Troy Murphy's life underwent some radical changes as he was drafted by Golden State, headed west for an introductory news conference and returned home for some well-deserved rest. Follow the completion of Troy's Trek to NBA Draft 2001.
IN THE WAR ROOM
Draft day arrived and the teams reviewed their homework from the previous couple months to best make their selections. Check out the war room strategy of your favorite teams from individual workouts, player interviews and prospect scouting.
With a little more than 24 hours before he becomes an NBA player, draft prospect and former Michigan State guard Jason Richardson talked about his strengths, his excitement and his plans for not sleeping much in a live chat.
Brendan Haywood had a long but eventful Draft night, starting with being last in the green room, then drafted by the center-heavy Cavs and finally traded to Orlando -- and his emotions covered the full spectrum throughout.
Before an audience that included Wizards president Michael Jordan, 41 seniors put on a hoops spectacle at the Nike Desert Classic, with the hopes of increasing their draft stock before the big day in June.
Two of the smallest participants came up the biggest in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, where Detroit's Rashad Phillips and Virginia's Donald Hand led their squad to a come-from-behind championship victory.
Wizards newcomer Kwame Brown was looking sharp as the No. 1 overall pick. Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE Photos
Review your picks in NBA Draft Challenge 2001 to see how you stacked up against the actual draft results and other fantasy players!