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Buckeyes Basketball: March Offseason Review

Reading Time: 6 minutesWith so much Ohio State Basketball news to dive into lately, I’ve decided to create two “super” articles containing all of the content. Everything from recruiting, transfers, draft news, and even scheduling, I have essentially become your one and only Phenom Media Buckeyes Insider, with Buckeye news that may have been overlooked recently. This first one represents the month of March, following the Buckeyes defeat in the NCAA Tournament. Marshall Guard Jarrod West Transfers to Louisville Over Buckeyes, Pittsburgh “All three coaching staffs are really good at what they do. They’ve been successful during their time...

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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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2020 NBA Draft: Live Pick-by-Pick Analysis (Updated)

Reading Time: 9 minutesThe NBA Draft is an annual event that is arguably the most exciting moment in basketball that isn’t an actual game. Tonight, 60 new players will enter the National Basketball Association, each with their own goals and aspirations in the league, and with different skillsets, potentials, and excitement to go with each prospect. Who will be the biggest star? Who will take the most unexpected steal? Who will be the biggest bust? All of these questions asked by NBA fans from across the world will begin to form their answers tonight, as 60 new players enter...

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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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Five Underrated NBA Draft Prospects

Reading Time: 2 minutesSaddiq Bey I think Saddiq Bey is the most NBA ready player in this draft. He is a fantastic shooter and he has a great basketball IQ. Coming from Villanova, I think he will be able to fit into any NBA team. There are a lot of great 3-and-D wings in this draft and I think he is the best. Jalen Smith The center position in the NBA is evolving and Jalen Smith is the perfect modern NBA center. His is a great rim protector as he averaged 2.4 BPG. He is also a great shooter...

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