overall in the First Round of the 2015 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 25, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of  New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

D’Angelo Russell, #2 Overall Pick, Heads West

Before I get started, I need to give D’Angelo his props for sporting the Scarlet & Gray for the Draft. Well done, young man, well done. So,the NBA had it’s 2015 Draft and Buckeye D’Angelo Russell is the 2nd overall pick, taken by the Los Angeles Lakers. If I recall correctly, various pundits had D’Angelo […]

during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Moda Center on March 21, 2015 in Portland, Oregon.

A Buckeye’s Dream For The Garden

We are in for a treat today. We have a guest post by JCollingsworth, who is in the enviable position of being a Buckeyes fan, a basketball fan and a fellow (sort of) New Yorker. JC provides some thoughts on what it would mean for D’Angelo Russell to be a New York Knicks draft pick […]

Campus Insiders: Aaron Craft At The NBA Combine

While the reviews on his performance were mixed (to be kind), you can’t count former Buckeye Aaron Craft out of the mix as the NBA Draft looms. Here, he sits down with Seth Davis and talks a bit about his career and his hopes for the future… what better day to watch this than the […]

Deshaun Thomas Will Forgo Senior Season

Junior Deshaun Thomas has elected to forgo his senior season at Ohio State and become eligible for the NBA Draft. The 6’7″ forward averaged 14.4 points per game as a Buckeye, scoring 1630 points in three years, while averaging 5 rebounds per game, and shooting nearly 48 % from the field. A native of Fort […]

Another 'Sully' in Beantown: Jared Sullinger to Celtics

With the 21st pick in this evenings’ NBA draft, former Buckeye Jared Sullinger was informed that he would be headed to one of the most legendary franchises in basketball when he was drafted by the Eastern Conference’s Boston Celtics. The two year star at Ohio State saw the end of a challenging week with the […]

Name association: "Ohio State, basketball, ________"

With the drafting of Jon Diebler by the Portland Trailblazers in last Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Buckeyes added one more of their products to the professional ranks.  Diebler joins former Buckeye Greg Oden on Portland’s roster, although it remains to be seen if the two will ever fulfill the opportunity to play together that was […]


The Boston Celtics have used their first pick in the 2009 NBA draft to select Michael Jackson F (Neverland).   Hope this works out for them.