Goga Bitadze

The Analytics of International Players

July 26, 2019 R. C. Harris 0

International players always bring an element of intrigue to each NBA draft – relatively, they’re unknown quantities.  The average NBA fan in the United States has little-to-no exposure to prospects playing abroad.  Even more sophisticated fans, who enjoy diving into the numbers, probably don’t completely understand the context, and find interpreting international stats complicated and confusing.  However, for those who do understand metrics and analytics [ . . . ]

Jaxson Hayes

NBA Draft Grades

June 21, 2019 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

Last night’s draft featured a high number of trades to the point that it became downright confusing as to who was drafting whom. In all, 28 of the 60 picks were dealt, including 11 first rounders.  Reviewing which players will ultimately end up at each team, we have graded each club’s overall haul. Of course, we won’t really know who were the winners and losers [ . . . ]

Jarrett Culver

2019 In-depth NBA Mock Draft

June 19, 2019 R. C. Harris 0

Brendan O’Sullivan and I have combined to bring you the 2019 Hoops Prospects In-depth NBA Mock Draft. For each pick, we have discussed the thought process behind each selection, including team needs and the latest rumors, along with a summary of each prospect selected.   Please keep in mind that the goal of any mock draft is to predict who will be selected where, based [ . . . ]