1. NCAA Implements Changes to NBA Draft Process: Latest Details, Comments

    The NCAA announced Wednesday two changes to the NBA draft process. Underclassmen will have a period of 10 days after the draft combine ends to remove their name from the pool of draft-eligible players...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 45,412 reads 40 comments

  2. Ranking the Best Rebounders Available in 2016 NBA Draft

    The projected 2016 NBA draft class might not offer the same star power as 2015's, but it sure could produce some high-level rebounders ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 12,691 reads 14 comments

  3. Anthony Bennett Comments on Ben Simmons, Pressure of Being Top Pick in NBA Draft

    While it is a glamorous, exciting time to be LSU freshman Ben Simmons, the life of a top overall pick is not always all it's cracked up to be. Anthony Bennett, who was the Cleveland Cavaliers' No...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 43,861 reads 131 comments

  4. 2016 NBA Draft Targets Rising and Falling Most in Early Conference Play

    The new year has already been good to a handful of NBA prospects looking to strengthen their cases for the 2016 draft. Two of them are seniors experiencing breakout years...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 19,700 reads 21 comments

  5. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: How 1st-Round Projects Are Entering the New Year

    With conference play underway, the projected 2016 NBA draft board has started to take shape. And the No. 1 player only appears to be getting stronger by the week...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 266,305 reads 499 comments

  6. Ranking the Best Defenders Available in 2016 NBA Draft

    Prospects who can defend have greater margins for error when making the NBA transition. Being able to lock down your position or guard multiple ones helps compensate for offensive weaknesses likely exposed during rookie and sophomore seasons...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 19,575 reads 36 comments

  7. Don't Write Off Skal Labissiere as a Top NBA Draft Prospect Just Yet

    A slow start from Kentucky's Skal Labissiere has led to some early panic and criticism . We haven't witnessed what the NBA mock draft boards and recruiting rankings suggested we would...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 18,823 reads 45 comments

  8. Playing Stock Up, Stock Down with Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects

    A handful of NBA prospects will enter the new year (and conference play) on the rise following strong finishes to 2015. One of them is a freshman who blew up for one of the bigger lines of the season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 13,828 reads 7 comments

  9. Ranking the Best Passers Available in 2016 NBA Draft

    While too many scorers can sometimes disrupt a team's offensive balance, NBA coaches can never have enough passers. We could potentially see five highly skilled distributors taken in the 2016 lottery...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 5,184 reads 7 comments

  10. Ranking the Best Shooters Available in 2016 NBA Draft

    With shooting coveted more than ever in today's NBA , having a convincing jumper could really pay off come draft time. And teams should have plenty of shooters to choose from this upcoming June...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 31,578 reads 40 comments

  11. The 5 Biggest Early Risers in 2016 NBA Draft Conversation

    There are some NBA draft prospects who are just tougher to see coming. Through roughly five weeks of college basketball, we've witnessed a handful of players either flash ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 46,694 reads 56 comments

  12. Ranking the Best Pure Scorers Available in 2016 NBA Draft

    The 2016 NBA draft could produce a handful of fine scoring options. Ironically, our projected No. 1 pick, LSU's Ben Simmons, isn't one of them, considering his game is predicated on facilitating, transition chances and finishing...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 23,317 reads 63 comments

  13. NBA Scouts Are Split on Ben Simmons' Only Imperfection

    After the first month of college basketball, LSU freshman Ben Simmons has jumped out as the No. 1 overall favorite for the 2016 NBA draft. He's put up unprecedented early numbers (18...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 125,391 reads 194 comments

  14. NBA Draft 2016: Buying or Selling Hot Starts from Surprising Prospects

    Every year, we see players get off to surprisingly hot starts and naturally enter the NBA draft conversation. But not all of them stick...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 39,128 reads 59 comments

  15. The Future of the NBA's Stacked Power Forward Position Looks Brighter Than Ever

    Talent and volume. The NBA 's power forward ranks have them both. This is neither a forced spin nor a matter of debate. It's a fact. But will it remain a fact? As the NBA has evolved, so too have the roles at every position...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 45,086 reads 90 comments

  16. Playing Stock-Up, Stock-Down with Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects

    It's been a productive last two weeks for some of the country's top NBA prospects. LSU's Ben Simmons has ultimately been the talk of the 2016 draft discussion, but as we reach the ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 9,033 reads 7 comments

  17. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Star Comparisons for Top 20 Players

    Creating pro-player comparisons is an exercise used to paint a picture that portrays an NBA draft prospect's style of play, ceiling and floor...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 84,186 reads 104 comments

  18. Chad Ford NBA Mock Draft 2016: Notable Picks from ESPN Guru's 2nd Mock

    We're still only at the quarter point of the 2015-16 NBA season, but the draft never sleeps. College basketball is getting into full swing with conference play soon ramping up, ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 58,910 reads 97 comments

  19. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Very Early Look at All 30 Projected 1st-Round Picks

    The 2016 NBA draft is roughly seven months away, but that doesn't mean we can't attempt to project what it will look like...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 55,537 reads 26 comments

  20. First Impressions of the Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects

    You can't fully evaluate an NBA prospect three weeks into a season, but it's been enough time to get a feel for where he's at and may be going...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 95,477 reads 135 comments

  21. 8 Players Who've Emerged as Must-Follow Prospects in the NBA Draft Conversation

    After a few weeks of college basketball, we've already seen a handful of players get off to notable starts and create intrigue regarding possible NBA potential. I'm talking about potential we didn't necessarily detect prior to the season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 4,525 reads 2 comments

  22. Playing Stock Up, Stock Down with Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects

    It's only been two weeks, but that's ultimately been enough for some 2016 NBA draft prospects to make their early impressions. We've even seen a few unexpected names become must-follows after surprise breakout starts...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 35,321 reads 48 comments

  23. NBA Draft Watch 2016: Who Won Matchup Between Ben Simmons vs. Henry Ellenson?

    Louisiana State University's Ben Simmons and Marquette's Henry Ellenson—two of the premier NBA prospects in the country—faced off in Brooklyn Monday night in what should end up being one of the more heavily scouted games of the season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 9,523 reads 16 comments

  24. 2016 NBA Draft: Returning Prospects Who Must Live Up to Their Hype

    A handful of NBA prospects raised the bar for themselves by flashing pro potential last season many didn't initially see. This year, they'll have to validate it to prevent scouts and general managers from viewing last year's glimpses as fluky...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 11,876 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Draft 2016: Ranking the Top 6 Favorites to Be No. 1 Pick

    There are six prospects this year who could challenge for the No. 1 spot on NBA draft boards. And to no surprise, they're all freshmen, except for an 18-year-old international standout...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 69,485 reads 95 comments