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Cleveland Picks Anthony Bennett 1st, and Even He's Surprised

by Kenny Ducey

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

Wha was a wild 2013 NBA Draft started out with a huge bang, as the Cleveland Cavaliers shocked the world and took UNLV Forward Anthony Bennett first overall. Both Bennett, and his family who was accompanying him, were stuck in a complete state of shock as he became the second UNLV player in history to be drafted first overall (Larry Johnson in 1991). Hear what the newest Cavalier had to say about playing in the pros, and his reaction to being taken off the board so early.

What We Learned from NBA Draft Media Day

by Kenny Ducey

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

For full coverage of the NBA Draft, visit bit.ly/WFUVatDraft13

Thirteen NBA Draft prospects met the press today in Times Square, and were asked everything from where they see themselves being drafted to what color tie they’ll be wearing tomorrow night. During their media sit-downs, some players shared some intriguing feelings and experiences in the draft process.

Jared Zwerling of ESPN talks Draft, Knicks Free Agents

by Kenny Ducey

Flickr | Adam Glanzman

For full coverage of the NBA Draft, visit bit.ly/WFUVatDraft13

Two days removed from the 2013 NBA Draft, Kenny Ducey chatted with ESPN New York's Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) about New York Knicks free agents JR Smith and Chris Copeland, and who the Knicks may have their eye on Thursday night. Hear which of the aforementioned players he thinks is more likely to stay, plus who may be on the board when New York picks at #24.

NetsDaily's Tom Lorenzo Previews Brooklyn Nets Draft

by Kenny Ducey

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For full coverage of the NBA Draft, visit bit.ly/WFUVatDraft13

Three days away from the NBA Draft, Tom Lorenzo (@TomLorenzo) joined Kenny Ducey to discuss what the Nets may do with the 22nd pick in the NBA Draft, and what Tom himself decided to do with the Nets' pick in SBNation's Mock Draft. According to him, Brooklyn needs a bigman, or at the very least, a wing player. Hear what Jason Kidd said to Tom when asked which of the pre-draft workouts he liked.

ESPN’s Tom Haberstroh on One on One

by DJ Sixsmith

Ray Allen’s game tying three pointer in Game 6 of the NBA Finals changed everything for the Miami Heat. The image of the Big Three went from failure to success and LeBron James joined an exclusive group of Hall of Famers by winning back to back Finals MVPs.

Bob Costas: The Last Word

by Alex Smith

Bob Costas is one of the most awarded sports broadcasters we have ever seen. A winner of an incredible 25 Emmy Awards, Costas has also covered multiple World Series, NBA Championships, Super Bowls, and Olympic Games. While all of those accolades are certainly noteworthy, Costas recently took home what he calls one of the great honors of his career, WFUV’s Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award.

WFUV Gala 2013 Honors Bob Costas

by Mack Rosenberg

WFUV

On May 9, 2013, Bob Costas was awarded the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting at the WFUV Annual Gala at the Edison Ballroom in Manhattan. It was a festive gathering of many familiar faces at WFUV, as Costas gave a moving speech in acceptance of the award. He told a few memorable stories about his favorite sport, baseball. In addition, he paid homage to the award's namesake, in saying that receiving the award was truly one of the great moments of his life.