Bennedict Mathurin Is Making It Look Easy (10/29/22)

The 2022 NBA rookie class has been beyond impressive through the 2022-23 season’s first week. First-overall pick Paolo Banchero is averaging over 20 points per game and is looking like an All-Star already. Jaden Ivey, Keegan Murray, Jalen Duren, Jeremy Sochan, and others are doing their thing as well.  Among all those names, the playerContinue reading “Bennedict Mathurin Is Making It Look Easy (10/29/22)”

2023 NBA Power Rankings (10/11/22)

With training camp wrapping up and preseason underway, rosters are mostly solidified across the league. That means it’s time for my 2022-23 NBA preseason power rankings. My rankings are based on a combination of predicted regular season and postseason success (with playoffs holding more weight) and take into account roster talent, fit, and past successContinue reading “2023 NBA Power Rankings (10/11/22)”

2023 Award Predictions (9/26/22)

We are now less than a month away from the 2022-23 NBA season, which means it’s once again time for my annual preseason articles. I’m tipping off my preseason triad with my award predictions. Just like last year, I’ll list my top five favorites (and a few honorable mentions) before giving my winner for eachContinue reading “2023 Award Predictions (9/26/22)”

Ranking the Top Seven Young Cores in the NBA (8/19/22)

The NBA is absolutely loaded with young talent.  Seven members of my top 25 of the 2022 season are under 25 years old. With all-time greats like LeBron, Steph, and KD aging, the next generation of superstars is coming.  That being said, who has the best collection of youngsters? Today I’m ranking my top sevenContinue reading “Ranking the Top Seven Young Cores in the NBA (8/19/22)”

2022 Summer League Standouts (7/19/22)

For the first time ever, I was very tuned in to Summer League this year. I had a blast watching the incoming rookies, returning sophomores, and undrafted free agents hoop. So today, just like last summer, I’m going to talk about players who stood out to me. Let’s get into it! Trail Blazin’ Trio TheContinue reading “2022 Summer League Standouts (7/19/22)”

Grading the 2022 NBA Draft (6/26/22)

In my quest to overcome my draft casual status, I researched around 80 prospects and threw together two big boards. Therefore, for the first time ever, I considered myself decently knowledgeable headed into the 2022 NBA draft.  So, now that we’re a couple of days removed from draft night, it’s time to hand out someContinue reading “Grading the 2022 NBA Draft (6/26/22)”

A Draft Casual’s 2022 Big Board: Part 2 (6/11/22)

On March 2, I began my journey to graduate from draft casual status and released my Draft Casual’s Big Board article in which I ranked my top thirty prospects in the 2022 NBA draft class. A few months later, I’m back with part two as promised. Since the first edition, I’ve done a lot moreContinue reading “A Draft Casual’s 2022 Big Board: Part 2 (6/11/22)”

A Draft Casual’s 2022 Big Board (3/2/22)

If you’ve read my draft grade articles, you know that I am a self-proclaimed NBA draft casual. I rarely watch NCAA games until March Madness, and when it’s time for the draft I have only basic knowledge of the guys being selected. I want that to change. While trying to watch a few games, IContinue reading “A Draft Casual’s 2022 Big Board (3/2/22)”