1. Will Shoving Incident Affect Oklahoma State Prospect Marcus Smart's Draft Stock?

    Just six seconds before his Oklahoma State Cowboys were about to lose their fifth game in their last six tries, Marcus Smart's bubble of frustration officially burst...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 41,339 reads 267 comments

  2. Milwaukee Bucks Wise to Turn Away Offers for Larry Sanders

    Given the injuries, off-court issues and on-court struggles, it's only natural to lose patience with Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders . But selling low solves nothing. Sanders' value is not where it once was...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 13,995 reads 51 comments

  3. Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 20 Draft Prospects Heading into NBA All-Star Break

    As we inch closer and closer to March, some of the top NBA prospects have started to turn up the heat, while a few others have gotten lost in the shuffle. Syracuse's Tyler Ennis and D-League star P...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 21,640 reads 54 comments

  4. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Has Marcus Smart Gotten Free Pass into Draft Elite?

    Following a standout freshman year at Oklahoma State, Marcus Smart entered the 2013-14 college season with a pass straight to first class. You'd be hard-pressed to find a draft board or scout who doesn't rank Smart near the top...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 22,623 reads 23 comments

  5. Breaking Down How Andrew Wiggins Can Shed His Inconsistency Problem

    Some days, Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins looks like that superstar NBA prospect many had hyped him up to be. And other days, he does not...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 10,915 reads 21 comments

  6. Why Dante Exum Is Safer 2014 NBA Draft Prospect Than Marcus Smart

    Australia's Dante Exum and Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart are two young guards who are expected to evolve into NBA floor generals. To get either one of these guys in the 2014 draft, you're probably going to need a top-six pick...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 28,077 reads 98 comments

  7. Breaking Down What's Behind NY Knicks' Guard Tim Hardaway Jr.'s Success

    He might not know it yet, but rookie shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. has been teaching a clinic on how to make it in the NBA ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 9,149 reads 12 comments

  8. 6 2014 NBA Draft Prospects Looking to Make the First-Round Leap

    These are the guys knocking on the door—the fringe first-rounders looking to break through that barrier. There's a big difference in being the No. 30 pick as opposed to the No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 14,727 reads 12 comments

  9. Tyler Ennis, Jerami Grant and C.J. Fair Boosting Each Other's NBA Draft Stock

    This Syracuse Orange team just keeps rolling right along. And the charge is consistently being led by its big three—freshman point guard Tyler Ennis, sophomore forward Jerami Grant and senior forward C...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 16,009 reads 11 comments

  10. Everything You Need to Know About D-League Sensation Pierre Jackson

    I'm not sure how closely you've been following the D-League, but Pierre Jackson has been absolutely tearing it up. It's not even right anymore. He's already hit the 40-point mark six times this season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 132,349 reads 95 comments

  11. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Projecting NBA Road Ahead for UCLA's Kyle Anderson

    Is this guy unique or what? Kyle Anderson has to be considered one of the tougher prospects to peg with one of the more debated NBA outlooks. You either love him for what he has or you're turned off by what he doesn't...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 18,704 reads 33 comments

  12. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Predicting How 1st Round Shakes Out, Midseason Edition

    Though we've been praising the projected 2014 NBA draft class for its potential star power at the top, maybe it's time we start appreciating it for its depth...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 262,909 reads 380 comments

  13. Why NBA Teams Would Be Foolish to Overlook P.J. Hairston Now

    Former North Carolina Tar Heels guard P.J. Hairston will be eligible for the 2014 NBA draft in June. You wouldn't know it from watching college basketball—Hairston was suspended ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 6,968 reads 7 comments

  14. Why Noah Vonleh Is Safer 2014 NBA Draft Prospect Than Julius Randle

    Kentucky's Julius Randle versus Indiana's Noah Vonleh —it's a heads-up debate that will be going on in every NBA draft room...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 26,496 reads 67 comments

  15. Best-Case, Worst-Case NBA Projection for Australian Point Guard Dante Exum

    Australia's Dante Exum has been perceived as a prize—a one-of-a-kind prospect whom dozens of NBA teams will be heavily targeting. He jumps off the court and screen like he's three-dimensional...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 32,955 reads 63 comments

  16. Re-Drafting the 1st Round of the 2013 NBA Draft, Midseason Edition

    This was not a pretty class to re-draft. The 2013-14 rookies have been extremely disappointing—only a few of them are even playing roles in their teams' rotations. To no surprise, the re-draft results are far different from the original...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 272,407 reads 290 comments

  17. Nik Stauskas Rising in 2014 NBA Draft, but Certainly Not at Gary Harris' Expense

    Michigan's Nik Stauskas and Michigan State's Gary Harris put on quite the show for scouts Saturday night in a heated head-to-head battle...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 11,657 reads 7 comments

  18. 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 over 1 year ago 53,758 reads 141 comments

  19. 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 over 1 year ago 35,304 reads 64 comments

  20. 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 over 1 year ago 24,399 reads 61 comments

  21. 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 over 1 year ago 11,252 reads 5 comments

  22. 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 over 1 year ago 25,153 reads 33 comments

  23. 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 over 1 year ago 15,090 reads 33 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 7,913 reads 4 comments

  25. 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 over 1 year ago 7,279 reads 16 comments