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Nia’s Way Too Early 2022 NBA Mock Draft

The 2021 NBA Draft has wrapped up and it is time to take an initial look at the next one. Many high school stars are making their way to play in college or professionally before hopefully being selected in 2022.

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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: Nah’Shon Hyland

Nah’Shon Hyland is a dynamic scorer who attended Virginia Commonwealth University. He had a productive two-year stint in college. At the combine, Hyland boosted his draft stock by impressing scouts in both the scrimmages and during the interview process.

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2021 NBA Draft Scouting Report: James Bouknight

One of the most exciting prospects in this year’s draft is James Bouknight. He has a rare mix of both serious raw potential, but some well-refined skills as well. Bouknight is best known as a big-time scoring threat, and he should be taken as such even with some inconsistencies.

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Nia’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft 2.0 (First Round)

The NBA Draft order is set and teams are finalizing their top choices for which players to select. With the first overall selection, the Pistons will likely take Oklahoma State’s Cade Cunningham, but the rest of the draft is a

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Report: Bradley Beal Weighing Trade Request, Miami an Option

The Miami Heat have been pursuing Bradley Beal for years. Despite the Heat’s interest, the Washington Wizards guard has remained loyal to the franchise with hopes of winning there. He led the team to the playoffs after a slow start to the season. But now, the Wizards guard could be considering a move elsewhere.

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Hail Mary’s & Hoops Ep. 5: Bradley Beal Trade Request

In an emergency edition of Hail Mary’s and Hoops podcast, Jeff Pratt is joined by Jeremy Guerin to break down the Bradley Beal trade rumors flying around.

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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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NBA Playoffs: The Rising Five

It’s been a strange year and it’s going to be one of the most talked-about NBA postseasons we’ve ever witnessed. Injuries, highlights, record-breaking stats, and the pandemic are going to stay in our heads for a long time.

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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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