Sanders, VCU quietly make NBA draft history
By Lane Midgett
(1776 Real Estate Group Richmond, VA Local Expert )
Sanders, VCU quietly make NBA draft history LeBron James' free agency and the five first-round picks from the University of Kentucky dominated the headlines from last week's NBA draft. And rightfully so. LeBron's choice of teams could well influence the NBA's power structure for more than a decade, while the Wildcats' embarrassment of riches was unprecedented -- gee, maybe if they'd had a sixth they might have reached the Final Four. Courtesy of reader John Hendrix of Gloucester, here's another compelling draft storyline: The Milwaukee Bucks' selection of VCU junior center Larry Sanders with the 15th pick makes the Rams the first program in Virginia to produce first-round choices in consecutive years -- the Utah Jazz chose VCU point guard Eric Maynor at No. 20 last year. Moreover, the R...