Jabari Walker

Jabari Walker Interview and Highlights

November 20, 2021 Clayton Conover 0

A potential first-round pick, Colorado’s Jabari Walker sat down with Hoops Prospects before the start of this season. He discussed many topics, including the outlook for the 2021-22 Buffs, his personal goals for his sophomore campaign, his father Samaki (a former Los Angels Laker), March Madness, shattering backboards, and ping pong. Last season, Walker earned Pac-12 All-Freshman Team honors, averaging 7.6 points and 4.3 rebounds [ . . . ]

Orlando Robinson

Orlando Robinson Interview & Scouting Report

November 17, 2021 Eric Kerr 0

The Fresno State Bulldogs are off to a 3-0 start this season, led by junior Orlando Robinson. A Preseason All-MWC selection, Robinson is averaging 20 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, 1.3 steals, and 1.3 blocks per game. Compared to last season, the 21-year-old center/power forward appears stronger and more assertive. In short, he looks like a man on a mission, less than five months after [ . . . ]

Jaden Springer

Jaden Springer Scouting Report

August 25, 2021 Bobby Zeffero 0

Jaden Springer was a big part of Tennessee’s season, posting a usage rate of 25.94 percent along with 26 minutes per game. He has a high motor and great potential as one of the younger prospects in this draft. Springer was a member of the All-SEC Freshman Team last season, averaging 12.5 points on 46.7 percent from the field, 43.5 percent from three-point range and [ . . . ]

Keon Johnson

Keon Johnson Scouting Report

August 24, 2021 Bobby Zeffero 0

Keon Johnson is a slashing wing with explosive leaping ability and very high potential on the defensive end. The Clippers moved up in the draft to select Johnson with the 21st overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, trading the draft rights to Quentin Grimes (no. 25 pick) and the Pistons’ 2024 second-round pick to the Knicks. The former Tennessee Volunteer should eventually help the [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]

Corey Kispert

Corey Kispert Scouting Report

August 21, 2021 Eric Kerr 0

Today’s NBA is all about the three-point shot, and that is the number-one thing that you will get from Corey Kispert, a career 41-percent shooter from deep. Kispert lit it up from the three-point line in his senior year for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, shooting at a 44-percent clip (3P%), a number far higher than most prospects in this year’s draft class. In addition to the [ . . . ]

Franz Wagner

Franz Wagner Scouting Report

August 20, 2021 Bobby Zeffero 0

Franz Wagner does a little bit of everything, and is the type of prospect who could be a role player right away for many NBA teams. He is versatile on both ends of the floor, and he has a high basketball IQ. Though his raw numbers may not show it, Wagner truly flourished as a sophomore, finishing third in the Big Ten with a plus-minus [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]