Entries from June 2011
June 19th, 2011 · 5 Comments
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 versa.
June 17th, 2011 · 5 Comments
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 level.
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 that teams [...]
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 from [...]