Skill Study: Post Centers

In part one of our Skill Study series, I look at up-and-coming import post players. Clips represent performance — the good and the bad. We’re not cherry-picking. Gavin Ware (5.0, 24.0 years, 206cm, class of 2016, Levallois Metropolitans) Post Player Type: Power, deep position, finishing An animal. Establishes deep position, knocks defenders off balance, tremendous finisher with either hand. Good... 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