1. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Regular-Season Edition

    With the lottery odds set following the conclusion of the NBA 's regular season, we're now one step closer to 2016 NBA draft night...

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  2. 2016 NBA Draft: Jonathan Wasserman's Top 50 Prospect Big Board

    With prospects currently deciding whether to enter the 2016 NBA draft, we've reached a good point to rank them...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 112,818 reads 154 comments

  3. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Future of Notre Dame's Demetrius Jackson

    Last year, Demetrius Jackson played the sidekick role to eventual first-round pick Jerian Grant. This year, Notre Dame gave him the keys to the offense, which he guided to an Elite Eight appearance in the NCAA tournament...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 8,725 reads 23 comments

  4. Biggest Takeaways from 2016 Nike Hoops Summit

    There is always a huge presence of NBA scouts and executives at the annual Nike Hoop Summit, the showcase between USA Basketball's Men's Junior National Select Team and top international teenagers...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 20,987 reads 30 comments

  5. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Will Thon Maker Make Cut in Latest 1st-Round Projections?

    The NCAA tournament is complete, and our 2016 NBA mock draft board continues to change. Prospects have already started announcing their plans. Arguably the biggest name looking to go pro doesn't even play college hoops...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 172,823 reads 148 comments

  6. 2016 NBA Draft: Ranking the Best Prospects in the Final Four

    The 2016 Final Four is set, and NBA scouts should have plenty to monitor in Houston. Lottery teams expecting to pick high will likely be locked onto Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, who's averaging 29...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 28,196 reads 20 comments

  7. Projecting NBA Outlooks of Top Prospects at 2016 McDonald's All-American Game

    The McDonald's All-American Game, which takes place March 30 in Chicago, hosts top high school talent and future NBA stars. Chances are the 2017 No. 1 overall pick will be playing...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 58,225 reads 50 comments

  8. New Rule Could Hurt College Seniors in Upcoming 2016 NBA Draft

    Good idea in theory: A new NCAA rule offering early NBA draft entrants the freedom to seek feedback while retaining college eligibility up to 10 days after May's combine...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 70,463 reads 70 comments

  9. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: First-Round Projections, Sweet 16 Edition

    With only 16 teams left in the NCAA tournament, NBA draft hype season is well underway. Prospects like Ben Simmons and the entire Kentucky Wildcats team (!) are already declaring for the draft...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 50,202 reads 15 comments

  10. The Best 2016 NBA Draft Prospects Remaining in the March Madness Field

    The NCAA tournament field is down to 16 teams, but there are still plenty of quality NBA prospects left to scout with Duke, North Carolina, Indiana and Maryland still in the mix...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 88,543 reads 154 comments

  11. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Full 2-Round Projections Entering NCAA Tournament

    The NBA draft discussion is heating up at just the right time. With March Madness upon us, there are suddenly questions concerning who the eventual No. 1 pick will be...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 64,936 reads 25 comments

  12. NCAA Bracket 2016: Complete Guide to South Region

    If the regular season was any indication of what the 2016 NCAA tournament will look like, seedings may not matter. There was a ton of parity in college basketball this year. And it carried over to the conference tournaments, when 20 No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 26,366 reads 50 comments

  13. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Projecting All 30 First-Round Picks in Early March

    With only a few weeks left to make impressions during competitive five-on-five play, March will be huge for dozens of NBA prospects. Kentucky's Jamal Murray appears to be blowing up at just the right time...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 51,572 reads 28 comments

  14. Dark-Horse 2016 NBA Draft Prospects Who Could Be a Steal

    Every year, we see NBA assets slip through the cracks during predraft evaluations. Bobby Portis, Rodney Hood and Giannis Antetokounmpo are just a few recent steals or value picks selected outside the lottery...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 61,589 reads 78 comments

  15. 2016 NBA Draft: Breaking Down Pro Future of Mississippi State's Malik Newman

    A high school scoring machine and consensus top-10 recruit ( ESPN , 247Sports , Rivals ), Malik Newman passed on offers from Kentucky and Kansas, opting instead to stay home and attend Mississippi State...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 22,767 reads 13 comments

  16. Ranking the Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects at Every Position

    For NBA general managers looking to fill a need, it helps to rearrange and rank the prospects by position. I did it for the top five point guards, shooting guards, small forwards, power forwards and centers eligible for the 2016 draft...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 52,658 reads 87 comments

  17. 2016 Draft Prospect vs. NBA Player: Jamal Murray or D'Angelo Russell?

    Scoring ball-handlers are on the rise. The NBA has come to accept and value the combo guard's versatility. We just saw the Los Angeles Lakers take D'Angelo Russell No. 2 last year over bigs Jahlil Okafor and Kristaps Porzingis ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 22,306 reads 33 comments

  18. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Maryland's Jake Layman

    Jake Layman entered the NBA draft discussion last year as a much-improved junior at Maryland. He's now a key cog in a lineup gunning for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 18,355 reads 15 comments

  19. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Full 1st-Round Predictions, Post-Trade Deadline

    The 2016 NBA draft conversation has become infinitely more interesting over the past few weeks. Duke's Brandon Ingram is suddenly making a strong case for No. 1 overall consideration, while LSU's Ben Simmons has seemingly plateaued...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 131,027 reads 138 comments

  20. Once Considered a Transcendent Talent, Thon Maker's NBA Future Suddenly Unclear

    TORONTO — The carnival mirror reflecting Thon Maker's NBA potential has produced wildly varying images over the years. At 16, he was once viewed as the game's next Kevin Durant ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 69,168 reads 35 comments

  21. NBA Draft Notebook: French Phenom Steals Show at NBA's BWB Showcase

    TORONTO — While the stars of today flaunted their skills at the Air Canada Centre over the weekend, NBA scouts, coaches and some of the top young international prospects packed a two-court gym for the 2016 Basketball Without Borders Global Camp...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 102,214 reads 57 comments

  22. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Marquette's Henry Ellenson

    Compared to some of the other projected one-and-done NBA lottery picks, the incoming hype surrounding Marquette freshman Henry Ellenson wasn't particularly loud...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 20,316 reads 13 comments

  23. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects Who Will Become Household Names Before March Madness

    A handful of NBA prospects appear on the verge of breaking out. And though the everyday college hoops and draft follower knows these six rising standouts, the national love hasn't quite been there for any of them...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 32,286 reads 26 comments

  24. 2016 Draft Prospect vs. NBA Player: Kristaps Porzingis or Brandon Ingram?

    Though the LSU Tigers' Ben Simmons has absorbed most of the attention in NBA draft discussion, Duke Blue Devils freshman Brandon Ingram has quietly developed into an attractive consolation prize...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 27,709 reads 77 comments

  25. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Utah's Jakob Poeltl

    A promising freshman year at Utah put Jakob Poeltl on the map after he'd arrived from Austria as a relative unknown. He's now arguably the top center prospect in college hoops three months into his sophomore season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 13,125 reads 30 comments