Kira Lewis

Kira Lewis Scouting Report

October 31, 2020 Dustin Barnes 0

Lewis, one of the fastest and youngest players in this draft, was highly productive this past season.  Playing 37.6 minutes per outing, the Bama sophomore averaged 18.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, 5.2 assists, and 2.4 combined steals and blocks per game, with shooting splits of .459/.366/.802.  An All-SEC first-team selection, he led the conference in minutes per game (37.6), finished third in assists and steals (1.8) [ . . . ]

Tyler Hagedorn

Tyler Hagedorn Interview and Highlights

October 30, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

On October 15, Lee Branscome and I had a very interesting interview with Tyler Hagedorn, a first-team All-Summit selection this past season and a 2020 NBA Draft prospect.  In August, Tyler signed with Buducnost, the premier team in the Montenegrin Basketball League, which also competes in the Adriatic League and EuroCup.  In the interview, Tyler discussed his college career, his transition to the professional ranks [ . . . ]

Tyrese Haliburton

Tyrese Haliburton Scouting Report

October 29, 2020 Lee Branscome 0

In 2018, Tyrese Haliburton arrived in Ames, Iowa as the Gatorade Player of the Year from the state of Wisconsin. He joined a talented roster at Iowa state, headlined by Marial Shayok and Talen Horton-Tucker, two players who would go on to be selected in the 2019 NBA Draft. Coach Steve Prohm also returned Nick Weiler-Webb, a steady lead guard and organizer of the Cyclone [ . . . ]

Tyson Ward

Tyson Ward Scouting Report

October 28, 2020 Toyloy Brown III 0

After winning back-to-back Summit League Tournament championships during his junior and senior seasons, Tyson Ward of North Dakota State University (NDSU) has taken his talents to s.Oliver Würzburg of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) — Germany’s top division.  Besides the obvious team success, Ward racked up an impressive collection of individual accolades and records during his time at NDSU. He made the 2019-20 All-Summit first team, [ . . . ]

Deni Avdija

Warriors’ Needs and Potential Picks

October 21, 2020 Clayton Conover 0

Coming off their worst season since 2001, the Golden State Warriors have completely reset. Ideally, they can jumpstart another multi-year championship run with the help of this year’s draft. Due to their severe lack of wins this past season, they were awarded the second-overall pick in the NBA Draft, though this draft contains no guaranteed Zions or Lukas (that we know of now). In order [ . . . ]

Isaac Okoro

2020 Collaborative NBA Mock Draft

October 19, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

Back in September, members of the Hoops Prospects staff (Lee Branscome, TJ Brown, Riley Millett, and myself) plus two friends of the site (Dustin Barnes and Coleman Klein) got together for the first-ever HP Collaborative NBA Mock Draft.  Each participant represented multiple teams in the draft (see below), and each started with 10 picks.  Unfortunately, Lee had to leave the draft at the end of [ . . . ]