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Hoops Prospects Podcast (HPP)

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HPP is the perfect show for NBA Draft junkies and fans of college and pro basketball. Each week, Rich Harris and the rest of the Hoops Prospects staff will discuss the latest developments in the world of hoops, analyze pro prospects, and generally have fun. HPP will also feature guest appearances from various people involved with pro and college basketball, including players, scouts, coaches, writers, and TV personalities.

HPP is the perfect show for NBA Draft junkies and fans of college and pro basketball. Each week, Rich Harris and the rest of the Hoops Prospects staff will discuss the latest developments in the world of hoops, analyze pro prospects, and generally have fun. HPP will also feature guest appearances from various people involved with pro and college basketball, including players, scouts, coaches, writers, and TV personalities.

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United States

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HPP is the perfect show for NBA Draft junkies and fans of college and pro basketball. Each week, Rich Harris and the rest of the Hoops Prospects staff will discuss the latest developments in the world of hoops, analyze pro prospects, and generally have fun. HPP will also feature guest appearances from various people involved with pro and college basketball, including players, scouts, coaches, writers, and TV personalities.

Language:

English


Episodes

NBA Draft Grades 2022 — (S1-E21)

7/1/2022
Richard Harris is joined by the rest of the HPP team to evaluate the results of the 2022 NBA Draft. In this episode, we dished out draft grades to each front office based on their picks, as well as a few important trades. The crew also answered some burning questions from the "mailbag." Chapters:

Duration:02:52:57

HPP Mock Draft — Second Round (S1-E20)

6/22/2022
Richard Harris and the HPP team wrap up Hoops Prospects' annual NBA Mock Draft, going in depth on our second-round picks. The gang also discusses the Warriors deciding victory in the NBA Finals, and take a few interesting questions from the weekly Mailbag. Chapters: 1:063:488:3619:5823:1644:511:13:041:38:071:40:361:46:121:54:15

Duration:01:44:01

HPP Mock Draft — Picks 15-30 (S1-E19)

6/15/2022
Richard Harris and the gang continue the annual HP Mock Draft. Earlier this week, we went in depth on the lottery prospects, and in this special bonus episode of HPP, we will be selecting the remaining first-round picks.

Duration:00:57:11

HPP Mock Draft — Lottery Picks (S1-E18)

6/15/2022
The HPP team tips off the annual HP Group Mock Draft with an in depth discussion of the 2022 NBA draft lottery prospects. HPP is also joined by All-Big East wing Jared Rhoden in an exciting interview. Chapters:

Duration:01:31:55

Standout NBA Draft Prospects — HPP S1-E17

6/9/2022
Rich Harris is joined by the HPP entourage to discuss standout prospects in the 2022 draft class; specifically the top shooters, the top passers, the top defenders, the top athletes, and the top two-way players. HPP is also joined by special guest Allen Flanigan of Auburn. Chapters:

Duration:02:11:47

NBA Draft Stock Report — HPP S1-E16

6/2/2022
With all of the combines now completed, Rich Harris and Drew Barton focus which prospects have seen their draft stock significantly rise or fall over the past month. Their special guest is Marko Zarkovic, the head coach of Telekom Baskets Bonn II in Germany. Chapters: NBA PlayoffsStock RisingStock FallingMarko Zarkovic InterviewMailbag

Duration:02:10:46

NBA Draft Mystery Prospects with Special Guest Jalen Williams — HPP S1-E15

5/20/2022
The HPP crew takes an in-depth look at some of the more mysterious prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft, including Shaedon Sharpe, Leonard Miller, Jean Montero, and Jaden Hardy. The special guest is All-WCC guard Jalen Williams, who is not a mystery and is participating in the NBA Combine this week. Chapters:

Duration:01:40:54

Top International Prospects in the NBA Draft — HPP S1E14

5/11/2022
The HPP gang focuses on the top international prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft, including Ousmane Dieng, Hugo Besson, and Luke Travers. Antwerp Giants GM Guy Mura joins the show to discuss managing a European club, and he also offers insight on various players, including Vrenz Bleijenbergh and Mikael Jantunen. Chapters:

Duration:02:17:30

Old-school Hoops with Special Guest Len Elmore — HPP S1-E13

5/3/2022
In a special bonus episode of HPP, Drew Barton and Rich Harris sit down with basketball legend Len Elmore. Topics include the greatest team to never make the NCAA Tournament, the 1972 Olympics, the ABA vs. the NBA, all-time greats, such as Wilt Chamberlain, Pistol Pete, and Bill Walton, and the state of the game today. Elmore graduated from the University of Maryland in 1974, where he was a three-time All-ACC selection and an All-American in ‘74. He is still Maryland's all-time leading...

Duration:01:10:34

Top Seniors in the 2022 NBA Draft — HPP S1-E12

5/2/2022
The HPP crew focuses on the top senior prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft, including Collin Gillespie, Keon Ellis, and Alondes Williams, while also talking about the results from the Portsmouth Invitation and the latest NBA Playoff developments. The gang is also joined by coach and trainer Andrew Heath, who explains the ins and outs of preparing and training for draft combines and private workouts.

Duration:02:13:11

Top Stretch Bigs of the '22 NBA Draft with Special Guest Jabari Walker — HPP S1E11

4/26/2022
The HPP crew discusses the best stretch bigs in the 2022 NBA Draft, including Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero, Jabari Smith, Nikola Jovic, and Jabari Walker, who also joins the show as a special guest. Hosts TJ Brown, Drew Barton, Hugh Baxter, and Rich Harris also talk about the latest NBA developments, including the first round of the playoffs and Ben Simmons' lack of desire.

Duration:01:57:48

Draft Needs & Potential Picks for NBA Lottery Teams — HPP S1E10

4/19/2022
The HPP crew has a mock-draft-like discussion, focusing on the draft needs and potential picks for the NBA teams in the lottery. Wing Stanley Umude, who helped Arkansas reach the Elite Eight for the second straight season, also joins the show to discuss his college career and his preparation for the 2022 NBA Draft.

Duration:01:54:42

NBA Playoff Special — HPP S1E9

4/12/2022
This episode deviates from the usual draft discussions to focus on the NBA Playoffs. The crew is joined by Lawrence Murray, who covers the LA Clippers for the Athletic. Along with making postseason predictions, other topics covered include the impact of injuries, the reassessment of the James Harden/Ben Simmons trade, and the Lakers' disappointing season. Additionally, the gang wraps up the NCAA tournament by discussing the NBA prospects who played in the championship, and the “mailbag” is...

Duration:01:51:27

Undersized Guards in the 2022 NBA Draft with Special Guest Jamaree Bouyea — HPP S1E8

4/5/2022
The HPP crew discusses the top undersized guards available in the 2022 NBA draft. They are joined by special guest Jamaree Bouyea of the University of San Francisco, a two-time first-team All-WCC selection . Over the past two seasons, Jamaree finished in the top 10 of the conference for PPG, APG, SPG, PER, and win shares. This past season, he averaged 17.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 1.8 steals per game.

Duration:01:34:55

Inside Memphis Hoops plus Final Four & Prospect Talk — HPP S1E7

3/29/2022
Special guest Steven Johnson, a writer for The Daily Memphian, provides insight into the Memphis Tigers, one of the more intriguing teams in college basketball this season. Along with hosts Rich Harris and TJ Brown, Steven discusses the NBA prospects on the squad, including Jalen Duren and Emoni Bates, Coach Penny Hardaway, and sanctions looming over the program. Also, the HPP crew discuss the NCAA tourney games from this past week, analyze the draft prospects who played in those games, and...

Duration:01:28:47

Bracketology Explained & the Sweet 16 with Fox Sports Analyst Mike DeCourcy — HPP S1E6

3/22/2022
TJ and Rich discuss the puzzling March Madness upsets and the stock of NBA Draft prospects playing in the NCAA Tournament. Also, Hall of Fame basketball writer and Fox Sports analyst Mike DeCourcy joins to explain how bracketology actually works.

Duration:01:32:50

March Madness Special — HPP S1E5

3/15/2022
Need help with your bracket? Listen to this episode. The HPP gang goes through the entire men's 2022 bracket, making all 67 picks, culminating with the eventual champion. Co-hosts Eric Kerr (who has a food addiction), TJ Brown, and Rich Harris are joined by Tyler Hagedorn of the Maine Celtics (from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport). The foursome also make their individual Final Four and Champion predictions.

Duration:01:51:13

Pac-12 Addition — HPP S1E4

3/7/2022
Heading into Championship Week, TJ Brown and Rich Harris discuss the top teams and prospects from the Pac-12 Conference, with special guest Bruce Pascoe, a veteran beat reporter, who covers the Arizona Wildcats for the Arizona Daily Star.

Duration:01:06:35

Mid-Major Addition with Special Guest Baylor Scheierman — HPP S1E3

3/1/2022
TJ Brown, Rich Harris, and Connor Youngberg discuss the best mid-major teams and prospects in the country, and are joined by South Dakota State’s Baylor Scheierman, the top candidate to be the Player of the Year in The Summit Conference. Many other prospects are discussed, including Patrick Baldwin Jr., Jalen Duren, Orlando Robinson, David Roddy, and Jamaree Bouyea.

Duration:01:08:20

Big Ten Addition — HPP S1E2

2/23/2022
TJ Brown, Rich Harris, and Eric Kerr talk about the Big Ten and its top prospects, with special focus on Michigan head coach Juwan Howard and the conference’s best scorer, Keegan Murray of Iowa, who is third in the nation in points per game. The HP crew is joined by guest Chris Solari, who covers Michigan State basketball for the Detroit Free Press.

Duration:01:16:10