Entries from June 2011

Klay Thompson 2011 NBA Draft: Strengths and weaknesses

June 19th, 2011 · 5 Comments

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Markieff Morris could be undervalued, Tristan/Jimmer overvalued and more advanced stat nuggets

June 18th, 2011 · 20 Comments

College and NBA performance is correlated but the correlation isn’t perfect, as James Brocato writes on the Wages of Wins Journal. Still, taking a look at the Position Adjusted Win Score per 40 minutes (PAWS40) numbers can shed some light on prospects whose advanced numbers may be better than you thought in college and vice […]

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Marcus Morris 2011 NBA Draft: Strengths and weaknesses

June 17th, 2011 · 5 Comments

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Jimmer Fredette: Production vs. potential

June 16th, 2011 · 35 Comments

Jimmer Fredette’s college dominance and seemingly moderate NBA ceiling raises the question as to what holds more stock, college production or pro potential? Ideally, there’s a happy medium. But with Fredette, it’s tough to project how his nation-leading 28.9 points per game, yet lack of lateral quickness and NBA speed will project at the pro […]

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Bismack Biyombo: A gamble that could pay off

June 15th, 2011 · 13 Comments

PHOENIX — It’s hard to know quite what the team drafting Bismack Biyombo will be getting. Sure, we know Biyombo is a 6-foot-9 freak athlete with a 7-7 wingspan and crazy hops, but we don’t know if he’s the next Serge Ibaka or the next Saer Sene. For all the hours upon hours of scouting […]

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Tristan Thompson: Phoenix Suns’ dream scenario

June 14th, 2011 · 5 Comments

If there’s one player that fits every criteria the Phoenix Suns are looking for in the 2011 NBA Draft, it’s former University of Texas big man Tristan Thompson. It’s unlikely the 6-foot-9 high-energy power forward will be around at 13, but if he falls to the Suns their future is set to take a turn […]

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