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NBA Deep Dives is an NBA podcast hosted by Nick Agar-Johnson where the writers of Hashtag Basketball dive deep into the teams they write about.

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    S6E32 - #EP144 - 2022 NBA Draft Review Part Two

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 44:09

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on the 2022 NBA Draft in this two-part episode of the NBA Deep Dives Podcast. In Part Two, they highlight some of their favorite second round selections before wrapping up by discussing some of their favorite and least favorite team hauls from the 2022 NBA Draft.

    S6E31 - #EP143 - 2022 NBA Draft Review Part One

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 70:31

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on the 2022 NBA Draft in this two-part episode of the NBA Deep Dives Podcast. In Part One, they discuss all 30 selections in the first round of the draft in detail and cover their potential fits with their new NBA teams.

    S6E30 - #EP142 - 2022 NBA Draft Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 51:25

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) preview the 2022 NBA Draft in this episode. They open the episode by discussing some of the rumors circling around the Orlando Magic and the #1 overall pick. Then, they dive deep on the 15-30 picks on their respective Big Boards after discussing their lottery picks in last week's episode. Finally, they wrap up by discussing some of the trade rumors flying around the NBA world, focusing on the trade discussions around the Sacramento Kings and the #4 pick, and also the Portland Trail Blazers and the #7 pick.

    S6E29 - #EP141 - Lottery Breakdown, Jaden Ivey, and Keegan Murray

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 52:50

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) do an in-depth breakdown of their respective lotteries for the 2022 NBA Draft in this episode. They start by discussing Keegan Murray and Nick and Tyler Rucker's recent article about the Murray dilemma for the Sacramento Kings at fourth overall, and then move into a discussion of Tyler's recent article with Maxwell Baumbach about the ascension of Jaden Ivey. Then, they spend the bulk of the episode discussing the differences between the 14 players they each have in the lottery on their personal big boards. Link to Tyler and Maxwell's article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/jaden-ivey?s=w

    S6E28 - #EP140 - Max Christie's Defense and Dereon Seabron

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 43:16

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on a potential first-round prospect and a sleeper prospect in this episode. They start out by talking about polarizing Michigan State prospect Max Christie and Tyler's recent article about his defense. Then, they wrap up by discussing Dereon Seabron, his exciting game, and his potential NBA future. Link to Tyler's article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/max-christies-defense-the-friday?s=w

    S6E27 - #EP139 - Ousmane Dieng's Perimeter Defense and International Prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 38:46

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep and discuss some of the international prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft in this episode. They start by talking about Tyler's recent article on Ousmane Dieng's perimeter defense, as well as briefly touching on his offensive game. Then, they wrap up by discussing some of the other top international prospects in this class, including Nikola Jovic, Gabriele Procida, Ismael Kamagate, and Hugo Besson. Link to Tyler's article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/ousmane-diengs-perimeter-defense?s=w

    S6E26 - #EP138 - Bryce McGowens and Evaluating Shot Selection

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 44:19

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) talk about shot selection in this episode. They start out by discussing Tyler's recent article about Bryce McGowens and his shot selection, as they review his improved shot selection over the course of his year at Nebraska. Then, they discuss shot selection more broadly, as they debate their views on how to evaluate shot creators who struggle to cut the dicier attempts out of their shooting profile. Link to Tyler's article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/bryce-mcgowens-shot-selection-the?s=w

    S6E25 - #EP137 - Christian Koloko's Rim Protection, Bennedict Mathurin, and Dalen Terry

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 41:35

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) discuss three intriguing Arizona prospects in this episode. They start by discussing Christian Koloko, focusing on his rim protection and defensive game overall as well as in comparison to some other top center prospects. Then, they wrap up by discussing likely lottery pick Bennedict Mathurin and recent draft board riser Dalen Terry. Link to Tyler's article on Koloko: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/christian-kolokos-rim-protection?s=w

    S6E24 - #EP136 - Jalen Williams and Orlando Robinson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) break down two very different and very intriguing prospects this week in Jalen Williams and Orlando Robinson. They begin by discussing Tyler's recent article on Williams's pick-and-roll creation ability, talking about his scoring and playmaking chops in the pick-and-roll and his overall offensive game. Then, they wrap up by talking about Orlando Robinson's shooting touch and overall offensive game, along with a debate about his feast-or-famine style of play on the defensive end. Link to Tyler's article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/jalen-williamss-pick-and-roll-creation?s=w

    S6E23 - #EP135 - Jaden Hardy and G League Ignite Prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 42:57

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) discuss G League Ignite prospects in this episode. They start by discussing Tyler's recent article about Jaden Hardy's passing, along with discussing the other elements of his offensive game. Then, they wrap up by talking about the three G League Ignite prospects who are most likely to be drafted in the 2022 NBA Draft, with a discussion of potential lottery pick Dyson Daniels along with debates about the expected draft positions of MarJon Beauchamp and Michael Foster Jr. Link to Tyler's article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/jaden-hardys-passing-the-friday-screener?s=w

    S6E22 - #EP134 - E.J. Liddell and Isaiah Mobley

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 43:39

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on two fascinating big man prospects in E.J. Liddell and Isaiah Mobley. They start by discussing Tyler's recent article on Liddell's shot-blocking ability, and they then discuss the rest of his game, including his jump as a three-point shooter. After that, they discuss Isaiah Mobley's offensive versatility and debate his best position defensively and his potential contributions on that end of the floor. Link to Tyler's article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/ej-liddells-shot-blocking-the-friday?s=w

    S6E21 - #EP133 - Malaki Branham and Favorite 2022 Passing Prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 41:18

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) discuss some of the best passing prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft class in this episode. They start out by diving deep on Malaki Branham's passing gifts, and then they wrap up by talking about five of their favorite passing prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft. Link to Tyler's Malaki Branham article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/malaki-branhams-passing-the-friday?s=w

    S6E20 - #EP132 - Terquavion Smith and Tevin Brown

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 40:39

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on Terquavion Smith and Tevin Brown, two of the best shooting prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft, in this episode. They start by discussing Smith's versatile scoring game and potential areas for future development. Then, they wrap up by talking about Brown's three-point shooting and defensive potential. Link to Tyler's Terquavion Smith article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/terquavion-smiths-scoring-the-friday?s=w

    S6E19 - #EP131 - 2022 NBA Draft Top 40 Prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 58:42

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) discuss Tyler's current Top 40 for the 2022 NBA Draft, breaking down each prospect and debating a few of the biggest differences between Tyler and Nick in terms of prospect evaluations. Link to Tyler's Top 40: https://hashtagbasketball.com/nba-draft/nba-draft-prospects

    S6E18 - #EP130 - Sweet Sixteen Prospect Preview Part Two

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 51:39

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) preview the NBA prospects in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Men's Tournament in this episode. In Part Two, they cover the potential 2022 NBA Draft prospects playing for North Carolina, UCLA, St. Peter's, Purdue, Kansas, Providence, Iowa State, and Miami.

    S6E17 - #EP129 - Sweet Sixteen Prospect Preview Part One

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 44:46

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) preview the NBA prospects in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Men's Tournament in this episode. In Part One, they cover the potential 2022 NBA Draft prospects playing for Gonzaga, Arkansas, Duke, Texas Tech, Arizona, Houston, Michigan, and Villanova.

    S6E16 - #EP128 - Ochai Agbaji

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 39:11

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) finally dive deep on long-time podcast favorite Ochai Agbaji in this episode. They start out by discussing his off-ball capabilities on offense, before talking about his role this year at Kansas. They also discuss just how much he's grown on the offensive end overall during his four years in college. Then, they discuss his defensive capabilities, including his spectacular off-ball defense. Finally, they speculate about his potential role over the course of the first few years of his NBA career and beyond. Link to Tyler's article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/ochai-agbajis-off-ball-scoring-the?s=w

    S6E15 - #EP127 - Jaylin Williams and Malaki Branham

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 42:09

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) talk about two prospects who have improved their draft stock in recent weeks. They start out by discussing Arkansas big man Jaylin Williams and Tyler's recent article about his pick-and-roll game. Then, they wrap up by talking about one of the biggest risers over the last few weeks in Ohio State's Malaki Branham. Link to Tyler's article: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/jaylin-williamss-pick-and-roll-versatility?s=w

    S6E14 - #EP126 - Blake Wesley and Alondes Williams

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 41:04

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) cover two very different guard prospects in this episode. They start out by discussing Blake Wesley and his space creation, along with the ups and downs of the rest of his offensive game. Then, they wrap up by discussing one of the best finishers in the country in Alondes Williams, along with his meteoric rise this season at Wake Forest. Link to Tyler's article on Wesley: https://www.noceilingsnba.com/p/blake-wesleys-space-creation-the?s=w

    S6E13 - #EP125 - Gabriele Procida's Scoring Versatility and Long-Range Shooting Prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2022 39:49

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on long-range shooting in this Draft Deep Dives episode. They start by discussing Tyler's most recent article on Gabriele Procida, and Procida's excellent shooting and well-rounded offensive game. Then, they wrap up by discussing three of each of their favorite long-range shooting prospects in this draft. Link to Tyler's article: Gabriele Procida's Scoring Versatility | The Friday Screener (noceilingsnba.com)

    S6E12 - #EP124 - Mark Williams's Pick-and-Roll Defense and Iverson Molinar

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 37:43

    Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) talk about two of their favorite prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft in this episode. They kick off the episode by discussing Tyler's recent article on Duke big man Mark Williams and his impressive pick-and-roll defense, as well as comparing him to a more highly touted center prospect. Then, they discuss Iverson Molinar, who has put together an excellent under-the-radar season for Mississippi State. Link to Tyler's article: Mark Williams's Pick-and-Roll Defense | The Friday Screener (substack.com) Link to Iverson Molinar article: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/sleeper-deep-dives-iverson-molinar

    S6E11 - #EP123 - TyTy Washington's Pick-and-Roll Creation and Guard Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2022 40:22

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on Kentucky guard TyTy Washington, Tyler's recent article about Washington's prowess as a pick-and-roll creator, and the rest of TyTy's game. Then, they wrap up by discussing some of the other lead guard prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft class, including a sleeper prospect on both Tyler and Nick's radars who might have an outside chance of sneaking into the first round. Link to Tyler's article: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/tyty-washingtons-pick-and-roll-creation

    S6E10 - #EP122 - Ismael Kamagate and Big Man Debates

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 43:01

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) discuss some of the top big men of the 2022 NBA Draft in this episode. They start out by discussing Tyler's recent article on Ismael Kamagate and his at-rim finishing, in addition to talking about the rest of Kamagate's intriguing skill set. Then, they wrap up the episode by discussing three other big men (Mark Williams, Christian Koloko, and Walker Kessler) who are likely to end up in the same draft range as Kamagate. Link to Tyler's article: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/ismael-kamagates-at-rim-finishing

    S6E9 - #EP121 - Tyler Burton, Trevion Williams, and Mock Draft Debates

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 45:19

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) start off this episode by discussing Tyler's recent article on Richmond prospect Tyler Burton, covering his shooting touch and cutting skills along with reviewing his overall defensive game. Then, they talk briefly about Purdue passing wizard Trevion Williams. Finally, they wrap up by talking about the most recent No Ceilings Mock Draft, including an AJ Griffin discussion as well as a discussion about a prospect who surprisingly fell out of the first round of the Mock Draft. Link to Tyler's Tyler Burton article: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/its-time-to-pay-attention-to-tyler Link to the Mock Draft: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/2022-nba-mock-draft-v2

    S6E8 - #EP120 - Big Board v2 Debates

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 42:59

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) discuss some differences between their Big Boards following the release of the No Ceilings NBA Big Board v2. They talk about their slightly different rankings for Jabari Smith Jr., as well as diving deep on their thoughts on who is the better guard prospect between Jaden Ivey and Johnny Davis. Then, they discuss two wings who they believe in more than current consensus before wrapping up by discussing a few international prospects. Big Board link: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/2022-nba-draft-big-board-v2

    S6E7 - #EP119 - Daimion Collins and Kennedy Chandler

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 39:16

    On the first NBA Deep Dives episode of 2022, host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) discuss their recent articles on Daimion Collins and Kennedy Chandler for this Draft Deep Dives episode. They discuss how Collins has done well in limited minutes at Kentucky, and then speculate about whether or not he should remain in college basketball for another season. Then, they talk about Kennedy Chandler's at-rim finishing, as well as the overall game that makes him one of the most enticing point guard prospects in the 2022 draft class. Article links: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/kennedy-chandlers-at-rim-finishing https://noceilings.substack.com/p/sleeper-deep-dives-daimion-collins

    S6E6 - #EP118 - Kendall Brown's Cutting

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 32:38

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on Tyler's recent article on Kendall Brown for the last NBA Deep Dives episode of 2021. The two discuss Brown's exceptional cutting instincts, and also talk about the rest of Brown's game as he continues to rise up draft boards and cement a spot in the green room for the 2022 NBA Draft. Article link: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/kendall-browns-cutting-the-friday

    S6E5 - #EP117 - Johnny Davis and Big Board Debates

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 42:35

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) start off this week's Draft Deep Dives episode by discussing Johnny Davis and his breakout sophomore season at Wisconsin. They talk about his three-level scoring and expanded role in the Wisconsin offense, along with talking about potential areas for improvement. Then, before wrapping up, Tyler and Nick discuss a few of the biggest differences in prospect evaluations between the Big Boards that they submitted for No Ceilings, including their thoughts on Nikola Jovic and Jaime Jaquez Jr. Article link: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/johnny-daviss-scoring-versatility

    S6E4 - #EP116 - Jaden Ivey's Transition Offense

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on Tyler's recent article about Jaden Ivey and his exceptional (and exceptionally fun) transition offense. They talk about how Ivey looks to push the pace and his ability to create shots for his teammates as well as himself. They also discuss whether they see him as a more traditional point guard or as more of a combo guard by comparing to some other elite guard prospects of the (relatively) recent past. Article link: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/the-friday-screener-jaden-iveys-transition

    S6E3 - #EP115 - Friday Sceener Reviews (Jabari Smith and Caleb Houstan)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 46:34

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on two of Tyler's recent articles for this Draft Deep Dives episode. The two discuss the defensive footwork of Auburn's Jabari Smith Jr. at length, as well as briefly discussing his offensive game and what makes him an early favorite to be a Top 3 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. They also discuss Michigan's Caleb Houstan and his passing, and why that skill will be a huge boon to Houstan's draft stock even if his shooting numbers don't pick up. Article links: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/the-friday-screener-jabari-smiths https://noceilings.substack.com/p/the-friday-screener-caleb-houstans

    S6E2 - #EP114 - Small Sample Size Theater

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 36:11

    Episode Notes Host Nick Agar-Johnson and co-host Tyler Metcalf dive deep into some small sample size theater in this episode, as they discuss five NBA prospects who have been impressive early on in the college basketball season. They cover Jaime Jaquez Jr., Ochai Agbaji, Daimion Collins, Walker Kessler, and Jaden Ivey, who have each showcased their skill sets early on and solidified their NBA draft stock in their first few games.

    S6E1 - #EP113 - The Juxtaposition of Paolo Banchero and Chet Holmgren

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 34:32

    The NBA Deep Dives Podcast is back! On this edition of Draft Deep Dives, host Nick Agar-Johnson and co-host Tyler Metcalf discuss Tyler's recent article about Paolo Banchero and Chet Holmgren for No Ceilings NBA. They talk about the center position overall and the changes in recent years before diving deep on two of the top 2022 prospects, including lengthy discussions of their strengths and areas for improvement, along with Tyler's comparison of Banchero and a famous movie star. Link to the article: https://noceilings.substack.com/p/the-juxtaposition-of-paolo-banchero

    S5E28 - #EP112 - 2021 NBA Draft Review Part Two

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2021 60:08

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) review Thursday night's NBA Draft in an extensive two-part episode. In Part Two, they cover the flurry of trades on Draft Night, with a special focus on the blockbuster Russell Westbrook trade. Then, they cover their presumptive winners and losers of the night and wrap up by discussing some of their favorite undrafted free agent targets.

    S5E27 - #EP111 - 2021 NBA Draft Review Part One

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2021 72:39

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) review Thursday night's NBA Draft in an extensive two-part episode. In Part One, they go in depth on all of the first-round picks, with a particular focus on the lottery selections. Then, they wrap up Part One by talking about some of the highlights of the second round and some of the prospects with surprising slides on draft night.

    S5E26 - #EP110 - Top 85 Discussion and Draft Night Prep

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 44:14

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) prepare for Thursday night's NBA Draft by reviewing Tyler's updated Top 85 prospects list. They cover the risers since the previous edition, including Tre Mann and James Bouknight, as well as the fallers, including Kai Jones and Jaden Springer. Finally, they wrap up by discussing some of the trade chatter heading into the draft.

    S5E25 - #EP109 - Ayo Dosunmu, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, Day'ron Sharpe, and Alperen Sengun Deep Dives

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 62:00

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) continue their prospect deep dives and discuss the #27-#30 players in Tyler's Top 75. They talk about Ayo Dosunmu's upside, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl's steady play, the high-energy game of Day'ron Sharpe, and the potential upside and downside of Alperen Sengun. Finally, they wrap up by discussing this international prospect class overall and their potential NBA futures.

    S5E24 - #EP108 - Bones Hyland, Chris Duarte, and Cam Thomas Deep Dives

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 49:59

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) continue their prospect deep dives and discuss the #24-#26 players in Tyler's Top 75. They talk about Bones Hyland's microwave scoring, the shooting touch and defense of Chris Duarte, and the scoring upside and often frustrating game of Cam Thomas. Finally, they wrap up by discussing these prospects in comparison to each other and give their thoughts on their potential NBA futures.

    S5E23 - #EP107 - Jalen Johnson, Jared Butler, and Miles McBride Deep Dives

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 49:20

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) continue their prospect deep dives and discuss the #21-#23 players in Tyler's Top 75. They talk about Jalen Johnson's potential and often frustrating game, the shooting touch and skill of Jared Butler, and the defensive upside of Miles McBride. Finally, they wrap up by discussing these prospects in comparison to each other and give their thoughts on their potential NBA futures.

    S5E22 - #EP106 - 2021 NBA Mock Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 61:04

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) do a mock draft now that the lottery results are in and the draft order is set. They go through the first round and discuss potential fits for each team, before wrapping up by speculating about possible draft night trades.

    S5E21 - #EP105 - NBA Draft Lottery Instant Reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 35:11

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) react to Tuesday night's draft lottery. They discuss the winners and losers of the night, and discuss which prospects might be affected the most by the updated draft order. Then, they wrap up by speculating about what the lottery results might mean for potential trades.

    S5E20 - #EP104 - Sharife Cooper, Isaiah Jackson, and Josh Christopher Deep Dives

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 46:07

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) continue their prospect deep dives and discuss the #18-#20 players in Tyler's Top 75. They talk about the passing brilliance of Sharife Cooper, the athleticism and defensive potential of Isaiah Jackson, and the defensive upside and often frustrating game of Josh Christopher. Finally, they wrap up by discussing these prospects in comparison to each other and give their thoughts on their potential to rise up into the lottery on draft night.

    S5E19 - #EP103 - Franz Wagner, Corey Kispert, and Keon Johnson Deep Dives

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 48:27

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) continue their prospect deep dives as they move outside of the lottery and discuss the #15-#17 players in Tyler's Top 75. They talk about the defensive skill set of Franz Wagner, the shooting and all-around game of Corey Kispert, and the athleticism and defensive potential of Keon Johnson. Finally, they wrap up by discussing these prospects in comparison to each other and some of the top other top players in this 2021 class.

    S5E18 - #EP102 - Nick's Top 30 Big Board

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2021 68:44

    Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) go through Nick's Top 30 Big Board for the NBA draft. The two dive deep into the top five prospects on the board, which is one of the strongest Top Fives in recent memory. Then, they discuss the rest of the lottery and the first round from Nick's board before wrapping up with a quick discussion of one of Tyler's first round prospects who is further down on Nick's board.

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    S5E17 - #EP101 - Draft Philosophy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 65:20

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep on their draft philosophies in this episode. They discuss their overall likes and dislikes, projection of skill development, and debate about when teams should look to draft big men. They also dive deep on Tyler’s favorite topic, footwork, and other key pillars of their draft philosophies before wrapping up by discussing some of their biggest hits and misses.

    S5E16 - #EP100 - Scottie Barnes, Josh Giddey, and James Bouknight Deep Dives

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 49:06

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) wrap up their discussion of the top of the draft in this episode, as they discuss the #12-#14 prospects on Tyler’s Big Board to finish out the lottery. They talk about Scottie Barnes and his intriguing skill set, Josh Giddey’s passing vision and exceptional rise up the draft boards, and James Bouknight’s up-and-down season at UConn. Finally, they wrap up by discussing these prospects in comparison to each other and some of the top other top players in this 2021 class.

    S5E15 - #EP99 - NBA Awards Part Two w. Kevin Nye

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 66:04

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) discusses the NBA’s awards with Kevin Nye (@kevinpnye), now that the regular season has wrapped up and the play-in tournament is about to begin. In Part Two, the two cover the Rookie of the Year ballot ballot, their All-Rookie teams, Sixth Man of the Year, Most Improved Player, and Coach of the Year.

    S5E14 - #EP98 - NBA Awards Part One w. Kevin Nye

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 61:32

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) discusses the NBA’s awards with Kevin Nye (@kevinpnye), now that the regular season has wrapped up and the play-in tournament is about to begin. In Part One, the two cover the MVP ballot, the Defensive Player of the Year voting, and their All-NBA and All-Defensive teams.

    S5E13 - #EP97 - Ziaire Williams, Jaden Springer, and Davion Mitchell Deep Dives

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 52:03

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) continue their discussion of the top of the draft in this episode, as they discuss the #9-#11 prospects on Tyler’s Big Board. They talk about Ziaire Williams’ potential, Jaden Springer’s intriguing skill set, and Davion Mitchell’s growth and stellar season at Baylor. Finally, they wrap up by discussing these prospects in comparison to other recent top picks and the top other top players in this 2021 class.

    S5E12 - #EP96 - Moses Moody, Tre Mann, and Kai Jones Deep Dives

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 52:10

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive back into the top of the draft in this episode, as they discuss the #6-#8 prospects on Tyler’s Big Board. They talk about Moses Moody’s NBA-ready skill set, Tre Mann’s growth and upside, and the eye-popping potential of Kai Jones. Finally, they wrap up by discussing these prospects in comparison to the top five players in this 2021 class.

    S5E11 - #EP95 - 2021 NBA Draft Top 75 Big Board

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 58:11

    Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) go through Tyler’s Top 75 Big Board for the NBA draft (https://hashtagbasketball.com/nba-draft/nba-draft-prospects), covering picks 46-75 in detail. Then, they discuss some risers and fallers from the Top 45 on Tyler’s board before wrapping up with quick discussions of a few intriguing prospects who are further down on the board.

    S5E10 - #EP94 - Evan Mobley, Jalen Green, and Jonathan Kuminga Deep Dives

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 53:36

    Host Nick Agar-Johnson (@NBAJohnson) and co-host Tyler Metcalf (@tmetcalf11) dive deep into the top of the draft in this episode as they discuss three probable top five picks in the 2021 NBA Draft in Evan Mobley and G-League Ignite stars Jalen Green and Jonathan Kuminga. They start out by discussing Mobley at length before moving into deep dives and comparisons of Green and Kuminga. Finally, they wrap up by discussing the G-League Ignite experiment and the importance of the program going forward.

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