Euros in the 2017 NBA Draft: Early Entrants

There are a lot of NBA Draft guides out there where you can find the classic player breakdowns but since we’ve seen all the Euro prospects live over the past few years we thought we’d send out our live game notes with some added context.  So from youth showcases, to pro games, to National Team play, here are our notes... Read more

Euro Trip Journal: Legadue Playoff Duos

The playoffs in the Italian 2nd division have been hot and passionate per usual. After attending four games, two in the quarters and two in the semi’s, here are some observations about the different ways to go about building the team with the two import players.  Of course budget, the positions you have strong Italians on, fit with coach and... Read more

Top Year One/Two Imports in Serie A2

The two-imports league Serie A2 is a common rookie/sophomore destination and has frequently served as a trampoline for prospects (though not limited to). This rookie/sophomore list doesn’t include Jalen Reynolds, who joined Reggio Emilia mid-season. John Brown The undersized interior player (as a position, not Brown specifically) has been the basketball community’s wet dream ever since Kyle Hines took Europe by... Read more

Scouting the 2017 Portsmouth Invitational: NBA Draft Prospects

In my 4th trip to PIT this by far the best event.  This senior class isn’t particularly exceptional but some of the best seniors came, making the talent level higher.  Also less tradational big men were invited this year, so instead of classic PIT lineups with two 6’10”ers clogging up the middle, the lineups were more modern and translatable.  The... Read more

2017 ACC Tournament Notebook: Seniors And Juniors On The Rise

After spending five days in New York City watching the ACC Tournament at Barclays Center, below are some notes on the upperclassmen players. With all the players declaring for the NBA Draft (194 Early Entrees), there are plenty of players who will end up undrafted and deciding between an NBA Training Camp + D-League gig or to hop over to Europe/Australia/Asia... Read more