1. Biggest Takeaways from 2015 Nike Hoop Summit

    On Saturday, the World Team beat USA, 103-101, in Portland at the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit, which was a lot more competitive than last year's game. This was far different from the McDonald's All-American event...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 35,102 reads 57 comments

  2. All Eyes on Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospect Ben Simmons at 2015 Nike Hoop Summit

    Every year, the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon, hosts the top American high school seniors and the best 19-and-under international stars. It's become a must-attend event for NBA scouts and many general managers...

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  3. NBA Draft Notebook: Projecting Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker as Pros

    Senior Frank Kaminsky and junior Sam Dekker nearly led Wisconsin to a national title. Kaminsky ended up taking home National Player of the Year honors. Dekker averaged 19.2 points through six NCAA tournament games...

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  4. Prospect vs. Player: Would You Rather Have Justise Winslow or Aaron Gordon?

    Fresh off a national championship at Duke, freshman Justise Winslow has suddenly emerged as the hottest NBA draft prospect in the conversation. Last year, Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon made a late push up boards as well...

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  5. B/R NBA Draft Expert Hands out Post-NCAA Tournament Awards

    With the 2014-15 college basketball season now complete, it's time to hand out some awards to this year's 2015 NBA prospects...

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  6. NBA Draft 2015: Jonathan Wasserman's Top 30 Big Board, Post-NCAA Tournament

    NBA scouts got their money's worth during the NCAA tournament. The Final Four and championship game featured plenty of quality prospects projected to declare for the 2015 draft...

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  7. 2015 NBA Draft: Ranking the Best Prospects in the Final Four

    With Kentucky, Wisconsin, Duke and Michigan State all headed to the Final Four , count on the NBA scouts to follow. This year's Final Four is loaded with NBA prospects...

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  8. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Updated 1st-Round Projections Going into NCAA Final Four

    With the Final Four upon us, there are still a number of quality NBA draft prospects alive in the NCAA tournament. In fact, five of our projected top-10 picks will be participating in Indianapolis...

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  9. Everything NBA Fans Need to Know About 2015 McDonald's All-American Game

    The 2015 McDonald's All-American Game, which features the top high school seniors in the country, will take place Wednesday night at the United Center in Chicago. And there will be plenty of future NBA talent for scouts and fans alike to evaluate...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 35,388 reads 35 comments

  10. Projecting NBA Outlooks of Every Prospect at 2015 McDonald's All-American Game

    The 2015 McDonald's All-American Game, which takes place April 1 in Chicago, features some of the top high school prospects across the country. Many of them figure to take their games from college to the NBA someday...

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  11. 2015 NBA Draft: Jonathan Wasserman's Top 50 Prospect Big Board

    The big board consists of our top 50 prospects who can be eligible for the 2015 NBA draft. These are personal rankings and not necessarily where we project each prospect to be selected...

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  12. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: First-Round Projections, Sweet 16 Edition

    A number of 2015 NBA draft prospects may have helped move the needle for themselves with strong performances in the NCAA tournament. Since conference tournament play, we've seen a new name move into our top five and another move into the top 10...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 61,498 reads 174 comments

  13. 2015 NBA Draft: Risers and Fallers Among the Top Prospects, Sweet 16 Edition

    Some of the top prospects have used the early rounds of the NCAA tournament as a platform to build their case for the 2015 NBA draft...

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  14. NBA Draft Notebook: Top Prospect Matchups to Watch in the Sweet 16

    The 2015 NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 is loaded with scouting opportunities and matchups between some of the top NBA draft prospects. This could ultimately be the last chance for general managers to evaluate possible targets in a live-game setting..

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 19,589 reads 14 comments

  15. Will R.J. Hunter's Star Shine as Brightly in the NBA?

    And just like that, Georgia State junior R.J. Hunter is your first big star of the 2015 NCAA tournament. It's almost a shame it took a March game-winner for him to gain some recognition...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 29,397 reads 51 comments

  16. Player vs. Prospect: Would You Rather Have Emmanuel Mudiay or Dante Exum?

    Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum went No. 5 in the 2014 NBA draft. Emmanuel Mudiay will likely follow as a top-five selection this upcoming June. And neither has played a lick of college basketball...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 23,327 reads 113 comments

  17. NBA Draft Notebook: Biggest Questions Entering the 2015 NCAA Tournament

    For NBA draft prospects, the NCAA tournament is essentially a final on-court audition. It's their last chance to make a pitch and sell scouts on their strengths and potential...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 7,116 reads 23 comments

  18. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Full 2-Round Projections Entering NCAA Tournament

    The NCAA tournament is ultimately the last chance for most NBA draft prospects to make their final pitch. And except for the international players, almost every prospect on this year's first-round radar will be suiting up for the Big Dance...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 228,346 reads 372 comments

  19. 2015 NBA Draft: Playing 'Go Pro' or 'Stay in School' with Fringe Prospects

    Every prospect faces a decision at the end of his season. Knowing when to declare for the NBA draft versus when to return to school could ultimately make or break one's career...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 29,917 reads 35 comments

  20. Breaking Down the Reality for NBA Teams Already Eyeing 2015 Draft

    At some point, coaches and general managers have to realize when the playoffs are out of reach. That's when the NBA draft, as well as the development of each franchise's young players, must become a priority...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 23,076 reads 38 comments

  21. 2015 NBA Draft Stock Report: Risers and Fallers Heading into the Tournament

    Time is running out for 2015 NBA draft prospects to make final impressions. And with conference tournament play underway and the NCAA tournament coming up, the stakes have risen...

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  22. NBA Draft Notebook: Meet Cameron Payne, America's Most Overlooked Prospect

    It almost took the entire year, but the buzz surrounding Murray State sophomore point guard Cameron Payne has slowly snowballed into NBA draft chatter...

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  23. Prospect vs. Player: Would You Rather Have Karl-Anthony Towns or Jabari Parker?

    When breaking down Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker and Kentucky freshman Karl-Anthony Towns, the talking point of the conversation has to ultimately revolve around versatility...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 32,733 reads 197 comments

  24. Finding Diamonds in the Rough Among Dark-Horse 2015 NBA Draft Prospects

    The NBA draft is all about finding value. The best general managers are able to turn late-round picks into serviceable contributors and potentially long-term cornerstones...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 year ago 55,787 reads 32 comments

  25. Projecting the Immediate Impact of Each Top 2015 NBA Draft Prospect

    It's getting tougher for top prospects to make an immediate impact as NBA rookies. Andrew Wiggins is the only one in 2015 averaging double figures in scoring...

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