1. 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 4 months ago 12,819 reads 17 comments

  2. 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 4 months ago 98,494 reads 81 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 46,652 reads 80 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 38,427 reads 81 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 31,562 reads 14 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 23,755 reads 47 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 36,165 reads 82 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 19,203 reads 4 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 105,934 reads 134 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 163,852 reads 308 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 10,225 reads 6 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 90,235 reads 169 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 23,452 reads 25 comments

  14. Ranking the Most Versatile 2015 NBA Draft Prospects

    Versatility is about creating mismatches as well as being able to impact a game from different angles. We're talking about guards who can play on or off the ball, big men who can operate inside and out, and wings who can guard multiple positions...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 46,262 reads 38 comments

  15. NBA Rookie Ladder: How the Top 10 Stack Up Entering Christmas

    The 2014-15 NBA rookie ladder seems to be losing its luster by the week. Jabari Parker has officially joined Julius Randle on the season-ending injury list, while Joel Embiid, Aaron ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 68,028 reads 117 comments

  16. NBA Draft Notebook: Is Myles Turner Worth Gambling on with a Top-10 Pick in 2015

    Within a two-minute span in the first half, Texas' Myles Turner, a 6'11" freshman center, had hit three consecutive jumpers during his college debut against North Dakota State. The first was a rise-and-fire baseline jumper in one fluid motion...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 10,659 reads 16 comments

  17. Kansas' Top Freshmen Face Wavering NBA Draft Status

    Now a month into the college hoops calendar, with the 2015 NBA draft conversation in full swing, the Kansas' projected one-and-done freshmen are quietly slipping out of it...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 16,069 reads 19 comments

  18. Blueprint for Marcus Smart to Become Boston Celtics' Next Great Point Guard

    And just like that, the Boston Celtics have a new franchise point guard. Or at least that's the hope with Marcus Smart after ESPN.com reported that management shipped off Rajon Rondo in a trade to the Dallas Mavericks ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 2,422 reads 1 comments

  19. What's Behind Kevon Looney's UCLA Breakout as a Top-10 NBA Draft Prospect

    UCLA freshman big man Kevon Looney has made it tough to look away through the first month of the season. And he's become a major talking point in the 2015 NBA draft conversation...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 14,650 reads 19 comments

  20. Houston Rockets' Investment in Donatas Motiejunas Is Finally Paying off

    It looks like it's finally starting to click for Rockets big man Donatas Motiejunas . And it's a good thing, because after a year of being stashed abroad and two quiet ones ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 13,254 reads 20 comments

  21. D'Angelo Russell Emerging as Top 2015 NBA Draft Guard Prospect in College Hoops

    Though no doubt a terrific talent out of Montverde Academy, there were some questions prior to the season regarding freshman D'Angelo Russell's outlook as an NBA prospect...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 13,798 reads 15 comments

  22. NBA Injury Comeback Stories for Jabari Parker and Other Sidelined Rookies

    Don't think of Jabari Parker 's torn ACL as a major career setback. Think of it as a delay, which at 19 years old, he can afford. Parker is expected to miss the remainder of his rookie season, per ESPN...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 23,431 reads 24 comments

  23. 2015 NBA Draft Stock Report: Top Risers and Fallers Entering Mid-December

    Now a month into the college hoops calendar, the projected 2015 NBA prospects are starting to reveal themselves. For the most part, each prospect came in with specific expectations...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 23,249 reads 24 comments

  24. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Could Emmanuel Mudiay Be No. 1 Pick in 2015?

    Nothing drives a prospect's NBA draft value quite like upside. And Emmanuel Mudiay is loaded with it. Early on, three guys have separated themselves into the 2015 No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 63,126 reads 79 comments

  25. Arizona's Stanley Johnson Making Case for Top-10 Consideration in 2015 NBA Draft

    Stanley Johnson's NBA sales pitch just continues to strengthen. He's been making it for a few years now, and it only seems to get more convincing by the month, f rom April's ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 13,973 reads 50 comments