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Author: Jacob LeRea

Is the Jalen Green Hype Legit?

Reading Time: 2 minutesJalen Green has been on the scene for a while after being one of the top high school recruits. After taking a non-traditional route and playing in the G-League bubble, how does Green compare to other prospects? Body and Athleticism – 6’6, 178lbs, 6’7 ½ Wingspan  Jalen Green has been on the scene for a while and that can be due to his extreme athleticism. Green rose to the top and has hundreds of mixtapes due to his speed and vertical. At 6’6, Green is the perfect height for the two-guard. Green has to bulk up...

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Is Evan Mobley the Next NBA Unicorn?

Reading Time: 2 minutesEvan Mobley has been a highly praised center for his extraordinary abilities. But, is Evan Mobley legit and can he change the game of basketball for centers? 1. Body and Athleticism – 7’0, 215 lbs, 7’4 wingspan Evan Mobley’s unique body makes him a “unicorn”. His unique athleticism is one-half of that nickname. Mobley is a fluid athlete and runs like a professional. For his height, Mobley is very fast. His long wingspan should help him in the future. But the biggest concern is Mobley’s weight as he is too skinny for a center and can...

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What the Ainge-Stevens Shake Up Means for the Celtics’ Future

Reading Time: 3 minutesAfter getting eliminated by the star-studded Brooklyn Nets in Round One, the Boston Celtics made moves very quickly. Long-time executive Danny Ainge has stepped down from President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Brad Stevens has taken the title leaving a vacant head coaching spot. Should people have seen this coming? What does this mean for the future of the Celtics? Who will be the next head coach? Danny Ainge had been in charge of basketball operations for almost two decades. He has made some amazing moves including trading for Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, trading...

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A Deeper Look into Cade Cunningham

Reading Time: 3 minutesPoint Guard Cade Cunningham from Oklahoma State seems like the consensus number one pick. But, what does Cade offer? Let’s look and see if Cade is a legit generational talent. 1.Body and Athleticism– 6’8, 220 lbs, 7 ft wingspan Cade is much taller and longer than the average point guard and even bigger than a majority of wing players. Cade’s size can make him a good defender and rebounder against other guards.  Cade has exceptional footwork, however, he has average athleticism and his size does hurt his speed as he struggled to get past college guards....

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NBA Mock Draft: Post March Madness

Reading Time: 5 minutesMarch Madness was full of upsets and close games but it ended with the two best teams in the country in Gonzaga and Baylor duking it out in the championship where the Bears ended the Zag’s dream of a perfect season. Now that March Madness is over, the focus now shifts to the NBA Draft and the top prospects. Which prospect’s stock rose and which went down? How will the G-League guys fit in? These picks will be based on the current standings and the team’s needs. 1.Minnesota Timberwolves: Cade Cunningham, PG, Oklahoma State Despite a...

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