Desmond Bane

Desmond Bane Scouting Report

September 26, 2020 Riley Millette 0

When asked to think about iconic moments in NBA history today, some of us automatically think about dunks. Vince Carter’s 2000 Dunk Contest will certainly not be forgotten for a long time. But when May comes around (or August if the year is 2020) and the playoffs begin, something changes.  Think about the most famous postseason play you can remember. Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 buzzer [ . . . ]

Elijah Hughes

Elijah Hughes Scouting Report

August 23, 2020 Riley Millette 0

Elijah Hughes is a prime example of how transferring and redshirting can lead to something great. After playing his true freshman year at East Carolina, and logging only 20 minutes a game, Hughes made the decision to transfer to a much more prestigious basketball school, Syracuse University. Yes, you read that right; he went from ECU to SU, not the other way around. After sitting [ . . . ]

Isaiah Stewart

Isaiah Stewart Scouting Report

August 3, 2020 Riley Millette 0

In my playground basketball days, I was always at an immediate disadvantage. As an 18-year-old male, I’m only 5 feet, 4 inches, and that’s post-growth spurt. To this day, I can’t dunk on a hoop higher than 8.5 feet. Therefore, I like to fantasize about being tall, and live vicariously through basketball players. In this year’s draft, Washington’s Isaiah Stewart is the textbook big man [ . . . ]

Nico Mannion

Overrated Prospects

July 20, 2020 Riley Millette 0

Everyone gets excited around draft time. There’s so much talent entering the pool that we sometimes get carried away talking about our favorite guys who we followed throughout their college careers. As a result, we can get overzealous and hype up a player who may not be all we think he is.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m guilty too. But sometimes it helps to think, [ . . . ]

Theo Maledon

Boston Celtics’ Needs and Possible Picks

June 25, 2020 Riley Millette 0

Going into the 2019-20 NBA season, many were unsure of what to expect from the Boston Celtics. Following the departure of Kyrie Irving after a two-year stay with the Shamrocks that was — tumultuous to say the least — general manager Danny Ainge went out and signed former Charlotte Hornets star Kemba Walker to a four-year max contract.  After putting pen to paper with Walker, [ . . . ]