Hoops Prospects

March Madness Picks

March 15, 2022 R. C. Harris 0

Need help with your bracket?  Listen to the latest HPP episode, as our staff goes through the entire 2022 men’s bracket, making all 67 picks, culminating with the eventual champion.  Co-hosts Eric Kerr, TJ Brown, and Rich Harris are joined by Tyler Hagedorn of the Maine Celtics (from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport).  The foursome also made their individual Final Four and Champion predictions, which are [ . . . ]

Hoops Prospects Podcast

Announcing “Hoops Prospects Podcast”

February 19, 2022 R. C. Harris 0

Earlier this week, Hoops Prospects launched the “Hoops Prospects Podcast” (HPP). In the first-ever episode of HPP, TJ Brown and I discussed the Big East and the top pro prospects in the conference. We were joined by guest John Fanta, a broadcaster for Fox Sports and the host of the “Big East Shootaround.” A clip from the show is below. Moving forward, each week, various [ . . . ]

Jaden Ivey

Draft Stock Watch

December 4, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

The first month of the college season is in the books, and per usual, there have been plenty of surprises.  Many of the projected lottery picks for the 2022 NBA Draft have underwhelmed, while numerous unheralded prospects have put themselves on the radar.  Here’s a quick look at who is hot and who is not.  

Nate Laszewski

Nate Laszewski Interview and Scouting Video

November 22, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

Just before the tipoff of the 2021-22 season, Hoops Prospects talked with Nate Laszewski, a 6-foot-10, 235-pound senior forward from Notre Dame. As a junior, Nate had a breakout season, averaging 13.3 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, and posting excellent shooting splits: 59 percent from the floor, 43 percent from deep, and 71 percent from the foul line. He also led the ACC with [ . . . ]

Drew Timme

2021-22 College Basketball Preview

November 9, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

The college basketball season is here, and I am making my annual forecast, ranking the top 50 teams in the nation, including capsules for the top 25 schools. Enjoy the season. I know that I will.

Tyler Herro

2021-22 NBA Fearless Forecast

October 19, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

The NBA season is upon us, and it’s time for Hoops Prospects’ annual NBA Fearless Forecast, featuring projected wins and potential breakout players for each team, plus predictions for the Association’s season-end awards.

Chris Duarte

Post-Summer League, 2021 Draft Analysis — Picks 1-15

August 22, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

We have hit the dead period for basketball.  Summer League is over, free agency has come to a grinding halt, and training camp rosters are finalized for the most part.  At this point, all we can do is wait for the NBA preseason to begin on October 3.  With that in mind, Hoops Prospects will review the 2021 NBA Draft, pick by pick, breaking down [ . . . ]

Alperen Sengun

Alperen Şengün Scouting Report

August 19, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

What Sengun accomplished this season as an 18-year-old was nothing short of amazing.  The 6-foot-10 center/power forward tore up the Turkish BSL, a high-level league.  Playing for Besiktas in 34 BSL games and three FIBA EuroCup contests, he averaged 19.0 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 2.9 combined steals and blocks per game.  He made 63.2 percent of his shots from the floor, and finished [ . . . ]