1. Breaking Down the Reality for NBA Teams Already Eyeing 2015 Draft

    At some point, coaches and general managers have to realize when the playoffs are out of reach. That's when the NBA draft, as well as the development of each franchise's young players, must become a priority...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 19 days ago 22,949 reads 38 comments

  2. Plan Proposed to Stop Early NBA Draft Entries

    The NBA , NCAA and National Association of Basketball Coaches have joined forces to offer a proposed solution to prevent underclassmen from leaving early for the draft if they aren't assured of being a high pick...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 19 days ago 1,122 reads 0 comments

  3. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects the Detroit Pistons Should Already Be Considering

    The Detroit Pistons have fallen back in the Eastern Conference playoff race, and barring a major turnaround, they are looking forward to a lottery pick in June...

    Jakub Rudnik Written by Jakub Rudnik about 19 days ago 6,921 reads 23 comments

  4. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects the Toronto Raptors Should Already Be Considering

    It's hard to imagine the Toronto Raptors overemphasizing the 2015 NBA draft, which takes place on June 25. The team is still near the top of the Eastern Conference at 38-26, despite losing nine of its last 10 games...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 20 days ago 8,422 reads 15 comments

  5. 2015 NBA Draft Stock Report: Risers and Fallers Heading into the Tournament

    Time is running out for 2015 NBA draft prospects to make final impressions. And with conference tournament play underway and the NCAA tournament coming up, the stakes have risen...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 20 days ago 22,507 reads 14 comments

  6. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions and Early Storylines to Watch

    The last great showcase for top NBA draft prospects is the NCAA tournament. The combine in May can help elevate someone's stock, but teams and talent evaluators want to know what will happen when they put players on a huge stage...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 20 days ago 13,170 reads 9 comments

  7. NBA Legends Think Harrisons Should Stay at Kentucky

    Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller both say that Andrew and Aaron Harrison should remain at Kentucky for their junior seasons instead of entering the NBA Draft ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 20 days ago 2,039 reads 0 comments

  8. NBA Draft Notebook: Meet Cameron Payne, America's Most Overlooked Prospect

    It almost took the entire year, but the buzz surrounding Murray State sophomore point guard Cameron Payne has slowly snowballed into NBA draft chatter...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 21 days ago 25,535 reads 17 comments

  9. Top 2015 NBA Draft Prospects to Watch in Every Major NCAA Conference Tournament

    Conference tournament time raises the stakes for the top prospects in the 2015 NBA draft. The college hoops season reaches a whole new level of competitiveness at this time of year, and it often brings out the best in each league's prime performers...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 22 days ago 15,343 reads 21 comments

  10. Meet Kentucky's Dark-Horse 2015 1st-Round NBA Draft Prospects

    While the college basketball world stares in awe of Kentucky's undefeated run, NBA scouts and fans eagerly await the arrival of the Wildcats' thoroughbreds to the pro ranks...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 22 days ago 20,433 reads 62 comments

  11. The Most Eye-Popping Stat of Every Top 2015 NBA Draft Prospect

    With the college hoops regular season wrapping up, it's time to dish out the most eye-popping statistic from each top 2015 NBA draft prospect...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 23 days ago 21,394 reads 58 comments

  12. The 6 Biggest Gambles in the 2015 NBA Draft Class

    The NBA draft is an inexact science, and nothing illustrates that better than this group of risky 2015 prospects. One-and-done players are attractive because they're young and have alluring physical tools...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 23 days ago 57,894 reads 74 comments

  13. Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns or Willie Cauley-Stein May Be Answer for Knicks

    The scouting report on Kentucky freshman Karl-Anthony Towns reads like this; young, athletic big man with considerable skills and great vision...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Spencer Oshman about 23 days ago 10,465 reads 0 comments

  14. Prospect vs. Player: Would You Rather Have Karl-Anthony Towns or Jabari Parker?

    When breaking down Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker and Kentucky freshman Karl-Anthony Towns, the talking point of the conversation has to ultimately revolve around versatility...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 24 days ago 32,142 reads 197 comments

  15. Projecting the Biggest Need for Every Rebuilding Team in the 2015 NBA Draft

    For every rebuilding team in the NBA , there are a handful of holes to fill, deficiencies to address and roster moves to make...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 24 days ago 113,345 reads 201 comments

  16. Finding Diamonds in the Rough Among Dark-Horse 2015 NBA Draft Prospects

    The NBA draft is all about finding value. The best general managers are able to turn late-round picks into serviceable contributors and potentially long-term cornerstones...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 24 days ago 55,506 reads 32 comments

  17. Grading the Top Big-Men Prospects in the 2015 NBA Draft Class

    NBA teams looking for a big man in the 2015 draft are licking their chops, because this year's crop includes a half-dozen intriguing towers. Their size can change the game on defense, and many of them also have promising offensive skills...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 24 days ago 11,106 reads 20 comments

  18. 'Lose Some More for Okafor,' 'Cede the Day for Mudiay' Slogans Begin

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 25 days ago 9,777 reads 0 comments

  19. Projecting the Immediate Impact of Each Top 2015 NBA Draft Prospect

    It's getting tougher for top prospects to make an immediate impact as NBA rookies. Andrew Wiggins is the only one in 2015 averaging double figures in scoring...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 25 days ago 48,829 reads 137 comments

  20. The Most Underrated and Overrated 2015 NBA Draft Prospect at Every Position

    There are a handful of 2015 NBA draft prospects who aren't getting enough love, and there are also some who are overvalued by scouts, media and fans...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 25 days ago 25,772 reads 52 comments

  21. How Jahlil Okafor Could Save the New York Knicks

    Thirty years ago, the New York Knicks won the No. 1 lottery pick and drafted a dominant young center who would bring the struggling franchise back to prominence...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 26 days ago 41,935 reads 144 comments

  22. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Projecting All 30 1st-Round Picks in Early March

    The 2015 NBA draft conversation is getting better by the week. We suddenly have new challengers for the No. 1 spot and a handful of late-season risers up the board...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 26 days ago 233,082 reads 307 comments

  23. The Case for D'Angelo Russell as a Top-3 NBA Draft Pick in the 2015 Class

    Armed with slick passing skills and a deadly outside jumper, Ohio State freshman D'Angelo Russell has taken over the Big Ten and put NBA draft scouts and executives on notice...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 26 days ago 13,195 reads 50 comments

  24. Emmanuel Mudiay Worth a Top-5 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft

    One of the most enticing prospects for the 2015 NBA draft won’t play a minute in March Madness. He won’t grace the cover of any college media guides the rest of the year...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 26 days ago 14,085 reads 14 comments

  25. 6 Under-the-Radar 2015 Draft Prospects Every NBA Fan Needs to Know

    With the college hoops season starting to smolder, NBA fans are tuning in to see the most heralded 2015 draft prospects...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 26 days ago 11,390 reads 20 comments