Category Archives: NBA draft

My Hungriness

Hassan Whiteside looks just exactly like a professional basketball player. He is tall and lanky, with smooth, sinewy muscles and impossibly long arms. His elastic strides cover huge swaths of the court; when he leaps, his hands stretch high above the rim; this dude will block your shot. But if his body and movements suggest […]

Draft Prospect Profile: Wesley Johnson, Purveyor of the Perimeter

When deciding on whether the Wolves should pass on another big man and try to replenish the much depleted wing position, Wesley Johnson is easily the best the draft has to offer but at the same time is one of the bigger risks. It’s not so much that Wesley Johnson is going to be a […]

You're My Density

Check out Bethlehem Shoals at Fanhouse, with another critique of the NBA draft (the 2010 version, at least). This time, its in comparison with this year’s mythic free agent class. If you read the whole thing, you can catch Shoals calling Demarcus Cousins a “stenchful fraud.” Yowza: “Instead, it’s been overshadowed by something at once […]

Draft Prospects Profile: DeMarcus Cousins, Destroyer of Worlds

(Quick introduction: My name is Zach Harper and I’ll be contributing here frequently at AWAW. Some people may know me from my work at,, and/or As a life long Wolves fan, I feel very honored to be on this site and to be working with Ben and Myles.) DeMarcus Cousins is […]