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 [ . . . ]

Isaac Okoro

Outlook for the 2020 Draft Class: Picks 1-15

December 19, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

The draft took place less than a month ago, and this season’s rookies will be immediately thrown into the fire.  This draft class will be asked to perform without the benefit of Summer League play, an orientation period, and training time in the gym and weight room.  To make matters worse, training camp will last just a couple of weeks and feature only a few [ . . . ]

Jalen Smith

Jalen Smith Scouting Report

December 18, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

The trade to acquire Chris Paul gives Phoenix an impressive starting lineup, and the only player sent to Oklahoma City who provided major contributions to their undefeated run in the “Bubble” was Ricky Rubio. Going into the draft, the Suns appeared weakest at power forward; specifically, they had a need for a player who could bolster the club’s interior defense. Following the draft, the club [ . . . ]

LaMelo Ball

LaMelo Ball Scouting Report

December 14, 2020 Lee Branscome 0

Charlotte is starved for star-power, and with the third overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, the team landed a prospect that has a shot at true stardom. LaMelo Ball was the most recognizable name in the entire draft class, without a shadow of a doubt. He achieved his pop-culture stardom with his family and the Big Baller Brand. He never played in the NCAA. [ . . . ]

Corey Kispert

2020-21 College Basketball Preview

November 24, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

The 2020-21 college basketball season tips off on Wednesday (November 25), but many are refraining from getting their hopes up because of COVID.  As of now, at least 19 first-day games have either been canceled or postponed, and it’s difficult to imagine the situation improving anytime soon.  International basketball has been plagued by COVID postponements and cancellations, and some wonder if many overseas leagues will [ . . . ]

Zeke Nnaji

Zeke Nnaji Scouting Report

November 18, 2020 Clayton Conover 0

The University of Arizona has consistently found ways to attract elite talents from around the nation. One of Sean Miller’s latest acquisitions was a former Minnesota Player of the Year and now reigning Pac-12 Rookie of the Year, Zeke Nnaji. Nnaji had the prestige of a top-40 talent in the nation; however, he played at Arizona with the tenacity of a walk-on. During his time [ . . . ]