THE FORGOTTEN PLAYER!   Story of Stephen Jackson from 42nd pick in the 1997 to an NBA champion in 2003! From averaging 2.7ppg in just 12mpg in the CBA to multiple seasons in the NBA averaging 20 points per game!   Jackson was selected 42nd overall in the 1997 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns yet did not receive an opportunity to perform as he was waived by the team on October 30. He spent two seasons in the CBA in which he averaged only 2.7ppg in about 12 minutes per game. Additionally Jackson…

THE FORGOTTEN PLAYER! Story of Stephen Jackson from 42nd pick in the 1997 to an NBA champion in 2003! From averaging 2.7ppg in just 12mpg in the CBA to multiple seasons in the NBA averaging 20 points per game! Jackson was selected 42nd overall in the 1997 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns yet did not receive an opportunity to perform as he was waived by the team on October 30. He spent two seasons in the CBA in which he averaged only 2.7ppg in about 12 minutes per game. Additionally Jackson…

Sad Story Saturday: Tracy McGrady  Tracy McGrady was picked 9th overall in the 1997 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors.  He went into the draft straight out of high school after being named the player of the year at Mount Zion Christian Academy in North Carolina.  He showed all the potential needed to become an NBA legend with a 68 250 pound frame and unbelievable athleticism.  In his 3 years in Toronto McGrady started a mere 53 games and averaged only 11 points per game with limited playing…

Sad Story Saturday: Tracy McGrady Tracy McGrady was picked 9th overall in the 1997 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors. He went into the draft straight out of high school after being named the player of the year at Mount Zion Christian Academy in North Carolina. He showed all the potential needed to become an NBA legend with a 68 250 pound frame and unbelievable athleticism. In his 3 years in Toronto McGrady started a mere 53 games and averaged only 11 points per game with limited playing…

Where are they now? The players from Tim Duncan's 1997 NBA draft class

Where are they now? The players from Tim Duncan's 1997 NBA draft class

The San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan likes to live a private life, so you may not know these five facts about the greatest power forward in NBA history.

NBA- BOSTON CELTICS 1997 NBA DRAFT PARTY @ FLEETCENTER GUIDE

Details about NBA- BOSTON CELTICS 1997 NBA DRAFT PARTY @ FLEETCENTER GUIDE

NBA- BOSTON CELTICS 1997 NBA DRAFT PARTY @ FLEETCENTER GUIDE

ANTE TONI ZIZIC is next starting C for Boston Celtics   He was born 4 January 1997. He was selected 23rd overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft and he is expected to join Boston next summer.  The Croatian big man had 17 points against Real Madrid.  I love the future that's ahead Boston Celtics.  What you think?   -VladaV

ANTE TONI ZIZIC is next starting C for Boston Celtics He was born 4 January 1997. He was selected 23rd overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft and he is expected to join Boston next summer. The Croatian big man had 17 points against Real Madrid. I love the future that's ahead Boston Celtics. What you think? -VladaV

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The players from Tim Duncan's 1997 NBA draft class

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The players from Tim Duncan's 1997 NBA draft class

Tim Duncan retired yesterday, much to the chagrin of NBA fans everywhere. For San Antonio Spurs fans like me, it was even sadder. The superstar I've...

June 25, 1997 - …and with the first pick in the 1997 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs select Tim Duncan, from the Wake Forest University.

June 25, 1997 - …and with the first pick in the 1997 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs select Tim Duncan, from the Wake Forest University.

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