Tag "2021 NBA Draft"

NBA 2021 Draft: Winners and Losers of the Night

The NBA Draft just concluded and the newly added recruits are heading to their new organizations. This year’s draft class was filled with pick swaps, surprising picks, and big trades. Within the first pick selection, the league saw a huge trade that sent Washington Wizards guard Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers for Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, and Montrezl Harrell and the 22nd pick in the draft. 

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2021 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Jared Butler

Jared Butler had a preexisting medical condition that was a cause of concern for NBA teams, but he has been cleared by the NBA’s fitness-to-play panel. Butler is one of the most well-rounded guards in the class.

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2021 NBA Scouting Report: Filip Petrušev

Filip Petrušev enters the NBA Draft with a rare combination of experience. He has spent time with an elite college program but has also played professionally overseas.

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Exclusive: Coach Chris Chavannes, “Jonathan Kuminga has the Mind of a Coach”

Jonathan Kuminga’s path to the NBA Draft is one that is unlike many others. Kuminga grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo and moved to the United States for high school. He played basketball and studied at three different schools over four years and became the fourth highest-ranked prospect in his class.

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Hail Mary’s & Hoops Ep. 4: NBA Offseason Preview

In the latest episode of Hail Mary’s & Hoops podcast, Jeff Pratt is joined by Jeremy Guerin and Anton Lee to recap the NBA Finals and preview what should be a very busy offseason.

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2021 NBA Scouting Report: Chris Duarte

Oregon shooting guard Chris Duarte is older than most NBA prospects that will hear their name called during the 2021 NBA Draft. Duarte is going to be among those selected, though.

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2021 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Charles Bassey

Western Kentucky big man Charles Bassey enters the 2021 NBA Draft following three seasons for the Hilltoppers. Bassey started all 72 games he appeared in and averaged a double-double with 15.9 points and 10.5 rebounds per contest.

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2021 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Sharife Cooper

Sharife Cooper played in only 12 games for the Auburn Tigers during his freshman season but his potential jumped off the screen even in the limited sample of games. He arrived at Auburn as a five-star prospect and lived up to the hype.

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2021 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Ziaire Williams

Ziaire Williams struggled at times during his freshman season, causing his stock to drop. However, he still has a lot of talent. Let’s take a look at the skill set of the young forward.

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2021 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Usman Garuba

Big man Usman Garuba is an undersized center that has played the last few seasons for Real Madrid. At nineteen years old he has seen solid playing time against tough competition already.

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