1. Joel Embiid NBA Draft 2014: Highlights, Scouting Report for 76ers Rookie

    Drafted by: Philadelphia 76ers , No. 3 pick overall School: Kansas Height/Weight : 7'0", 250 lbs Age: 20 years old Projected NBA Position: Center Pro Comparison: ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 56,672 reads 103 comments

  2. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Breaking Down Los Angeles Lakers Best Draft Plans

    The Los Angeles Lakers have just one pick, the No. 7 overall selection, in the 2014 NBA draft. And without a definite first-round pick in 2015 (traded to Phoenix , top-five ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 95,976 reads 146 comments

  3. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Breaking Down Boston Celtics Best Draft Plans

    The 2014 NBA draft represents Phase 1 of what could be a multiyear rebuilding effort in Boston. Unfortunately, the Celtics will likely miss out on all of their primary targets with the No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 20,781 reads 40 comments

  4. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Predicting Every Pick of Round 1 in Early June

    With around three weeks to go until the 2014 NBA draft, most prospects are currently auditioning for multiple teams per week...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 267,293 reads 564 comments

  5. Best Potential Fits for Every Non-Lottery Team in the 2014 NBA Draft

    Feel free to debate about the talent at the top of this draft but not about the depth from No. 15 to No. 30. You can arguably get the same value late in Round 1 as you can right in the middle of it...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 35,458 reads 76 comments

  6. The Best Strategy for Every NBA Team in the 2014 Draft Lottery

    Some NBA teams need to draft with a best-player-available approach in the 2014 NBA draft. Others should be looking to fill specific needs...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 77,051 reads 198 comments

  7. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Breaking Down Philadelphia 76ers' Best Draft Plans

    On draft day 2013, the Philadelphia 76ers made a big trade and an even bigger statement regarding the direction and plan for the franchise...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 57,395 reads 197 comments

  8. Predicting the Biggest Risers and Fallers of the 2014 NBA Draft Class

    We all have expectations regarding where each prospect should land. Some go earlier than expected, and some end up going much later...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 51,090 reads 47 comments

  9. NBA Draft 2014: Ranking the 5 Biggest Sleepers in the Class

    There are a few guys every year who end up slipping through the cracks. I picked out five prospects who should be offering maximum value relative to where their projected draft range is heading into June...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 52,936 reads 55 comments

  10. Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 2014 NBA Draft Prospects, Post-Lottery Edition

    With the NBA combine complete, prospects are now in training and interview mode for the 2014 draft. Most of the top prospects on the board will essentially pick and choose whom they plan on working out for...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 100,333 reads 243 comments

  11. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Breaking Down Cleveland Cavs Best Options at No. 1

    The Cleveland Cavaliers should be looking at three options with the No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft. There's no reason to overthink this one—it's between Kansas center Joel Embiid and small forward Andrew Wiggins and Duke combo forward Jabari Parker...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 35,258 reads 121 comments

  12. Best Potential Options for Boston Celtics with No. 6 Pick in 2014 NBA Draft

    The Boston Celtics got the No. 6 pick in the 2014 NBA draft, something that probably disappointed fans who thought they'd at least land in the top five. It could have been worse...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 34,187 reads 126 comments

  13. Breaking Down What Makes Dante Exum the Most Intriguing 2014 NBA Draft Prospect

    When you break down Dante Exum on paper, specifically his strengths, it almost sounds like you're describing a basketball superhero...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 4,058 reads 11 comments

  14. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Lottery Full 2-Round Projections

    And just like that, the 2014 NBA draft order has been set. The Cleveland Cavaliers should have one tough decision to make, but given the strength at the top of the draft, there really isn't a wrong answer at No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 925,406 reads 1505 comments

  15. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Combine Edition Starring Prospect Zach LaVine

    CHICAGO — The first person I saw when I walked into the gym Thursday morning was Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge , who was sitting courtside next to Brad Stevens, ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 27,372 reads 87 comments

  16. NBA Draft Combine 2014: Biggest Winners and Losers from Chicago

    CHICAGO—After two days of drills, measurements and athletic testing in front of plenty of high-ranking NBA decision-makers, some prospects will walk away having helped their 2014 draft stock, while a few just failed to make an impression...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 183,855 reads 146 comments

  17. 2014 NBA Draft: Things We Learned from Thursday's Chicago Combine Workouts

    There were plenty of high-profile executives and coaches in the gym Thursday for the NBA Draft Combine. And while most of the high-profile prospects stayed on the sidelines in sandals and sweats, some intriguing talent participated in drills...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 133,212 reads 92 comments

  18. 2014 NBA Draft: Most Shocking Prospect Measurements from the Combine

    Some players grow, and some schools exaggerate. Measurements can change from one year to the next, while many were never accurate in the first place. There's no hiding at the NBA Combine, unless you choose to, which can represent a red flag in itself.

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 100,763 reads 115 comments

  19. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Pre-Combine Edition

    With the NBA Draft Combine upon us, scouts will be zooming in with their microscopes. They'll be looking closely at everything from wingspans and vertical leaps to effort in workouts and self-awareness in interviews...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 205,141 reads 354 comments

  20. NBA Draft 2014: Top Targets for All 30 Teams

    Though the lottery hasn't taken place yet, every NBA team knows what range it will be drafting in. And general managers will likely have a few guys highlighted on their boards as targets who could be available in their draft range...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 480,127 reads 240 comments

  21. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Breaking Down the Top Steals of the Loaded Class

    If you're a fan of the NBA draft, then you probably have your own list of sleepers—those second-round hidden gems who nobody seems to be talking about. I've had my eyes on a few guys myself...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 48,889 reads 43 comments

  22. Reggie Jackson Is Key to Oklahoma City Thunder Surviving Los Angeles Clippers

    I don't care if Kevin Durant averages 40 the rest of the way—the Oklahoma City Thunder aren't going anywhere without Reggie Jackson . This team lacks depth. Jackson essentially is the depth in terms of backup scoring and playmaking ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 2,768 reads 8 comments

  23. NBA Draft 2014: Rookie Projections for Likely Lottery Picks

    I've got a feeling that the 2014 rookie class will make a lot bigger impact than last year's. We decided to go ahead and predict just how much damage each projected lottery pick will do next season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 30,983 reads 82 comments

  24. Trevor Ariza Is the Unsung Hero of Washington Wizards' Playoff Run

    The Washington Wizards backcourt might be the engine that powers this team, but it wouldn't have gotten this far without Trevor Ariza 's assistance on the wing. What a boost he's given the Wizards...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 2,094 reads 6 comments

  25. NBA Combine 2014: 10 Prospects with Most to Prove

    The NBA combine is an event that allows scouts and executives to get an up-close look at the prospects they'll be evaluating for the draft. Prospects are put through drills, measurements, athletic testing and interviews...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 40,715 reads 54 comments