1. 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 3 months ago 15,130 reads 21 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 26,632 reads 44 comments

  3. 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...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 267,722 reads 327 comments

  4. 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...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 21,530 reads 15 comments

  5. 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...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 15,726 reads 77 comments

  6. 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...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 16,220 reads 36 comments

  7. 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.

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 31,609 reads 104 comments

  8. 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...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 43,663 reads 67 comments

  9. 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...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 3,303 reads 7 comments

  10. 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...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 33,866 reads 20 comments

  11. 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...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 320,088 reads 342 comments

  12. 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...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 52,344 reads 59 comments

  13. 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...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 12,706 reads 17 comments

  14. 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)...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 98,252 reads 81 comments

  15. 9 Young NBA Diamonds in the Rough Discovered This Season

    It has to be a good feeling for management to go out and secure that hidden gem—the one everyone else passed on and never chose to look into...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 46,644 reads 80 comments

  16. Ranking Top 12 2015 NBA Draft Prospects with the Most Potential

    Potential and upside go hand in hand. They both reflect one's ceiling, and there are a number of 2015 NBA prospects whose ceilings reach All-Star heights...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 38,301 reads 80 comments

  17. Which 2015 NBA Draft Targets Are Rising, Falling Most in Early Conference Play?

    The projected 2015 NBA draft field seems to be strengthening by the week, with freshmen coming into their own and breakout upperclassmen emerging...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 31,542 reads 14 comments

  18. NBA Draft Notebook: Better Wing Prospect, Justise Winslow or Stanley Johnson?

    Big men have dominated most of the 2015 NBA draft conversation, but there's a fascinating battle happening amongst the wings. Four wing players could be vying for lottery or even top-five consideration as we march closer to June...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 22,877 reads 46 comments

  19. Meet Langston Galloway, the New York Knicks' Latest Project

    Finally, there's something to feel good about in New York. Undrafted rookie Langston Galloway, 23, out of Saint Joseph's actually gave Knicks fans a reason to keep watching through ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 36,141 reads 82 comments

  20. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects on the Cusp of a Full-Fledged Breakout

    Every few weeks, it seems like a breakout prospect emerges into the 2015 NBA draft conversation. Recently, a few upperclassmen have hit their strides as sophomores or juniors...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 19,200 reads 4 comments

  21. Andrew Wiggins Taking 1st Step Toward NBA Stardom

    You can just feel his confidence and comfort rising by the week. Andrew Wiggins has found a rhythm, and it reflects his first major step toward NBA stardom...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 105,911 reads 134 comments

  22. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: How the Entire 1st Round Shakes out Entering the New Year

    In what was supposed to be more of a down year in terms of talent, the projected 2015 NBA draft field is starting to look stronger by the day. New names have consistently found their way into the conversation...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 163,597 reads 308 comments

  23. 2015 NBA Rookie Ladder: Ordering the Best Prospects Heading into the New Year

    Things are finally looking up for the rookies from the 2014 NBA draft class. Six of our top 10 actually earned starts over the past week...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 10,108 reads 6 comments

  24. NBA Draft Notebook: Jahlil Okafor Emerging as Hands-Down No. 1 2015 Prospect

    You get the feeling Duke center Jahlil Okafor is starting to pull away. He appears to be in the process of separating himself from the pack as the No. 1 overall favorite in the projected 2015 NBA draft field...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 90,083 reads 169 comments

  25. Grading the Top 2015 NBA Draft Prospects from the Kentucky-Louisville Showdown

    Thanks to an endless crew of NBA draft prospects, Kentucky's (13-0) journey to perfection remains intact following a 58-50 road win over No. 4 Louisville (11-1) ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 months ago 23,398 reads 25 comments