1. 2015 NBA Draft Notebook: Jahlil Okafor Breaking Mold When Finding Comparisons

    Freshman center Jahlil Okafor has been dominant over at Duke where he's established an identity for himself unlike anyone we've seen in years...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 hours ago 1,622 reads 1 comments

  2. Grading Top 2015 NBA Draft Prospects' Performances During College Regular Season

    March Madness tournament time isn't here yet, but a jam-packed regular season is drawing to a close. It's time to hand out winter grades for the top 2015 NBA draft prospects in college hoops and overseas...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 24 hours ago 3,064 reads 8 comments

  3. 5 Stars Who Could Be Worth Trading the No. 1 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft

    Last year's top NBA draft pick, Andrew Wiggins, was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers as part of a deal for Kevin Love. It was weird. Let's get weird again. Instant turnarounds are still a priority in today's NBA...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 12 hours ago 12,909 reads 54 comments

  4. Stock Up, Stock Down for the Top 10 2015 NBA Draft Prospects Heading into March

    The top of the projected 2015 NBA draft board is starting to look more attractive by the month. And for the most part, this year's lottery prospects have been fairly consistent...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 days ago 26,746 reads 61 comments

  5. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects with Something to Prove over Final Month

    The month of March is the last opportunity for 2015 NBA draft prospects to make an impression until the combine in May. It's essentially the final stage of in-game auditions...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 days ago 8,753 reads 9 comments

  6. Phil Jackson Attends Ohio State Game, Presumably to Scout Russell

    The New York Knicks have the worst record (10-46) in the NBA and are one of several franchises in tank mode as they attempt to secure the best possible odds for the 2015 NBA Draft lottery...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 4 days ago 3,335 reads 0 comments

  7. Redrafting 2010 with Wall, Cousins and George

    The Wizards took John Wall No. 1 overall in the 2010 NBA draft. As an All-Star starter this season, Wall has made sure Washington should be content with its decision...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 5 days ago 1,253 reads 0 comments

  8. 4 Prospects Who Will Challenge for No. 1 Spot in 2015 NBA Draft

    With March just around the corner, the list of potential No. 1 overall candidates for the 2015 NBA draft has been narrowed down to four special prospects. At this stage, you can really make a case for any of them...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 days ago 142,940 reads 229 comments

  9. 10 Most Regrettable NBA Draft Picks from the Last 10 Years

    Like it or not, hindsight will always be a crucial part of evaluating successes and failures in the NBA ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 days ago 161,983 reads 292 comments

  10. NBA Draft Notebook: Karl-Anthony Towns Challenging Jahlil Okafor's No. 1 Status

    You can start to feel Kentucky freshman Karl-Anthony Towns' NBA draft case strengthening. He's played at least 20 minutes in four of the Wildcats' last six games. And in those four games, he's averaged 16...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 days ago 13,603 reads 28 comments

  11. Grading 10 Top NBA Draft Prospects in Each Key Category

    With a generous helping of conference play in the books, we're delivering report card grades to the top 2015 NBA draft prospects. These young studs were judged in every key phase of the game, and their grades reflect widely varying skill sets...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 8 days ago 53,933 reads 144 comments

  12. What Position Should Los Angeles Lakers Target in 2015 NBA Draft?

    The Los Angeles Lakers have traditionally built championship teams around two or three significantly superior athletes, filling in with strong role players and a solid bench...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 9 days ago 25,619 reads 193 comments

  13. The Ideal 2015 Lottery Prospect for Each Rebuilding NBA Team

    Every general manager likely enters the NBA draft with the hopes of landing a specific someone. Based on talent, positional needs, style of play and 2015-16 roster projections, we matched up each rebuilding team with an ideal target prospect...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 days ago 160,185 reads 259 comments

  14. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects with the Shakiest Standing Right Now

    With March just around the corner, there are a handful of 2015 NBA draft prospects standing on shaky ground. For the most part, their draft-stock volatility stems from a lack of progression...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 days ago 16,992 reads 14 comments

  15. Sixers' Trade Deadline Action Shows Philadelphia Going All-in on 2015 NBA Draft

    Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie is a purveyor of chaos, and Thursday's NBA trade deadline proved as much...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 days ago 29,628 reads 129 comments

  16. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Full First-Round Predictions, Post Trade Deadline

    With the NBA trade deadline having passed, teams should now have a better feel for what their rosters will look like heading into the 2015 draft season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 12 days ago 264,604 reads 322 comments

  17. Why Emmanuel Mudiay Is Riding the Bench in China

    Within hours of his October announcement that he was skipping college and signing a professional deal in the Chinese Basketball Association, Emmanuel Mudiay found himself becoming one of the biggest news stories on two different continents...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 13 days ago 1,721 reads 0 comments

  18. Grantland: The Resurrection of Kyle Wiltjer

    t's been 14 hours and Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer is still grinning. It's a Friday morning in Spokane, and he's in line at a bagel shop and he can't help himself — this is big...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 13 days ago 782 reads 0 comments

  19. Prospect vs. Player: Would You Rather Have Jahlil Okafor or Joel Embiid?

    By the start of the 2015-16 season, the NBA should be welcoming two of its next-generation star big men...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 13 days ago 25,168 reads 96 comments

  20. SI's NBA Draft Big Board 3.0

    Okafor's stellar season rolls along. He followed up a 20-point, 10-rebound effort against Notre Dame last week with a 23-point, 13-rebound performance against Syracuse on Sunday...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 14 days ago 1,412 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA Draft Notebook: Providence's Kris Dunn Could Be Biggest Wild Card in 2015

    After Providence's Kris Dunn suffered consecutive season-ending shoulder injuries, you'd hate to jump the gun on the redshirt sophomore point guard...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 14 days ago 8,275 reads 10 comments

  22. Boheim: Jahlil Okafor Will Be No. 1 Overall Pick

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  23. Plan B Options If New York Knicks Can't Get Jahlil Okafor in the 2015 NBA Draft

    Believe it or not, Duke freshman phenom Jahlil Okafor is not the only desirable player expected to be in the 2015 NBA draft. That's good news, because even if the New York Knicks end the season last in the league, they are not guaranteed the No...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 17 days ago 34,829 reads 174 comments

  24. How Concerning Are Jahlil Okafor's Defensive Struggles?

    Duke freshman center Jahlil Okafor took control of the 2015 NBA draft conversation fairly early. And his offensive game has done all the talking...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 18 days ago 8,380 reads 35 comments

  25. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Early Look at Potential Landing Spots for Top College Stars

    It's never too early for an NBA mock draft. Not even in February, when we don't know the draft order or even which players will declare. Because mock drafts are fun at any time of the year, darn it...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 18 days ago 6,330 reads 6 comments