Purdue Basketball Beat #48: Biggie Swanigan's NBA Profile
Michael and Aneesh follow up this week's Handsome Hour with a detailed look at Caleb Swanigan as an NBA prospect. We talk about how high Biggie might be drafted (2:30), how close he really was to returning to school (7:00), the difference between the college and pro games (13:00), how long a "good NBA career" is (17:00), can Biggie play center (41:00), and concerns with Biggie's stock (52:00).
We also hit on Isaac Haas' (53:00) and Vince Edwards' (54:00) 2018 NBA draft stock, and if any other Purdue players will flirt with the NBA (57:30).
Some bad and good Swanigan NBA comparisons: Draymond Green (24:00), DeJuan Blair/Tyler Hansbrough/Jared Sullinger (30:30), Zach Randolph (35:00), Kenneth Faried (37:00), and UCLA Kevin Love (38:00).
Biggie team fits: Utah Jazz (10:00), Atlanta Hawks (16:00), San Antonio Spurs (32:30), Memphis Grizzlies (34:30), Milwaukee Bucks (42:00), New York Knicks and Miami Heat (43:00), Boston Celtics (44:00), and Indiana Pacers (46:30).
The companion post: Scoring Caleb Swanigan's Fits on All 30 NBA Teams