Injuries might be the only thing holding Nick Smith Jr. back from emerging as the best NBA Draft prospect in college basketball. Nick Smith Jr. has played five games (119 total minutes) for the Arkansas Razorbacks. For reasons termed “right knee management,” Smith has been out indefinitely with no clear return date. Whether he returns
Arguably the most complete guard in recent NBA Draft history, Scoot Henderson is much more than the projected consolation prize in the Winless for Wemby sweepstakes. Scoot Henderson is almost universally pegged as the second overall pick in 2023 mock drafts. Were it not for the glaring generational talent of Victor Wembanyama, he would be
A nutty athlete with a wing’s size and a point guard’s mind, Amen Thompson’s star potential jumps off the screen. Some NBA and college basketball fans might have trouble watching Amen Thompson this season. He’s playing for the Overtime City Reapers, part of Overtime Elite — Atlanta’s six-team professional league for players 16-20 years old.
Victor Wembanyama is a once-in-a-generation prospect who has the potential to contend for MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the not so distant future. Welcome to the Wemby Show. Next season will mark the beginning of a potentially historic career: at least, that’s what the NBA Draft hype machine would have you believe.
Jaren Jackson Jr. helped lead a strong defensive effort against the North Florida Ospreys as the Michigan State Spartans rolled to an easy win in their first game of the season. Jackson Jr., the 6-foot-11-inch power forward out of Indiana, finished his first collegiate game with 13 points, 13 rebounds, 4 blocks, 3 assists and
The Duke Blue Devils have the top recruiting class in the nation and they rolled out all potential one-and-done freshmen alongside senior Grayson Allen in their home opener against the Elon Phoenix. As expected, the Blue Devils ran away with a 97-68 win, but we still got an opportunity to make some initial assessments of
The European U20 Championships are wrapping up this weekend. The tournament showcases some of the best young talent in Europe, and it’s a chance to see some NBA Draft hopefuls competing against prospects their own age, allowing scouts to assess some players who may not get chances to play at the club level. The top level