NBA Draft Analysis

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Report: Evan Mobley Of USC

by Rafael Uehara

Feb 2, 2021 4:45 PM

For as skilled and capable with the ball as he is on offense, Evan Mobley might be even more special and a perfect fit for this era on defense. Read more »

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2021 NBA Draft Prospect Report: Cade Cunningham Of Oklahoma State

by Rafael Uehara

Dec 30, 2020 11:37 AM

With his size, passing and scoring, Cade Cunningham is considered the crown jewel of the highly rated 2021 draft class. Read more »

Tags: Cade Cunningham, Oklahoma State Cowboys, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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10 Biggest Draft Night Trades In NBA History

by Rafael Canton

Nov 17, 2020 8:49 PM

From Bill Russell and Kevin McHale to Kobe Bryant and Scottie Pippen, many future Hall of Famers and All-Stars were dealt on draft night. Read more »

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2020 NBA Draft: Top-5 Bigs

by Rafael Uehara

On James Wiseman, Onyeka Okongwu, Obi Toppin, Precious Achiuwa and Jalen Smith. Read more »
2020 NBA Draft: Top-10 Wings

by Rafael Uehara

The group of wings in this class is not that bad, as long as you are fully aware of what you're getting and adjust your expectations to what could be reasonably expected of them. Read more »
2020 NBA Draft: Top-10 Point Guards

by Rafael Uehara

Breaking down LaMelo Ball, Tyrese Haliburton, Killian Hayes, RJ Hampton, Cole Anthony, Kira Lewis Jr., Nico Mannion and the other top point guard prospects of the class. Read more »
Omer Yurtseven Is Embracing The Long Wait For The Draft

by Keith P Smith

Sixty players will be drafted on November 18. Omer Yurtseven probably won't know until fairly late into the night if he'll be one of them. Read more »
Prospect Report: Killian Hayes Of Ratiopharm Ulm

by Rafael Uehara

Killian Hayes turned himself into a remarkable passer and established himself as one of the best shot creators for others in this draft class with good size at the point guard position. Read more »
Prospect Report: Anthony Edwards Of Georgia

by Rafael Uehara

Anthony Edwards established himself as the sort of volume shot creator NBA teams usually seek at the top of the draft. Read more »
Prospect Report: Precious Achiuwa Of Memphis

by Rafael Uehara

Precious Achiuwa looks like the exact type of prospect whose combination of physical profile and athletic ability wows decision makers who join the process late. Read more »
Prospect Report: James Wiseman Of Memphis

by Rafael Uehara

James Wiseman has the potential to become a pure center who is special enough to escape the league's deemphasizing of the position over these last few years. Read more »
Prospect Report: Obi Toppin Of Dayton

by Rafael Uehara

Obi Toppin is viewed as one of those big men who might be special enough to escape the devaluing of the position, especially of those who probably need another big man with them in the lineup to anchor the defense. Read more »
Prospect Report: Onyeka Okongwu Of USC

by Rafael Uehara

Onyeka Okongwu has emerged due to his impact around the rim on both ends. His combination of coordination and smoothness moving around the floor offers hope he could someday be about as good out in space as well. Read more »
Prospect Report: Isaac Okoro Of Auburn

by Rafael Uehara

The hype supporting Isaac Okoro's viability as a top 10 pick is mostly based on his defense, which is unusual because NBA teams tend to reach for shot creators and shot makers or seven-footers at the top of the draft. Read more »
Prospect Report: Tyrese Haliburton Of Iowa State

by Rafael Uehara

Maybe Tyrese Haliburton's rise to stardom says more about the general perception of a lack of superstar potential in this class or maybe the NBA is starting to adjust its view on what types of players it is looking for in the draft. Read more »
2020 NBA Draft Prospects: Bigs

by Rafael Uehara

James Wiseman, Isaiah Stewart II, Matthew Hurt, Obadiah Toppin and Amar Sylla headline the big man prospects. Read more »
2020 NBA Draft Prospects: Wings

by Rafael Uehara

Breaking down the games of Deni Avdija, Jaden McDaniels, Scottie Lewis, Precious Achiuwa and Tyrese Maxey. Read more »
2020 NBA Draft Prospects: Point Guards

by Rafael Uehara

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

by Andrew Perna

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 »
2019 NBA Draft Prospects: Point Guards

by Rafael Uehara

On Ja Morant, Darius Garland, Coby White, Ty Jerome and Carsen Edwards. Read more »