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Sports Outta Ballwin NBA Draft Log

The latest Sports Outta Ballwin podcast is an audio log of the 2017 NBA Draft including reaction to the Jimmy Butler trade.

Sports Outta Ballwin NBA Draft audio log

2017 NBA Draft Rankings

This is a “big board”.  This is not a mock of any sorts, but purely a ranking of 2017 NBA Draft Prospects. Continue reading →

The Other Point Guards

The 2017 NBA Draft is rich with talent up and down the board.  The point guard position is one that stands out as a particularly bountiful spot.  Much of the attention has gone to four point guards; Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, De’Aaron Fox, and Dennis Smith – all coming off their freshman seasons.  Frank Ntilikina, from France, has also been highly rated.   While all five of these point guards deserve the consideration they are getting, there are also a few point guards who are flying under the radar. Continue reading →

In search of the next Draymond Green

Draymond Green, picked 35th overall by the Warriors in 2012, has turned out to be a draft pick worthy of the envy of all other 29 teams.  He has obviously been a catalyst in the Warriors surge to the top of the NBA mountain and is a contender for Defensive Player of the Year.  His versatility and tenacity have made him one of the very best second round picks of the last 20 years.  While every team hopes their second round pick in this week’s draft turns out like Green, the focus should be on identifying the prospects who have the best chance of replicating Green’s unique talents.  There are three prospects in the 2017 NBA Draft who evoke traits of Draymond Green. Continue reading →

Sports Outta Ballwin Mega Podcast

A mega podcast to catch up on the St. Louis Cardinals, the NL Central (5:45), a recap of the NBA Finals (14:00), a look at NBA legacies (17:00), a look ahead to the NBA Draft (43:15), and finally a glance at some college football win total over/unders (1:04:30).

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