Solomon Hill is the X-Factor for the New Orleans Pelicans

Heading into 2017-18, the New Orleans Pelicans currently have 11 guys with guaranteed contracts. But only two of those players…

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Kyrie Irving Sweepstakes: Exploring Nine Potential Trades

Regardless of reasoning, Kyrie Irving wants out of Ohio and the Cavs just signed Derrick Rose.

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I Watched Every Summer League Game Thus Far (So That You Don’t Have To)

Come for recaps of the summer leagues in Orlando and Utah. Stay for the videos, player comps, and bad jokes.

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Finding Fits for Free Agents: Lottery Edition

I’ve selected 28 players from the NBA’s free agent class and spread them out among the 14 non-playoff teams from…

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Digesting the 2017 NBA Draft: A Thought on Each Pick

1. Philadelphia 76ers – Markelle Fultz Fultz combines the length and laid-back demeanor of fellow former Washington Husky Brandon Roy…

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Draft Profile: Devin Robinson

Devin Robinson: Forward, Florida – turns 23 next March Measurables: 6-8, 190 lbs., 7-1 wingspan Strengths: Defensive Versatility, Athleticism, Length, 3-and-D Potential…

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Draft Profile: Chris Boucher

Chris Boucher: Center, Oregon – Turns 25 in January Measurables: 6-10, 182 lbs., 7-4 wingspan Strengths: Three-Point Shooting, Shot-Blocking, Length, Agility, Athleticism…

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Draft Profile: Edmond Sumner

Edmond Sumner: Point Guard, Xavier – turns 22 in December Measurables: 6-6, 176 lbs., 6-9 wingspan Strengths: Length, Athleticism, Defensive Potential http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQZ02fki5Sk Weaknesses: Three-Point…

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Draft Profile: Nigel Williams-Goss

Nigel Williams-Goss: Point Guard, Gonzaga – turns 23 in September Measurables: 6-3, 190 lbs., 6-7 wingspan Strengths: Length, Basketball IQ, Rebounding, Defensive Potential…

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Draft Profile: Sindarius Thornwell

Sindarius Thornwell: Forward, South Carolina – Turns 23 in November Measurables: 6-5, 212 lbs., 6-10 wingspan Strengths: Defense, Three-Point Shooting, Free-Throw Shooting,…

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Draft Profile: Tyler Lydon

Tyler Lydon: Forward, Syracuse – Turns 22 next April Measurables: 6-9, 215 lbs., 7-0 wingspan Strengths: Three-Point Shooting Weaknesses: Quickness, Defense, Playmaking Conclusion: Lydon’s biggest…

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Draft Profile: P.J. Dozier

P.J. Dozier: Small Forward, South Carolina – turns 21 in October Measurables: 6-7, 201 lbs., 6-11 wingspan Strengths: Defense, Length, Athleticism, Aggressiveness Weaknesses:…

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2017 NBA Mock Draft: Amateur Hour

This is essentially a mock draft and a big board blended into one – with a heavy emphasis on fit.

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Draft Profile: Derrick White

Derrick White: Point Guard, Colorado – turns 23 in July Measurables: 6-4.5, 190 lbs., 6-7.5 wingspan Strengths: Basketball IQ, Passing, Shooting, Defense,…

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Draft Profile: Jonah Bolden

Jonah Bolden: Forward, Australia – turns 22 in January Measurables: 6-10, 227 lbs., 7-4 wingspan Strengths: Athleticism, Mobility, Instincts, Length, Improved Shooting,…

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Draft Profile: Damyean Dotson

Damyean Dotson: Shooting Guard, Houston – turns 24 next May Measurables: 6-6, 209 lbs., 6-9 wingspan Strengths: Shooting, Scoring, Length, Rebounding, Defensive…

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Draft Profile: Davon Reed

Davon Reed: Guard/Forward, Miami – 22 years old Measurables: 6-6, 206 lbs., 7-0 wingspan Strengths: Length, Shooting, Versatility, Defensive Potential, Athleticism, Hustle…

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Draft Profile: Andrew White III

Andrew White III: Shooting Guard, Syracuse – 24 years old Measurables: 6-7, 220 lbs. Strengths: Shooting, Defensive Potential Weaknesses: Playmaking Conclusion: White…

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TLM Podcast: 2017 NBA Mock Draft

Fellow mafia members Ilia Shatashvili and Joshua Cornelissen join me for this edition of The Lottery Mafia podcast. As you…

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The Chicago Bulls and the Search for Shooting Stars

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We’re a week from the NBA Draft. It’s a crucial time for teams trying to find that player who fits…

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Draft Profile: Kyle Kuzma

Kyle Kuzma: Forward – Utah, turns 22 in July Measurables: 6-9, 223 lbs., 7-0 wingspan Strengths: Versatility, Defensive Potential, Shooting, Intangibles, Length,…

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Draft Profile: London Perrantes

London Perrantes: Point Guard, Virginia – turns 23 in October Measurables: 6-2, 200 lbs., 6-3 wingspan Strengths: Defense, Leadership, Basketball IQ, Playmaking,…

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Draft Profile: Sterling Brown

Sterling Brown: SG/SF – Southern Methodist University, turns 23 next February Measurables: 6-5, 225 lbs., 6-9.5 wingspan Strengths: Length, Strength, Toughness, Shooting,…

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Draft Profile: Luke Kornet

Luke Kornet: Center – Vanderbilt, turns 22 in July Measurables: 7-0, 240 lbs. Strengths: Shooting Potential, Defensive Instincts Weaknesses: Quickness, Athleticism, Playmaking, Strength…

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Draft Profile: D.J. Wilson

D.J. Wilson: Power Forward/Center – Michigan, turns 22 next February Measurables: 6-10, 234 lbs., 7-3 wingspan Strengths: Shooting, Defensive Potential, Versatility, Length,…

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Draft Profile: Thomas Bryant

Thomas Bryant: Center – Indiana, turns 20 in July Measurables: 6-11, 248 lbs., 7-6 wingspan Strengths: Shooting, Post Offense, Length Weaknesses: Defense, Consistency…

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Draft Profile: Jamel Artis

Jamel Artis: Forward – Pittsburgh, turns 25 next January Measurables: 6-7, 213 lbs., 6-10 wingspan Strengths: Scoring, Ball-Handling, Size Weaknesses: Rebounding, Decision Making,…

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Draft Profile: Jaron Blossomgame

Jaron Blossomgame: Forward – Clemson, turns 24 in September Measurables: 6-7, 219 lbs., 6-10 wingspan Strengths: Athleticism, Rebounding, Defensive Potential, Basketball IQ…

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Draft Profile: L.J. Peak

L.J. Peak: SG/SF – Georgetown, turns 22 next February Measurables: 6-5, 212 lbs. 6-9 wingspan Strengths: Size, Strength, Defense Weaknesses: Three-Point Shooting, Playmaking…

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