A potential first-round pick, Colorado’s Jabari Walker sat down with Hoops Prospects before the start of this season. He discussed many topics, including the outlook for the 2021-22 Buffs, his personal goals for his sophomore campaign, his father Samaki (a former Los Angels Laker), March Madness, shattering backboards, and ping pong. Last season, Walker earned Pac-12 All-Freshman Team honors, averaging 7.6 points and 4.3 rebounds [ . . . ]
I took part in the most recent version of Hoops Prospects Mock Draft. In this mock, I was contributing to the selection of each pick, but also primarily focused on Charlotte. As the draft unfolded, I made conscious decisions for the Hornets, and have provided a quick “state of the franchise” update below, along with the reasoning behind each selection. At the beginning of the [ . . . ]
Going into the 2019-20 NBA season, many were unsure of what to expect from the Boston Celtics. Following the departure of Kyrie Irving after a two-year stay with the Shamrocks that was — tumultuous to say the least — general manager Danny Ainge went out and signed former Charlotte Hornets star Kemba Walker to a four-year max contract. After putting pen to paper with Walker, [ . . . ]
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 [ . . . ]
Brendan O’Sullivan and Richard Harris project each pick of the first round of the NBA Draft, with in-depth analysis and detailed player profiles.
Brendan O’Sullivan and Richard Harris discuss each pick of the second round of the 2018 NBA Draft, with in-depth player analysis.
Just a few months past his 19th birthday, Luka Doncic will enter the 2018 NBA draft with perhaps the greatest resume of all time for a prospect. The son of a former European professional basketball player, Doncic has regularly practiced and played against players much older than him since the age of eight. He signed his first professional contract at the age of 13 …