NBA Draft

Dylan Guest, Editor - Oct 11, 2022

The Portland Trail Blazers have been, for the better part of the last decade, a consistent playoff team. Last season was a bridge year, as star Damian Lillard was injured and the team decided to freshen up the team (namely with the CJ McCollum trade). Now, however, with a redesigned roster, the Trail Blazers are hoping to find themselves […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Jul 6, 2022

The 2022 NBA rookies class features plenty of big names that were selected early such as Paolo Banchero, Chet Holmgren, Jabari Smith, and others. Of course, there are high expectations for these players. There are a number of players who got drafted later, however, who can start to shine early on in their careers and surprise their own […]

Lester Mondragon - Jul 6, 2022

What now Warriors? NBA teams are scrambling for a stronger roster to set their teams in a showdown against the best ball club of the 2021-2022 season. One of the Dubs’ responses is the recruitment of a youngster in Patrick Baldwin Jr: Potent reinforcement of the Golden State Warriors. The Dubs chose Baldwin with the […]

The 2022 NBA Draft took place on Thursday night and like always it was a lot of fun. There were a lot less trades at the top than everyone expected but nevertheless it was very intriguing. Not many teams did poorly which is why you are going to see more much winners than losers here. […]

Orange Gildersleeve - Jun 26, 2022

The OKC Thunder have made a name for themselves in the last couple of years. Not because of their success record-wise, but because general manager Sam Presti has assembled a war chest of first-round picks. Before the draft, the Thunder had stockpiled an NBA record 38 first round picks up until 2028. Now, after the […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Jun 25, 2022

Jaden Hardy is now a member of the Dallas Mavericks after being drafted 37th overall. The pick originally belonged to the Sacramento Kings, who are now getting the Mavericks’ 2024 and 2028 second-round picks in return. Hardy’s talent, and the system in place in Dallas, will allow the player to grow into a major steal. Jaden […]

Jeremy Sochan of the San Antonio Spurs
Orange Gildersleeve - Jun 24, 2022

The San Antonio Spurs went into the 2022 NBA Draft with relatively high hopes. The Spurs had three first-round picks, holding selections at number 9, number 20, and number 25. The team also nabbed a future second-round pick in a trade with the Memphis Grizzlies. While drafting, San Antonio made it a priority to draft […]

Ariel Plevan - Jun 24, 2022

The NBA Draft has finally concluded. After all 58 picks have been made, there are a few important headlines to cover, as well as surprises and trades among the lottery picks. This draft night, like most, was incredibly chaotic, as many teams got involved in multiple ways. The top of the draft featured some minor […]

The Memphis Grizzlies sent guard De’Anthony Melton to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Danny Green and the number 23 pick in the draft. Who won the deal? NBA Trade Grades: Melton to the 76ers Terms of the Deal Memphis gets: David Roddy (no. 23 pick from Philadelphia), Danny Green Philadelphia gets: De’Anthony Melton Philadelphia […]

Hyunjung Lee
Orange Gildersleeve - Jun 23, 2022

Hyunjung Lee is a junior from Yongin City, South Korea who has spent his entire three-year career at Davidson College. Lee’s best known for his ability to light it up from three, and hopes to be the first Davidson player since Steph Curry to be drafted. Hyunjung Lee 2022 NBA Draft Profile College Career Lee […]

Johnny Juzang
Orange Gildersleeve - Jun 23, 2022

Johnny Juzang is a junior from Los Angeles, California who has helped lead UCLA back into college basketball relevancy. Juzang was the team’s leading scorer during 11th-seeded UCLA’s memorable Cinderella Final Four run in 2021. Johnny Juzang 2022 NBA Draft Profile College Career Juzang began his college career as a struggling bench player for the […]

Andrew Nembhard
Garrett Hoffman - Jun 22, 2022

Andrew Nembhard, the 6’5 guard out of Ontario Canada has been discussed by many draft experts as a popular second-round choice. However, Nembhard possesses a valuable skill set that is much needed for contending teams throughout the ladder half of the draft. Andrew Nembhard 2022 NBA Draft Profile College Career Nembhard started his career at […]

Ariel Plevan - Jun 21, 2022

After a first-round exit in 2021, the New York Knicks narrowly missed the chance to play in the 2022 playoffs. Instead, the Knicks landed the 11th pick, and have the assets to make a plethora of moves to achieve the playoffs again. The 2021 season was disastrous for the Knicks. The young squad struggled with […]

Kai Sotto is looking to be the next big name to come to the NBA from Australia’s National Basketball League. Sotto’s stock is volatile, landing in the late first round on some mock drafts while other experts have him out of the draft altogether. Will Sotto join the likes of Lamelo Ball and Josh Giddey […]

Aminu Mohammed

Aminu Mohammed is a freshman at Georgetown. Originally from Lagos, Nigeria, he moved to the US and the DMV when he was 14 years old. He was a five-star recruit coming out of high school in the Class of 2021 and was a McDonald’s All-American in addition to being in the Jordan Brand Classic. Aminu […]

Dalen Terry
Elaine Blum - Jun 17, 2022

Dalen Terry could have been a leading scorer and key player for the Arizona Wildcats next season. Instead, the guard decided that he is ready to take his talents to the NBA, where he is hoping to grow and develop further. Dalen Terry 2022 NBA Draft Profile College Career In his sophomore season, Terry averaged […]

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Jon Lee - Jun 17, 2022

The 2022-23 NBA campaign is about 25 percent finished. Among the surprises and disappointments around the league, the LA Clippers fall in the middle. As it currently stands, the Clippers hold the eighth seed at 11-9. It’s not the worst outcome, considering they are only two games behind first. However, some thought that the Clippers […]

The Utah Jazz have been a trending team on the rise early in the NBA season. This Western Conference darling has even been listed as potential trade deadline buyers after a hot start. Now, after losing five of their last seven, are the Jazz falling back to earth? Are the Utah Jazz Legitimate Contenders? Exceeding […]

Jordan Pagkalinawan - Jun 17, 2022

When the offseason rolled around, many Lakers fans expected the team to go after big names despite limited cap space.  They were looking forward to welcoming an established role-player to the purple and gold via the Mid-Level Exception.  So it was quite a shocker when Shams tweeted this an hour into free agency: Free agent […]

Jon Lee - Jun 17, 2022

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Even though we are only just about a week and a half into the 2022-2023 college basketball season and even though there hasn’t been a ton of big-time games, we still have a lot of exciting storylines. Some teams have looked really good and some have looked unexpectedly awful. Here are some early observations in […]

de'aaron fox team USA basketball
Elaine Blum - Jun 17, 2022

Sacramento Kings point guard De’Aaron Fox was the fifth overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. He entered the league with high expectations all around him and what kind of player he could become. His entire career, Fox has been averaging double-digit scoring numbers and over 20 points ever since the 2019-20 season. His best […]

Stephen A. Smith recently said on ESPN that he thinks that the Los Angeles Lakers should trade LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Some may find the idea of trading away the second best player of all-time as well as one of the best current players in the world an absurd notion. But I 100% agree […]

Donald Stewart - Jun 17, 2022

The New York Knicks were served a brutal reminder last Sunday from Donovan Mitchell, the new star of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Mitchell destroyed the Knicks on his way to 38 points and a season-high 12 assists, in the Cavs 121-108 victory. Not only did the Knicks pass on drafting him in 2017; but they also […]