May 22, 2018
The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast is back, as Aaron welcomes in CBS Sports’ Reid Forgrave — fresh off a trip to the NBA Draft Combine. The two nerd out on NBA Draft talk for 45 minutes, including big names, risers and fallers and what the future of some players who have declared without agents. But first, Aaron is riding solo today as Nick Coffey is off, and he runs through some of the biggest across college and pro basketball, including:
Reactions to the NBA Draft Combine: Aaron shares his thoughts from the NBA Draft Combine, including the incredible rise of Villanova’s Donte DiVencenzio. Is it even fair to call DiVencenzio a “draft sleeper” anymore? Also, how will Villanova be impacted in the 2018-2019 college basketball season if DiVencenzio decides to stay in the draft?
The Future of PJ Washington: Aaron also looks at the future of current Kentucky Wildcat PJ Washington. He explains why there is one unexpected element of this draft that no one is talking about, which could lead Washington to staying in the draft. Aaron also touches on what Kentucky will look like if Washington decides to return versus going pro?
A Surprising West Coast College Basketball Storyline: Aaron discusses a West Coast recruiting story line that no one is talking about, and how one surprising program could be emerging as a power in the Pac-12.
Next up, CBS’s Reid Forgrave joins the show. Reid was in Chicago for the draft combine and the pair discuss a number of topics including:
Michael Porter’s Health: Porter was the buzz of the Combine, but what is the latest on the health of his back? Also, if if Porter’s back is healthy how high can he go?
The Depth of this Draft? Aaron and Reid debate just how “deep” this draft truly is. Aaron explains why he thinks there are four prospects that are head-and-shoulders above the rest, while Reid believes the pool is a bit deeper. Also, why NBA people are falling in love with Mo Bambhttp://kentuckysportsradio.com/wp-content/podcast/Torres-47.mp3a and just how good is Michigan State’s Jaren Jackson?
Finally, the future of PJ Washington: Aaron gets Reid’s take on the futures of both DiVencenzio and PJ Washington. What are the upsides and downsides to Washington returning to Kentucky? Also, did Kevin Knox ever seriously returning to school for antoher season?
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