How Good Can Lonzo Ball Be in the NBA?

Barring something completely unforeseen in the next six weeks, Lonzo Ball will be one of the first two prospects selected in the 2017 NBA draft. This is hardly a revelatory statement; neither is the suggestion that a layer of uncertainty shrouds Ball's pro basketball future. Such is the case for all draftees, though a player…

Isaiah Thomas: Mr. Relevant

Irrelevant? Not Isaiah Thomas. The last selection in the NBA draft doesn't get an official Mr. Irrelevant label like his NFL counterpart. So, since the final pick of the 2011 NBA draft is not irrelevant in a recognized capacity, a few official titles for Isaiah Thomas: • NBA All-Star. • The Eastern Conference's leading scorer…

5 For Friday: The Best College Basketball Courts

Welcome to 5 For Friday: the column in which Your Humble Author ranks or highlights five of a given subject. The inaugural edition -- we'll call it "inaugural" since I haven't done one of these in a while -- received too many great suggestions to limit it to one. So while the centerpiece ranks my…