Thursday, July 16, 2020

UCLA Basketball NBA Prospects: Thomas Welsh on the Cusp

Proven Abilities Welsh has proven his ability to rebound and score in the mid-range area. He’s a sniper from that 10-15 foot range. Every time Lonzo Ball drove to the basket, Welsh was there for the drop-off. He also has soft hands around the rim. Inside the arc, he has a career 56% shooter. Last season, he even improved at...

How will Bryan Penn-Johnson and Nate Roberts change Washington Basketball?

With the recent additions of Bryan Penn-Johnson and Nate Roberts, Coach Hopkins has some decisions to make regarding his front line rotation.

Steve Kerr – Arizona’s greatest alumnus

Steve Kerr is in the process of coaching the Golden State Warriors to their third championship in four years, won five rings as a player and led Arizona to their first Final Four. Oh, and he's been incredibly outspoken about social issues. Steve Kerr is Arizona's greatest alumnus.

No, The Wildcats Should Not Fire Sean Miller

The University of Arizona Wildcats took yet another early exit in the NCAA Basketball Tournament this year, with a 73-71 upset loss to the No. 11 seeded Xavier Musketeers in the Sweet 16 on Thursday. Many fans and experts believed this year was going to be “the year” UA Coach Sean Miller takes the Wildcats to the Final Four. But...

Arizona Basketball NBA Prospects: Allonzo Trier is Next Up

The Arizona Wildcats finished 16-2, which was good enough for first in the PAC-12. Once again, it fell in the NCAA tournament. That didn’t stop Lauri Markkanen nor Kadeem Allen from being drafted. Allonzo Trier should easily be next up. He started 13 games for the Wildcats while only playing in 18 total. Trier averaged 17.2 points, 5.4 rebounds, and...

Torian Graham Should Get Drafted, and Here’s Why

The Sun Devils finished their season with a disappointing 14-17 record. They escaped with an overtime win against Stanford in the Pac-12 Tournament and put forth a good effort before losing to Oregon. Despite finishing eighth in the conference, Arizona State has some talented players. Most of them will return next season, but their leading scorer, Torian Graham, is...

Lonzo Ball, Lakers would be a pair for the ages

When it comes to the NBA Draft lottery, anything can happen. Just ask the Boston Celtics, who by now we all know secured the No. 1 pick. In the meantime, the Lakers were the beneficiaries of pick No. 2, not a bad spot to be in. The consensus coming out of Boston is that the Celtics will take Washington...

March Madness with Peyton Siva (Part 2)

Last week, I introduced a series of interviews with former Louisville point guard, and 2013 National Champion, Peyton Siva. Peyton has agreed to take us behind the scenes of his experiences in March Madness week-by-week. If you missed the first installation, where we discussed Championship Week, you can read it here. For our second interview, Peyton and I discussed Selection Sunday,...

LaVar Ball: Help or Distraction to Lonzo?

LaVar Ball has quickly risen to become one of the most polarizing figures in all of college basketball this season. The crazy thing is that he has not played a minute the entire season. LaVar is the father of UCLA star and top NBA draft prospect, Lonzo Ball. LaVar has become famous for most notably saying his son is better...

USC Basketball NBA Prospects: DeAnthony Melton the Many-Faced God

I’m so happy this guy stayed in school. De'Anthony Melton has a great freshman season at USC for a player of his status. He averaged 8.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.5 assists with two steals a game. Standing at 6”3, Melton is a guy that can do everything from the guard spot. This guy does so many things well,...
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