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Ridiculous Upside Week In Review: May 19th - May 25th

NCAA Basketball: Tulsa at Memphis Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

Starting this weekend, we’re going to be dropping a “Ridiculous Upside Week In Review” piece breaking down all the content that was either released on the site or social media. This new series is meant to both promote the great work that’s done on this site but also give you a singular location where you can go to either read the pieces or watch our player breakdown videos. Since Saturday officially represents the end of a week, that will be the day when this “Week In Review” piece gets posted.


Atlanta Hawks G League Executive Tori Miller Talks Start In Basketball And Challenges And Duties Of Her Job By Dakota Schmidt

Way back on Sunday, Dakota Schmidt posted a Q&A interview with Atlanta Hawks G League Manager of Basketball Operations Torio Miller. Over the course of that interview, Miller touched on her role as an intern for the Phoenix Suns, transitioning to the G League and current role as G League Manager of Basketball Operations for the Atlanta Hawks organization.

RBA Showcase’s Platform Has Created Opportunities For Young Players By Chris Priczak

On Tuesday, Chris Priczak did a piece on how the RBA Showcase has benefited the careers of under-the-radar prospects looking to start their pro careers. Within the article, Priczak talked to Swarm big Luke Petrasek and Westchester Knicks guard Nate Hickman.

What Made NBA G League Atlantic Division Strong During 2018-19 Season? By Chris Priczak

Alongside NetsDaily’s Chris Milholen and Dakota Schmidt, Chris Priczak breaks down what made the Atlantic Divison so strong during the 2018-19 season.

Penny Hardaway Is Turning Memphis Around By Antonio Losada

Ridiculous Upside’s recruiting expert Antonio Losada pens a piece analyzing how Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway has been quickly able to turn around the organization thanks to the power of being able to snag elite recruits.

Should DII Prospect Amir Hinton Get Picked In The 2019 NBA Draft? From Dakota Schmidt

Dakota Schmidt writes an extremely in-depth article breaking down the game of Division II prospect Amir Hinton and if he should get selected in this year’s NBA Draft.

Knicks Journal Entry #4: Isaiah Hicks Felt Good In Return During G League Postseason, Discusses How Two-Way Contract Has Prepared Him For Basketball Future From Chris Priczak

In his fourth Knicks Journal entry, Isaiah Hicks details his mindset going through his injuries and what it felt like to return during the G League postseason.

Assessing Scouting Accuracy For The Last 20 Years (Part II) From Antonio Losada

In the second part of an ongoing series, Antonio Losada examines which colleges have done the best job of recruiting the highest caliber players and then being able to push those elite players to have success at the next level.


Video breakdown on former Shaw guard and current NBA Draft prospect Amir Hinton by Dakota Schmidt

Video breakdown on Hofstra alum Justin Wright-Foreman by Dakota Schmidt