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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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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

Here's my appearance on the Almighty Ballin' Podcast, hosted by Chris Axmann, head of the Almighty Baller Podcast Network. This is not your average Ode to Oden episode. We explore alternate timelines, pacts, cults, and Thib's as a fake born-again modern NBA coach. 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 do an Ode to Oden classic deep-dive on Sindarius Thornwell. We rave about his polish and question his athletic ceiling. Then I can't hold back my rant about the draft combine and we talk about what might actually matter. 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, the Almanac, joins to discuss our impressions about the top of the lottery. Should the Lakers take Ball or Jackson? Who should the Sixers take at three? Are we talking too much about fit? As a fun bonus, Mike gives a rundown of his latest AAU thoughts, specifically about Cole Anthony, a high school junior who is dominating the circuit. 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 and Cole invited me to join them for a live stream during the lottery. You can find our goofey mugs here on YouTube if you want to go back and watch it, or just listen to it here. Thanks to Cole and Javier for letting me post the audio. Enjoy.

Here to reinforce your addiction to the best button on the internet, Matt Hoover, the creator of Tankathon.com. It's not a normal episode for sure, but a fun one regardless. 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

Interested in Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball? Can you wade through an hour of draft philosophy tangents and soft conclusions? Perfect. This is the pod for you. Marc Whittington, of Liberty Ballers and the What's On Draft podcast, joins to continue a long tradition of two hour podcasts on a handful of topics. The beginning is fun, but heavy with minutiae on distribution curves and potential outcomes, then (01:06:30) we get to Marc's top ten, and finally Fultz, Ball, Donovan Mitchell and Josh Hart. 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

Another long one! Two hours with Trevor Magnotti of the Step Back and Fear the Sword. Find him on twitter @illegalscreens. Magnotti convinces us that the Euroleague is worth watching, and that Luka Doncic is apparently really good at basketball. Trevor tells us about his favorite draft and stash guys in Europe, and we discuss Ntilikina, Simanic, a deep-dive on Anzejs Pasecniks, and many more. 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

It's a long one! Two hours with Javier Pasquera of What's on Draft. We sober fan expectations of NBA draftees and then spend more than an hour on Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum. We finish with Rodions Kurucs and Isaiah Hartenstein. 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

A good time was had by all when Mike Gribanov, the Russian Almanac, and Cole Zwicker of the Step Back, joined me to talk about the future. We spent an hour and forty minutes speculating about high school prospects including Deandre Ayton, Michael Porter Jr., Marvin Bagley, RJ Barrett, and many more. Enjoy. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on iTunes Listen and subscribe to ABPN podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com

Part two of my conversation with Chris Stone of the Step Back. If you missed part one, go back and listen to that first, as this section picks up right where we left off. We cover three intriguing potential first round prospects: Miles Bridges, Zach Collins, and Jarrett Allen. We then end with some health conscious recommendations. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on iTunes Listen and subscribe to ABPN podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com

Chris Stone of the Step Back joins me. We start with draft evaluation commentary, and use the controversial John Collins as an example. Chris then justifies his top 5: Fultz, Jackson, Ball, DSJ, and Isaac. The second half of the podcast is spent analyzing Lauri Markkanen, his strengths, weaknesses, and projection to the NBA. Chris is as good of a guest as I've had. Find his work here, and follow him on twitter @cstonehoops. Enjoy. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on iTunes Listen and subscribe to ABPN podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com

This is part 2 of my conversation with Julian Applebome. We do a 30 minute, rapid-fire breakdown of several late-first and second round prospects that only get fringe attention. We hit on John Collins, De'Anthony Melton, Mikal Bridges, Alec Peters, and more. Enjoy. You can find part 1 of our conversation here. Watch Julian's prospect videos here. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on iTunes Listen and subscribe to ABPN podcasts at AlmightyBaller.com

Julian Applebome is the mind behind DraftExpress's new Mid-Major Prospects video breakdown series. He joins me to talk about his past in basketball and how like to evaluates players. We spend most of our time really digging deep on Justin Patton, the lottery bound center from Creighton, then finish this segment with a few quick takes on Grayson Allen, Luke Kennard, and Dwayne Bacon. Enjoy. Find Julian's videos here. Twitter: @OdetoOden Email: OdetoOdenPodcast@gmail.com

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