1. Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 20 NBA Draft Prospects at NBA Midseason

    This college basketball season hasn't exactly played out the way we initially anticipated it would—at least not in terms of the NBA draft prospects...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 53,662 reads 141 comments

  2. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Is Aaron Gordon Biggest Risk-Reward Pick in 2014?

    Aaron Gordon entered his freshman year at Arizona as one of the more high-profile kids in his class. And though he's seemingly slipped out of that top tier of can't-miss prospects early on, it hasn't changed his image as a prize in the upcoming draft...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 35,054 reads 64 comments

  3. Meet Tyler Ennis, the Next Can't-Miss 2014 NBA Draft Prospect

    When I first heard Tyler Ennis committed to Syracuse back in August 2012, I had thought the Orange just found their floor general for the next three to four years...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 24,322 reads 61 comments

  4. Projecting the Best Specialists in the 2014 NBA Draft Class

    Specialists are players who excel in one particular area of the game. And it's that one core strength they possess that will be their moneymaker in the pros...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 11,130 reads 5 comments

  5. Ranking the Biggest Project Picks in the 2014 NBA Draft Class

    Projects are all about long-term potential—guys with high ceilings, only their elevators are still at the ground floor or lower levels...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 25,008 reads 33 comments

  6. The Evolution of Joel Embiid from Project to Top 2014 NBA Draft Prospect

    It wasn't long ago Joel Embiid was considered an afterthought to Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker on the NBA-draft front. It actually wasn't even that long ago Embiid was playing soccer and volleyball in Cameroon...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 14,828 reads 33 comments

  7. Breakout College Basketball Seniors Emerging onto NBA Draft Radar

    Not everyone can be a one-and-done prospect. Sometimes, it takes four years for a player to find his game and ultimately generate NBA attention...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 7,811 reads 4 comments

  8. Breaking Down What Otto Porter Must Do to Jumpstart Washington Wizards Career

    It's been a rough go early on for Washington Wizards ' rookie Otto Porter, who's struggled to make an impact following some offseason and preseason health issues. Welcome to the club...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 7,047 reads 16 comments

  9. Cleveland Cavaliers Should Send Anthony Bennett to D-League

    This has to be the most preposterous story line of the 2013-14 NBA season. Cleveland Cavaliers ' rookie Anthony Bennett has been painfully awful through roughly two months of ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 13,125 reads 57 comments

  10. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Depth of Draft, Not Star Power, Real Story of 2014

    When we look back at the 2014 NBA draft class 20 years from now, it might not be the Hall of Fame group it was initially cracked up to be...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 24,422 reads 82 comments

  11. Joel Embiid Flashing Dominance Worthy Of No. 1 Overall 2014 NBA Draft Pick

    Pure dominance. That's the level of impact that Kansas freshman Joel Embiid has been making lately. He's completely taking over games—even without getting many offensive touches...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 28,022 reads 81 comments

  12. Philadelphia 76ers Would Be Foolish to Rush Nerlens Noel's NBA Debut

    The Philadelphia 76ers would be foolish to rush Nerlens Noel 's NBA debut. Sure, he's been cleared for " limited on-court work ," according to general manager Sam Hinkie , via Jeff Goodman of ESPN...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 4,601 reads 24 comments

  13. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Joel Embiid Usurps Top Spot in Latest 1st-Round Projection

    I'm not sure you can go wrong with any of the No. 1 overall contenders, but one of them has begun to separate from the pack. Kansas' Joel Embiid has stolen the show from Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 361,052 reads 583 comments

  14. Best Potential 2014 NBA Draft Landing Spots for Kansas Star Joel Embiid

    Joel Embiid has quickly established himself as one of the potential treasures in the 2014 NBA draft field. He's been on a tear as of late and even recently started generating No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 13,173 reads 26 comments

  15. Breaking Down How Jabari Parker Can Rewrite His Scouting Report

    Say hello to the wall that just about every freshman hits. Its latest victim: Duke's Jabari Parker , who's now been held in check for almost two consecutive weeks. You knew he'd cool off eventually...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 9,105 reads 19 comments

  16. The Ultimate Dante Exum 2014 NBA Draft Scouting Report

    Dante Exum , widely considered the top NBA prospect outside the United States, is getting closer to making his introduction...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 22,772 reads 36 comments

  17. Does Alex Len Have Long-Term Future with Phoenix Suns?

    The Phoenix Suns didn't draft Alex Len to present them with a short-term solution. They did it with the intention of developing him into their long-term starting center. Len hasn't made much of a contribution through roughly 10 weeks on the job..

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 12,267 reads 38 comments

  18. How to Fix NBA Rookies Who Are Still Struggling

    There have been few standout NBA rookies this season, and many aren't even playing. Most of the ones who are have stunk so far, and there's no secret as to why...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 73,917 reads 170 comments

  19. Kansas Jayhawks Offer NBA a Trio of Draft Riches

    Kansas rolls deep this year with NBA talent. Kansas State found that out the hard way Saturday afternoon when it got waxed off the floor by a trio of dynamite freshmen...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 20,356 reads 47 comments

  20. Projecting NBA Ceiling for Creighton Star Doug McDermott

    One of the most productive players in the country since 2011, Doug McDermott's NBA projections have been all over the map. Now averaging 24.3 points a game after averaging 23.2 as a junior and 22...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 21,939 reads 67 comments

  21. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Is Andrew Wiggins' Upside Enough for No. 1 Pick?

    It took nearly two months, but it looks like the freshman wall has suddenly come into play. Andrew Wiggins hasn't been able to sustain any offensive rhythm as of late. And at times, it doesn't even look like he wants to...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 35,321 reads 97 comments

  22. Does Anthony Bennett Have Long-Term Future with Cavs After Luol Deng Trade?

    If there was any hope that Anthony Bennett would emerge from the shadows of the Cleveland Cavaliers ' bench, you can probably kiss it goodbye...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 5,183 reads 15 comments

  23. Best Potential Trade Destinations for D-League Sensation Pierre Jackson

    Pierre Jackson, a second-round pick of the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2013 NBA draft, has been absolutely lighting it up for the Idaho Stampede of the D-League. Through 17 games, he's averaging 30...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 10,925 reads 26 comments

  24. Breaking Down What Portland Trail Blazers Should Expect from C.J. McCollum

    C.J.McCollum's return, or arrival, is good news all around. For starters, he should help give this lousy 2013 draft class a healthy kick in the rear...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 6,051 reads 9 comments

  25. Ranking Biggest Early-Season Risers and Fallers of 2014 NBA Draft Class

    With conference play underway, we've already seen the draft-stock needle move for a fair share of NBA prospects. Of course, that needle moves in both directions...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 23,398 reads 17 comments