Top 5 Boom or Bust Prospects

1. Lonnie Walker Photo: https-//www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Lonnie-Walker-Scores-25-as-Miami-Beats-Louisville-in-Overtime-471055783 Lonnie Walker’s is full of contradictions. On offense, he has a smooth jumper with compact mechanics, but only shot a meager 41% from the field and 34% from 3 on the year. He was only in the 22nd percentile in guarded catch and shoot jumpers and 29th percentile in pull-ups. …

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NBA Mock Draft (11-15)

11. Charlotte Hornets URL: https://www.tsn.ca/collin-sexton-eager-to-begin-pro-career-with-nba-draft-1.1118498 Team Need: Best Player Available Ideal Pick: Collin Sexton Coming off another consecutive season of not making the playoffs (36-46 record), the Charlotte Hornets find themselves in “No-Man’s Land”, picking at 11th for the second straight year. The current roster is filled with mediocrity and aging all-stars and yet another underwhelming …

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NBA Mock Draft (6-10)

6. Orlando Magic URL: https://www.mavsmoneyball.com/2018/6/4/17415048/nba-draft-2018-dallas-mavericks-trae-young-profile-oklahoma Team Need: Playmaking Point Guard Ideal Pick: Trae Young While Trae Young offers limited upside compared to players like Mohamed Bamba with Young’s rather diminutive frame (standing at 6-2 with a 6-2 wingspan), his ability to supercharge a team’s offense, as shown by his lone season in Oklahoma, should have …

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NBA Mock Draft (1-5)

1. Phoenix Suns Image: https://www.brightsideofthesun.com/2018/3/31/17180204/why-luka-doncic-should-be-at-the-top-of-the-phoenix-suns-draft-board-nba-news-column Team need: Point Guard, Center Ideal Pick: Luka Doncic Luka Doncic stands out as the immediate best fit under the new and revamped Phoenix Suns. While the center position projects as the most immediate concern with Alex Len’s pending unrestricted free agency status, Suns general manager Ryan McDonough should aim …

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5 NBA Teams with the most on the line at the NBA Draft Lottery

image: http://www.nba.com/magic/news/how-nba-draft-lottery-works The NBA Draft Lottery is set to begin on May 15th, 2018. This Tuesday, 14 teams will test their luck and compete for the elusive number one pick. With this pick, one lucky team will have an invaluable shot at drafting a potential cornerstone; and the opportunity to shift the tide of the …

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Anfernee Simons: The Next Prep-to-Pro Phenom?

A storyline to follow in this year’s draft is IMG Academy guard Anfernee Simons who declared, on March 22nd, to forego college and enter the NBA Draft. “After discussing the matter with my parents, I have decided to forgo the opportunity to play in the NCAA and to instead enter the NBA draft…I am very thankful for the support …

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