The dozen or so point guard Draft prospects including Jeremy Lin, our fan favorite of Dream League, just got an available roster spot — scarce as they may be (remember, there were 16 point guards drafted last year) — as A.J. Price of the Indiana Pacers went down with a broken patella and will be [...]
Archive for May, 2010
Very interesting read over at DraftExpress, pertaining to Al-Farouq Aminu and Ishmael Smith working out ahead of the NBA Draft with renowned shooting instructor Dave Hopla in Los Angeles. Three things struck me: (1) I get the feeling Smith waited too long to get his shot fixed, but I’ll save my rants on long-term Draft preparation [...]
While ballyhooing the performances of Jerome Randle and Mikhail Torrance, I also reported the consensus that Jeremy Lin is a bonafide point guard prospect. I shall now present to you further evidence of his value to a team at the point position, perhaps more-so than even Randle or Torrance, backed by numbers.
Can you guess which of [...]
Among those such as Jeremy Lin vying for an NBA point guard spot is Tulsa’s Ben Uzoh. Chad Ford of ESPN recently got to see him play during training sessions in LA. Uzoh also made an appearance at the Portsmouth Invitational, but had the misfortune of being on the same team as Mikhail Torrance, who [...]
Clarence Gaines, former scout for the Michael Jordan-era Chicago Bulls, recently tweeted his Seven Defensive Principles — stuff that he garnered from years working with Phil Jackson and Tex Winter. Obviously a lot of it can be useful for your rec league squads. However, one truism I noticed may be more applicable in the NBA [...]
- Odds stacked against Jeremy Lin to make the NBA
- Kobe’s personal scout/traitor
- Draft prospect Tiny Gallon is from Vallejo
- Clifford Ray, Rick Barry pick-and-roll praised by Hubie Brown
- AJ Price’s injury opens up an NBA pg roster spot
- Al-Farouq Aminu shooting with elbow at eyebrow?
- Portsmouth prospecting: Jeremy Lin’s hidden numbers
- Point guard prospect Ben Uzoh