1. Ranking the Best Handles in 2017 NBA Draft Class

    The 2017 NBA draft class will be loaded with point guards who dazzle off the dribble. The sharper the handle, the tougher a player is to contain in isolation and ball-screen situations...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 21,593 reads 0 comments

  2. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Regular Season Edition

    The NBA season is complete, which means the draft lottery odds are set. However, the standings still show ties that will soon be broken by a coin flip (we broke these ties via random selection) ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 336,639 reads 0 comments

  3. Ranking the Best Perimeter Defenders in 2017 NBA Draft

    Strong perimeter defenders hold substantial value in today's NBA . Teams want guards who can contain dribble penetration and wings who cover multiple positions...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 34,296 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking the Best Rim Protectors Likely to Declare for 2017 NBA Draft

    Even in today's small-ball NBA , all teams need rim protection. They'll have the chance to add some with five specific prospects in the 2017 draft. Each of these bigs has established a presence inside...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 26,284 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the Best Iso Scorers of 2017 NBA Draft

    Teams looking for scorers in the 2017 NBA draft will have a handful of promising names to consider. The following five prospects have established themselves as the toughest one-on-one players in June's projected class...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 40,955 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Draft 2017: Updated Big Board After National Championship Game

    The completion of the NCAA tournament officially signals the start of 2017 NBA draft season. Overall, lottery teams should feel good about their options. Our top 14 consists of at least one exciting prospect from every position...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 229,082 reads 0 comments

  7. Do NBA Scouts Put More Stock in NCAA Tournament Games?

    NEW YORK — The NCAA tournament creates a high-stakes setting that magnifies performance, and NBA evaluators each watch it through their own custom scouting lens...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 26,244 reads 0 comments

  8. NBA Mock Draft: Justin Jackson Trending Up After March Madness Breakout

    The NCAA tournament has brought out the best in a number of prospects looking to improve their stock for the NBA draft...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 296,690 reads 0 comments

  9. Most Ideal Landing Spots for 2017 NBA Draft's Top Prospects

    Team fit can play a significant role in prospects' development fresh after the NBA draft. Some players need immediate reps, while others require talent to play off of and time to learn from the bench...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 174,012 reads 0 comments

  10. Projecting NBA Outlooks of Top Prospects at 2017 McDonald's All-American Game

    Just like it does every April, this year's McDonald's All-American Game will host a handful of future NBA players and high draft picks. Two prospects playing in Chicago should wind up competing with Real Madrid star Luka Doncic for No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 82,948 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Draft: Updated Big Board After the First Week of March Madness

    With only 16 teams remaining in the NCAA tournament, it's time for an update to the 2017 NBA draft big board. Five of our top 10 prospects are still alive and looking to improve their stock before workouts, testing and interviews...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 103,702 reads 0 comments

  12. The Best 2017 NBA Draft Prospects Remaining in the March Madness Field

    NBA scouts have plenty of reasons to continue watching the final 16 teams in the NCAA tournament. Seven prospects left in the field could potentially land in this year's lottery, including two players who'll be competing for No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 80,303 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Mock Draft Entering the NCAA Tournament

    With the NCAA tournament field set, a number of NBA prospects will be playing for position in the 2017 draft over the coming weeks. Last year, Syracuse's Malachi Richardson, Gonzaga's Domantas Sabonis, Baylor's Taurean Prince and St...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 172,900 reads 0 comments

  14. NCAA Brackets 2017: 10 Do's and Don'ts for Making Your Picks

    It took years to earn the nickname Bracket Whisperer. By following these guidelines for the NCAA tournament, you too can work toward that honor and title during March Madness every year...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 105,232 reads 0 comments

  15. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Conference Tournament Edition

    Conference tournament play is underway, which means each NBA team has scouts spread out across the country evaluating for the draft. Even the general managers have made their way to New York , Washington , D...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 255,115 reads 0 comments

  16. Grading Every Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospect in Each Key Category

    It's report-card time for the top NCAA players expected to declare for the 2017 NBA draft. Each prospect was graded on four categories: skill level, use of tools/athleticism, impact and intangibles/grasp...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 75,694 reads 0 comments

  17. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Projecting All 30 First-Round Picks in Early March

    Scouting for the NBA draft intensifies in March. But the narrative has remained the same throughout the season: 2017's lottery picks will be strong...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 378,018 reads 1 comments

  18. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Full 1st-Round Predictions Post-Trade Deadline

    The NBA trade deadline is complete, and now the projected draft order suddenly looks different. The Sacramento Kings will now be picking for the New Orleans Pelicans after sending them DeMarcus Cousins ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 431,043 reads 0 comments

  19. 9 College Players Worth Working the 2017 NBA Trade Deadline For

    Draft picks can become key assets at the NBA trade deadline. The strength of the projected 2017 field should bring even more attention and value to this year's first-round selections...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 134,338 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Draft 2017: Stock Watch on Who's Rising and Falling

    January and February have been big months for a number of prospects looking to improve their NBA draft stock. Many have risen from off the radar into the first-round conversation...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 90,086 reads 0 comments

  21. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Pre-All Star Game Edition

    Movement in the NBA standings has led to changes on the pre-All-Star Game mock draft board. The Orlando Magic and Minnesota Timberwolves have dropped into the top five, while the Philadelphia 76ers are now at No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 297,702 reads 0 comments

  22. Lonzo Ball vs. Markelle Fultz: NBA Scouts Split on No. 1 Pick Debate

    Whichever team wins the NBA draft lottery will entertain pitches from two completely different point guards. Washington's Markelle Fultz has been and continues to be the more popular choice for top prospect in the country...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 66,914 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Draft 2017: Stock Reports for Top Prospects as Conference Play Winds Down

    Opinions on NBA draft prospects are becoming more solid as we move into February. Scouts are now looking at a 20-plus game sample size to evaluate, and a number of breakout prospects ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 90,513 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Mock Draft 2017: End-of-January Update

    The level of play among 2017 NBA draft prospects is rising with only six weeks left until March Madness. Meanwhile, the fall of the Los Angeles Lakers and rise of the Philadelphia 76ers has shaken up the projected lottery order...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 319,449 reads 0 comments

  25. 2017 NBA Draft: Ranking Top Prospects by Long-Term Potential

    What fuels long-term potential before the NBA draft? Traditionally, it's tools and athleticism, which create mismatches and allow players to make plays that don't require a great deal of skill...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 80,264 reads 0 comments