NBA, NBA Draft, philosophy

The Art and Science of “Feel” in Basketball

My first ever philosophical piece, in which I discuss a neuroscientific approach to defining "feel" and "basketball IQ." Includes thoughts on developing feel and some suggestions for future work.

NBA Draft

Kira Lewis Jr. Scouting Report

Background and Measurements: 6'3, 165lb Sophomore Point Guard 6'7 wingspan Played 2 seasons at Alabama Averaged 19.6 points/5.1 rebounds/5.6 assists/0.6 blocks/1.9 steals per 40 minutes as a sophomore per College Basketball Reference Sophomore but still extremely young. Was the youngest player to appear in a Division 1 game last year 19 years old at time… Continue reading Kira Lewis Jr. Scouting Report

NBA Draft

Onyeka Okongwu Scouting Report

6'9, 245lb Freshman Big 7'1 Wingspan Played high school ball at Chino Hills HS with the Ball brothers Used to a fast paced, transition heavy style of play ESPN had him as a 5 star recruit, 20th overall coming out of HS Played 1 season at USC Averaged 21.2 points/11.3 rebounds/1.4 assists/3.5 blocks/1.6 steals per… Continue reading Onyeka Okongwu Scouting Report

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Tyrese Maxey Scouting Report

Background and Measurements: 6'3 , 198lb Combo Guard from Garland, TX + standing reach 24/7 had him as the #10 overall recruit and the #3 combo guard in his high school class Played 1 season at University of Kentucky 19 YO at time of draft Offense: Primarily played off-ball at Kentucky but managed to provide solid… Continue reading Tyrese Maxey Scouting Report