Duke's McRoberts goes for NBA draft

Duke's McRoberts goes for NBA draft

There are 101 comments on the The Indianapolis Star story from Mar 22, 2007, titled Duke's McRoberts goes for NBA draft. In it, The Indianapolis Star reports that:

Duke forward Josh McRoberts declared himself eligible for the NBA draft Thursday.

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Springfield, MO

#1 Mar 22, 2007
McSpaz will dominate the NBA.

Wait, no he won't.

Dude, yes he will.

John Strong

Elmhurst, IL

#2 Mar 22, 2007
This kid should have been Mr. basketball 2005. Good luck in the NBA!

Carmel, IN

#3 Mar 22, 2007
I guarantee this clown will not make it in the NBA. He should declare himself eligible for the WNBA, he has a better shot there with his style of play.
good luck

United States

#4 Mar 22, 2007
YEA RIGHT!! He could use about another 4 years of college ball before the NBA! He'll get beat down like a child. He was still getting beat down at Duke, in the weak ACC!

Have fun riding the bench... maybe the pacers will waste another draft pick

United States

#5 Mar 22, 2007
Even though he can't shoot and will not be strong enough to be sucessful at the next level he will get drafted because NBA execs like the Pacers are trying the NBA affirmative action plan. He'll get drafted to sell tickets to the fan base that like to see players who look like them even though they suck. The Pacers are trying it and they are getting worse daily. In fact, I bet the Pacers will draft him, just watch.

United States

#6 Mar 22, 2007
Why has Indiana lost some of its top HS players over the past few years?

IU/Purdue/Butler/ND would be nasty w/ McRoberts, Oden, Conley, etc.
Jeff George

Pendleton, IN

#7 Mar 22, 2007
I love this kid.

He's a great player... but a better human being. He carries himself with a ton of class and integrity.

I look for him to do great things at the next level awhile receiving lots support from my hometown, just as I did.

Muncie, IN

#8 Mar 22, 2007
i went to school with him :]
DontDraftMcRober ts

United States

#9 Mar 22, 2007
A career high of 22 points and he thinks he's going to be an NBA caliber player. Hope the Pacers don't pick him.

Indianapolis, IN

#10 Mar 22, 2007
This guy is a cry baby. HE will be a bench warmer in the pros if someone is dumb enough to draft him. I ahve been reading some of the Duke fan blogs and they cannot stand him. First he dissed the Indiana All Stars because they would not make him Mr. Basketball and now he thinks he should be the show at Duke and Coach K. doesnt like the Laettner players any longer. He has some physical talent but he is a head case everytime a call doesnt go his way.
Cold Water

Indianapolis, IN

#11 Mar 22, 2007
Josh, develop a consistant NBA 3 point shot. It's your only chance to make it past a couple of years. You don't have the rare abilities necessary to play inside with NBA players. Good luck
Crackpot Willy

Carmel, IN

#12 Mar 22, 2007
He'll be a flop in the NBA, Good luck though.
also concerned reader

Crawfordsville, IN

#13 Mar 22, 2007
Who cares about McRoberts. He has no love from the basketball fans in this state for what he did coming out of highschool. Spoiled kid who was upset that he didnt win Mr. Basketball...He wasnt even the best player in the state anyway..Oden and Gordon were better than McRoberts while he played at Carmel. Typical Carmel kid I guess...
So Long

New Albany, IN

#14 Mar 22, 2007
Probably a bad idea, hope he hasn't hired an agent. This kid doesn't need money, why not stay in college and play real basketball?
Jim Beam

Fairfax, VA

#15 Mar 22, 2007
Meh...Duke sucks

/Got nothing

Bridgeport, WV

#16 Mar 22, 2007

United States

#17 Mar 22, 2007
Whens the last time a white american kid got drafted and actually played and stayed in the league for any meaningful amount of time

Indianapolis, IN

#18 Mar 22, 2007
Another Duke Flameout! He will end up riding the bench!

Indianapolis, IN

#19 Mar 22, 2007
Who cares??????????
Mike Dunleavy

Indianapolis, IN

#20 Mar 22, 2007
I cant remeber the last time a white kid from Duke panned out in the NBA

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