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Ep. 57: Zhaire Smith, Lonnie Walker, Troy Brown

5/24/2018
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Cole returns and we start the podcast with discussion about the NBA Lottery/draft order. Before the player breakdowns we touch on the NBA combine and news about who is staying in the draft and who is returning. This time we dissect three players: Zhaire Smith, Lonnie Walker, and Troy Brown. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:14:49

Ep. 56: Ben Falk

5/20/2018
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Cole is replaced by Ben Falk, and he and I discuss broad draft topics from NBA trends that effect drafting strategies, viewing players as distributions, and several more. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:35

Ep. 55: Bamba, Ayton, Bagley, and More with JZ Mazlish

4/28/2018
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Cole and I are joined by JZ Mazlish to discuss his recent articles about Bamba's defensive upside, and Ayton and Bagley's offensive upside. We end with a few brief discussions about Jontay Porter as a Wendell Carter analogue, Dzanan Musa's athleticism, Keita Bates-Diop, Rawle Alkins, Kevin Huerter, Jarred Vanderbilt, and Kerwin Roach. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:20:47

Ep. 54: Jacob Evans, Shamorie Ponds, Hoops Summit

4/21/2018
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Cole and I touch on some draft updates, then dive in on lessons from the NBA playoffs. Our deep dive profiles are Jacob Evans and Shamorie Ponds, then Cole talks about the Nike Hoops Summit and how depressing this upcoming 2019 draft class might be. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:30:34

Ep. 53: Gilgeous-Alexander, Melton, Shamet

4/6/2018
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Cole and I discuss draft declarations: who is interesting to us, how we might advise players. We then touch on how impactful tanking is from a league perspective. We "end" with three player breakdowns: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, De'Anthony Melton, and Landry Shamet. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:18:54

Ep. 52: General Updates with Jackson Hoy

3/25/2018
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Cole and I are joined by boy wonder Jackson Hoy. We return from a long break with a macro perspective of the draft, specifically how our preseason rankings compare to our current rankings and what we can learn from the changes. We then hit some important prospects at the top of The Stepien's draft board: Jaren Jackson, Trae Young, DeAndre Ayton, Marvin Bagley and Wendell Carter. We end with a few thoughts on Zhaire Smith and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:01:28:49

Michael Porter Jr.

3/13/2018
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Strengths and Weaknesses of Michael Porter Jr. Recorded Nov 22. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:29

Luka Doncic

3/12/2018
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Strengths and Weaknesses of Luka Doncic. Recorded Nov 22. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:10

Wendell Carter

3/12/2018
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Strengths and Weaknesses of Wendell Carter. Recorded Feb. 9. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:00

Ep. 51, Part 2: Marvin Bagley

2/10/2018
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Part 2 of this episode is about Marvin Bagley and if his slightly outdated playing style can be overcome by his generational athleticism. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:58

Ep. 51, Part 1: Duke's non-elite prospects, Trade deadline reactions.

2/10/2018
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Cole and I watched a ton of Duke over the past couple weeks, so to begin this episode we discuss our feelings about Duke's less heralded prospects Duval, Allen, Trent, Bolden and DeLaurier. Then we try to maintain a draft/team building centric discussion of the NBA trade deadline, but venture into NBA takes as well. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:54

Ep. 50: News, Ayton, Bamba Part 2

1/28/2018
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This is part 2 of a 2 hour and 20 minute episode breaking down DeAndre Ayton and Mohamed Bamba. If you haven't listened to part one, go back and do so now. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:14:30

Ep. 50: News, Ayton, Bamba Part 1

1/28/2018
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This is part 1 of a long discussion, which is meaningful coming from us. We talk about Jarrey Foster's injury, Zion Williamson's commitment to Duke, then touch on a few prospect updates. The NBA segment is a wandering discussion that starts with RPM and leads to musings about the value of NBA wing initiators. The prospect breakdowns are DeAndre Ayton and Mohamed Bamba, but this episode cuts off at DeAndre Ayton's defensive weaknesses. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:11:19

Ep. 49: Jaren Jackson and Miles Bridges

1/20/2018
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Cole and I start with news about the G-League denying entry to a crop of young college drop outs, Jarred Vanderbilt is back!, De'Anthony Melton, and updates on Troy Brown, Chandler Hutchison, and Grayson Allen. Our NBA segment covers how the draft community may be overreacting to the current state of the Warriors dominated NBA. Then we get to the prospect breakdowns with Jaren Jackson and Miles Bridges. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:56:26

Ep. 48: Mid-Season Rankings and Trends with Mike Gribanov

1/12/2018
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Mike Gribanov joins Cole and I to talk about prospect rankings at the NCAA's mid-season mark. We start with some news about De Sousa's eligibility at Kansas, Jarred Vanderbilt's injury updates, and Andrew Jone's awful leukemia diagnosis. Then we focus on The Stepien's updated rankings and our own roles in making them. Is Luka Doncic completely cemented as the #1 pick? Who's in the mix for #2? Jaren Jackson Jr. is best. Why are opinions about Bamba so varied? Why Bagley sucks, and much,...

Duration:01:47:29

Ep. 47: Donovan Mitchell, Jontay Porter, and Daniel Gafford

1/6/2018
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Cole and I start with some news and updates, including the Colson, Jackson injuries, and Okogie's great return from suspension. We discuss Donovan Mitchell and the improvements he's made, then move into our prospect breakdowns of Jontay Porter of Missouri and Daniel Gafford of Arkansas. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:30:24

Ep. 45: Kevin Knox, Mikal Bridges, and Other Stuff

12/15/2017
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Cole and I get review some brief news, then give a few updates on Trae Young, Jevon Carter, Daniel Gafford, and Jalen Brunson. We discuss the merits of pricing in contract value and development curves into a player's draft prospects, then get to the meat: deep dives on Kevin Knox and Mikal Bridges. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:31:38

Ep. 44: Re-Ranking the 2016 Draft Class with Peter Nygaard

12/9/2017
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Sean and Cole are joined by Peter Nygaard to re-rank the 2016 draft class. They start with news items about the Doncic rumors, Anfernee Simons's potential draft entry, and the Trevor Booker trade. They spend the rest of the time re-ranking the 2016 draft class as prospects going forward. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:32

Ep. 43: Early Impressions with Marc Whittington

12/1/2017
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Marc Whittington joins Cole and Sean to talk about his impressions from this early season of basketball. They start with NBA rookies, particularly Jayson Tatum and Lauri Markkanen, and touch on a few trends. The main course is a discussion about Marvin Bagley, Jaren Jackson Jr. and the other top center prospects in college basketball. They finish with a few words about Collin Sexton and Trae Young. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:59

Ep. 42: One-And-Done, Doncic, and Porter

11/23/2017
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Cole and Sean start to figure out this podcasting thing by introducing a consistent structure with a couple new segments. They start with news and updates, of course hitting on Michael Porter's devastating surgery news, followed by some brief updates about Trae Young, De'Anthony Melton, Mikal Bridges, and Collin Sexton. In the first of many NBA segments to come, we explore our ignorance about the potential one-and-done rule change, then get to the regular meat of Ode to Oden with extensive...

Duration:02:03:00

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