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Update: Inside the Draft: Does a Player’s School Matter?

NBA DRAFT BLOG NEEDS YOUR HELP TO CONTINUE. CLICK BELOW TO DONATE IF YOU CAN   Since taking over the Kentucky program in 2009, John Calipari has had 17 players taken in the NBA Draft, including 12 first-round selections, and 2 overall #1 picks (John Wall and Anthony Davis.) The numbers can be staggering to […]

Thoughts on the Freshmen Hype and How It’s Been Covered

Instead of having a breakdown on Twitter daily from reading some of what I see about the Draft, I have decided to just get it all out here. If you choose to read it, I thank you in advance because I can ramble for a bit. If you just want some notes about what is […]

2013-2014 NBA D-League Preview

The 2013-2014 NBA Development League season tipped off a few days ago and is poised to be the best, and most competitive, one yet. There is a great mix of young and veteran talent along with some very strong coaching staffs. Here is a look at all 17 teams and a quick breakdown of their […]

The Road to the 2014 NBA Draft – Sophomores Part 4

2 weeks into the new season and it’s time to add the final group to the early season Draft Watch List.  We’ve already seen some of these players in the new season, but it will have little effect on their overall preview. These are not meant to replace scouting reports, which will come out during […]

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Looking At Basketball Data In a New Way with Vantage

For those who are familiar with me and my thoughts on what has become a statistical “revolution” in basketball, you know that I have not been a big fan. I have nothing against numbers and they have their usefulness, but my largest problem has always been the way data was being manipulated and analyzed. Often, […]

The Road to the 2014 NBA Draft – Sophomores Part 3

5 days into the new college basketball season and I am at the 2nd to last group of sophomore prospects to add to the early Draft Watch List.  We’ve already seen some of these players in the new season, but it will have little effect on their overall preview. These are not meant to replace […]

The Road to the 2014 NBA Draft – Sophomores Part 2

Just a few days from the start of college basketball season, and it’s time to continue wrapping up the player previews with a look at a sophomore class which is filled with a lot of potential. These are not meant to replace scouting reports, which will come out during the season.  These are not all-inclusive […]

2013 D-League Draft: Players of Interest

Tonight is the NBA D-League Draft, and as the league becomes more prominent, the talent looking to find their way into it the league has grown immensely. With a few hours until Draft time, here is a look at some interesting names that caught my eye and who have I have seen play recently. Guards […]

The Road to the 2014 NBA Draft – Sophomores Part 1

We are one week away from the start of college basketball season, and it’s time to start wrapping up the player previews with a look at a sophomore class which is filled with a lot of potential. These are not meant to replace scouting reports, which will come out during the season.  These are not […]

The Road to the 2014 NBA Draft – Juniors Part 7

We are closing in on the start of the college basketball season, practice has started, and the road to the 2014 NBA Draft has begun.  It’s time to finish my look at this year’s junior class with 4 players who have shown improvement over 2 years, but, for various reasons, still have a lot they […]

The Road to the 2014 NBA Draft – Juniors Part 6

We are closing in on the start of the college basketball season, practice has started, and the road to the 2014 NBA Draft has begun.  It’s time to continue my look at this year’s junior class, which is not very talent-deep, but has some very good prospects near the top.  These are not meant to […]

The Road to the 2014 NBA Draft – Juniors Part 5

We are closing in on the start of the college basketball season, practice has started, and the road to the 2014 NBA Draft has begun.  It’s time to continue my look at this year’s junior class, which is not very talent-deep, but has some very good prospects near the top.  These are not meant to […]

The Road to the 2014 NBA Draft – Juniors Part 4

We are closing in on the start of the college basketball season, practice has started, and the road to the 2014 NBA Draft has begun.  It’s time to continue my look at this year’s junior class, which is not very talent-deep, but has some very good prospects near the top.  These are not meant to […]

The Road to the 2014 NBA Draft – Juniors Part 3

We are closing in on the start of the college basketball season, practice has started, and the road to the 2014 NBA Draft has begun.  It’s time to continue my look at this year’s junior class, which is not very talent-deep, but has some very good prospects near the top.  These are not meant to […]

The Road to the 2014 NBA Draft – Juniors Part 2

We are closing in on the start of the college basketball season, practice has started, and the road to the 2014 NBA Draft has begun.  It’s time to continue my look at this year’s junior class, which is not very talent-deep, but has some very good prospects near the top.  These are not meant to […]