D-League Sleeper List

Defining what exactly a ‘sleeper’ is, can be difficult. I’m sure some people will read this list and automatically know many of the players. But in this context it’s more about how these players have either surprised or improved from last season. One significant trend in the D-League is the jump players take in their second year in the league... Read more

D-League NBA List

With the 2-Way contract deadline looming on January 15th and the D-League Showcase starting, thought it would be a nice exercise to see who the best available players are left in the D-League. This is also applicable for Euroleague and Eurocup teams. And there’s plenty of older vets sticking around the G-League who can make boatloads of money in Asia... Read more

Bagley vs. Bamba

In my recent college ball travels I’ve run into two #1 pick candidates: Marvin Bagley and Mohamed Bamba.  Luka Doncic and DeAndre Ayton are also in the running to be the #1 pick in the NBA Draft but this article will focus on the two bigs I’ve seen play live over the past week.  In one game Boston College upset... Read more

Senior Matchup: JP Macura, Trevon Bluiett vs. Gary Clark

This is a breakdown of the Seniors in the Crosstown Shootout, the Cincinnati city rivalry game where Xavier beat Cincinnati 89-76 this past weekend.  Unfortunately the Seniors didn’t really matchup directly very often as Trevon Blueitt didn’t play much small ball 4, instead he was went mainly against junior Jacob Evans (Cincy’s leading scorer).  Although there were a few battles between... Read more

Senior Matchup (PF): Kelan Martin vs. Keita Bates-Diop, Jae’Sean Tate

To checkout our full NCAA Senior rankings you can look at the 2018 NCAA Index.  Throughout the season will be breaking down intriguing positional matchups between a wide-range of players.  This week we check in on a group of 3 power forwards or also known as big wings, stretch 4’s, or versatile tall inside-out players.  Whatever you want to call... Read more

NCAA Warm-Up: Top Senior Guards

With the NCAA season starting and teams globally focusing in on this class of Seniors, here’s a quick positional preview of the upcoming 2018 NCAA Class.  And to start with a wider scope we are going with the Brad Stevens positional theory for easy organizing purposes: Ball-Handlers (Guards), Wings, and Bigs.  Which really means the idea of a ‘point guard’ now... Read more