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May 29th, 2017

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.

May 28th

Situational Analysis: Josh Jackson

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 10:09pm

"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.

May 26th

Jayson Tatum Interview

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 5:29pm

Jayson Tatum is considered a likely top 5-6 pick for the 2017 NBA draft. After a standout freshman season at Duke, he is considered one of the most NBA ready prospects and top go-to scoeres in this year's draft. We got a chance to sit down with Tatum at the McDonald's game and again a few weeks later at the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit (Tatum had 14 pts in a 34 point blowout) to discuss his game and future.

May 25th

Early Entry Withdrawal List

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:09pm

Official Withdrawals

May 24th

MJ Walker Interview

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:25pm

Today, MJ Walker committed to play for the Florida State Seminoles. The athletic combo guard was named a McDonald’s All American, where we had the opportunity to catch up with him.

MJ WalkerMJ How has Chicago and McDonald’s week been?

May 22nd

NBA Draft Combine Athleticism Testing Analysis

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 9:09am

A look at the winners and losers from the: 2017 NBA Draft Combine Athleticism Testing Results.

2017 NBA Draft Combine Athleticism Testing Results

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:09pm
Lane Agility Time
Shuttle Run
Three Quarter Sprint
Standing Vertical Leap

May 18th

Michael Porter Interview

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:07pm

6'10 wing forward Michael Porter is considered by NBA scouts as the clear cut favorite to be the number one pick in the 2018 draft. He's considered by many scouts to be the best wing prospect since Kevin Durant (in 10 years), and scouts have gone so far as to say he would likely be the number one pick in this year's (2017) NBA draft if he were eligible.

NBA Draft Combine: Five More Winners

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:34am

Following Monday's report on NBA Draft Combine: Five Stock Boosters here are five more winners from the Draft Combine.

Omer Yurtseven, N.C. State

First Day: 19 minutes, 14 points, 6 rebounds, 2 blocks, 1 assist, 6-for-8 field goals

Second Day: 22 minutes, 12 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 5-for-6 field goals

May 17th

Nike EYBL Session 3

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 5:34am

Session 3 of the Nike EYBL in Atlanta featured elite talent. Here are some of the standouts.

Bol Bol 7’2 225 C – California Supreme 2018