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NBA Draft Analysis and Prospect Evaluation from Cole Zwicker, Marc Whittington and Javier Pesquera

NBA Draft Analysis and Prospect Evaluation from Cole Zwicker, Marc Whittington and Javier Pesquera
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NBA Draft Analysis and Prospect Evaluation from Cole Zwicker, Marc Whittington and Javier Pesquera

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Ode to Oden 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

Ode to Oden 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 Heurter, Jarred Vanderbilt, and Kerwin Roach. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:20:47

Ode to Oden 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:02:18:55

Ode to Oden: 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

NCAA Tournament Part Two: East & Midwest Region Prospects with Austin Peters and Bracket Picks

3/14/2018
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In part two of our conversation, Austin and I cover the potential NBA prospects in the East and Midwest regions, as well as offer up our bracket picks (pre-De'Andre Hunter injury news). You can follow Austin @apete1993. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:24:31

Ode to Oden: 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:00:43:26

NCAA Tournament Part One: First Four, South & West Region Prospects with Austin Peters

3/12/2018
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Austin Peters, an assistant coach at Shenandoah University, joins Cole Zwicker of The Stepien to preview the NCAA Tournament from an NBA draft perspective. In part one, Cole and Austin touch on teams who were snubbed and highlight the prospects in the 'First Four' games you should track. For the remainder of the podcast, the two go through every match up and lay out every prospect in the South and West regions that are on NBA radars, as well as break down potential prospect matchups to...

Duration:01:12:21

Ode to Oden: 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:00:48:47

Ode to Oden: 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:00:40:56

Ode to Oden 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:01:08:55

Ode to Oden 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:00:59:44

Sleepers with Mike and Jackson

2/2/2018
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Mike and Jackson, experts in fringe prospects, quickly profile 20-plus potential late first and second rounders. They touch on Khyri Thomas, LaGerald Vick, Kerwin Roach, and many more. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:31:53

Miami Heat Prospects Deep Dive With Mitch Libanoff

1/31/2018
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Mitch Libanoff of EV Hoops joins Cole Zwicker of The Stepien to deep dive into the core prospects on the Miami Heat. We start out with some draft philosophy talk regarding how team destination is crucial to both the evaluation and progression of prospects. Then continuing in Stepien/Ode to Oden fashion, we intricately explore the offensive and defensive strengths and weaknesses of Miami's three core prospects: Josh Richardson, Justise Winslow and Bam Adebayo. We wrap it up by briefly...

Duration:02:16:49

Ode to Oden 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

Ode to Oden 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

Ode to Oden 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:00:06:30

The Stepien Ep. 49: Phoenix Suns Prospects Deep Dive with Kellan Olson

1/14/2018
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Kellan Olson of ArizonaSports.Com and the Empire Of The Suns Blog joins Cole Zwicker to check in on the status of The Timeline. We start out assessing the progress of the Suns' young prospects in a macro sense, how they are adjusting to Jay Triano and suss out who exactly is part of the "core" moving forward. Then in true The Stepien and Ode to Oden fashion, we deep dive into the offensive and defensive strengths and weaknesses of Devin Booker, Dragan Bender, Marquese Chriss, and Josh...

Duration:02:30:11

Ode to Oden 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:00:06:30

Ode to Oden 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

Ode to Oden Ep. 46: Pick Trades, Collin Sexton, and Trae Young

12/24/2017
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Cole and I start with a few items of news including the latest depressing update on De'Anthony Melton. We move to pick trades that could convey this year, then get to Collin Sexton and Trae Young deep dives. Happy Holidays! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:59:46

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