1. 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 2 months ago 54,204 reads 26 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 94,017 reads 134 comments

  3. 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 2 months ago 4,459 reads 2 comments

  4. 2015-16 NBA Rookies Already Making Us Rewrite Their Scouting Reports

    We're only a month into the NBA season, but we've already started to notice some errors in the rookie scouting reports from college and overseas...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 46,225 reads 102 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 35,147 reads 48 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 9,474 reads 16 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 11,841 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 68,583 reads 95 comments

  9. First Impressions of Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects at Champions Classic

    The State Farm Champions Classic featured a whole bunch of quality NBA Draft prospects, many of whom were freshmen looking to make strong first impressions...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 30,238 reads 25 comments

  10. Full Scouting Reports for Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects at Champions Classic

    The 2015 State Farm Champions Classic features four of the premier programs in the country and boatloads of quality NBA prospects. I would expect scouts from all 30 teams to be in attendance...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 5,998 reads 4 comments

  11. Complete NBA Draft Expert Guide to 2015-16 College Basketball Season

    The 2016 NBA draft conversation will be made up of layers, from the No. 1 overall candidates to the sleepers and breakout prospects. There will be freshmen hidden below the radar and seniors with final auditions to ace...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 28,024 reads 58 comments

  12. Does Undrafted T.J. McConnell Really Have a Future with Philadelphia 76ers?

    T.J. McConnell waited until the very last minute for an invite to May's NBA Draft Combine. Now he's the Philadelphia 76ers ' starting point guard...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 19,355 reads 49 comments

  13. 2015-16 NBA Draft Prospects Who Will Need Another Year of College

    There are a number of prospects with NBA potential who aren't quite ready to ignite it. Everyone develops at a different speed. Meanwhile, some players may have to wait for their turns to shine, depending on roster situations and overcrowding...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 2,938 reads 0 comments

  14. 5 Most NBA-Ready Draft Prospects Today

    We've already seen a number of NBA rookies who've established themselves as contributors and immediate threats...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 46,552 reads 96 comments

  15. NBA Draft 2016: Sophomores and Juniors Primed for Breakout Seasons

    The NBA draft isn't always about the one-and-done freshmen. Sometimes, it takes a year or two for a prospect to find his confidence and offensive game...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 17,011 reads 56 comments

  16. Duke's Brandon Ingram Could Be Sleeper for 2016 NBA Draft's Top Spot

    For the most part, the star power projected to drive the 2016 NBA draft discussion is fueled by two particular freshmen. I haven't heard of a preseason big board that didn't list LSU's Ben Simmons and Kentucky's Skal Labissiere at the top...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 27,198 reads 37 comments

  17. Predicting the NBA's Rookie Leaders in Every Stat Category

    There were more than a handful of high-profile names to come out of the 2015 NBA draft class. Now, after a year of speculating where they'd wind up, it's time to predict how each will fare during their first year on the job...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 26,560 reads 95 comments

  18. NBA Sophomores and Juniors Primed for Big Seasons in 2015-16

    Sometimes, it can take a year or two for young NBA players to find their rhythm. Much of the time, prospects just need a season to build some confidence and comfort with the game's new speed and athleticism...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 47,753 reads 133 comments

  19. NBA Scouts and Execs Targeting an Unexpected College Hoops Team This Season

    California hasn't exactly been an NBA factory or annual scouting stop for general managers. Its only first-round product over the last 18 years: Ryan Anderson, the 21st pick of the 2008 draft...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 11,797 reads 14 comments

  20. NBA Rookie Stock Watch: 2015-16 Preseason Edition

    With the NBA preseason coming to a close, we've seen enough to get a feel for what to expect from the 2015-16 rookies. And quite frankly, it's been an encouraging October for most of June's first-rounders...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 12,112 reads 16 comments

  21. Journey to No. 1: How Each Top Prospect Could Be 2016 NBA Draft's 1st Pick

    As the new season approaches, five prospects are expected to compete for No. 1 overall consideration in the 2016 NBA draft. To no surprise, we're talking about four projected one-and-done freshmen, as well as a fast riser overseas...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 7,474 reads 7 comments

  22. 5 Small-School Prospects Destined for 2016 NBA Draft

    Every year, we see a few small-school prospects defy the odds and wind up getting themselves picked in the NBA draft...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 22,223 reads 13 comments

  23. NBA Draft 2016: Top 5 Point Guard Prospects Heading into CBB Season

    Expect plenty of buzz this year surrounding the point guard group projected to declare for the 2016 NBA draft. Our top five consists of a returning superstar, a new one and a major breakout candidate...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 8,658 reads 9 comments

  24. NBA Draft 2016: Top 5 Shooting Guard Prospects Heading into CBB Season

    There happens to be an interesting storyline tied to each of the following 2-guards projected to declare for the 2016 NBA draft, a group that offers a diverse mix of talent...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 29,618 reads 39 comments

  25. NBA Draft 2016: Top 5 Small Forward Prospects Heading into CBB Season

    The small forward group projected to declare for the 2016 NBA draft is powered by three exceptional freshmen. It's not crazy to think that each of them will wind up being selected in June's top five...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 31,002 reads 69 comments