1. Once a No. 1 Candidate, Duke's Harry Giles III Likely Can't Save His Draft Stock

    Everything about Harry Giles III's situation at Duke suggests a 2017 NBA draft slide is coming. Having already torn both ACLs before turning 19 years old, it's become clear ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 197,912 reads 86 comments

  2. 2017 NBA Draft Big Board: How Prospects Stack Up Entering New Year

    There are big changes in the latest 2017 NBA draft big board. After a shaky start, one of the top prospects in the nation has found a rhythm and catapulted himself to No. 2 in the rankings...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 80,388 reads 77 comments

  3. 2017 NBA Draft: Breaking Down the Top of the Stacked Point Guard Class

    The 2017 NBA draft could potentially see five point guards selected in the lottery — the most since 1999. Washington's Markelle Fultz, UCLA's Lonzo Ball, Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox, North Carolina State's Dennis Smith Jr...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 87,233 reads 121 comments

  4. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Final Ranking Heading into the New Year

    The 2017 NBA draft's first round is clearing up, with a handful of key prospects back from injuries and others who've come out of nowhere for breakouts. Compared to November's mock top-30, this month's edition has six different names...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 107,927 reads 143 comments

  5. Malik Monk Is 2017 NBA Draft's Default Option at Shooting Guard

    The 2017 NBA draft conversation includes a number of compelling debates. Projecting the best shooting guard isn't one of them, though—Kentucky's Malik Monk looks well ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 22,004 reads 29 comments

  6. Stock Report for the Top 20 Names in the 2017 NBA Draft Class

    NBA draft discussion is heating up w ith conference play just around the corner . We're at the point in the season where scouts are starting to get a strong feel for players...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 55,863 reads 33 comments

  7. NBA Scouts Are Debating Arizona's Lauri Markkanen as the Next Kristaps Porzingis

    There aren't many big men who've created waves yet in the early 2017 NBA draft discussion. Arizona's Lauri Markkanen is one of the exceptions, though his skill set doesn't reflect a traditional big man's game...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 36,253 reads 66 comments

  8. 2017 NBA Draft Big Board: Jonathan Wasserman's Updated Top 50

    The 2017 NBA draft class is looking stronger by the week. Duke's Jayson Tatum made his debut after missing the first eight games with a foot injury...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 44,947 reads 37 comments

  9. NBA Scouts Taking First-Round Flyers on These Surprise Prospects

    We had an idea over the summer of who would draw first-round interest in the NBA draft. But there are always a handful of names that come out of nowhere to rise up boards...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 1,187 reads 0 comments

  10. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predicting Each 1st-Round Pick Based on Early NCAA Season

    Two weeks into the college basketball season, prospects have officially begun building their cases for the 2017 NBA draft. The field already looks strong, despite Duke's three potential lottery picks still rehabbing from preseason injuries...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 88,868 reads 61 comments

  11. NBA Scouts Mull UCLA's Lonzo Ball as Potential Top 2017 NBA Draft Pick

    UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball has officially hijacked the 2017 NBA draft discussion. His captivating style and compelling potential have emerged as one of its primary talking points early on...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 298,864 reads 73 comments

  12. Early On-Court Impressions of Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospects

    Assessments can change from now until June 22, but first impressions of NBA prospects help create a foundation from which to scout...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 64,366 reads 49 comments

  13. NBA Draft 2017 Prospects: Star Comparisons for Top 10 Players

    We use NBA comparisons to paint a picture of how a particular prospect will look once he moves from college to the pros...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 101,770 reads 92 comments

  14. Jonathan Wasserman's 2017 NBA Draft Big Board: Top 50 Early-Season Players

    The 2017 NBA draft discussion is officially up and running. And a number of the big names have already started to shake the radar...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 32,649 reads 24 comments

  15. 2016-17 NBA Rookies Who Are Already Making Us Rewrite Their Scouting Reports

    Five NBA rookies have already surprised with unexpected skills or ability. Thus, their scouting reports out of college (or from overseas) now look outdated...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 10 months ago 2,621 reads 0 comments

  16. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Very Early Look at All 30 Projected 1st-Round Picks

    College basketball is underway at last. That means t he 2017 NBA draft discussion can officially begin...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 128,359 reads 65 comments

  17. John Wall Comparisons Loom Large for Kentucky PG Prospect De'Aaron Fox

    It's been a few years since Kentucky produced its last big-name NBA point guard. Everything about De'Aaron Fox's flair and look suggests he's the next one up...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 13,512 reads 6 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2017: Early Look at New Crop of Top-10 Prospects

    College basketball and the 2017 NBA draft are both set to benefit from an injection of exciting freshman talent. Thus, missing the playoffs this year won't be so terrible for franchises that have kept the rights to their first-round picks...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 43,560 reads 39 comments

  19. Dennis Smith Jr. Can Be Best Point Guard in NBA Draft Despite Injury Past

    Eager to finally watch North Carolina State freshman Dennis Smith Jr. after he tore his ACL in the summer of 2015, NBA scouts already appear willing to look past the injury. "Best point guard in the draft," one scout told Bleacher Report...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 12,515 reads 10 comments

  20. 2017 NBA Draft Big Board: Who to Watch as NBA Season Begins

    With the 2016-17 NBA season underway and college basketball just around the corner on Nov. 11, it's time to unveil our final preseason draft-prospect big board. Exciting new freshmen are the driving force behind 2017's strong projected field...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 56,398 reads 41 comments

  21. How High Can Kentucky's Malik Monk Fly Up 2017 NBA Draft Boards?

    Athleticism and offense propelled Malik Monk up recruiting ranks straight toward the spotlight at Kentucky...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 16,205 reads 16 comments

  22. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Final Look Before Season Begins

    Bleacher Report's most recent NBA mock draft , which was established before training camp began, has received some final touching up before the 2016-17 season officially tips off...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 174,807 reads 137 comments

  23. Scouting Potential Top-5 NBA Draft Pick Jonathan Isaac

    Everything about Florida State freshman Jonathan Isaac screams "NBA potential." Prepare for flashes of exciting athleticism, step-back jumpers and swoops to the rack that mirror star wings and forwards...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 9,183 reads 6 comments

  24. Best Potential Fits for Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospects

    The right NBA fit could jump-start a rookie career, and the 2017 NBA draft on June 22 features a lot of great prospects looking for such a fit. General managers must take into account more than just talent when evaluating their draft options...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 months ago 7,166 reads 0 comments

  25. The Scouting Report That Will Expose Every Top 2016-17 NBA Rookie

    All the top NBA rookies have holes, and it won't be long every team's scouting department identify them. Scouts have watched these youngsters develop for years and should already have a good idea of how to expose their weaknesses...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 12 months ago 44,808 reads 71 comments