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Author: Jacob LeRea

Final 2020 NBA Mock Draft (Picks 1-60)

Reading Time: 5 minutesRound One: 1. Minnesota Timberwolves: Anthony Edwards, SG, Georgia This pick has been narrowed down to two players: Anthony Edwards and LaMelo Ball. Although LaMelo will sell tickets, Edwards is hands down the better fit alongside Karl Anthony-Towns and D’Angelo Russell. Edwards is a dynamic two-way player that can be a solid third option for the T-Wolves’s young core. Edwards brings much needed defense with very physical play. He is perfect for this squad. 2. Golden State Warriors: James Wiseman, C, Memphis All of the successful Warriors teams have had a rim running defensive anchor at...

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What Should the Boston Celtics do this Offseason?

Reading Time: 2 minutesAfter getting eliminated in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Boston Celtics head into the NBA offseason with three first-round draft picks, very few free agents, and young all-star Jayson Tatum eligible for a maximum contract. With the Eastern Conference being very competitive next year with Brooklyn’s tandem of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving returning, Philly’s new coach in Doc Rivers with a healthy Ben Simmons, and other contenders only getting better, Boston will have a challenge next season. To solidify their place as title contenders, these should be the C’s top priorities. 1. Trading at least...

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NBA Off-Season Trades: Five Players Who Are Most Likely On The Move

Reading Time: 2 minutesAfter a weird and complicated NBA season which resulted in a Heat-Lakers finals, discussions on what moves teams will make in the off-season have gained traction. Every off-season, stars have been traded or signed with another team. However with a weak Free Agency class, more trades than usual will occur. Here are the stars most likely getting traded this off-season: Chris Paul, PG, Oklahoma City Thunder Chris Paul’s name has been mentioned many times when discussing possible trades this off-season. And with former coach Billy Donovan now being in Chicago, it’s time for this OKC team...

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NBA Mock Draft: Post-Lottery Projections

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe NBA Lottery has finally been completed. Some teams rose, while others fell short. So the only question to answer is where will each prospect be going? 1. Minnesota Timberwolves: Anthony Edwards, SG, Georgia Minnesota gaining the number one overall pick pick is huge for a franchise, who has failed to meet expectations over the past couple seasons. This team needed a third scorer next to Karl-Anthony Towns and D’Angelo Russell. Anthony Edwards uses his body as a great advantage and has shown flashes of being a great shooter. Not only is presence shown at the...

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NBA Prospect Breakdown: LaMelo Ball

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhen looking at the 2019-2020 NBA Draft class, many have regarded the class as one of the weakest classes in recent memory. But, one player who has been excluded from the criticism is LaMelo Ball. Ball has been hyped up since his freshman year in high school thanks to his father LaVar Ball and his brothers Lonzo and LiAngelo Ball always being in the spotlight. LaMelo has definitely not taken a traditional route to the league from playing in Lithuania to Australia. But, is the hype around Ball legit? Is he the best prospect in the...

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