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Basketball Society’s Top 25 in the Class of 2018

Class of 2018 Basketball Society Top 25 RJ Barrett                      SF     6’7″  200lbs          Montverde (FL) Zion Williamson         SF     6’7″  230lbs          Spartanburg Day School (SC) Cameron Reddish      SF    

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Society Top 50: No. 41- Eric Bledsoe

Name: Eric Bledsoe Position: 41 Team: Phoenix Suns 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 21.1 pts 6.3 ast 4.8 reb 48.5 FG% 33.5 3P% 84.7 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 20.5 PER 56.3 TS% 5.3 WS 3.7 OBPM -0.4 DBPM 2.9 VORP   The Breakdown: Another Suns Guard in our Top 50 countdown. Bledsoe, though, is more of a veteran

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Danilo Gallinari

Society Top 50: No. 42 – Danilo Gallinari

Name: Danilo Gallinari Ranking: 42 Team: Los Angeles Clippers 2016-17 Regular Season General Stats: 18.2 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 2.1 apg, 44.7 fg%, 38.9 3pt% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 17.4 PER, 62.2 TS%, 6.8 WS, 2.9 OBPM, -2.1 DBPM, 1.5 VORP   The Breakdown Simply put, Gallinari makes this list because of his sometimes-absurd ability to get a bucket.

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Andrew Wiggins

Society Top 50: No. 43 – Andrew Wiggins

Name: Andrew Wiggins Position: 43 Team: Minnesota Timberwolves 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 23.6 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 2.3 APG, 1.0 SPG, 45.2 FG% 35.6 #P%, 76 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 16.5 PER, .534 TS%, 4.2 WS, 0.2 OBPM, -2.9 DBPM, -0.6 VORP The Breakdown: When you talk about guys that you’re waiting to

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Al Horford

Society Top 50: No. 44- Al Horford

Name: Al Horford Ranking: 44 Team: Boston Celtics 2016-17 General Statistics: 14.0 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 5.0 apg, 1.3 bpg, 47.3 fg%, 35.5 3pt% 2016-17 Advanced Statistics: 17.7 PER, 55.3 ts%, 6.3 WS, 1.0 OBPM, 2.0 DBPM, 2.8 VORP   The Breakdown Horford is amongst the game’s stretchiest and most diverse big men. Now at 31-years-old, Big Al

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Devin Booker

Society Top 50: No. 45 – Devin Booker

Name: Devin Booker Position: 45 Team: Phoenix Suns 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 22.1 pts 2.6 ast 2.5 reb 42.3 FG% 34.3 3P% 84 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 14.6 PER 53.1 TS% 2 WS 0.4 OBPM -2.7 DBPM -0.2 VORP   The Breakdown: Devin Booker had one of the best performances last year posting an obscene 70 points

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Joel Embiid

Society Top 50: No. 46 – Joel Embiid

Name: Joel Embiid Position: 46 Team: Philadelphia 76ers 2016-17 Regular Season General Stats: 20.2 ppg, 7.8 rpg, 2.1 apg, 2.5 bpg, 46.6 FG%, 36.7 3PT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 24.1 PER, 58.4 TS%, 1.9 WS, 0.0 OBPM, 3.2 DBPM, 1.0 VORP   The Breakdown: How many times did any of us really think about the words “The process” when

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DeAndre Jordan

Society Top 50: No. 47 – DeAndre Jordan

Name: DeAndre Jordan Position: 47 Team: Los Angeles Clippers 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 12.7 pts 13.8 reb 1.2 ast 1.7 blk 71.4 FG% 48.2 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 21.8 PER 67.3 TS% 11.8 WS 1.0 OBPM 3.0 DBPM 3.9 VORP   The Breakdown: This is probably the biggest surprise on our list so far. DeAndre Jordan is

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Jrue Holiday

Society Top 50: No. 48 – Jrue Holiday

Name: Jrue Holiday Position: 48 Team: New Orleans Pelicans 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 15.4 pts 7.3 ast 3.9 reb 1.5 stl 45.4 FG% 35.6 3P% 70.8 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 17.1 PER 53.2 TS% 3.8 WS 1.2 OBPM 0.5 DBPM 2.0 VORP   The Breakdown:  Jrue Holiday showed courage in a season where his number one focus

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NBA Free Agent Signings Still Getting No Love

It’s been a month and a half into NBA free agency and the same names keep coming up in the media. Gordon Hayward signed in Boston, Paul Millsap left for Denver, and many other stars re-signed max deals to remain with their franchises. But there are small-scale signings people tend to forget about. These aren’t

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