1. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects with the Shakiest Standing Right Now

    With March just around the corner, there are a handful of 2015 NBA draft prospects standing on shaky ground. For the most part, their draft-stock volatility stems from a lack of progression...

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  2. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Full First-Round Predictions, Post Trade Deadline

    With the NBA trade deadline having passed, teams should now have a better feel for what their rosters will look like heading into the 2015 draft season...

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  3. Prospect vs. Player: Would You Rather Have Jahlil Okafor or Joel Embiid?

    By the start of the 2015-16 season, the NBA should be welcoming two of its next-generation star big men...

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  4. NBA Draft Notebook: Providence's Kris Dunn Could Be Biggest Wild Card in 2015

    After Providence's Kris Dunn suffered consecutive season-ending shoulder injuries, you'd hate to jump the gun on the redshirt sophomore point guard...

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  5. How Concerning Are Jahlil Okafor's Defensive Struggles?

    Duke freshman center Jahlil Okafor took control of the 2015 NBA draft conversation fairly early. And his offensive game has done all the talking...

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  6. Ranking the Top 2015 NBA Draft Prospects at Every Position

    The projected 2015 NBA draft field looks a lot stronger than we initially thought it would back in November. There are five strong first-round prospects at every position on the board, particularly at center...

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  7. Top 2015 NBA Draft Prospects Stock Report for Final Stretch of Conference Play

    For many 2015 NBA draft prospects looking to make a statement, the window of opportunity is beginning to close with conference play nearing a conclusion. A few of them have stepped up at just the right time...

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  8. NBA Draft Notebook: Hype Is Building for International Stud Mario Hezonja

    Croatian wing Mario Hezonja is one of the bigger wild cards projected to declare for the 2015 NBA draft...

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  9. Where Each Top 2015 NBA Draft Prospect Must Improve

    As good as some of these 2015 NBA draft prospects have looked during their collegiate (and in some cases, professional) careers, they each have a flaw or two. Even Duke's Jahlil Okafor isn't perfect...

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  10. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects Blowing Expectations Out of the Water

    Every year, we come across college players who emerge as big-time NBA draft prospects out of nowhere. Most of the time it's upperclassmen who unexpectedly break out. Sometimes, it's a freshman whose upside was tough to spot out of high school...

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  11. 2015 NBA Rookie Ladder: Who Steps Up to Chase Andrew Wiggins?

    Though the NBA Rookie of the Year race is starting to lose its competitive edge, the No. 2 spot on the ladder is still up for grabs. Outside of Andrew Wiggins, who's separated himself far from the pack, the rest of the board remains fluid...

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  12. NBA Draft Notebook: Better Point Guard Prospect, Delon Wright or Jerian Grant?

    They're not just National Player of the Year candidates. Senior point guards Delon Wright of Utah and Jerian Grant of Notre Dame should be earning first-round looks from general managers selecting in the 2015 NBA draft...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 17,528 reads 22 comments

  13. Ranking the Most NBA-Ready Prospects in the 2015 Draft Class

    Imagine NBA teams drafting in 2015 could only keep prospects for one season. Potential, upside and long-term ceiling are phrases we can ignore. Instead, we're picking the guys who are going to be the top rookie performers...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 26,972 reads 44 comments

  14. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Predicting How 1st Round Shakes Out, Midseason Edition

    Our 2015 NBA mock draft board has seen a shake-up at the top. For the first time all season, we have a couple of new freshmen who've moved into the top three...

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  15. 2015 NBA Draft Stock Report: Biggest Risers and Fallers Through Conference Play

    Conference play is the first time scouts get to really see what each prospect is made of. Some teams could end up playing three consecutive ranked opponents in a span of only one week...

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  16. Why New York Knicks' Gamble on Langston Galloway Could Pay off Next Season

    With a franchise rebuilding plan focused on acquiring high-priced free agents, it's important the New York Knicks find value in the lower-profile guys...

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  17. Elfrid Payton Remains Full of Mystery and Promise for Orlando Magic

    Roughly halfway through Elfrid Payton's rookie season, his strengths and weaknesses look fairly well defined...

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  18. NBA Draft Notebook: Better 2015 Prospect, Emmanuel Mudiay or D'Angelo Russell?

    In the 2015 NBA draft conversation, there are two guards, and then there's everybody else. Emmanuel Mudiay, a consensus top-five recruit, has been "the guy" since the summer, even after deciding to play in China instead of Division I college hoops.

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  19. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects Who Will Become Household Names Before March Madness

    We're approaching a key stretch of the college basketball season that could ultimately dictate how the NBA draft conversation goes in June...

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  20. Rudy Gobert Proving to Be Best Young Prospect on Utah Jazz Roster

    The Utah Jazz have been active NBA draft-lottery participants over the past four years. From Alec Burks and Enes Kanter in 2011, to trading up for Trey Burke at No. 9 in 2013, to taking the prized guard out of Australia, Dante Exum, No...

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  21. Top Snipers Emerging from the Projected 2015 NBA Draft Class

    If you've got a jumper, you've got a chance. Every NBA team could use shooters to fill out its roster. And this year, we've seen a number of them emerge into the 2015 draft conversation...

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  22. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: How All 30 First-Round Picks Shake out Right Now

    With conference play heating up, we've seen some 2015 NBA draft prospects find their groove and others hit the wall...

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  23. 2015 NBA Rookie Ladder: It's Andrew Wiggins and Everyone Else

    We continue to see fluid movement on the 2015 NBA rookie ladder, though not much has changed with regard to the top dog in the class, Andrew Wiggins...

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  24. NBA Draft Notebook: Better 2015 Prospect, Montrezl Harrell or Kevon Looney?

    There's a good chance the 2015 NBA draft class will be defined by its big men. But not just the 7-footers and anchors in the middle. The NCAA power forward crew is led by a couple of dynamite young prospects...

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  25. Predicting the Biggest Steals of the 2015 NBA Draft Class

    Steals are all about maximizing value. It looks like the Denver Nuggets got a steal in Jusuf Nurkic, who was passed on 15 times in the 2014 draft (he was selected by the Chicago Bulls and traded on draft night)...

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