James Blackmon Jr. Archive

Report: James Blackmon Jr. agrees to free agent deal with Philadelphia

  • Alex Bozich 06/23/2017 7:46 am  

Former Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr., who went undrafted on Thursday night in the 2016 NBA draft at the Barclays Center, has agreed to a free agent deal with the Philadelphia 76ers. Shams Charania of The Vertical reported the news ...

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Video: James Blackmon Jr. pre-draft workout, OG Anunoby pro day interview

  • Staff 06/21/2017 8:43 am  

Following a trip to Indianapolis to workout for the Pacers, former Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr. finished his pre-NBA draft workouts with a trip to Philadelphia. Blackmon Jr. has been working out with former Indiana graduate assistant James Fraschilla, who ...

POTB 181: NBA draft preview with Scott Agness

  • Staff 06/20/2017 12:58 pm  

Podcast on the Brink is back for a new episode with host Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall. The show is currently available weekly. In this edition of the show, Bozich is joined by Scott Agness of Vigilant Sports to preview ...

Video: James Blackmon Jr. addresses media following Pacers workout

  • Staff 06/17/2017 2:14 pm  

Former Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr. completed his final pre-NBA draft workout on Saturday in Indianapolis with the Pacers. Following the workout, he addressed the media and discussed why he left school, his future, Tom Crean’s firing and much more. ...

Draft watch: Most recent projections for Anunoby, Bryant

  • Alex Bozich 06/13/2017 12:04 pm  

Indiana has three underclassmen who have declared for the 2017 NBA draft and signed with representation: OG Anunoby, James Blackmon Jr. and Thomas Bryant. In our third draft watch since the end of the season, here’s an updated look at ...

Video: James Blackmon Jr. interview at Pro Basketball Combine

  • Alex Bozich 05/17/2017 12:23 pm  

Indiana junior guard James Blackmon Jr. has hired an agent and will remain in the 2017 NBA draft. Earlier this week, he participated in the Pro Basketball Combine at IMG Academy in Florida and met with several teams, including the ...

Around the Hall: Miller focused on building identity in Bloomington

  • Staff 05/11/2017 8:10 am  

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff. Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports spent some time with Archie Miller in Bloomington and the new IU coach is focused on building an identity for the program: But ...

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

  • Alex Bozich 05/09/2017 3:06 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 05/09/2017 8:25 am  

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 ...

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James Blackmon Jr. confirms decision to remain in NBA draft

  • Alex Bozich 05/08/2017 3:59 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 05/07/2017 7:33 am  

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

  • Alex Bozich 04/28/2017 11:21 am  

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.

  • Josh Margolis 04/17/2017 9:11 am  

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

  • Staff 04/11/2017 5:42 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 04/10/2017 7:20 am  

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

  • Staff 04/06/2017 9:46 pm  

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 ...