James Blackmon Jr. Archive

Fraschilla, Goodman discuss draft prospects of Anunoby, Bryant and Blackmon Jr.

Ahead of this week’s NBA draft combine in Chicago, ESPN hosted a conference call earlier today for media with Fran Fraschilla and Jeff Goodman. Here’s a transcript of comments from Fraschilla and Goodman on the draft prospects of Thomas Bryant ...

Draft Watch: Combine tips off this week in Chicago

Indiana has three early confirmed early entry departures for the NBA draft and could have a fourth if Robert Johnson opts to keep his name in the draft. The deadline to withdraw is May 24. In our second draft watch since the ...

James Blackmon Jr. confirms decision to remain in NBA draft

Indiana junior guard James Blackmon Jr. has confirmed Jon Rothstein’s report from Sunday that he will sign with an agent and remain in the NBA draft. Blackmon Jr. made the announcement in an Instagram post: I would like to thank ...

Report: James Blackmon Jr. to sign with agent, remain in NBA draft

Indiana junior guard James Blackmon Jr. will sign with an agent and remain in the 2017 NBA draft, according to Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports. The 6-foot-4 guard was not invited to next week’s draft combine in Chicago. Blackmon Jr. is ...

Ranking the importance of Big Ten NBA draft decisions

The NBA draft combine takes place next month in Chicago and the deadline for players who haven’t hired an agent to withdraw from school is less than a month away. Eleven Big Ten underclassmen have opted to test the draft waters without hiring an agent and ...

That’s A Wrap: James Blackmon Jr.

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2016-2017 Indiana Hoosiers. Up next: James Blackmon Jr. (Previously: Devonte Green, De’Ron Davis, Grant Gelon, Curtis Jones, Juwan Morgan, Thomas Bryant, OG Anunoby, Freddie McSwain, Josh Newkirk, Tim Priller) Blackmon (30 games): 17.0 ...

Indiana statement on four players who have declared for NBA draft

Indiana announced that four Hoosiers – James Blackmon Jr., Robert Johnson, Thomas Bryant and OG Anunoby – have declared for the 2017 NBA draft. Here’s the full release, with quotes from Archie Miller and all four players, from IU athletics: ...

Draft Watch: Anunoby still a consensus first rounder

Indiana could have several early entry departures for the NBA draft, including OG Anunoby, Thomas Bryant and James Blackmon Jr. Others could also test the waters thanks to new rules instituted last year that allow players to workout for NBA ...

Video: Collin Hartman shooting workout, guard workout

Via its official social media accounts, Indiana released two more offseason workout videos this week. On Wednesday, it was a shooting workout with Collin Hartman and on Thursday evening, a guard workout. On Wednesday afternoon, Archie Miller told local columnists ...

Film Session: Iowa

In Indiana’s blowout victory against Iowa on Thursday night in the Big Ten Tournament, James Blackmon Jr. had one of his better all around games as a Hoosier. The junior turned it up in the second half both before and ...

Video: Tom Crean, IU players react to win over Iowa

WASHINGTON – Tom Crean, De’Ron Davis, Juwan Morgan and James Blackmon Jr. met with the media following Indiana’s 95-73 win over Iowa in the Big Ten tournament at the Verizon Center. Watch their postgame comments below:

Thomas Bryant, James Blackmon Jr. earn third team All-Big Ten honors

The Big Ten Conference released the annual All-Big Ten teams this evening live on the Big Ten Network and two Indiana players were recognized. Sophomore Thomas Bryant earned All-Big Ten third team honors as selected by the league’s coaches and ...

Video: IU players react to win at Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Robert Johnson and James Blackmon Jr. met with the media following Indiana’s 96-92 win over Ohio State on Saturday afternoon at Value City Arena. Watch their postgame comments below: