NBA Draft Analysis

2020 NBA Draft Prospects: Wings

by Rafael Uehara

Aug 26, 2019 8:31 PM

Breaking down the games of Deni Avdija, Jaden McDaniels, Scottie Lewis, Precious Achiuwa and Tyrese Maxey. Read more »

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2020 NBA Draft Prospects: Point Guards

by Rafael Uehara

Aug 5, 2019 3:35 PM

With Anthony Edwards, Cole Anthony, Theo Maledon, RJ Hampton and Nico Mannion featuring, 2020 figures to be a bounceback draft for the position. Read more »

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Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson Injuries Make Rookies Mindful Ahead Of Career

by Andrew Perna

Jun 20, 2019 11:30 PM

For this year's rookie class, just days away from their first significant payday, the reaction has ranged from shrug inducing to sobering. Read more »

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2019 NBA Draft Prospects: Point Guards

by Rafael Uehara

On Ja Morant, Darius Garland, Coby White, Ty Jerome and Carsen Edwards. Read more »
The Potential Of Zion Williamson Vs. The Draft's Inherent Uncertainty

by Micah Wimmer

A year ago, Zion Williamson was projected to go No. 7. Now he's going No. 1 and expected to be a surefire Hall of Famer. In this way, Zion is more of a myth than a man at this point, more potential than actuality. Read more »
Sports Are Way More Interesting Than Overdone NBA Draft Coverage

by Colin McGowan

The draft is a fine thing to ponder, but if you let it, it can easily carry you pretty far away from the core of why we're here in the first place and leave you GM-brained. Read more »
2019 NBA Draft Prospects: Shooting Guards

by Rafael Uehara

Jumbo shot creators are in vogue in the NBA right now and this group reflects that demand. Read more »
Sights And Sounds Of 2019 NBA Draft Media Availability

by Andrew Perna

On the surge of Canadians in the first round, Tyler Herro's quick rise, Jaxson Hayes playing football, Jarrett Culver playing soccer and more. Read more »
2019 NBA Draft Prospects: Small Forwards

by Rafael Uehara

This is not a strong year for the small forward position with Cam Reddish, Nassir Little and Romeo Langford all remaining highly touted more for what they did in high school than college. Read more »
2019 NBA Draft Prospects: Power Forwards

by Rafael Uehara

On Zion Williamson, DeAndre Hunter, Sekou Doumbouya, Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke. Read more »
2019 NBA Draft Prospects: Centers

by Rafael Uehara

Breaking down the strengths and weaknesses of Jaxson Hayes, Bol Bol, Goga Bitadze, Mfiondu Kabengele and Nicolas Claxton. Read more »
College Basketball Barely Contained Zion Williamson

by Colin McGowan

It's tempting to wonder what true freedom would look like for Zion Williamson, what he would do with his talents if he could apply them more freely, but that's a far-off fantasy. Read more »
Prospect Report: Eric Paschall Of Villanova

by Rafael Uehara

Eric Paschall certainly looks the part for what the league is looking for in its combo forwards from physical and athletic standpoints. Read more »
Prospect Report: Jontay Porter Of Missouri

by Rafael Uehara

Jontay Porter is six-foot-11 stretch big who really impressed with his skill and intelligence at such a young age. Read more »
Prospect Report: De'Andre Hunter Of Virginia

by Rafael Uehara

De'Andre Hunter looks the part of what the NBA is looking for in a two-way combo forward these days, which is why he is currently considered the ninth-ranked prospect in the 2019 draft class. Read more »
Prospect Report: Keldon Johnson Of Kentucky

by Rafael Uehara

The NBA is starved for wings and Keldon Johnson looks the part of a 3&D wing from a physical-standpoint and based on how he's been used. Read more »
Prospect Report: Sekou Doumbouya Of Limoges

by Rafael Uehara

Sekou Doumbouya is the top-ranked European prospect born in 2000 and currently considered the third-ranked prospect in the 2019 draft class, leveraging his athletic ability as a threat near the basket on both ends. Read more »
Prospect Report: Zion Williamson Of Duke

by Rafael Uehara

Zion Williamson is a remarkable athlete who has shown glimpses of a very appealing skill-set as a shot creator from the perimeter. The question now becomes how exactly does he fit in a team that doesn't exist with the sole purpose of giving him the ball. Read more »
Prospect Report: Bol Bol Of Oregon

by Rafael Uehara

Bol Bol is one of those prospects who is a lot more interesting in theory than in reality at this point of his development. Read more »
Prospect Report: R.J. Barrett Of Duke

by Rafael Uehara

Besides the advanced physical profile and athletic ability for someone R.J. Barrett's age, he has shown enough footwork and court vision to project as a volume shot creator for himself and others, though his shot is still a work in progress. Read more »