REPORT: Pistons sign LiAngelo Ball

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Detroit Pistons have signed LiAngelo Ball to a non-guaranteed one-year contract. Ball’s contract will be an Exhibit 10 deal, according to Omari Sankofa II of The Detroit Free Press. Ball is the younger brother to New Orleans Pelicans guard, and former number-two overall pick Lonzo Ball and…

POP Scouting Report: Illawarra’s LaMelo Ball

A player who needs little to no introduction is the focus of this scouting report, Lamelo Ball. As a basketball prospect, and as a person, Lamelo has been a public figure for his entire adolescence. Lamelo has been a celebrity for years, from reality shows, infamous WWE Monday Night Raw appearances, clothing brands, signature shoes,…

Three Situations Surrounding the Detroit Pistons and the NBA Draft

This has certainly been the weirdest draft process we’ve ever been through. But hey, it’s coming. Originally scheduled for May 19, it’s finally going to happen nearly six months later on this Wednesday.  As you’ve probably heard, it’s also a weird draft class. It’s been totally over-analyzed, but also rather unknown. LaMelo Ball and James…

POP’s Scouting Report: USC’s Onyeka Okongwu

At 6’10, 245 pounds, and a 7’2 wingspan, USC big man Onyeka Okongwu is one of the most coveted players in the 2020 NBA Draft. The 19-year-old played only one season at USC after being a four-year letter winner at Chino Hills High School, where he was a teammate of the potential number one pick…