TAG: Jahii Carson

Video / Sep 22, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Jahii Carson Wins The 2014 NBL Stratco Dunk Contest

Jahii Carson

Jahii Carson (photo. nbl YouTube)

Jahii Carson had a standout sophomore season at Arizona State last year, averaging 18.6 points, 4.6 assists, and four rebounds per game to earn a first team All-Pac 12 selection. With his eyes set out on the NBA, the 5-11 point guard entered the draft, but was unfortunately unselected. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / May 7, 2014 / 1:30 pm

The 10 Best College Players Who May Go Undrafted

Jarnell Stokes

It’s that time of the year again for college players who left school. At this time, they’ll put their NBA dreams on the line at the NBA Draft Combine, which will take place this month, giving players the chance to workout and put their talent on full display in front of scouts and GMs. It’s also that time of the year where college players get serious about making decisions to turn pro or not. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Apr 30, 2014 / 2:00 pm

The 15 Most Likely Second-Round Gems In The NBA Draft

Russ Smith

The 2014 NBA Playoffs are in full throttle right now, with teams fighting in their own Game of Thrones. However, for some teams, the winter came a bit early as their seasons finished with the conclusion of the regular season. The Tywin Lannisters and Robb Starks of the playoffs are fighting for Winterfell, while the lottery-bound teams are just fighting to be a part of the Night’s Watch. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Apr 28, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Pass Or Fail? Grading 24 Underclassmen NBA Draft Decisions

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

The NBA Draft is quickly approaching, and the underclassmen deadline came and went. Before you know it, the likes of Jay Bilas will take over your television preaching his WINGSPAN gospel. The word “potential” will be said more in the next two months than the other ten combined. At the forefront of the “potential” revolution is the young underclassmen. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Apr 14, 2014 / 2:30 pm

10 NBA Draft Prospects That Need To Return To School

Zach LaVine

One and done. Make money now. Too good for school. Whatever you want to call it, this is the mindset of every college basketball star who believes they’re wasting time and their talents for nothing but a college experience and scholarship. Often, college standouts feel they could be out starting their professional careers already rather than obtaining a college education. Read More »

College, instagram, NBA Draft, Twitter / Jan 22, 2014 / 4:30 pm

The Top 30 NBA Draft Prospects To Follow On Twitter & Instagram

Russ Smith

When you are a high-profile college athlete, the world is watching every one of your moves. The majority of college athletes have social media profiles. Some have used it more than others, while some have gotten into trouble with the NCAA for what they post online. With the 2014 NBA Draft receiving much hype, we decided to put together a list of the prospects you absolutely need to follow. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jan 7, 2014 / 12:45 pm

The 15 Biggest Unknowns In The 2014 NBA Draft

Wayne Selden

How tired are we all of hearing names like Wiggins, Parker, Randle and Smart? It’s almost as if the basketball world forgot the draft consists of players outside the top five. While it’s great hearing those names, the 2014 NBA Draft class is being considered possibly the best in decades for a reason. It’s covered in future NBA All-Star talent, not just in the top five. With everyone’s focus on the top prospects in the draft, there will no doubt be some fans going “Who did my team just pick?” These fans might even be mad, because their team missed out on one of the bigger names, but that should be no cause for concern. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Dec 18, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Fast Five: The NBA Draft’s 5 Best Point Guard Prospects

Andrew Harrison

Every other Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2014 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and don’t know about the next NBA Draft class… Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Dec 11, 2013 / 4:30 pm

10 NBA Draft Prospects Outside Of The Top 5 That Can Be All-Stars

Gary Harris

Tony Parker, Paul George, Kobe Bryant. All three players were first-round picks but not selected in the first five picks of their respective drafts. They are evidence of this simple fact: There are plenty of talented players available besides the top prospects.

To expand on this further, from the 25 players selected for the 2013 All-Star Game (Rondo was injured), 10 of said players were selected after the fifth pick in their respective drafts. Moreover, the entire starting lineup of the Indiana Pacers does not have one player that was selected higher than the 10th pick of their draft. Read More »

College / Dec 9, 2013 / 3:15 pm

The 15 Biggest X-Factors In College Basketball This Season

Jahii Carson

What’s an x-factor? An x-factor is a player that does all the dirty work, the little things, the stuff that won’t necessarily get you on highlight reels but will inevitably get you Ws. It could be a player who emerges from nowhere, without any type of recognition, and becomes one of those names that gets bolded on the opposing team’s scouting report. Read More »