PLL Draft: How Each Team Improved

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On Wednesday night, the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) held its second annual collegiate draft, which was broadcast on NBCSN. 

Due to the circumstances, the draft only featured two rounds and was a unique one for sure, as many top prospects have either chosen or could still choose to go back to school for an extra year.  Continue reading “PLL Draft: How Each Team Improved”

2020 PLL Draft: Biggest Need For Each Team

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The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) Draft will take place on Wednesday, May 13th at 7:00pm and will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network. 

The 2020 PLL draft might be the strangest one of all-time due to the craziness that the lacrosse world has been thrown into due to the Coronavirus outbreak, which prompted the college lacrosse season to be cancelled and pro leagues to halt play. Also, the once extremely talented group that was the 2020 senior class in college lacrosse is now less stacked as the NCAA has granted players an extra year of eligibility, which has many players either returning to their respective schools or entering the transfer portal to find a home for one last run.  Continue reading “2020 PLL Draft: Biggest Need For Each Team”

2020 MLL Draft Picks by College: Yale, Ivy League Finish On Top

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The shortened 2020 season was a historic one for the Ivy League, which had arguably the best senior class in the conference’s history. That carried itself over into Monday Night’s 2020 MLL Draft, where the conference led the way in most player selected. Also, two of the schools with the most picks were from the conference. 

Yale, Cornell, and Holy Cross had the most players selected in the 2020 draft, with a combined 11 players selected from those schools. They were the only three schools with more than two players drafted.  Continue reading “2020 MLL Draft Picks by College: Yale, Ivy League Finish On Top”

2020 MLL Draft Team Grades

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On Monday night Major League Lacrosse (MLL) held their annual collegiate draft via Twitter, as picks were announced through the leagues and individual team accounts. 

Due to the circumstances, it was a unique draft for sure. It has yet to be seen on a large scale exactly which players will take advantage of the NCAA’s decision to grant players an extra year of eligibility come back to school for another season, and which guys will come out and play pro lacrosse this summer. Also, it is unknown which league some of these players will play in, given they are drafted in both.  Continue reading “2020 MLL Draft Team Grades”

Looking at Pro Lacrosse’s Dynasties

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On Sunday night ESPN released the first two episodes of their highly anticipated 10-part docuseries, The Last Dance, which is centered around the 1997-1998 Chicago Bulls season, which was the last of their legendary dynasty. If you haven’t seen it yet, you need to. 

In the wake of this docuseries being released, Lacrosse Bucket thought it would be fun to take a look at the dynasties that we have seen in pro lacrosse in each league.  Continue reading “Looking at Pro Lacrosse’s Dynasties”