1. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects Who Ended Up on the Wrong Team

    There were some questionable matches between prospect and team during last Thursday's 2016 NBA draft. A handful of general managers who looked to take the best player available could see that strategy backfire due to potentially problematic fits...

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  2. 2017 NBA Draft: Way-Too-Early Big Board

    Now that a somewhat iffy 2016 NBA draft is complete, there's no time to waste on the (just-completed) past. This projected 2017 class could be legendary...

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  3. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Jonathan Wasserman's Final 2-Round Predictions

    Unsurprisingly, the 2016 NBA draft conversation changes by the hour. We're constantly hearing new rumors and buzz on risers, fallers and promises. As one scout put it, "Mock drafts are about to go up in flames...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 412,056 reads 304 comments

  4. NBA Draft Expert's Ultimate Tale of the Tape: Ben Simmons vs. Brandon Ingram

    LSU's Ben Simmons and Duke's Brandon Ingram have sat atop NBA draft boards for months. They've separated themselves with flashes of potential and production to match exciting upside...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 30,665 reads 48 comments

  5. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Future of Seton Hall's Isaiah Whitehead

    Isaiah Whitehead bounced back nicely from an underwhelming freshman year at Seton Hall. But it wasn't until March that the NBA buzz started to strengthen...

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  6. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Future of Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku

    Chinanu Onuaku flashed occasional glimpses of NBA potential his freshman year at Louisville. He then raised the bar with an impressive showing during the Under-19 FIBA World Championship in 2015...

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  7. The Biggest Reason Each 2016 Top-10 NBA Draft Pick Could Bust

    There is no such thing as a lock in the NBA draft. Many of this year's prospects have high floors, which means they offer little risk and, at the least, should earn an NBA living...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 59,796 reads 131 comments

  8. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Croatia's Ivica Zubac

    An international riser in this year's NBA draft discussion, Ivica Zubac has suddenly become a must-scout prospect for teams picking during the mid-to-late first round...

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  9. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Providence's Ben Bentil

    From afterthought to top-20 scorer in just one year, Providence's Ben Bentil has emerged as a breakout name in the 2016 NBA draft discussion...

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  10. Predicting the Biggest 1st-Round Steals of the 2016 NBA Draft

    Every year, we see mid-to-late first-round picks emerge as valuable NBA players. The Indiana Pacers and Phoenix Suns may have landed long-term starters and potential stars last year—without top-10 selections...

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  11. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Predicting Every Pick in Early June

    We're at the point in the NBA draft evaluation process when teams begin weighing all of their options. While working out dozens of prospects in the weeks leading up to the big night, ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 147,926 reads 155 comments

  12. 2016 NBA Draft: Breaking Down NBA Future of North Carolina's Brice Johnson

    Nothing about Brice Johnson screamed NBA through his first three years at North Carolina. There was potential, but you never got the impression it would amount to anything, given the limited progress he made from his freshman to junior season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 1,636 reads 1 comments

  13. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of Croatia's Ante Zizic

    NBA scouts won't have to dig deep to discover Ante Zizic. Brother of Andrija, a longtime veteran overseas, Ante is also Cibona's leading scorer and the Adriatic League's co-leader in rebounding...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 9,084 reads 5 comments

  14. 2016 NBA Draft: Breaking Down Pro Future of Vanderbilt's Wade Baldwin IV

    Wade Baldwin IV converted freshman flashes into sophomore production and NBA draft buzz. A former high school teammate of Karl-Anthony Towns, Baldwin wasn't heavily recruited ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 11,551 reads 14 comments

  15. Predicting Biggest Risers and Fallers of the 2016 NBA Draft Class

    There could be a lot of movement on NBA draft boards during the final weeks leading up to June 23. Teams use workouts to assess prospects hands-on...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 93,912 reads 63 comments

  16. The Ideal 2016 Prospect for Each NBA Lottery Team

    Every team will enter the 2016 NBA draft with a wish list of high-priority targets. The ideal prospect for each franchise fills a specific need and offers maximum talent relative to where the pick is in the lottery...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 217,881 reads 276 comments

  17. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Future of Florida State's Malik Beasley

    There wasn't much NBA buzz surrounding Malik Beasley entering his freshman year at Florida State. Even after a productive start, it took a month or two for him to receive recognition within the 2016 draft conversation...

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  18. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of UNLV's Patrick McCaw

    UNLV didn't make many national headlines in 2015-16. And for that reason, neither did Patrick McCaw despite his unique production and profile that's expected to generate NBA interest...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 12,804 reads 11 comments

  19. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Baylor's Taurean Prince

    Taurean Prince burst onto the NBA radar as a junior before solidifying a spot in the 2016 draft discussion as a senior. Despite having an average statistical final year at Baylor, he actually managed to strengthen his case...

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  20. 2016 NBA Mock Draft, Post-Lottery Edition: Who Goes No. 1 Overall to 76ers?

    The Philadelphia 76ers are on the clock and will spend the next month trying to figure out whether Brandon Ingram or Ben Simmons is the better fit...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 372,384 reads 570 comments

  21. NBA Draft 2016: Jonathan Wasserman's Top 30 Big Board Entering the Draft Lottery

    The 2016 NBA Draft Combine was a success for a number of players who were able to show off their game against fellow pro prospects...

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  22. Syracuse Prospect Taking Full Advantage of New NBA Draft Eligibility Rule

    CHICAGO — Syracuse Orange guard Malachi Richardson is milking the new rule that allows prospects who don't hire agents the freedom to return to school within 10 days after the NBA draft combine...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 81,356 reads 33 comments

  23. NBA Draft Combine 2016: Takeaways from Measurements, Workouts and More

    CHICAGO — After measurements and team interviews on Wednesday, players participated in athletic testing, light drills and five-on-five scrimmaging during the NBA draft combine...

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  24. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down the Future of Denzel Valentine

    It took three seasons and two games for Denzel Valentine to generate any real NBA draft buzz. Despite playing a key role in Michigan State's 2015 Final Four run, it was ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 23,192 reads 39 comments

  25. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Future of Kentucky's Tyler Ulis

    Tyler Ulis was a star in college basketball. Viewed as a driving force behind Kentucky's success the past two years, the 5'9" ball-handler plays much bigger than his height...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 15,409 reads 29 comments