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2019 NBA Mock Draft 1.0

Well, look no further, here it is. After scouting for an entire year, watching clips and breaking down shooting motions, I've come to my conclusion: This draft gets weird after the top 3.

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Trade Deadline Cheat Sheet: What Every Team In The League Added And Lost

Another year, another trade deadline. This one started out slow after the Tobias Harris blockbuster, but picked up steam overnight and into the early hours of Thursday, as championship aspiring teams frantically looked to make a push over the top, with tanking teams just looking for future assets. No grades here, (everyone and their mother… Continue reading Trade Deadline Cheat Sheet: What Every Team In The League Added And Lost

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Who Should Have Been The #1 Pick In Every Draft Since 1956

This experiment was tedious. It took forever. Sifting over 63 past drafts for hours in a dimly lit room, with nothing but a phone and a chicken sandwich for company, changes a man. But I decided to do this experiment to see how often GMs have gotten the draft right. As it turns out, they’re… Continue reading Who Should Have Been The #1 Pick In Every Draft Since 1956

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Why The Return Of The None-and-Done’s Could Ruin The NBA

According to Brian Windhorst, Adam Silver has been looking at making adjustments to improve the league's relationship with high school players "for some time," but in light of the FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball, Silver has been convinced that he needs to move faster with implementing some of these concepts. Late-to-the-party blog or… Continue reading Why The Return Of The None-and-Done’s Could Ruin The NBA

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The Phantom Process Could Give A Damn If You Like Him

Joel Embiid is well on his way to becoming the next “villain” of the NBA. I’m a fan of his game, as anyone should be. A 7’2” behemoth with ridiculous versatility on offense, and an aptitude for defense as well? Count me in. But while he’s on his way to stardom, he’s a player that… Continue reading The Phantom Process Could Give A Damn If You Like Him

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Jabari Is A Cool Name And I’m Happy He’s Here

There’s no way they all get injured, right?So Jabari Parker comes home to my Windy City Assassins on a partially guaranteed contract. Early indications are that they’re gonna throw him in at the 3. And defense be damned, I’m gosh darn excited.As an old friend so lovingly said: “Carter’s gonna lead the league in posters… Continue reading Jabari Is A Cool Name And I’m Happy He’s Here

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Mike’s Musings (Part 1)

These are things that I think about when I’m falling asleep, taking a shower, or on the toilet. They’re obviously all opinions, but let me know how you feel. Or don’t, I really don’t care. Old Heads Old heads complain about the lack of big men in the post and claim it’s killing the game,… Continue reading Mike’s Musings (Part 1)