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June 8th, 2017

Team Needs: Central Division

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 6:25pm

Detroit Pistons
Needs: Shooting guard, somebody able and willing to get to the free throw line
Picks: 12

CrossRoads Elite Invitational

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 11:15am

The CrossRoads Elite Invitational featured players from the 2020 and 2021 high school classes. Some of the past participants in the event include Michael Porter, Kevin Knox, John Petty, Kris Wilkes, Bol Bol, among others. Here are a few of this year’s standouts.

Jalen Johnson 6’6 170 PG – 2020

June 7th

Team Needs: Southwest Division

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 3:48pm

Dallas Mavericks
Needs: Star power, Youth, offensive firepower
Picks: 9

June 6th

Top 10 Seniors

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 8:08am

With the 2017 NBA Draft just over two weeks away, the preparation and scouting period is in full swing for NBA front offices. In a draft that all year has been proclaimed as one of the most talented in recent memory, the bulk of the headlines in this year’s crop have been of the numerous unique freshmen with the potential to emerge into future starring roles. With that in mind, every year there is a plethora of under the radar upperclassmen looking to make their way into the league as role players, or step into superstar roles a la Draymond Green.

June 5th

Situational Analysis: Jayson Tatum

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 12:00pm

"Situational Analysis" is a series of articles that seeks to examine the circumstances that most often influence an NBA prospect's success. Each player will be scored on a scale from 1-10 in four different categories: NBA-specific skill(s), fatal flaw(s), collegiate/overseas/pre-NBA environment, and ideal NBA ecosystem.

June 4th

Team Needs: Northwest Division

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 10:08am

Minnesota Timberwolves
Needs: Shooting, Rebounding
Picks: 7

June 2nd

Team Needs: Pacific Division

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 1:08pm

Los Angeles Lakers
Needs: Star power, three point shooting
Picks: 2, 28

May 31st

EYBL Los Angeles: The Last Stop

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 7:09am

There was certainly more than enough drama and intrigue during the final session of the EYBL at Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, CA. Not only were teams fighting for their Peach Jam lives, but as always players were fighting for college offers and individual ranking supremacy. With “the Final Stop” now out of the way, we will go into some of the top performers and notes on the event, as well as some upcoming prospects to keep an eye out for. Special thanks to Mike Gribanov of “Ode to Oden” podcast, who contributed with some prospect reports of his own.

May 29th

2017 Extended Mock Draft 6.0

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 3:29pm

With the NBA finals set to begin and the draft combine and draft lottery in the rear view mirror, here's a sixth look at this year's first round extended mock, with just over three weeks before draft night.

Jalen Lecque Interview

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 12:00pm

It's always fun to attend prep events and look to find a diamond in the rough. This weekend I got the chance to attend the Nike EYBL in Thousand Oaks and while the event had a number of future standouts like Marvin Bagley and Manute Bol's son Bol Bol, who both have a chance to be special talents in the league, there was a virtual unknown that caught my eye.