Former UConn player Jeremy Lamb was selected with the No. 12 overall pick by the Rockets.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Norcross High graduate and University of Connecticut shooting guard Jeremy Lamb was picked up by the Houston Rockets in the first round of the 2102 NBA Draft held Thursday night, according to SoxAndDawgs.com. The 2010 Norcross High grad, along with fellow UConn starting center Andre Drummond, became the 17th and 18th first-round picks from UConn. The duo is also the Huskies' 12th and 13th lottery picks under 26-year head coach Jim Calhoun, and they're the 14th and 15th UConn players to leave school early for the draft, too. Draft prognosticators had the 6-foot-5, 180-pound being selected as high as No. 8 overall, and virtually none of the so-called "mock drafts" had him falling out of the first round. Lamb, a former basketball captain at …
Jeremy Lamb, who played for the Norcross High School Blue Devils, could be drafted as high as No. 8 in Thursday's NBA Draft.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
By the end of Thursday, another Norcross High School basketball player will have a spot in the NBA. Jeremy Lamb, a 2010 grad and former basketball captain at Norcross High, is a slam-dunk choice in Thursday night's NBA Draft. Draft prognosticators have the 6-foot-5, 180-pound being selected as high as No. 8 overall, and virtually none of the so-called "mock drafts" has him falling out of the first round. Lamb, who played two years at UConn before declaring for the NBA Draft in April, will be the fourth recent Norcross High star to put on a NBA uniform, joining Jodie Meeks, Al-Farouq Aminu and Gani Lawal. Lamb was UConn's leading scorer as a sophomore and was a key figure in the Huskies' national championship in 2011 as a freshman. Draft …