1. 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 4 days ago 386,155 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 6 days ago 131,769 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 11 days ago 87,987 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 13 days ago 291,592 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 14 days ago 52,622 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 20 days ago 89,414 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 28 days ago 313,999 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 1 month ago 75,460 reads 0 comments

  9. 2017 NBA Draft: Midseason Big Board Update

    It's time for an update to the 2017 NBA draft big board, almost one month into conference play. There has been a major shake-up at the top since our last ranking , with a prospect making his first appearance in the top three...

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  10. Season-Ending Injury Adds Even More Mystery to OG Anunoby's 2017 NBA Draft Stock

    Indiana's OG Anunoby had breakout player written all over him entering the year. He's now one of the tougher cases to evaluate for the 2017 NBA draft following a knee injury suffered Wednesday night at Penn State...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 11,649 reads 0 comments

  11. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: The Top 30 as Season's Second Half Begins

    The midway point of the NBA season has arrived, and the theme of the draft has become crystal clear: It's all about guards and freshmen in 2017. We now project the first three picks to be one-and-done lead ball-handlers...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 402,255 reads 203 comments

  12. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Full Predictions at the Start of the New Year

    As the NBA standings change, so does the projected 2017 NBA draft board. Given the number of quality point guards and the fact most lottery-bound teams are already set at the ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 210,600 reads 245 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 195,369 reads 86 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 79,286 reads 77 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 84,168 reads 121 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 106,253 reads 143 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 21,140 reads 29 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 55,401 reads 33 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 33,348 reads 66 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 44,778 reads 37 comments

  21. 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...

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  22. 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 3 months ago 86,794 reads 61 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 294,962 reads 73 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 63,906 reads 49 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 89,619 reads 92 comments