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NBA Draft Report: Stephon Castle Of UConn

by Zachary Cohen

Feb 6, 2024 11:00 AM

Stephon Castle's biggest strength is his point of attack defense and his ability to make plays off the dribble. If his jumper develops, Castle can become a special NBA player. Read more »

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NBA Draft Report: Isaiah Collier Of USC

by Zachary Cohen

Jan 16, 2024 3:08 PM

Isaiah Collier has a rare combination of size and skills at the lead guard position, but questions about his shooting and defense temper expectations. Read more »

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NBA Draft Report: Anthony Black Of Arkansas

by Zachary Cohen

Jun 12, 2023 11:43 AM

Anthony Black is the type of player that will have his fingerprints all over games, and he'll do so on both ends of the floor. How his jumper develops will be the difference between whether he's a high-level role player or an All-STar-level talent. Read more »

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NBA Draft Report: Jarace Walker Of Houston

by Zachary Cohen

There aren't many NBA big men that play both ends of the floor at a high level, while also being able to fit with pretty much any type of player. Jarace Walker may never become a star, but he could become a star in his role. Read more »
LSU Vs. Iowa, And The NCAAW's Great Explosion

by John Wilmes

The more fractured, more brief series of men's youth recruitment pipelines has made it so that women are now more consolidated in, and committed to, the college game. They are the new stars of March Madness. Read more »
NBA Draft Report: Brandon Miller Of Alabama

by Zachary Cohen

Brandon Miller is a complete offensive prospect, and he happens to play one of the most valuable positions in basketball. Miller has a guard's skill set inside a forward’s body. Read more »
2023 NBA Draft Report: Mikey Williams Of Vertical Academy

by Rafael Uehara

Perception of the development within the industry not yet necessarily meeting the same level of enthusiasm Mikey Williams generates on social media, but there is more to the combo guard than fame. Read more »
2023 NBA Draft Report: Emoni Bates Of Memphis

by Rafael Uehara

Despite the general understanding that his development might have stagnated a bit, both in terms of skills and physicality, Emoni Bates continues to be viewed as a potential star. Read more »
J.R. Smith Is Developing Interests Beyond The Hardwood, As We All Should

by Colin McGowan

J.R. Smith going back to school and joining its golf team is a fine story for late August, which shouldn't contain much NBA news. Especially coming off a year-and-a-half jammed with more basketball than even the professionals who play it could handle. Read more »
2022 NBA Draft Report: Chet Holmgren Of Gonzaga

by Rafael Uehara

Chet Holmgren is a perimeter-oriented big man who can nail three-pointers on spot-ups and as the trailer in transition. He has good ball skills and coordination for someone his height to operate off the bounce on the regular. Read more »
Prospect Report: Keon Johnson Of Tennessee

by Rafael Uehara

The appeal with Keon Johnson is as a tenacious on-ball defender who can envelope smaller point guards at the point of attack and elevate the level of the offense in transition, while holding some potential to become more physical by his late-20s. Read more »
Prospect Report: Franz Wagner Of Michigan

by Rafael Uehara

The appeal with Franz Wagner as a potential 3&D wing who can check scoring threats that look to create separation via craft or quickness and elevate the level of the defense around him in help. Read more »
Prospect Report: Davion Mitchell Of Baylor

by Rafael Uehara

Davion Mitchell was arguably the best player on what ended up being the best team in college basketball, shot well from all over the floor (except the foul line), and improved his assist-to-turnover ratio substantially. Read more »
Prospect Report: Scottie Barnes Of Florida State

by Rafael Uehara

The appeal with Scottie Barnes is the idea of someone his size with his length being capable of guarding every single position across the perimeter and maybe even spending some time at center on occasion, while running point on the other end. Read more »
2021 NBA Draft Prospect Report: Evan Mobley Of USC

by Rafael Uehara

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 »
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 »
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: Cole Anthony Of North Carolina

by Rafael Uehara

While Cole Anthony certainly lost status compared to how he was viewed entering his freshman year, his season was by no means a disaster. Read more »