FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 26th, 2014
NBC SPORTS DIGITAL “BYTES”
June 26, 2014 – Vol. 30
NBC Sports Digital is Full Court Press (Coverage) on Tonight’s NBA Draft
ProBasketballTalk: PBTwriters Dan Feldman, Brett Pollakoff and Scott Dargis will be on site live at the NBA Draft tonight, focusing on original content while Kurt Helin runs point from home.
The coverage will feature a look at the potential rivalry between Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins, as they enter as the potential No. 1 and No. 2 picks, play the same position and have already played each other in college. PBT also will have a draft tracker, rundown of draft trades and biggest winners/losers from the draft. For all of the coverage and analysis, click here: http://probasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/tag/2014-nba-draft/
Rotoworld: For NBA Fantasy players, Rotoworld has complete NBA Draft coverage as well as multiple mock drafts.
For all the fantasy basketball news and analysis, click here
For the NBA Draft Guide: click here
For the latest mock draft: click here
CSNNE.com: C the Future on CSNNE.com with 30 scouting reports, mock drafts, Celtics Talk TV and Celtics Pulse featuring minute-by-minute social media reaction for what’s sure to be a big night for the Celtics. http://www.csnne.com/page/c-future
CSNPhilly.com: The Sixers have two lottery picks and five second-rounders, and CSNPhilly.com is there every step of the way. Insider Dei Lynam will be at the league’s Draft headquarters in Brooklyn, and reporters John Gonzalez and John Finger provide the latest news and analysis from Philadelphia. Visit http://www.csnphilly.com/page/sixers-draft-central for more.
CSNCalifornia.com: The Kings have one pick in the draft, and team CSNCalifornia.com brings you draft galleries, minute-by-minute reaction on the latest from Sacramento.
CSNChicago.com: Insider Aggrey Sam will be live from Bulls draft headquarters Thursday, and CSNChicago.com is your home for 70+ NBA draft profiles, mock drafts, history of the Bulls and more.
CSNHouston.com launched a series of mock drafts, showcased a history of the Rockets’ past picks, top targets for Houston and a five-part NBA Draft series featuring draft hopefuls, behind the scenes content and more.
ProSoccerTalk and ProBasketballTalk Experience Record Traffic for the Week
ProSoccerTalk and ProBasketballTalk had record traffic for the week of June 16 in uniques, total visits and total page views.
PST ended the week with 829,000 uniques, 1 million visits and 1.4 million page views. This beat the previous record for total views and uniques set for the week of May 16 (1.1 million and 558,000, respective); and its record set in visits set on August 12, 2013 (719,000).
PBT had its best week with 2.6 million weekly unique visitors, 4.1 million visits and 7.1 million page views, beating the previous record set the week of July 1, 2013, in all three metrics (1.9 million uniques, 3.2 million visits and 5.6 million page views).
PBT also had its best one-day total in page views on June 19 with 1.3 million. The second-best day in traffic occurred five days later on June 24 with 1.2 million page views.
2014 NHL Draft Takes Center Ice This Weekend
The NHL Draft begins tomorrow night, and NBC Sports Digital is covering all the action:
ProHockeyTalk’s Mike Halford and Jason Brough will be at the Draft in Philadelphia, focusing on which prospects will make the impact the soonest and the impact of free agency on the Draft. PHT also will have a draft tracker, rundown of draft trades and biggest winners/losers from the draft. All the draft content can be found here: http://prohockeytalk.nbcsports.com/category/2014-nhl-draft/
Rotoworld is getting ready for the draft. For its final mock draft, click here. For all players updates, projections, news and analysis, go to: http://www.rotoworld.com/sports/nhl/hockey
Rotoworld’s Hockey Draft Guide, which features more than 600 player profiles and projections on more than 800 players, cheat sheets, prospects, and more, can be found here.
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