Hoops Hub’s 2017 NBA Mock Draft

The NBA Draft will be taking place Thursday night and so us at Hoops Hub (Mark Chajkowski and Tony Romanello) have put together our mock draft. Below is our mock for the entire first round. We alternated the pick with Tony doing the odds and Mark doing the evens. 1. Philadelphia 76ers – Markelle Fultz, PG, Washington Markelle Fultz has been the consensus top prospect … Continue reading Hoops Hub’s 2017 NBA Mock Draft

Takeaways from the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Game

The 2016 McDonald’s All-American game took place Wednesday night in Chicago with the West team beating out the East team 114-107. The game showcased some of the top high school talent in the nation that will be entering the NCAA next season. So after getting a glimpse of these top players, here are some thoughts and takeaways from the game and some players that stood out. … Continue reading Takeaways from the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Game

Brandon Ingram closing the gap on Ben Simmons?

At the beginning of the NCAA basketball season, Ben Simmons (I wrote about Simmons earlier in the season) was looked at as easily the top NBA Draft prospect and basically be on a tier of his own. But Duke small forward Brandon Ingram has seemed to have closed the gap between the two. Ingram got off to rather slow start to his collegiate career after … Continue reading Brandon Ingram closing the gap on Ben Simmons?

Ben Simmons: What we’ve seen from the top prospect so far

Ben Simmons was the nations top ranked recruit coming into this season. He now sits atop most draft boards and is the early favorite to be the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. Through the first seven games of his collegiate career, Simmons is averaging an impressive 19.9 points, a nation leading 14.9 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 2.4 steals, 1.6 blocks and just … Continue reading Ben Simmons: What we’ve seen from the top prospect so far