1. 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 6 months ago 36,285 reads 104 comments

  2. 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 6 months ago 43,679 reads 67 comments

  3. 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 6 months ago 3,341 reads 7 comments

  4. 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 6 months ago 33,906 reads 20 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 321,679 reads 342 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 52,855 reads 59 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 13,490 reads 17 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 99,103 reads 81 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 46,670 reads 80 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 38,721 reads 82 comments

  11. 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 7 months ago 31,602 reads 14 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 27,353 reads 47 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 36,226 reads 82 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 19,209 reads 4 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 105,965 reads 134 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 164,229 reads 308 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 10,400 reads 6 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 90,491 reads 169 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 23,591 reads 25 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 46,301 reads 38 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 68,085 reads 117 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 11,112 reads 16 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 16,088 reads 19 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 2,459 reads 1 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 14,707 reads 19 comments