NBA Draft

Ariel Plevan - Apr 13, 2022

Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga, and Isaiah Todd. Last year on July 29th, these three players became the first players in NBA history to be drafted from the G-League Ignite team, which has paved paths for players of all kinds. Many young players have opted out of the expected college scholarship and signed with the G-League […]

Dylan Guest - Mar 10, 2022

NBA playoff seeding hasn’t been decided yet, and neither has the seeding for March Madness. With that being said, it’s late enough to get an idea of where teams will be drafting. March Madness will be watched by scouts throughout the entire league as they look for new players to pick up. The tournament is […]

Jonah Freelander - Mar 8, 2022

What a wild weekend in the NBA! Last week, all eyes were on Ja Morant and his mystifying talent keeping the Memphis Grizzlies firmly entrenched as a top-4 seed in the Western Conference. There’s more parity and young talent in the league now than there’s been in 20 years. With five weeks to play in […]

New York Knicks star Julius Randle
Jonah Freelander - Mar 4, 2022

The New York Knicks’ 2021-22 campaign started with a bang – or more notably – a BING BONG. They beat the Boston Celtics in a thrilling double-overtime game in front of 20,000 rabid Knicks fans at Madison Square Garden on opening night. Julius Randle led the Knicks to victory with 35 points, 8 rebounds, and […]

Dylan Guest - Mar 4, 2022

It will certainly be an interesting offseason of decisions for the University of Kentucky’s Oscar Tshiebwe. First off, he’s eligible for another year in Lexington next season. On another hand, however, his stellar play this season essentially makes him a 2022 NBA Draft lock, and possibly even a late first-rounder. Now that he’s eligible for a […]

Dylan Guest - Feb 27, 2022

Nikola Jovic is shaping up to be the number one international player in the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft. There will be a number of non-American players selected, many of which who are currently playing at the collegiate level or in the G-League. Jovic separates himself as the top player playing outside of the United States. As […]

Jeremy Sochan of the Baylor Bears
Garrett Hoffman - Feb 21, 2022

Jeremy Sochan the 6’9 English-born forward has been a hot topic amongst the draft community as of late. Sochan caught the eye of many after countless neck-breaking defensive performances mixed with his unmatched superstar intangibles. Jeremy Sochan Arrives for Baylor Bears Defense Defense Defense If the title didn’t show anything, Jeremy Sochan’s defense is awe-dropping. […]

Dylan Guest - Feb 2, 2022

The Indiana Pacers are inching towards a rebuild. Much of their roster, including a number of big-time players, are available as the trade deadline approaches. As they continue to endure a rough season, the Pacers must look to trade these players for strong future assets. Indiana Pacers: Three Trade Ideas Three-Way Trade Fiasco The trade: […]

Garrett Hoffman - Jan 24, 2022

Ochai Agbaji‘s rise to an NBA-level prospect was seen as a major surprise for most. But for ones who have watched Agabji throughout his career, his rise was expected. Agbaji started his career as a redshirt at Kansas but as time went on Agbaji has gotten more of a chance with the ball and he […]

LA Clippers coach Ty Lue
Jon Lee - Jan 16, 2022

The ups and downs from this roller coaster of a season have provided plenty of moments to remember. The LA Clippers are treading water without their two best players. Among the lows are losses to sub-500 teams, injuries, and losing players to health and safety protocols. But amongst the highs are performances from unexpected contributors, […]

2nd pick in NBA Draft
Cameron Cornell - Dec 5, 2021

The second pick in the NBA draft is a highly coveted draft slot. Yet, when you look at the recent history of second overall picks, it is a very uninspiring bunch of players. Looking specifically over the past twenty years, even the better players to have been selected have not been that great. Here is […]

Cameron Cornell - Oct 17, 2021

This year’s NBA draft class is one of the deepest draft classes in recent memory. The top five draft picks have garnered a lot of attention, but that has left a lot of the other rookies to fall off the radar. With how good these three rookies are, it would not be shocking to see […]

Lawrence George - Sep 13, 2021

The NBA Southwest Division is set for another competitive year as the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans, and San Antonio Spurs are set to compete for a playoff berth. Bookies have Dallas as the favorite to win the most games in the division closely followed by Memphis. NBA 2021-22 Win/Loss Totals […]

Cameron Cornell - Sep 4, 2021

The 2021 NBA Draft class has been proclaimed the best draft class since 2003. That draft class consisted of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and Chris Bosh. While rookie of the year is always a hard award to decide, this year should be more difficult than usual. Will it be consensus number one overall […]

Dylan Guest - Sep 1, 2021

Often times NBA front offices find difficulty in judging international talent. Although that has swayed in recent years, with the dominance of players such as Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic, it’s still not a perfected craft. For example, current MVP Nikola Jokic fell to the second round in the 2014 NBA Draft. Then you have someone like Dragan Bender, who was […]

In the 2012 NBA Draft, the Charlotte Bobcats selected Michael Kidd-Gilchrist as the second overall pick. This was a solid draft class. There were several players from that draft class who made at least one All-Star team. However, Kidd-Gilchrist wasn’t among them. He’s one of the more recent NBA draft busts. Let’s take a look […]

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Wyatt Carlson - Apr 13, 2022

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Michael Love - Apr 13, 2022

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Dylan Guest - Apr 13, 2022

In a tense seven-game series, the fourth-seed Dallas Mavericks ousted the first-seed Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference semi-finals. It was tense until game seven, at least, where the Mavericks showed clear dominance. Luka Doncic was firing on all cylinders and received plenty of help from vital teammates such as Jalen Brunson. Dallas advances to the Western Conference […]