Jonathan Kuminga

Jonathan Kuminga Scouting Report

August 6, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

A consensus five-star recruit out of high school, Kuminga decided to take his talents to the G League, but his performance with Ignite did not help his draft stock.  In early February, he was considered a candidate to be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft.  He fell out of contention for the top spot by the end of March, and last [ . . . ]

Jalen Green

Jalen Green Scouting Report

August 4, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

The Rockets could not go wrong with the second-overall pick.  The club’s options included USC’s Evan Mobley and Gonzaga’s Jalen Suggs, but ultimately, Houston went with the ultra-explosive Green.   A highly touted high-school recruit, Green had offers from Auburn, Memphis, Oregon, and others before deciding to play for the G League Ignite team.  The decision proved to be a good move.  The California native posted [ . . . ]

Jalen Suggs

Jalen Suggs Scouting Report

August 3, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

Though the Magic were already well stocked with guards, the team had to be pleased that Suggs fell to No. 5 overall in the NBA Draft.  There is so much to like about Suggs, the best pure point guard in the 2021 draft class.  He is an excellent all-round athlete, who also has a high basketball IQ.  He is tough and scrappy, and yet graceful [ . . . ]

HP Staff Mock Draft

July 27, 2021 Eric Kerr 0

This past season, basketball was a unique experience for every player, especially for those entering this year’s NBA draft. With the pandemic causing a shortened college season, it was harder for prospects to showcase their talents to scouts with a less amount of time to do it. However, the NCAA was still able to host a March Madness tournament, after last year’s tournament was cancelled, [ . . . ]

2021 NBA Draft Composite Rankings

July 26, 2021 R. C. Harris 0

The 2021 NBA Draft will take place this Thursday, and most draft boards/big boards are finalized or nearly so.  With that said, I present the Hoops Prospects’ 2021 NBA Draft Composite Rankings, which involved combining the draft boards of seven sources (listed below).  The scoring/ranking system was rather simple.  For each pick, a prospect received points equal to 201 minus the prospect’s ranking.  So, for [ . . . ]

Josh Christopher

Josh Christopher Scouting Report

July 24, 2021 Clayton Conover 0

Projected as a late first-round or early second-round pick, Josh Christopher is a dynamic shooting guard who has a strong frame and very good length. As a freshman this past season with the Arizona State Sun Devils, he averaged 14.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.0 combined steals and blocks per game.   Prior to his stint at Arizona State, Christopher played at Mayfair High School, and [ . . . ]