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USC/NBA Draft Q&A – Ridiculous Upside

More photos » Danny Moloshok – AP Browse more photos » Since I was interested in hearing the perspective of some NBA talent evaluators or basically because I’m lazy, I brought in Michael Levin from SB Nation’s NBA Draft blog, Ridiculous Upside, to answer some questions about USC hoops and tomorrow’s NBA Draft. Hope you enjoy! […]

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Examining the Fallout from the USC Basketball Apocalypse

A look at something a bit different in the midst of all the preseason and training camp hoopla from Football Regardless of how anyone feels about Tim Floyd, his 4 year tenure at USC was one of the most sucessful in the history of SC hoops. The three conecutive NCAA tournament sppearances had never been […]

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Out Of Order

It looks like Taj Gibson’s twitter page was suspended. That’s too bad because he made some interesting comments on it and made a worthwhile stop.

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DeRozan & Gibson Selected In First Round Of 2009 NBA Draft

USC guard/forward DeMar DeRozan was selected by the Toronto Raptors with the ninth pick and forward Taj Gibson was selected by the Chicago Bulls with the 26th pick at the 2009 NBA Draft held today (June 25) at Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y. It marks the first time in school history that the […]

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Good For Gibson

Everything worked out as well as possible for Taj Gibson, when he went 26th in the first round after a lot of mock drafts had him going in the second round. “Taj gives us some length and is versatile. He can pass it offensively and block shots defensively,” Bulls general manager Gar Forman said.

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More Gibson

We just talked to Taj Gibson about being selected by the Bulls in the first round. “The whole draft I was hoping they would take me,” he said. “I just like the (practice) facility and the way they treated me. They know a lot about the game.”

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Report: Hackett to enter NBA…will sign with agent

Now, this news isn’t shocking but it is a bit perplexing. USC junior guard Daniel Hackett will declare for the draft and sign with ASM sports, agent Andrew Vye told ESPN.com on Wednesday night. Hackett is the second USC player to officially enter the draft Wednesday. Freshman DeMar DeRozan told the Orange County Register that […]

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Trojans trio says it’s ready for the NBA

Sources say DeMar DeRozan, Taj Gibson and Daniel Hackett will make themselves available for the draft. USC’s basketball team is expected to have an entirely different look next season, as forward DeMar DeRozan, forward Taj Gibson and guard Daniel Hackett have all decided to make themselves available for the NBA draft, according to multiple sources.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

(Jim Mone/AP Photo) What a weekend! If you picked most of the top seeds for your March madness brackets you are probably doing very well. The next round of the tournament starts on Thursday, but the most important story in the upcoming weeks is whether or not Daniel Hackett, DeMar DeRozan and Taj Gibson will […]

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Gibson Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year

(Mark Avery/AP) Pac-10 coaches selected Taj Gibson as the Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Gibson and Daniel Hacket were also selected to the All-Conference Second team and Pac-10 All-Defensive team. DeMar DeRozan was selected to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team. Tonight the Trojans (18-12, 9-9) face the California Golden Bears (22-9, 11-7) at the Staples […]

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