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 [ . . . ]
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 [ . . . ]
This week, Nathan Grubel of DraftDeeper.com and I sat down to wrap up the Final Four and discuss the draft stock of some prospects who played in the NCAA Tournament, including Baylor’s outstanding trio of guards, Jalen Suggs, Cade Cunningham, Jaime Jaquez, Johnny Juzang, and Max Abmas.
A little more than a month away from March Madness, and it’s time to take a look at the draft stock for a number of prospects. Many teams have been handicapped by frequent COVID-19 interruptions, and the sample size for a number of players is rather small. Younger players have been especially affected by the shortened season, and teams heavily relying on multiple freshmen have [ . . . ]