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Finally the year-round, in-depth NBA draft show that you’ve always wanted! Sean talks all things NBA draft: prospects, draft order, pick trades, swaps, protections, relevant NBA news, and team rebuilding strategies. This is for those who want more than just YouTube compilations of dunks and crossovers, set to sweet early 2000s rap. This is for those who love the hype and hope of NBA prospects and don’t view sports through cliches and box scores. Please enjoy.

 

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Cole Zwicker joins me to unveil a project that he, I, and a few friends are working on. Enjoy.

Trevor Magnotti, of StepBack fame, joins me to cover the young prospects of the FIBA 2017 EuroBasket Tournament. We touch on overarching principles to take away, like why we should all watch more Euroleague, and how to evaluate athleticism in the european setting. Of course the main attraction was Luka Doncic and we spend a lot of time on him, but get to Cancar, Hilanson, and Radoncic too. Then we hit on Lauri Markkanen, Dragan Bender, Juancho Hernangomez, and Cedi Osman. 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  

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

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 White. 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

Mike Gribanov (@mikegrib8), of draft twitter fame, and Josh Riddell (@Joshua_Riddell) of DraftExpress join to talk about major points from the 2017 draft. We start with reaches and sliders, then get to the Celtics and Tatum at 3, the Butler trade, the interesting Kings-Portland trade, and then the run on bigs in the second half of the first. We end with a preview of the 2018 draft class, including the Porter-Doncic debate and a lot of love for Collin Sexton. 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

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 Podcast Network on iTunes Listen and subscribe to Almighty Baller podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com

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 Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on iTunes Listen and subscribe to Almighty Baller podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com

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 Baller podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com

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 Almighty Baller podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com

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 Listen and subscribe to Almighty Baller podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com

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

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 the 2016 draft class, then begin down a rabbit hole of 'quick' takes on Jayson Tatum, Harry Giles, and Josh Jackson. The real content finally begins as we go deep on Lonzo Ball and his inability to get to the rim, De'Aaron Fox and his good? defense, and the long, long arms of Robert Williams. 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

JZ Mazlish, creator of the blog Wingspan Addicts, and contributor at the StepBack and SB Nation, joined me to talk about upside and what it really is, Lonzo Ball at number one, and three player profiles: Jonathan Isaac, OG Anunoby, and Ike Anibogu. 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

Mike and I explain our low interest in Justin Jackson, going in depth for 40 minutes or so. Then hit on Robert Williams, Miles Bridges, and others that may have been drafted had they declared and stayed in. 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