Ode to Oden Episode 39: Celtics, Sixers, Mavs Summer League

Again Cole Zwicker and I return to talk old Summer League news. We go over all relevant prospects from the Celtics, Sixers, and Mavs, spending a lot of time on Brown, Tatum, Fultz, Bolden, and DSJ. Enjoy. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on iTunes Listen and subscribe to Almighty Baller podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com Podcast: …

Ode to Oden Episode 38: Summer League 1 with Cole

Cole Zwicker and I start with Bagley’s recent commitment to Duke, then jump to general summer league takeaways. Even though I’m a month or so behind, we go over the most important prospects on the Lakers, Jazz, and Spurs. Obviously we spend a lot of time on Ball and the other Laker summer league champions, before talking Exum, Mitchell, and …

Ode to Oden: Live Draft “Show”, Part 2

Javier Pasquera, Cole Zwicker and I streamed a combined What’s On Draft/Ode to Oden draft “show”, and here’s the audio. This is part two of a 5 hour stream. It starts with the Raptors taking OG Anunoby at 23, and goes all the way to the end of the second. Enjoy. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com Listen to the Almighty Baller …

Ode to Oden: Live Draft “Show”, Part 1

Javier Pasquera, Cole Zwicker and I streamed a combined What’s On Draft/Ode to Oden draft “show”, and here’s the audio. It was a 5 hour stream, and so I’ll split it into two parts. This first part goes from the top of the draft and stops right before the Raptors take OG Anunoby at 23. Enjoy. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com …

Ode to Oden Ep. 36: Philly-Boston Trade and the Duke Boys

Mike Gribanov and I talk about The Trade: Does Ainge know something we don’t? Who are the Celtics going to take at 3? What would have been too much for Philly? Then we move to Luke Kennard and Frank Jackson profiles. Enjoy. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on iTunes Listen and subscribe to Almighty …

Ode to Oden Ep. 35: Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson, of Nylon Calculus and, his own blog, Counting the Baskets, comes on to talk about statistics and projection models. We talk about his P-AWS draft model, shot projection models, and some evidence for the argument about upside versus median outcome. Enjoy. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on iTunes Listen and subscribe to …

Ode to Oden Ep. 34: Jeremy Woo

Jeremy Woo, of Sports Illustrated, joins me to talk about covering the draft for a large media outlet and a large audience. Then we get to his draft evaluation style, and his personal top 11. We concentrate on Fox and Ball, and touch on Derrick White. Enjoy. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on iTunes …

Ode to Oden Ep. 33: Cole Zwicker

Cole Zwicker, of What’s on Draft Podcast and the StepBack, joins to talk Dennis Smith Jr., Jordan Bell, and Semi Ojeleye. Before the player profiles, however, we talk about his process of evaluation and thoughts on scouting. Enjoy. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on iTunes Listen and subscribe to Almighty Baller podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com …

Ode to Oden: Re-Run of Cole Zwicker

Re-airing this episode with Cole Zwicker from Dec. 2016, in preparation for the next episode when Cole comes back on. At least listen to the beginning about Cole’s archetype method. Cole Zwicker generously donates several hours, that he can never get back, talking with me about the NBA draft. We start with general draft philosophy rubbish, admit some mistakes about …