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 [ . . . ]

Kira Lewis

#NBATwitter Mock Draft

October 12, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

There are plenty of knowledgable NBA fans who spend hours on Twitter exchanging ideas and debating all sorts of basketball-related issues, including the NBA Draft. To include those fans and make use of their collective intelligence, I began a mock draft under the hashtag #NBATwitter in September. The draft selections are made by utilizing Twitter polling, which features a maximum of four choices, though write-in [ . . . ]

Devin Vassell

Talking About FSU’s Prospects

September 9, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

I recently joined Rob Hess on his radio show “Nothin’ But Net Radio” to talk about Florida State’s three prospects in the 2020 NBA Draft. In order, we discussed: Devin Vassell — a high-level, all-around performer, who is projected to go ninth in our latest mock draft. Patrick Williams — who features fantastic measurables and is one of the youngest prospects in this class. Trent [ . . . ]

James Wiseman

2020 NBA Mock Draft – In-depth Version 2.0

September 8, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

The order for the 2020 NBA Draft is finally set, but the actual draft is at least six weeks away.  This class features a ton of point guards/combo guards, and at the same time, there is a notable shortage of wings with good size and a reliable outside shot.  Also, quality rim protectors are in short supply.   There is no clear-cut top prospect this year, [ . . . ]

Trent Forrest

Trent Forrest Scouting Report

September 4, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

Pro teams in need of a team-oriented leader and a proven winner should take a long look at Trent Forrest, Florida State’s career leader for wins with 104.  A scrappy and hustling point guard, Forrest is known mostly for his defensive play, but he was a highly productive all-around performer at FSU.  He finished his career with 1,143 points (33rd in FSU history), 562 rebounds [ . . . ]

Tyson Ward

Tyson Ward Interview and Highlights

September 1, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

On August 21, Lee Branscome, Toyloy Brown, and I interviewed Tyson Ward, a 6-foot-6 forward from North Dakota State.  We discussed the highlights of his college career, the strengths and weaknesses of his game, and his recent signing with s.Oliver Baskets of the German BBL. Ward made steady progress during his four years at NDSU, culminating with a first-team All-Summit selection as a senior.  This [ . . . ]