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 [ . . . ]
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 [ . . . ]
Zion Williamson is clearly the top prospect in this year’s draft, but can he possibly live up to the lofty expectations that have been created by the unprecedented hype that has surrounded him since November? Williamson is a southpaw with an amazing combination of size, strength, and athleticism. He has an excellent vertical (reportedly 45 inches), is extremely quick off the floor, and is arguably [ . . . ]
Brendan O’Sullivan gives his post-Thanksgiving thoughts on various draft prospects around the country, and says that Gonzaga is clearly the best team in college basketball.