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2019 NBA Draft: Mocking the Lottery

2019 NBA Draft: Mocking the Lottery

The NBA tends to be pretty predictable. The same teams rule the regular season, earn top seeds and cruise to the NBA Finals. Golden State has been playing for a championship for each of the last four seasons and it’s doubtful that crazy run ends this year. As it stands, betting on the NBA Finals [...]

March 14, 2019 admin Mock Draft 2019, NCAA 0

NBA Draft Day Rumor Roundup

NBA Draft Day Rumor Roundup

The day is finally upon us, the day that a new crop of talent enters the league and some of the superstars of tomorrow walk across the stage to embark on their NBA careers. As is the situation almost any year, the rumor mill is teeming with rumors about what players will be drafted where [...]

June 21, 2018 Anou Enright NBA Draft 0

Rumor: Sacramento Kings ‘Strongly Considering’ Drafting Michael Porter Jr. with No. 2 Pick

Rumor: Sacramento Kings ‘Strongly Considering’ Drafting Michael Porter Jr. with No. 2 Pick

Back problems essentially ruined Michael Porter Jr.’s season with Missouri. He went from being a near-consensus top-two pick to falling outside the first five altogether. Enter the Sacramento Kings. According to USA Today‘s Sam Amick, the Kings, ever a wild card, are weighing the option of selecting Porter with the No. 2 pick in June 21’s [...]

June 14, 2018 admin NBA Draft 0

Hoop Doctors Official Post Lottery Mock Draft (Lottery Only)

Hoop Doctors Official Post Lottery Mock Draft (Lottery Only)

1. Phoenix Suns- DeAndre Ayton As a 7’1″ 260 pound behemoth with 6% body fat and a 40 inch vertical, Ayton has all of the physical gifts to be a generational NBA center. Add in the fact that he has a reliable jump shot, post game, developing turnaround jump shot, ability to dominate the glass [...]

May 17, 2018 Anou Enright NBA Draft 0

NBA Mock Draft 2018: Lottery Only

NBA Mock Draft 2018: Lottery Only

With March Madness in full swing (UMBC anyone?) and the 2018 NBA Draft fast approaching, I thought it was a good time to unveil our first mock draft for 2018, but this version will be lottery only. The order is based on NBA standings as of March 17. Where will the stars of tomorrow land [...]

March 19, 2018 Anou Enright NBA Draft 0

2018 NBA Draft May Have a New Number One Pick…

2018 NBA Draft May Have a New Number One Pick…

As was first reported a few weeks ago, formerly the No. 1 player in the country for the 2018 class, Marvin Bagley III, filed for reclassification to be able to play college basketball in the 2017-18 season and be eligible for the NBA Draft. While it was never reported officially that his application was accepted, [...]

August 16, 2017 Anou Enright NBA Draft 0

Top NBA Prospect for 2020 R.J. Barrett Reclassifies for 2019

Top NBA Prospect for 2020 R.J. Barrett Reclassifies for 2019

Apparently reclassification is all the rage among the most talented young basketball players in the country these days. A week after the top prospect in the 2018 high school class Marvin Bagley III was rumored to try and re-classify to be eligible to play college basketball this season and be eligible for the 2018 NBA [...]

August 1, 2017 Anou Enright NBA Draft 0

Top 2018 Recruit Marvin Bagley Could Re-Classify for 2017-18 Season

Top 2018 Recruit Marvin Bagley Could Re-Classify for 2017-18 Season

Unlike the 2017 NBA Draft Class, the 2018 prospective crop of top draft prospects class already figures to be very deep in front court players, with top one-and-done players such as Michael Porter Jr., DeAndre Ayton and Mohamed Bamba to name a few. That crop could get even deeper with the possibility of the best [...]

July 18, 2017 Anou Enright NBA Draft 0

Josh Jackson will be the Best Player in the 2017 NBA Draft

Josh Jackson will be the Best Player in the 2017 NBA Draft

In what figures to be one of the deepest and most intriguing NBA Drafts in a while and with more than a few trade rumors circulating you can expect potential shockers when teams walk up to the podium next Thursday night. There has been a consensus for months that Markelle Fultz, the silky smooth combo [...]

June 16, 2017 Anou Enright NBA Draft 0

NBA Mock Draft 2017: Predicting Every Lottery Pick

NBA Mock Draft 2017: Predicting Every Lottery Pick

Forget about the NBA Finals for a minute. Let’s draft it up. (For more 2017 mock drafts, please visit THD’s 2017 NBA Mock Draft Database) Here’s our lottery projections for this year’s prospect pageant. 1. Boston Celtics: Markelle Fultz, Washington, PG Loads of people want the Boston Celtics to trade this pick. The top prospects [...]

June 2, 2017 admin Dan Favale, Mock Draft 2017 0