1. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects Blowing Expectations Out of the Water

    Every year, we come across college players who emerge as big-time NBA draft prospects out of nowhere. Most of the time it's upperclassmen who unexpectedly break out. Sometimes, it's a freshman whose upside was tough to spot out of high school...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 36,771 reads 36 comments

  2. 2015 NBA Rookie Ladder: Who Steps Up to Chase Andrew Wiggins?

    Though the NBA Rookie of the Year race is starting to lose its competitive edge, the No. 2 spot on the ladder is still up for grabs. Outside of Andrew Wiggins, who's separated himself far from the pack, the rest of the board remains fluid...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 29,250 reads 85 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 17,310 reads 22 comments

  4. 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 1 year ago 26,902 reads 44 comments

  5. 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 1 year ago 270,425 reads 328 comments

  6. 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 1 year ago 21,560 reads 15 comments

  7. 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 1 year ago 15,831 reads 77 comments

  8. 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 1 year ago 16,395 reads 36 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 37,167 reads 104 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 43,683 reads 67 comments

  11. 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 1 year ago 3,440 reads 7 comments

  12. 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 1 year ago 33,920 reads 20 comments

  13. 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 1 year ago 321,847 reads 342 comments

  14. 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 1 year ago 53,028 reads 59 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 13,601 reads 17 comments

  16. 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 1 year ago 99,215 reads 81 comments

  17. 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 1 year ago 46,688 reads 80 comments

  18. 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 1 year ago 38,807 reads 82 comments

  19. 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 1 year ago 31,610 reads 14 comments

  20. 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 1 year ago 27,993 reads 47 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 36,322 reads 82 comments

  22. 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 1 year ago 19,221 reads 4 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 106,013 reads 134 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 164,300 reads 308 comments

  25. 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 1 year ago 11,093 reads 6 comments