1. 2018 NBA Mock Draft Ahead of 2017-18 CBB Season Tipoff

    NBA scouts are already out making their rounds with college basketball season ready to tip. And the excitement regarding this 2018 draft class continues to build. The top five could be stronger than last year's...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. 2018 NBA Draft Big Board Ahead of 2017-18 CBB Season

    The start of college basketball officially ignites the 2018 NBA draft conversation. And it includes a handful of potential stars for the second year in row...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. 2018 NBA Draft: Top Upperclassmen to Watch This Season

    Juniors and seniors don't have it easy when it comes to NBA draft stock. With teams more intrigued by youth and potential, only five NCAA upperclassmen were taken in last year's first round...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. How Each Top Returning Prospect Can Improve 2018 NBA Draft Stock

    Each returning top prospect must follow a certain recipe to maximize his 2018 NBA draft stock. A few of these players took chances by returning with greater expectations and potentially more to lose than gain...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 35,744 reads 0 comments

  5. 2018 NBA Draft: Every Projected Lottery Team's Way-Too-Early Top 5 Big Board

    NBA scouting departments will start the year with must-watch prospect targets. And for the most part, teams know what tier of the draft they'll be picking in...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 63,631 reads 0 comments

  6. 2018 NBA Mock Draft: Luka Doncic Stealing Thunder from Stacked College Class

    Major changes aren't typically made to NBA mock draft boards in the offseason. But this one is different, following the reclassification of an elite high school prospect and the completion of EuroBasket 2017...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 138,235 reads 0 comments

  7. Ranking Top Performances from NBA Players at EuroBasket 2017

    EuroBasket 2017 featured a handful of notable NBA names. And most of them delivered at least one big-time performance. A 25-year-old, soon-to-be rookie who'd been stashed abroad made the top-five cut...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 24,620 reads 0 comments

  8. 5-Star Center Mitchell Robinson to Skip College, Focus on 2018 NBA Draft

    Mitchell Robinson's college basketball career is over before it began. " I've decided to leave Western Kentucky and just focus on next year's NBA draft," Robinson confirmed to Scout's Evan Daniels ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 34,299 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Exec Says Luka Doncic 'Leap Years Above Anyone' After EuroBasket Brilliance

    NBA unicorn Kristaps Porzingis looked heated as time expired in his EuroBasket quarterfinal Tuesday. His 34 points for Latvia weren't enough against Slovenia—it was a memorable ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 105,522 reads 0 comments

  10. Projecting the Top 2017-18 NBA Rookie at Every Position

    Forget about the long term. This season's NBA rookies are ready to step in and make an impact right away. We're projecting the top newcomer at point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward and center for the upcoming season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 55,209 reads 0 comments

  11. 2018 NBA Draft Prospects Entering Make-or-Break Seasons

    At some point, NBA scouts need to see improvement. Being young no longer works as an excuse for prospects who continue to make the same mistakes or show signs they aren't built for the pros...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 27,048 reads 0 comments

  12. 2018 NBA Draft: Who's Gunnin' for Michael Porter Jr.'s No. 1 Spot?

    Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. occupies the top spot on our 2018 NBA draft board. He's big, highly skilled and athletic—a mix that creates mismatch scoring potential...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 47,947 reads 0 comments

  13. 2018 NBA Draft: Don't Sleep on These Potential One-and-Done Freshmen

    The NBA draft's one-and-done freshmen are usually easy to spot before the season. Recruiting rankings, tools, athleticism and established skills can often be telling. But every year, there are a handful of surprising names to leave school early...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 12,408 reads 0 comments

  14. 2018 NBA Draft: Are These Highly Regarded Prospects Overhyped?

    There is perhaps too much hype surrounding a number of prospects preparing to enter the 2018 NBA draft. For five of them, it's premature or unwarranted. Even at a young age, tools and athleticism shouldn't automatically equate to upside...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 109,898 reads 0 comments

  15. 5-Star Prospect Mitchell Robinson Reportedly May Skip Season, Wait for NBA Draft

    After committing to Western Kentucky and leaving before playing a minute, Mitchell Robinson might sit out the entire 2017-18 season...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 months ago 14,884 reads 0 comments

  16. The Top Prospect at Every Position in 2018 NBA Draft Class

    The 2018 NBA draft features a stud prospect at every position. And there's variety, with freshmen, returning risers and one potential star overseas. Teams expected to select early in the lottery should be able to fill any specific hole...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 68,620 reads 0 comments

  17. Wasserman's Top 3 Draft Steals Following NBA Summer League

    With the NBA Summer League having just ended Monday night, Jonathan Wasserman gives his take on why Jordan Bell, Caleb Swanigan and Kyle Kuzma were the top draft steals this year...

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  18. Danilo Gallinari Reportedly Close to Clippers Sign-and-Trade in 3-Team Deal

    The Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers and Atlanta Hawks are reportedly working on a head-turning three-way trade...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 months ago 114,250 reads 0 comments

  19. Everything Charlotte Hornets Need to Know About Malik Monk

    Malik Monk slipped right into the lap of the awaiting Charlotte Hornets during the 2017 NBA draft. Kentucky's leading scorer was perceived as a top-10 pick for much of the year, but a few out-of-the-box selections led to Monk falling to No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 2,775 reads 0 comments

  20. 2018 NBA Mock Draft: Early 1st-Round Predictions and Surprises for Top Prospects

    Mocking the 2018 NBA draft is, inherently, an exercise in futility at this point. We are less than a week removed from last Thursday's draft...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 8,224 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA Draft Grades 2017: Scores for Overall Results, Trades and Team Decisions

    The 1983 NFL draft and the 1984 NBA draft were so memorable that documentaries were made about them years later...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 11 months ago 30,153 reads 0 comments

  22. Undrafted NBA Free Agents 2017: Rumors and Predictions for Underrated Prospects

    If you take a look at the 1998 NBA draft , you'll see a few stars in the top 10 followed by a bunch of players who (mostly) did not meet expectations...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 11 months ago 5,951 reads 0 comments

  23. Frank Ntilikina Says He'll 'Play Great With' Kristaps Porzingis for Knicks

    New York Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina is hoping to make a splash when he debuts in the Big Apple this fall, and he told reporters at his introductory press conference he envisions a seamless partnership with Kristaps Porzingis ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 months ago 15,447 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Draft Grades 2017: Full List of Scores for All Picks

    It was hard to think the 2017 NBA draft could live up to the craziness leading up to the event. Like Kevin Durant living up to the hype with the Golden State Warriors, though, ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 10,191 reads 0 comments

  25. Suns GM Ryan McDonough Says Team 'Played by the Rules' with Josh Jackson

    Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said Friday the organization complied with NBA rules before it selected former Kansas swingman Josh Jackson with the No. 4 overall pick in Thursday's 2017 NBA draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 months ago 73,182 reads 0 comments