Burton struggles in Summer League debut

Deonte Burton was in the starting lineup for the Minnesota Timberwolves Summer League team on Saturday evening in Las Vegas but things didn't go so well for the former Cyclone. Burton, who signed with the Timberwolves as a free agent just hours after the NBA Dr...

Monte Morris, Matt Thomas make NBA debuts

Monte Morris was in the starting lineup for the Denver Nuggets Las Vegas Summer League roster on Friday night. The Nuggets lost to the Houston Rockets by a 102-99 final and for the most part, Morris was ok in his NBA debut. Monte Morris with the dime. Juanchoooo with the...

TV SCHEDULE: Former Cyclones in the Vegas Summer League

The NBA Summer Leagues in Orlando and Utah are behind us but the big one, Las Vegas, will begin this evening. Former Cyclones Monte Morris (Nuggets), Abdel Nader (Celtics), Deonte Burton (Timberwolves), Matt Thomas (Lakers) and Naz Mitrou-Long (Kings) will all be in...

Where will Monte Morris go in tonight’s NBA Draft?

The NBA Draft will get underway tonight at 6 p.m. central time and finally months of speculation will come to an end. You can tune into the draft tonight on ESPN or, if you want to be like me, you can watch The Vertical's Draft stream and get the same information sooner. Former Iowa...

BLUM: 2017 NBA Draft Primer

The off-season in the NBA may be the most exciting non-sporting event in sports. The NBA Draft is the official kick-off of its soap-opera season and I am geeked. The NBA Draft does it right, all 60 picks are hammered out in one night, there are trades galore, spotlight...