1. Very Early Ranking of Top 10 2015 NBA Draft Prospects

    While it might seem too early to take a sneak peek at the 2015 NBA draft, you won't want to sleep on this crop. We're not yet sure how it stacks up against the ultra-exciting 2014 class or talented groups from previous years...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 1 month ago 67,833 reads 135 comments

  2. Why the NBA Should Consider Replacing the Draft Lottery with a Tournament

    Change is coming to the NBA lottery. There’s speculation as to what kind of change is coming, but we know the NBA filed an official proposal to reform the lottery...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 month ago 3,458 reads 4 comments

  3. Offseason Checklist for Every Top 2014-15 NBA Rookie

    We're still two months away from NBA training camps opening, but you can bet incoming 2014-15 rookies won't view it as "off time...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 1 month ago 72,942 reads 107 comments

  4. Grantland: Struggling to Reinvent NBA Draft Lottery

    The NBA 's main proposal to reform the lottery, reported first here, has drawn reactions ranging from tepid support — a shoulder shrug and a smile — to aggressive criticism ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 2,590 reads 2 comments

  5. 8 NBA Rookie-Player Pairings We Can't Wait to See During 2014-15 Season

    The supremely talented 2014-15 NBA rookie class is exciting enough on its own. But the thought of top prospects joining forces with some of the league's top superstars and rising players evokes a whole new level of exhilaration...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 1 month ago 60,501 reads 158 comments

  6. 8 Rookies Already Looking Like 2014 NBA Draft-Day Steals

    Although NBA Summer League is only a small sample of games, some rookies are already emerging as 2014 draft-day steals...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 1 month ago 255,829 reads 322 comments

  7. Emmanuel Mudiay Could Become Trendsetter If Year Abroad Is Successful

    Emmanuel Mudiay is taking an original route to the NBA, but his path could become more common if his plan works. The Texas high school point guard was the No. 2 overall prospect in the 2014 class, according to 247 Sports ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 4,677 reads 23 comments

  8. Jordan Clarkson Shows He's a Steal for the Lakers in Summer League

    As the Los Angeles Lakers ’ leading scorer through all five of their Las Vegas Summer League games, Jordan Clarkson showed why he was a genuine steal in this year’s NBA draft...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 42,202 reads 118 comments

  9. Did Emmanuel Mudiay Help or Hurt His 2015 NBA Draft Stock by Going Overseas?

    Emmanuel Mudiay , an elite recruit who previously passed on Kentucky for Larry Brown and SMU, has decided to change his plans and take a different path to the pros...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 37,303 reads 54 comments

  10. Duke Basketball: Ranking the Blue Devils' NBA Draft Picks Since 2000

    Prospective college basketball players want to know one major question when choosing a program: Can this school help get me to the NBA? Duke has had more success than most in that area, especially in the last 15 years...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 months ago 35,782 reads 86 comments

  11. Kentucky Basketball: Ranking the Wildcats' NBA Draft Picks Since 2000

    The University of Kentucky continued to stretch its lead in a recruit-friendly category over the rest of college basketball by sending two more players to the NBA during the 2014 draft...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 12,414 reads 38 comments

  12. Everything You Need to Know About Lakers Rookie Jordan Clarkson

    Los Angeles Lakers fans thought a good draft night was over after Julius Randle was nabbed at No. 7 but they were wrong. Management went ahead and purchased the draft rights to the Washington Wizards ’ No...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 3 months ago 40,067 reads 55 comments

  13. 6 2014 NBA Draft Picks Likeliest to Get Major Minutes Right Away

    A slew of 2014 NBA draft picks will make some sort of impact this upcoming season, but only a select few will see major playing time...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 33,554 reads 62 comments

  14. Michigan Basketball: Ranking the Wolverines with the Most NBA Potential

    Just more than a week ago, Michigan sent three players to the pros via the 2014 NBA draft : Nik Stauskas (No. 8, Sacramento), Mitch McGary (No. 21, Oklahoma City) and Glenn Robinson III (No...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 3 months ago 6,126 reads 9 comments

  15. Predicting Which 2014 NBA Draft Picks Will Shine in Summer League

    The NBA Summer League tips off in a matter of days, so it's time to pinpoint which rookies will flourish during the exhibitions. These midsummer tune-ups usually lack the team chemistry and fluidity we're used to seeing in the regular season...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 63,341 reads 152 comments

  16. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: An Early Look Ahead to Class of 2015

    The projected 2015 NBA draft class doesn't quite offer the star power of 2014's, but there are some really strong incoming freshmen, along with a few returning upperclassmen to give this group some depth...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 68,103 reads 115 comments

  17. Inside the Green Room and NBA Draft Week with Lottery Pick Zach LaVine

    There was arguably no more intriguing prospect outside of the top NBA draft picks than hyper-athletic combo guard Zach LaVine...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 3 months ago 27,683 reads 39 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2014: Full Grades and Results for Both Rounds

    The 2014 NBA draft may be over, but the impact of the selections made at the event will be felt throughout the league for many years to come...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 3 months ago 14,414 reads 1 comments

  19. 2014 NBA Draft: Full Results and Grades for Each Franchise

    Months of build-up, exhaustive research and numerous rumors surrounding decision-making led to a night of fun for 25 franchises during the 2014 NBA draft...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 3 months ago 6,577 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Draft 2014 Grades: Final List of Marks for Each Franchise

    It takes an elite set of minds with a cohesive long-term plan to build a contender through the NBA draft. Oh, and a huge amount of luck...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 2,938 reads 1 comments

  21. Biggest "Project" Rookies of 2014 NBA Draft

    The 2014 NBA draft class is seemingly overflowing with talented ballers who could make a huge impact in the league. While that might be true, it will take some prospects longer to evolve than others...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 44,181 reads 103 comments

  22. NBA Draft Grades 2014: Final Results and Team-by-Team Letter Chart

    The NBA welcomed one of its deepest rookie classes in years during the 2014 draft, a night that provided many squads with young talent ready to contribute...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 10,235 reads 0 comments

  23. 2014 NBA Draft: Easy-to-View Table for Results, Grades and Analysis

    The 2014 NBA draft has been hyped up for years, and it will take even longer to truly know the impact that this class has had and decide whether that hype was justified...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 3 months ago 5,928 reads 0 comments

  24. Grantland: Nuggets, Sixers Set Their Plans in Motion

    The madness of free agency is nearly upon us, and the NBA world is rightfully focused on the possibility that superstar free agents might jump to rival teams poised to chase the 2015 championship...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 3 months ago 4,065 reads 0 comments

  25. 2014 NBA Draft: List of Results and Grades Chart for Mobile Users

    In a matter of a few hours, the 2014 NBA draft came to a close, but the ramifications are sure to be felt by teams for years to come. After all the buildup and suspense surrounding the No...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 3 months ago 1,457 reads 0 comments