1. Does Alex Len Have Long-Term Future with Phoenix Suns?

    The Phoenix Suns didn't draft Alex Len to present them with a short-term solution. They did it with the intention of developing him into their long-term starting center. Len hasn't made much of a contribution through roughly 10 weeks on the job..

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 12,208 reads 38 comments

  2. How to Fix NBA Rookies Who Are Still Struggling

    There have been few standout NBA rookies this season, and many aren't even playing. Most of the ones who are have stunk so far, and there's no secret as to why...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 73,900 reads 170 comments

  3. Kansas Jayhawks Offer NBA a Trio of Draft Riches

    Kansas rolls deep this year with NBA talent. Kansas State found that out the hard way Saturday afternoon when it got waxed off the floor by a trio of dynamite freshmen...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 20,344 reads 47 comments

  4. Projecting NBA Ceiling for Creighton Star Doug McDermott

    One of the most productive players in the country since 2011, Doug McDermott's NBA projections have been all over the map. Now averaging 24.3 points a game after averaging 23.2 as a junior and 22...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 21,522 reads 61 comments

  5. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Is Andrew Wiggins' Upside Enough for No. 1 Pick?

    It took nearly two months, but it looks like the freshman wall has suddenly come into play. Andrew Wiggins hasn't been able to sustain any offensive rhythm as of late. And at times, it doesn't even look like he wants to...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 35,277 reads 97 comments

  6. Does Anthony Bennett Have Long-Term Future with Cavs After Luol Deng Trade?

    If there was any hope that Anthony Bennett would emerge from the shadows of the Cleveland Cavaliers ' bench, you can probably kiss it goodbye...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 5,034 reads 15 comments

  7. Best Potential Trade Destinations for D-League Sensation Pierre Jackson

    Pierre Jackson, a second-round pick of the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2013 NBA draft, has been absolutely lighting it up for the Idaho Stampede of the D-League. Through 17 games, he's averaging 30...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 10,916 reads 26 comments

  8. Breaking Down What Portland Trail Blazers Should Expect from C.J. McCollum

    C.J.McCollum's return, or arrival, is good news all around. For starters, he should help give this lousy 2013 draft class a healthy kick in the rear...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 6,007 reads 9 comments

  9. Ranking Biggest Early-Season Risers and Fallers of 2014 NBA Draft Class

    With conference play underway, we've already seen the draft-stock needle move for a fair share of NBA prospects. Of course, that needle moves in both directions...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 23,392 reads 17 comments

  10. Is UCLA's Zach LaVine the Biggest Boom-or-Bust 2014 NBA Draft Prospect?

    It's not that he came out of nowhere, because if you follow recruiting, you know who he is. But Zach LaVine wasn't necessarily pegged as a 2014 lottery candidate out of high school...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 13,284 reads 20 comments

  11. Blueprint for New York Knicks to Build Successful Roster Around Carmelo Anthony

    It's that time of the decade again—the time when we discuss how the New York Knicks should plan to rebuild for their next chapter. And based on their current situation, it looks like the plan will once again feature Carmelo Anthony ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 15,335 reads 60 comments

  12. What Kendall Marshall Brings to the Table for LA Lakers

    I'll tell you what Kendall Marshall brings to the table—a functioning body with all of his limbs and ligaments intact...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 15,254 reads 33 comments

  13. Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 20 NBA Draft Prospects Entering 2014

    The top 20 prospects continue playing musical chairs, with the barrier into it acting as a revolving door. This week, it let in two new prospects after their standout play and consistency throughout the year...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 33,244 reads 28 comments

  14. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Why New Year Will Show Depth of 2014 Draft Class

    This projected 2014 NBA draft class isn't just about the superstars at the top. If you've got a first-round pick in 2014, you'll have a good shot at landing a rotation player with upside on a rookie deal for the next few seasons...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 28,419 reads 29 comments

  15. Can Andrew Wiggins Regain Surefire No. 1 NBA Draft Status?

    Here's the thing: it's not that Andrew Wiggins has been disappointing. He's looked pretty darn good to me—15.9 points a game, 47 percent shooting, as-good-as-advertised athleticism...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 26,984 reads 106 comments

  16. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Projecting Entire 1st Round Entering 2014

    The projected 2014 NBA draft field looks as strong on New Year's Day as it did on opening night of the season—maybe even stronger...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 403,832 reads 382 comments

  17. Ranking Top 3 NBA Draft Prospects at Every Position Entering 2014

    For NBA draft decision-makers, it can be helpful to separate your draft board by positional rankings. Depending on who's left, some teams might want to fill a specific position on the roster rather than just go with best available...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 39,767 reads 85 comments

  18. Who Will Have a Bigger 2014, LeBron James or Jabari Parker?

    LeBron James and Jabari Parker—two stars at completely different stages of stardom. They're both on track to accomplish some pretty wild stuff in 2014...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 3,664 reads 6 comments

  19. New York Knicks Must Consider Carmelo Anthony Trade and Full Roster Rebuild

    Sometimes, taking a step forward requires taking a few steps back. But the New York Knicks and their pride don't operate with that mentality. Though maybe it's time they should, considering all the success they've had as of late...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 47,120 reads 257 comments

  20. Ranking the Biggest Boom-or-Bust 2014 NBA Draft Prospects

    A boom-or-bust NBA prospect is a guy who's either going to hit his ceiling or crash towards his basement floor. These are the guys who offer high reward and high risk relative to where they're projected to be drafted...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 55,857 reads 108 comments

  21. Julius Randle's Scouting Report Expanding by the Day

    Man, is this guy tough to stop or what? He's not getting the same No. 1 overall buzz as Kansas' Andrew Wiggins or Duke's Jabari Parker, but Julius Randle might actually be the biggest mismatch and handful of all of them...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 7,458 reads 11 comments

  22. 2014 NBA Draft: Jonathan Wasserman's Scouting Notebook Entering the New Year

    We're starting to see a lot of activity on the NBA draft front with conference play approaching. The projected class is clearing up. And every week it seems like an under-the-radar prospect emerges...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 55,846 reads 75 comments

  23. Rewriting NBA Rookie Scouting Reports

    It's amazing how many college strengths have become weaknesses in the pros. As the level of competition changes, so have the scouting reports. And for the most part, the reports have been disappointing...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 34,886 reads 22 comments

  24. The 1 Way Each Top 2014 NBA Draft Prospect Can Prove He's Worth Top Pick

    There is some serious competition this year for that top spot on the 2014 NBA draft board. Nobody has any margin for error. From here on out, it's all about hiding your weaknesses and eliminating any red flags...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 17,494 reads 13 comments

  25. Trey Burke's Growing Pains a Stepping Stone Toward Unlocking Potential

    There was a lot of debate surrounding Trey Burke as a prospect out of college. To some, he was the National Player of the Year and kid who just led Michigan to the Final Four...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 6,603 reads 1 comments