue an additional... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussie hit by 11th-hour draft controversyto believe that he’ll go in first round: Seven-footer Thon Maker,” he tweeted.
Aussie hit by 11th-hour draft controversy
The Courier Mail / Posted 1 months ago
to believe that he’ll go in first round: Seven-footer Thon Maker,” he tweeted. The biggest prediction came from ESPN.com’s Chad Ford, whose final mock draft had Maker landing with the Milwaukee Bucks at pick 10.media_cameraThon Maker (left) poses... Read more
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CBS Sports
2016 NBA Draft Buzz: Latest news, rumors, trades and analysismeans dangling prospects and/or picks in front of Ainge to get him to part with
2016 NBA Draft Buzz: Latest news, rumors, trades and analysis
CBS Sports / Posted 1 months ago
means dangling prospects and/or picks in front of Ainge to get him to part with the third pick, per ESPN's Marc Stein and Chad Ford. League sources tell @chadfordinsider and me: Philadelphia is ramping up its efforts to acquire tonight's No. 3... Read more
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New England Sports Network
76ers Trying Hard To Acquire Celtics’ No. 3 Draft Pickpick in Thursday night’s draft, but they’re also reportedly trying to acquire t
76ers Trying Hard To Acquire Celtics’ No. 3 Draft Pick
New England Sports Network / Posted 1 months ago
pick in Thursday night’s draft, but they’re also reportedly trying to acquire the third overall pick. ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chad Ford reported Thursday afternoon that Philly is intensifying its efforts to acquire the No. 3 pick from the Boston... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Sixers 'ramping Up' Effort to Acquire No. 3 Pick for Nerlens Noelthe NBA draft tonight has transfered to their pursuit of the No. 3 pick. And a
Sixers 'ramping Up' Effort to Acquire No. 3 Pick for Nerlens Noel
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 1 months ago
the NBA draft tonight has transfered to their pursuit of the No. 3 pick. And according to ESPN's Marc Stein and Chad Ford, the Sixers are "ramping up their efforts" to acquire the third overall pick from the Celtics. "Numerous rivals... Read more
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Deseret News
Jakob Poeltl in 'Braveheart'?; ESPN's defensive 'triplets'; Jazz trade gradedthe deal was announced. But short-term? G. Hill has long been ideal fit there.
Jakob Poeltl in 'Braveheart'?; ESPN's defensive 'triplets'; Jazz trade graded
Deseret News / Posted 1 months ago
the deal was announced. But short-term? G. Hill has long been ideal fit there. Jazz if healthy could win 50 games next year. Won 40 w/ injuries, awful PG play.— Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) June 22, 2016 ESPN's Chad Ford also commended Jaz... Read more
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ESPN
Best NBA draft prospect on each top-25 teamFour. He ranked fourth in the ACC in blocked shots with 1.8 per game. Lydon cou
Best NBA draft prospect on each top-25 team
ESPN / Posted 1 months ago
Four. He ranked fourth in the ACC in blocked shots with 1.8 per game. Lydon could have been a first-round pick this week if he had stayed in the draft. Chad Ford listed him at No. 42 in his top-100 prospect rankings before players declared. --... Read more
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Boston Globe
These are the biggest Celtics trade rumors so far3 overall pick and “a contract” for Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton, a
These are the biggest Celtics trade rumors so far
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
3 overall pick and “a contract” for Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton, according to ProBasketballDraft.com. ESPN’s Chad Ford reports that the Celtics (#3), Suns (#4), Wolves (#5), Pelicans (#6), Nuggets (#7), Kings (#8) are all shopping... Read more
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