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 [ . . . ]

Sam Merrill

Off-the-radar Seniors

September 23, 2020 Toyloy Brown III 0

Seniors in college basketball are commonly the forgotten prospects in the NBA draft. From time to time, evaluators and fans will deem relative old age (anything above 21 years old) as a major red flag that undoubtedly predetermines how good a player will be.  Most of the attention in the NBA draft is unquestionably given to the talented underclassmen in college and the young international [ . . . ]

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, [ . . . ]

Daniel Orturu

Underrated Prospects

July 14, 2020 Toyloy Brown III 0

Predicting the college and college-aged prospects to become successful NBA players is an imperfect science. Going through years of past drafts can be maddening when you see how low some successful players were selected in contrast to how high guys who only had a cup of coffee in the league were picked. For the 2020 NBA Draft, the jobs of general managers and scouts are [ . . . ]