HoopsHype Doug McDermott rumors

March 31, 2014 Updates

Doug McDermott was a unanimous choice for the AP All-American First Team. McDermott is the first player to be on the All-American team in three straight seasons since Patrick Ewing and Wayman Tisdale in 1985. Shabazz Napier, Sean Kilpatrick and Russ Smith were also seniors named to the All-American First Team, while Jabari Parker was the fifth member. The second team consisted of Nick Johnson, Andrew Wiggins, Nik Stauskas, Melvin Ejim and T.J. Warren. RealGM

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Creighton star Doug McDermott is on this week’s Sports Illustrated cover. It channels the classic Larry Bird with Indiana State cheerleaders cover from the 70s. It’s not clear how many magazines he will sell for SI, though McDermott has been worth a little north of $12 million to Creighton over his four-year career. The Big Lead

February 19, 2014 Updates

At this point, McDermott is being penciled in on draft boards across the league as a lottery pick. Three NBA team executives told SI.com that they believed McDermott would be taken in the lottery, while another had him slotted in the "12-18 range." They love his scoring -- on Sunday McDermott passed Larry Bird for 13th on the NCAA's all-time scoring list -- and cite a diverse offensive repertoire as an indication that he will be able to score at the next level. "We know he can shoot, but I think he can post up in the NBA as well," said an NBA assistant general manager. "He uses that Dirk [Nowitzki] one-foot fadeaway and has good length to get it off." Said another assistant GM, "Shooters can be successful in our league. And this kid can really shoot. He's probably the safest pick out there." SI.com

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Adrian Wojnarowski: Doug McDermott - 37 points tonight - is forgotten prospect in starry 2014 draft. "Best step-back jumper in America," one NBA executive says. Twitter @WojYahooNBA

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Doug McDermott went back and forth almost daily over the last couple of weeks. There was a time when the Creighton star was certain he'd be telling his father/coach, Greg, that he'd be leaving for the NBA. But that all changed over the last few days -- and now McDermott, as announced on his Twitter feed on Thursday, has decided to return to school. "I planned on making a decision two weeks ago," McDermott said in an exclusive interview with CBSSports.com on Wednesday night. "But something wasn't right." CBSSports.com

April 24, 2013 Updates

“I just have to trust myself to make the right decision. I’ve been thinking about it a lot, praying a lot and talking to the right people to try to make this easier.” One of those people is former Creighton star Kyle Korver, now in his 10th season in the NBA. McDermott has had several conversations with Korver, including one Monday night. “I’m trying to bounce some ideas off of him,” McDermott said. “It helps having someone like that to talk to.” McDermott said Korver has avoided trying to steer him one way or the other. Omaha World-Herald

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