Tag: Draft

If New Orleans Plays Cards Right, Zion Could Be Pelicans’ Best Trade Candidate Ever

by Alex Poletti

With all the buzz around the NBA draft, one thing remains certain: the Pelicans have the first overall pick. And with that pick, they will draft a generational talent in Zion Williamson.

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Knicks, Fans Outraged Their Horrendous Tank Wasn’t Rewarded with Top Pick in Draft Lottery

by Alex Poletti

As the third pick was announced via the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday, bars around the Tri-state Area collectively moaned, knowing they missed out on Zion Williamson despite being the worst team in the NBA by a country mile.

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Scouting Report: Jarrett Culver Has Russell Westbrook-Level Talent, But Only in Playoffs

by Alex Poletti

With the NBA draft just over one month away, The Second String brings a series where our team of analysts dissects every aspect of a prospect’s game to see if they are really worth a top ten lottery pick. Here’s our pick for number five:

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Scouting Report: De’Andre Hunter Has Defense, Lacks Eye-Poking Ability to be Next Draymond Green

by Alex Poletti

With the NBA draft under two months away, The Second String brings a new series where our team of analysts dissects every aspect of a prospect’s game to see if they are really worth a top ten lottery pick. Here’s our pick for number four: Continue reading “Scouting Report: De’Andre Hunter Has Defense, Lacks Eye-Poking Ability to be Next Draymond Green”

Scouting Report: Does RJ Barrett Know He’s Not Playing Hockey?

by Alex Poletti

With the NBA draft under two months away, The Second String brings a new series where our team of analysts dissects every aspect of a prospect’s game to see if they are really worth a top ten lottery pick. Here’s our pick for number three: Continue reading “Scouting Report: Does RJ Barrett Know He’s Not Playing Hockey?”

John Elway Thinks Noah Fant a QB, Mistaking Inability to Throw Football as Top-Tier Quarterback Ability

by Alex Poletti

A source in the Denver Broncos front office has told The Second String that John Elway believes first round pick Noah Fant is a quarterback, despite him running the combine and being officially listed as a tight end.

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