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Sleepers for the 2021 NBA Draft: Part Two

With the 2021 NBA Draft set to kick off in mere hours, we decided it would be advantageous to look at some potentially undervalued prospects set to start their journey in the League. There are players on this list currently climbing draft boards and projected to get drafted in the lottery—so technically not every prospect actually classifies as a “sleeper.” However, the bigger emphasis is on...

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Why Trey Murphy Should Be a Lottery Selection

The NBA Draft is one of the most exciting annual events in professional sports, especially in terms of non-competition buzz. No other league’s fanbase enjoys the “other stuff” as much as the NBA and their following. Even the lottery system has become a fun, slightly more “fair” way to determine who receives what pick (while also eliminating the need to tank, since the probability of tanking into...

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6’8 Trey Murphy picks Virginia

6’8 Trey Murphy picks Virginia The allure of athletics and academics were key factors in the decision, along with the trust in Coach Bennett and the staff, stated 6’8 Rice transfer Trey Murphy. Earlier in the week, Murphy told Phenom Hoops, “Coach Bennett is a great coach. They put an emphasis on defense, which is vital for me to play at the next level.” When Trey Murphy graduated...

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Trey Murphy, Decision Looming

Trey Murphy, Decision Looming  When Trey Murphy graduated high school in 2018, the North Carolina native was a thin 6’5. In the past two years at Rice University, Murphy has grown to 6’8 in bare feet. Last season, Murphy averaged 13.7 PPG, 5.5 RPG, shooting 43% from the floor, 37% from the 3-point line and 82.4% from the free throw line.  When Murphy entered his name in the transfer...

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Coach Rick “From the Sidelines” North Carolina, a recruiting paradise

The state of North Carolina has been known as a basketball hotbed. Between UNC (6), Duke (5) and NC State (2), the state of North Carolina has three universities to capture 13 NCAA Men’s National Championships. In addition, UNC and Duke have captured six NCAA National Championships since 2000. The state is now the ninth most populated state in the country and basketball is at a fever...

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