1. NBA Draft 2014: Previewing Top Big 12 Conference Tournament Prospects

    What a year it's been for the Big 12. From its depth to its individual star power, this just might be the No. 1 conference tournament to watch. And it all starts with Kansas' Big Three freshmen at the top...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 1,133 reads 1 comments

  2. How the Phoenix Suns' Morris Brothers Found Their NBA Way

    The Morris twins have officially found their way to the NBA , where it looks like they'll be staying and potentially blowing up in Phoenix...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 4,033 reads 6 comments

  3. New York Knicks Must Ditch Amar'e Stoudemire for Good

    Sure, he's had some nice offensive moments this season. But don't let 'em fool you. Amar'e Stoudemire isn't the answer for the New York Knicks now, and he certainly isn't for the future...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 16,477 reads 74 comments

  4. NBA Draft Notebook: Can Andrew Wiggins Erase Doubts with Strong NCAA Postseason?

    It's been a productive freshman season for Kansas' Andrew Wiggins , who came in with expectations higher than any other prospect. It's hard to argue 16 points a game for a title contender against the toughest schedule in the country...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 19,206 reads 49 comments

  5. NBA Draft 2014: Previewing Top Mid-Major Conference Tournament Prospects

    There will be a few NBA prospects playing in some of the mid-major tournaments coming up, and they deserve the attention of draft fans everywhere. This is a chance to see some of those sleeper prospects who rarely hit national television...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 19,187 reads 21 comments

  6. Grading 2014 NBA Draft's Top Prospects During College Basketball Regular Season

    There are eight guys we've counted who've been able to maintain their status as big-time NBA prospects from Day 1 of the regular season until now. For the most part, these are the same names you hear on every top-10 draft board...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 81,484 reads 92 comments

  7. The Case for Victor Oladipo as 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year

    With roughly six weeks left of the regular season, the complexion of the 2014 NBA Rookie of the Year race is changing...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 12,202 reads 37 comments

  8. Best-Case, Worst-Case NBA Career Comparisons for Kent Bazemore

    It's tough not to root for Kent Bazemore , who, after going undrafted in 2012, has caught on with the Los Angeles Lakers and shown that he belongs. He's averaging 16.2 points through his first five games in L...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 24,127 reads 50 comments

  9. Marcus Smart and Andrew Wiggins Won't Let Themselves Slip Too Far in NBA Draft

    They've each had some rough stretches. Possessions, halves, games, months. Both Kansas' Andrew Wiggins and Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart have struggled this season with inconsistency...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 20,244 reads 38 comments

  10. 7 NBA Rookies Blowing Away Expectations

    There aren't too many NBA rookies making an impact. Most of the ones we expected to shine have actually struggled early on, while a few of the later picks have been surprisingly productive...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 92,634 reads 167 comments

  11. Is Jerry West onto Something by Questioning 2014 NBA Draft Class?

    Call him a realist, a pessimist or just a tough judge of talent—Jerry West isn't down with this projected 2014 NBA draft class. “And everyone is talking about an incredible draft class this year...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 31,196 reads 119 comments

  12. NBA Draft Notebook: Does Andrew Wiggins or Marcus Smart Have to Adjust More?

    The college-to- NBA transition process is all about making adjustments. Depending on what each prospect has to offer—physically, mentally and fundamentally—some have to make bigger ones than others...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 30,510 reads 73 comments

  13. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Projecting All 30 First-Round Picks Entering March

    For the first time in two months, our 2014 NBA mock draft board has seen some movement in the top three. We're also starting to hear plenty of noise from overseas...

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  14. 2014 NBA Draft Prospects with the Most to Prove Entering Critical March Stretch

    Depending on what each prospect's goals are in terms of NBA draft projections, a portion of them will have something to prove down the final stretch of the season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 13,398 reads 10 comments

  15. Andrew Wiggins Proving It's Foolish to Write Him off as Future NBA Star

    If you've taken Andrew Wiggins ' name off your first-pick overall ballot, it's time to write him back in. Wiggins has been cooking lately for Kansas—he just racked up his seventh game in a row with at least 14 points...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 41,994 reads 124 comments

  16. 9 NBA Draft Prospects Who Are One Year Away from a Full-Fledged Breakout

    This is the year where they flash their upside. Next season is when those flashes turn into a steady stream of production. Sometimes, it just takes a guy an extra year to settle in, whether the delayed breakout is due to a limited game or limited role.

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 27,813 reads 25 comments

  17. 2014 NBA Draft Stock Watch: Biggest Risers and Fallers Heading into March

    The lights get brighter when March hits. NBA scouts and executives tend to zoom in with their microscopes—each performance, whether it's for better or worse, has the ability to move the needle in one direction or the other...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 33,491 reads 32 comments

  18. Is Iman Shumpert as Good as Gone This Offseason?

    Well, this is awkward. After reportedly trying to deal guard Iman Shumpert to numerous teams throughout the year, the deadline has passed and he's still a New York Knick ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 9,464 reads 52 comments

  19. Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 20 Draft Prospects After 2014 NBA Trade Deadline

    As we inch closer to conference tournament play, our top-20 board has begun to solidify itself. And the top dogs in the class continue to ball. Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker have each been pretty darn good as of late...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 16,142 reads 39 comments

  20. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Why Joel Embiid Is Still No. 1 2014 Prospect

    Hopefully that rough stretch in early February didn't have you questioning Joel Embiid 's credentials as a No. 1 overall draft candidate. The big fella just needed to charge the old battery, that's all...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 17,527 reads 34 comments

  21. 5 NBA Teams That Would Be Best Potential Fits for Luol Deng

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have been all over the place this year. The latest news surrounding them comes from ESPN's Brian Windhorst, who's reporting that they're now shopping Luol Deng , the forward they traded for just last month...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 7,884 reads 22 comments

  22. Why Gary Harris Is Safer 2014 NBA Draft Prospect Than James Young

    Michigan State sophomore Gary Harris and Kentucky freshman James Young are two of the highest-ranked shooting guards or wings in the projected 2014 NBA draft class...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 5,527 reads 14 comments

  23. 5 NBA Teams Targeting Future Draft Picks Entering 2014 Trade Deadline

    There are some teams that use the NBA trading deadline to improve for the second half of the year. And there are others that use it to build for the future. These are the sellers—the teams that are thinking big picture...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 1,009 reads 0 comments

  24. Ranking Best 2-Way Prospects in 2014 NBA Draft Class

    The NBA loves two-way prospects—guys who are able to impact a game both on offense and defense. There's tremendous value in a player who can score and defend—you won't ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 29,341 reads 71 comments

  25. 8 2014 NBA Draft Prospects Who Could Be 1st-Round Steals

    With so many big names projected to go at the top of the 2014 NBA draft, there are going to be some pretty good players who fall. It's really a good year to own a first-round pick, even if it's not in the lottery...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 21,835 reads 25 comments