Isaac Okoro

2020 Collaborative NBA Mock Draft

October 19, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

Back in September, members of the Hoops Prospects staff (Lee Branscome, TJ Brown, Riley Millett, and myself) plus two friends of the site (Dustin Barnes and Coleman Klein) got together for the first-ever HP Collaborative NBA Mock Draft.  Each participant represented multiple teams in the draft (see below), and each started with 10 picks.  Unfortunately, Lee had to leave the draft at the end of [ . . . ]

James Wiseman

2020 NBA Mock Draft – In-depth Version 2.0

September 8, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

The order for the 2020 NBA Draft is finally set, but the actual draft is at least six weeks away.  This class features a ton of point guards/combo guards, and at the same time, there is a notable shortage of wings with good size and a reliable outside shot.  Also, quality rim protectors are in short supply.   There is no clear-cut top prospect this year, [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]

Malachi Flynn

Lakers’ Needs and Possible Picks

August 16, 2020 Jose Quevedo 0

The Los Angeles Lakers find themselves as one of the top teams in the NBA. After six consecutive seasons missing the playoffs, the Lakers finished the regular season with a 52-19 record and in first place in the Western Conference. While the first year of Lebron James with the Lakeshow was a Hollywood soap opera, the front office cleaned up their act and general manager [ . . . ]

Killian Hayes

New York Knicks’ Needs and Possible Picks

June 24, 2020 Toyloy Brown III 0

The 2019-2020 New York Knicks again have another season marred with mediocrity and turnover. With the NBA allowing the top-22 teams to resume a shortened season in Disney World, the Knicks end the season with a 21-45 overall record, sixth worst in the NBA. Any team with a record that poor has either been cursed with injuries to players for long stretches or does not [ . . . ]

Anthony Edwards

2020 NBA Mock Draft – In-depth Version 1.0

June 19, 2020 R. C. Harris 1

Hoops Prospects has been updating its mock draft since October, and even though the draft is nearly four months away, it’s time to explore each selection in detail.  The 2020 draft class has no clear-cut top prospect, with at least three players being a viable possibility to be the No. 1 overall pick.  This class features a ton of point guards/combo guards, and at the [ . . . ]