Nate Laszewski

Nate Laszewski Interview and Scouting Video

November 22, 2021 R. 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 from deep, and 71 percent from the foul line. He also led the ACC with [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]

Zach Keller

Zach Keller Interview & Highlights

August 10, 2021 Clayton Conover 0

Coming off a victory in the Colorado 5A State High School Championship, Zach Keller has established himself as one of the top players in the state, and as a 2022 four-star recruit, he is garnering attention from the ACC, BIG-12, Big Ten, and PAC-12 conferences. Playing at Thunderridge High School, he projects as a versatile stretch big at 6’9”, 220 pounds. He has received scholarship [ . . . ]

Vrenz Bleijenbergh

Vrenz Bleijenbergh Scouting Report, Interview & Highlights

May 30, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

Unicorn-like, Vrenz Bleijenbergh is one of the top NBA prospects in Europe.  He has a rare combination of size, mobility, ball-handling skills, and playmaking ability.  He currently plays for the Antwerp Giants in the EuroMillions League in Belgium.  The 6-foot-11 Antwerp native is capable of playing at any spot on the floor, though his hometown club mainly uses him as wing with secondary ball-handling responsibilities.  [ . . . ]

Jayvon Graves

Jayvon Graves Scouting Report, Interview, & Highlights

May 13, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

Versatility — that’s what Jayvon Graves considers to be his best trait as a basketball prospect, and with good reason.  The 6-foot-3 senior can defend guards and wings, and on the other end of the court, he can run the point, play off the ball, and score from all three levels.  Most importantly, he is willing to take on various roles, which is exactly what [ . . . ]

Tyler Hagedorn

Tyler Hagedorn Interview and Highlights

October 30, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

On October 15, Lee Branscome and I had a very interesting interview with Tyler Hagedorn, a first-team All-Summit selection this past season and a 2020 NBA Draft prospect.  In August, Tyler signed with Buducnost, the premier team in the Montenegrin Basketball League, which also competes in the Adriatic League and EuroCup.  In the interview, Tyler discussed his college career, his transition to the professional ranks [ . . . ]

Tyson Ward

Tyson Ward Interview and Highlights

September 1, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

On August 21, Lee Branscome, Toyloy Brown, and I interviewed Tyson Ward, a 6-foot-6 forward from North Dakota State.  We discussed the highlights of his college career, the strengths and weaknesses of his game, and his recent signing with s.Oliver Baskets of the German BBL. Ward made steady progress during his four years at NDSU, culminating with a first-team All-Summit selection as a senior.  This [ . . . ]