Sharife Cooper

Draft Stock Watch

February 8, 2021 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

A little more than a month away from March Madness, and it’s time to take a look at the draft stock for a number of prospects. Many teams have been handicapped by frequent COVID-19 interruptions, and the sample size for a number of players is rather small. Younger players have been especially affected by the shortened season, and teams heavily relying on multiple freshmen have [ . . . ]

Luka Doncic

2020-21 NBA Fearless Forecast

December 22, 2020 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

Feeling deflated by his ill-fated predictions over the years, Rich Harris invited Lee Branscome and myself to help with this year’s NBA Fearless Forecast.  To his credit, he did correctly pick last season’s Sixth Man of the Year and MVP, and he came close by saying that the Denver Nuggets would make the NBA Finals — horseshoes and hand grenades, as they say. Humor aside, [ . . . ]

Anthony Davis

NBA 2020-21 Western Conference Preview

December 21, 2020 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

The 2020-21 NBA season tips off tomorrow, so here’s a look at the teams in the Western Conference, from worst to first.  You can see how each team’s roster is shaping up by checking out Hoops Prospects’ NBA Depth Charts.   15.  Oklahoma City Thunder The Thunder overachieved last season, finishing fifth in the Western Conference with a 44-28 record. This year, the Thunder are officially [ . . . ]

Jaxson Hayes

NBA Draft Grades

June 21, 2019 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

Last night’s draft featured a high number of trades to the point that it became downright confusing as to who was drafting whom. In all, 28 of the 60 picks were dealt, including 11 first rounders.  Reviewing which players will ultimately end up at each team, we have graded each club’s overall haul. Of course, we won’t really know who were the winners and losers [ . . . ]

Nic Claxton

Nicolas Claxton Scouting Report

June 3, 2019 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

After a relatively quiet freshman season at Georgia, Nicolas Claxton came alive as a sophomore, and gained NBA scouts’ attention, all while following in his father’s footsteps. The father, Charles Claxton, was a four-year center for the Georgia Bulldogs in 1991-1995. The son only played in two seasons at UGA and is now taking his talents to the NBA. Claxton is a 6-foot-11, 217-pound center/power [ . . . ]

Admiral Schofield

Admiral Schofield Scouting Report

May 30, 2019 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

After missing out on the NCAA Tournament in his first two seasons at Tennessee, Admiral Schofield helped the Volunteers to two straight appearances. Over that same span, he was an All-SEC selection twice, including first-team honors this past season. The muscular forward produced an efficient senior season, averaging 16.5 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game on .478/.418/.698 shooting splits. Schofield’s strength is something [ . . . ]