Corey Kispert

2020-21 College Basketball Preview

November 24, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

The 2020-21 college basketball season tips off on Wednesday (November 25), but many are refraining from getting their hopes up because of COVID.  As of now, at least 19 first-day games have either been canceled or postponed, and it’s difficult to imagine the situation improving anytime soon.  International basketball has been plagued by COVID postponements and cancellations, and some wonder if many overseas leagues will [ . . . ]

Zeke Nnaji

Zeke Nnaji Scouting Report

November 18, 2020 Clayton Conover 0

The University of Arizona has consistently found ways to attract elite talents from around the nation. One of Sean Miller’s latest acquisitions was a former Minnesota Player of the Year and now reigning Pac-12 Rookie of the Year, Zeke Nnaji. Nnaji had the prestige of a top-40 talent in the nation; however, he played at Arizona with the tenacity of a walk-on. During his time [ . . . ]

Malachi Flynn

Malachi Flynn Scouting Report

November 18, 2020 Nick Andre 0

Point guards have been a very interesting topic in this year’s NBA Draft class. Many of them are high-octane, explosive talents; while many of them are great floor generals who can read defenses to set their teammates in the best positions.  Malachi Flynn is a point guard who can impact the game on so many levels. He was the driving force for San Diego State [ . . . ]

RJ Hampton

R.J. Hampton Scouting Report

November 17, 2020 Dustin Barnes 0

Hampton has been gaining momentum during the pre-draft process due to positive reports from workouts, and an impressive cast of current and former NBA players who have been helping him train.  The 19-year-old took a fairly unusual route to the draft, choosing the Australian NBL over college, and he was limited to 17 games due to injury.  Considering his youth and the level of competition, [ . . . ]

Obi Toppin

Obi Toppin Scouting Report

November 17, 2020 Dustin Barnes 0

Toppin had a fine freshman campaign, but he truly burst onto the national scene this year, as he helped Dayton (29-2) rise to No. 3 in the AP and the Coaches Poll.  His sophomore season featured numerous highlight-reel dunks and other impressive plays, and to some degree, he brought back memories of Blake Griffin at Oklahoma for me.  Like Griffin, Toppin won numerous awards as [ . . . ]

Onyeka Okongwu

Onyeka Okongwu Scouting Report

November 17, 2020 Lee Branscome 0

After a spectacular freshman campaign playing for Andy Enfeild at the University of Southern California, Onekya Okongwu is slated to be selected in the top 10 of this week’s NBA Draft.  Okongwu outperformed expectations in his first year at USC. The powerful post-player poured in 16.2 points per game and corralled 8.6 rebounds per game. He established himself as one of the premier “bigs” in [ . . . ]