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The Upside: Episode #3 – ESPN NBA Draft Analyst Mike Schmitz

College basketball recruiting expert and host Adam Finkelstein speaks with ESPN NBA Draft Analyst Mike Schmitz. Their conversation ranges a number of topics beginning with Schmitz’ unique path to his current spot as one of the leading experts on the NBA Draft as well as the cumulative evaluation process beginning in the high school ranks and extending all the way through college and into the NBA.

Finkelstein and Schmitz also discuss a number of the top freshmen in college basketball and their chances of being the top pick in next June’s NBA Draft. Schmitz shares his opinions on some of the top European prospects eligible for the 2018 draft as well. Finally, they discuss some of the top New England prospects at the college level and what their chances might be of making it to the NBA one day.