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 [ . . . ]

Around the NBA, there is a high demand for true rim protectors, such as Mohamed Bamba (#4), and knockdown 3-point shooters, such as Trae Young (#11).

NBA Team Needs

June 8, 2018 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

We take a dive into each team’s thought process to see what voids must be filled, and who may be ideal to fill them through free agency and the draft.