Jaden Ivey

Draft Stock Watch

December 4, 2021 Richard 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 Richard 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 [ . . . ]

Tyler Herro

2021-22 NBA Fearless Forecast

October 19, 2021 Richard 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.

Alperen Sengun

Alperen Şengün Scouting Report

August 19, 2021 Richard 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 [ . . . ]

Josh Giddey

Josh Giddey Scouting Report

August 9, 2021 Richard C. Harris 0

The Australian NBL produced a lottery selection for the second consecutive year.  Last year, it was LaMelo Ball, the top-ranked prospect on the 2020 HP Draft Board, and this year, it is Josh Giddey, the seventh-ranked prospect on the 2021 HP Draft Board.  Both are point guards with great size, [ . . . ]

Jonathan Kuminga

Jonathan Kuminga Scouting Report

August 6, 2021 Richard C. Harris 0

A consensus five-star recruit out of high school, Kuminga decided to take his talents to the G League, but his performance with Ignite did not help his draft stock.  In early February, he was considered a candidate to be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft.  He [ . . . ]

Jalen Green

Jalen Green Scouting Report

August 4, 2021 Richard C. Harris 0

The Rockets could not go wrong with the second-overall pick.  The club’s options included USC’s Evan Mobley and Gonzaga’s Jalen Suggs, but ultimately, Houston went with the ultra-explosive Green.   A highly touted high-school recruit, Green had offers from Auburn, Memphis, Oregon, and others before deciding to play for the G [ . . . ]