1. One-and-Done Candidates on the NBA Draft Radar in 2016-17

    College basketball freshmen look poised to dominate the 2017 NBA draft board. Next June's lottery will be loaded with one-and-done prospects. It wouldn't be shocking to see nine of them go in the top 10...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 3,171 reads 0 comments

  2. Can Jaron Blossomgame Pull a Buddy Hield and Win Over NBA Scouts as a Senior?

    It's not common for a college basketball senior to suddenly fly up NBA draft boards after three years of failing to win over scouts. Buddy Hield did it in 2016...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 7,346 reads 9 comments

  3. The Top Prospect at Every Position for the 2017 NBA Draft Class

    The projected 2017 NBA draft class could put together a dangerous starting lineup. Next year's field is loaded with potential stars or starters at every position. The top point guard, small forward and power forward each has the chance to go No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 57,325 reads 88 comments

  4. Top Prospects and Takeaways from FIBA's Under-18, Under-20 Tournaments

    The 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship and FIBA U20 European Championship each featured a number of NBA prospects on the radar for the 2017 and 2018 drafts...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 19,432 reads 14 comments

  5. Remembering Every 2016 NBA Draft First-Round Pick as a Recruit

    Before they were shaking Adam Silver's hand and getting ready to sign multi-million dollar contracts, the latest crop of NBA first-round draft picks were once just promising young high school prospects...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 11 months ago 50,493 reads 25 comments

  6. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects Who Ended Up on the Wrong Team

    There were some questionable matches between prospect and team during last Thursday's 2016 NBA draft. A handful of general managers who looked to take the best player available could see that strategy backfire due to potentially problematic fits...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 70,705 reads 94 comments

  7. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Early 1st-Round Predictions and Surprises for Top Prospects

    Although the 2016 NBA draft just ended, it's never too early to start focusing on a loaded 2017 class. Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram are expected to have major impacts with their new teams, but most agreed there was a drop-off from there...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 months ago 17,698 reads 3 comments

  8. NBA Summer League 2016: Previewing Biggest Games on Las Vegas Schedule

    With the dust still settling from an unpredictable draft, the NBA turns its attention toward Las Vegas for this year's summer league to see what some of 2016's top rookies can do on the court in a professional setting...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 months ago 3,158 reads 0 comments

  9. College Basketball Teams with Most Players in NBA Today

    Kentucky and Duke have been dominating college basketball — especially recruiting — for the past decade and boast the most alumni in the NBA as a result...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 11 months ago 70,918 reads 60 comments

  10. NBA Draft Grades 2016: Scores for Overall Results, Trades and Team Decisions

    In one sense, NBA draft grades can fall into the same classification as mock drafts as an unnecessary feature going into or out of an event...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 4,166 reads 0 comments

  11. 2016 NBA Rookie Season Predictions for Every 1st-Round Pick

    The transition from NBA prospect to player is already underway. There's still a ton of post-draft roster movement on the horizon, with free agency and/or trades ready to reshape the league's landscape...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 11 months ago 313,831 reads 401 comments

  12. NBA Draft Grades 2016: Full List of Scores for All Picks

    Outside of the first two picks—Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram, as expected—the 2016 NBA draft was odd. There weren't any eye-popping trades, meaning the Boston Celtics and others kept quiet near the top of the order...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 130,894 reads 206 comments

  13. Undrafted NBA Free Agents 2016: Rumors and Predictions for Biggest Names

    Believe it or not, the NBA continues to trend toward the idea it's better for a prospect to go undrafted, a notion the 2016 NBA draft reinforced in a big way...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 97,392 reads 47 comments

  14. NBA Draft Results 2016: Easy-to-Read Grades, Picks for All 30 NBA Teams

    The 2016 NBA draft turned out to be memorable in many ways, especially with how it unfolded after Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram came off the board with the first two picks. This year's class was viewed with a lot of uncertainty...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 months ago 5,195 reads 0 comments

  15. What's Next for 2016 Offseason After NBA Draft?

    So, now what? This year's NBA draft set the stage for what figures to be a tumultuous offseason. Prospects were reached for, others passed on. Logjams were created or intensified...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 months ago 88,038 reads 137 comments

  16. 2016 NBA Draft Grades: Complete Results and Scores for Each Team

    It's clear we don't know exactly how each draft will turn out for a few years, but we do know some teams had a better night than others at the 2016 NBA draft. Some players we thought would be stars will turn into busts...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 months ago 4,485 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Draft 2016: Full Results and Grades for All Prospects Selected

    The 2016 NBA draft would classify as chaotic if everybody didn't enter Thursday night expecting madness. Once the Boston Celtics selected Jaylen Brown with the No. 3 pick, all bets were off...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 11 months ago 1,450 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Draft Results 2016: Team-by-Team Grades, List of Picks and Analysis

    The 2016 NBA draft was about as predictable as expected. LSU's Ben Simmons came off the board first to the Philadelphia 76ers, followed by Duke's Brandon Ingram second to the Los Angeles Lakers...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 5,920 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Draft 2016 Grades: List of Scores for All Picks from Rounds 1-2

    The 2016 NBA draft did not lack for drama. Between a slew of surprising lottery picks and a blockbuster trade that shook up the league landscape, several teams concluded the proceedings with rosy outlooks for the upcoming season and beyond...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 months ago 5,508 reads 0 comments

  20. Undrafted NBA Free Agents 2016: Predictions for Top Prospects Available

    The 2016 NBA draft might have been the most confusing to date, leaving more notable names in undrafted free agency than ever before. Starting with the No...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 7,907 reads 2 comments

  21. 2016 NBA Draft Results: Team Grades and Analysis of Top Prospects

    The 2016 NBA draft proved, once again, that things rarely go according to plan in the league’s annual rookie selection event...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 11 months ago 1,678 reads 0 comments

  22. 2017 NBA Draft: Way-Too-Early Big Board

    Now that a somewhat iffy 2016 NBA draft is complete, there's no time to waste on the (just-completed) past. This projected 2017 class could be legendary...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 141,815 reads 162 comments

  23. NBA Draft 2016 Results: Grade for Each Team, Top Prospects and Sleepers

    Optimism begins anew in the NBA with the 2016 draft in the books. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ championship is in the past, and the rest of the league has already turned its ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 months ago 5,348 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Draft Grades 2016: Letter Marks, Results and Analysis for Every Team

    With the 2016 NBA draft officially in the books, the first milestone of the NBA offseason is over as teams will now look to focus on free agency to improve their rosters...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 11 months ago 5,968 reads 4 comments

  25. 2016 NBA Draft Grades: Full Team-by-Team Report Cards

    Welcome to the 60 newest members of the NBA 's exclusive fraternity. Ben Simmons got to join first, after the Philadelphia 76ers made him the No. 1 pick of the 2016 NBA draft...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 11 months ago 884,692 reads 550 comments