Stephen Curry Had Don Nelson's Attention When These Haircuts Were En…

Good news: Stephen Curry's journey from high school nobody to NBA lottery pick is no longer just a feel-good rise to superstardom. With this latest point to plot, Curry's case is now a parabola of fame and fortune! » 6/29/09 6:15pm 6/29/09 6:15pm

Brandon Jennings Continues To Offend, Well, Everyone

Any day now, the NBA will teach Brandon Jennings to be studiedly bland and tactful. Until then, let's enjoy the glorious insolence of a 19-year-old rookie who says what we've all thought at one time or another: "Fuck the Knicks." » 6/29/09 1:45pm 6/29/09 1:45pm

The Stephen A. Heckling Society Of Gentlemen Present...NBA Draft 2009

Yes, our heroes made it into the NBA Draft. Sadly, this is the final performance for the Stephen A. sock. Hopefully, it will now be enshrined in the media wing of the NBA Hall Of Fame. [Rockin'Steady] » 6/29/09 11:32am 6/29/09 11:32am

Ricky Rubio Makes Jay Mariotti Cringe

For shame, "anyone who projects Rubio as a superstar based on wishful thinking, stereotyping and nostalgia." Also in this column: a Spanish quote left untranslated and a play on "rube" and "boob." Yes he did! [FanHouse] » 6/27/09 4:15pm 6/27/09 4:15pm

Kudos To The NBA Draft Seating Arrangement Planner

"Rick Pitino eventually sat in his seat while John Calipari... avoided his, which meant no awkward photos, and no opportunity for Kentucky fans to create Photoshops of him putting his feet in Pitino's hair." [SI] » 6/27/09 11:45am 6/27/09 11:45am

Wayne Ellington, His Girlfriend And Grandma: An NBA Draft Tableau

OK, so you've all had your jollies with that photo of new draftee Wayne Ellington and his comely friend. For my money, though, this one right here is vastly more interesting. I mean, just look at it. » 6/26/09 5:45pm 6/26/09 5:45pm

Where Awkward Happens: Reading The Body Language Of NBA Draft Picks

The David Stern handshake is a newly drafted player's baptism into the NBA. It is also, often as not, hilariously awkward. We asked body language maven Patti Wood to analyze some of these moments from yesterday's Draft. » 6/26/09 4:00pm 6/26/09 4:00pm

UNC's Ellington Happy To Be Drafted, But Sad To Leave 19-Year-Old…

He was one of the 49 players drafted by the Timberwolves."My girlfriend goes to Drexel, so she wanted me to stay local, as did my family. I'm not upset at all, though. This is a blessing."[] » 6/26/09 10:49am 6/26/09 10:49am

Please Join KOGOD This Evening For NBA Draft Insanity

Deadspin's official draftnik for 2009 will be "KOGOD" aka "Unsilent Majority" aka "Baby KOGODINO." He will live blog until he falls asleep in a comfy chair covered in peanut shells and Velveeta. Have fun with him. [KSK] » 6/25/09 4:42pm 6/25/09 4:42pm

Please Help The Stephen A. Heckling Society Of Gentlemen

Sad news: The Stephen A. Heckling Society of Gentlemendid not get tickets to tonight's NBA Draft. If anyone can get these invaluable correspondents into WaMu this evening, please contact me at Let the sock roar again. » 6/25/09 1:50pm 6/25/09 1:50pm