1. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predicting Each 1st-Round Pick Based on Early NCAA Season

    Two weeks into the college basketball season, prospects have officially begun building their cases for the 2017 NBA draft. The field already looks strong, despite Duke's three potential lottery picks still rehabbing from preseason injuries...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 88,514 reads 61 comments

  2. NBA Scouts Mull UCLA's Lonzo Ball as Potential Top 2017 NBA Draft Pick

    UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball has officially hijacked the 2017 NBA draft discussion. His captivating style and compelling potential have emerged as one of its primary talking points early on...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 297,728 reads 73 comments

  3. Early On-Court Impressions of Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospects

    Assessments can change from now until June 22, but first impressions of NBA prospects help create a foundation from which to scout...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 64,315 reads 49 comments

  4. NBA Draft 2017 Prospects: Star Comparisons for Top 10 Players

    We use NBA comparisons to paint a picture of how a particular prospect will look once he moves from college to the pros...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 97,508 reads 92 comments

  5. Jonathan Wasserman's 2017 NBA Draft Big Board: Top 50 Early-Season Players

    The 2017 NBA draft discussion is officially up and running. And a number of the big names have already started to shake the radar...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 32,484 reads 24 comments

  6. 2016-17 NBA Rookies Who Are Already Making Us Rewrite Their Scouting Reports

    Five NBA rookies have already surprised with unexpected skills or ability. Thus, their scouting reports out of college (or from overseas) now look outdated...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 2,561 reads 0 comments

  7. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Very Early Look at All 30 Projected 1st-Round Picks

    College basketball is underway at last. That means t he 2017 NBA draft discussion can officially begin...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 127,660 reads 65 comments

  8. John Wall Comparisons Loom Large for Kentucky PG Prospect De'Aaron Fox

    It's been a few years since Kentucky produced its last big-name NBA point guard. Everything about De'Aaron Fox's flair and look suggests he's the next one up...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 13,384 reads 6 comments

  9. NBA Draft 2017: Early Look at New Crop of Top-10 Prospects

    College basketball and the 2017 NBA draft are both set to benefit from an injection of exciting freshman talent. Thus, missing the playoffs this year won't be so terrible for franchises that have kept the rights to their first-round picks...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 43,529 reads 39 comments

  10. Dennis Smith Jr. Can Be Best Point Guard in NBA Draft Despite Injury Past

    Eager to finally watch North Carolina State freshman Dennis Smith Jr. after he tore his ACL in the summer of 2015, NBA scouts already appear willing to look past the injury. "Best point guard in the draft," one scout told Bleacher Report...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 12,222 reads 10 comments

  11. 2017 NBA Draft Big Board: Who to Watch as NBA Season Begins

    With the 2016-17 NBA season underway and college basketball just around the corner on Nov. 11, it's time to unveil our final preseason draft-prospect big board. Exciting new freshmen are the driving force behind 2017's strong projected field...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 56,317 reads 41 comments

  12. How High Can Kentucky's Malik Monk Fly Up 2017 NBA Draft Boards?

    Athleticism and offense propelled Malik Monk up recruiting ranks straight toward the spotlight at Kentucky...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 16,054 reads 16 comments

  13. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Final Look Before Season Begins

    Bleacher Report's most recent NBA mock draft , which was established before training camp began, has received some final touching up before the 2016-17 season officially tips off...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 174,434 reads 137 comments

  14. Scouting Potential Top-5 NBA Draft Pick Jonathan Isaac

    Everything about Florida State freshman Jonathan Isaac screams "NBA potential." Prepare for flashes of exciting athleticism, step-back jumpers and swoops to the rack that mirror star wings and forwards...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 8,735 reads 6 comments

  15. Best Potential Fits for Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospects

    The right NBA fit could jump-start a rookie career, and the 2017 NBA draft on June 22 features a lot of great prospects looking for such a fit. General managers must take into account more than just talent when evaluating their draft options...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 7,066 reads 0 comments

  16. The Scouting Report That Will Expose Every Top 2016-17 NBA Rookie

    All the top NBA rookies have holes, and it won't be long every team's scouting department identify them. Scouts have watched these youngsters develop for years and should already have a good idea of how to expose their weaknesses...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 44,747 reads 71 comments

  17. Early Top-50 Big Board for 2017 NBA Draft

    With just over a month to go before the regular season starts, it's time to break down the projected 2017 NBA draft field...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 32,071 reads 22 comments

  18. Most Overhyped 2017 NBA Draft Candidates Heading into the Season

    The hype machine is working at full force to pump up the projected 2017 NBA draft class. But some of the expectations it's creating are unjustified. We saw it happen last year with Skal Labissiere, who went No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 2,680 reads 0 comments

  19. Scout: Cal Prospect Ivan Rabb 'Has the Chance to Be like a LaMarcus Aldridge'

    Sixteen Division I freshmen left school early last year to declare for the 2016 NBA draft. Ivan Rabb wasn't one of them despite having flashed traditional one-and-done talent...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 24,770 reads 16 comments

  20. No Front-Runner for Best Point Guard in Elite 2017 NBA Draft Class

    The NBA appears one season away from receiving a new injection of exciting point guard talent. That's right, we may potentially witness a point guard go No. 1 and No. 2 overall in the 2017 draft...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 33,994 reads 43 comments

  21. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Pre-Training Camp Edition

    With all of the summer events complete and NBA training camp ready to commence for the 2016-17 season, it's a good time to unveil our first preseason 2017 mock draft board...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 76,939 reads 90 comments

  22. Bleacher Report Poll: 2017 NBA Draft Overflowing with No. 1 Pick Candidates

    The 2016-17 college basketball season will begin with not one, but a handful of strong first-pick candidates...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 60,789 reads 70 comments

  23. The 2017 NBA Draft's Biggest Sleeper at Each Position

    NBA scouts should already have a good sense of the premier prospects at each position. But it's inevitable: We're going to see under-the-radar players at basically every spot rise up the ranks during the year...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 66,367 reads 41 comments

  24. Surprise Freshmen Who Will Emerge as Legitimate 2017 NBA Draft Prospects

    It's seemingly easy to peg most of the freshmen who'll be declaring for the NBA draft after one college season. But there are always a few who come out of nowhere...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 2,567 reads 0 comments

  25. Volatile Stocks: 2017 NBA Draft Prospects Entering Make-or-Break Seasons

    This is a key year for a handful of talented juniors and seniors who've struggled to win over NBA scouts...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 23,334 reads 11 comments