What to Make of the Warriors and Timberwolves After the Trade Deadline

Golden State Warriors: Received- Andrew Wiggins, Timberwolves 2021 1st round pick (top 3 protected), Timberwolves 2021 second round pick Analysis:  Now it almost felt inevitable that D’Angelo Russell was not the long term plan and would be used as a trade piece to compliment the stars they have in place (Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and […]

Aaron Nesmith Scouting Report

Team: Vanderbilt Position: SF/PF Class: Sophomore Age: 20 (Turns 21 in October 2020) Height: 6’6 Weight: 213 Wingspan: 6’10 Aaron Nesmith recently suffered a stress fracture in his foot and is expected to be out for the rest of this college season. Strengths: Aaron Nesmith has the size to be an NBA small forward with […]

Nico Mannion Scouting Report

Team: Arizona Position: PG Class: Freshmen Age: 18 (birthday – 3/17/01) Height: 6’3 Weight: 190 lbs Strengths: Nico Mannion is very good at controlling the pace of the game. He has a good understanding of when to speed the game up, and when to slow the game down. This is a great, underrated trait for […]

Dallas Mavericks: More Complete Than You Think

The Mavericks have been one of the more surprising teams to start the year as they are 20-10 which is good enough to be the 5th seed in the Western Conference. While Luka Doncic has been an MVP candidate to start the year, the team’s supporting cast has been very good as well. Loaded Backcourt: […]

Vernon Carey Jr. Scouting Report

Team: Duke Position: Center Class: Freshmen Age: 18 Height: 6’10 Weight: 270  Strengths: Once Duke started playing through Vernon Carey, their offense has been much more productive. Carey is so powerful on the block. He is always strong with the ball, uses his body to create space, and has great touch with his left hand. […]

Spurs: Time to Start the Youth Movement

The Spurs have gotten off to a slower start than they probably anticipated at 9-14. It is not impossible to turn things around and become a playoff team but the real question is; what is their plan? Let’s say they do make the playoffs but what happens then? They certainly aren’t winning a championship. DeMar […]

Top 3 Takeaways one Month into the Regular Season

It has been a little over one month since the tip-off of the regular and it has been very exciting. Since there were so many new coaches and stars in new places, you didn’t know what to expect. Now that we are one month in, there are many things that can be taken away and […]

Why Dave Joerger Should be the Top Candidate to Become a Head Coach in the NBA

Dave Joerger has been around for a while, and while he hasn’t gotten the acknowledgment he deserves, he has an impressive track record. He was an assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies for 6 years before becoming the head coach taking over for Lionel Hollins after an appearance to the Western Conference finals in 2013.  […]

Kelly Oubre Jr. Scouting Report

Team: Phoenix Suns Height: 6’7 Weight: 203 lbs. Wingspan: 7’3 Strengths: Kelly Oubre is incredibly athletic as a small forward. He has a quick first step and long strides that allow him to attack off the catch. Once he does meet the rim, he can finish with either hand whether it is below or above […]

Devonte’ Graham Scouting Report

Team: Charlotte Hornets Position: PG/SG Exp: 1 year Age: 24 years old Height: 6’1 Weight: 185 lbs. Wingspan: 6’6 Strengths: Devonte’ Graham’s game is largely based on his ability to shoot the ball. He has a shooter’s stroke and has proven it thus far with the 7th most made 3s in the NBA so far […]