"The Washington Wizards have acquired Minnesota Timberwolves guards Randy Foye(notes) and Mike Miller(notes) for Etan Thomas(notes), Oleksiy Pecherov(notes) and Darius Songaila and the fifth pick in Thursday’s NBA draft, a league executive with knowledge of the deal told Yahoo! Sports."
After finishing my article on Matthew Purke, I became slightly obsessed with figuring out why scouts seem to be so positive about Tyler Matzek's mechanics.
I compare the two and break Matzek's arm action down a little.
Some of you have probably read that scouts are concerned about Purke's mechanics. I have, but I was never able to find any specifics.
I found a pretty good video on YouTube and published this quick but pretty verbose look at what they might be talking about.
As the 2009 draft approaches, I kept reading about Purke's questionable mechanics. No one was specific about them despite the proliferation of these concerns.
I stumbled across a decent enough video on YouTube and took this quick but wordy look at Purke to see what folks are so worried about.