1. NBA Draft 2014: Team-by-Team Needs and Predictions

    Every NBA team has holes. And the NBA draft is an opportunity to fill them for relatively cheap. A number of the weaker teams obviously have more than one need. For each team, I prioritized their needs from biggest to smallest...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 271,306 reads 249 comments

  2. Updated 2014 NBA Mock Draft in Wake of Joel Embiid Injury News

    A foot injury to Joel Embiid is bound to shake up the 2014 NBA draft board, with teams now learning he'll require surgery...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 484,572 reads 865 comments

  3. Dario Saric: Scouting Profile for Philadelphia 76ers' Draft Day Acquisition

    Drafted by: Orlando Magic , No. 12 overall Traded to: Philadelphia 76ers for Elfrid Payton, a 2015 second-round pick and a 2017 first-round pick Country: Croatia ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 7,976 reads 10 comments

  4. Julius Randle NBA Draft 2014: Highlights, Scouting Report for Lakers Rookie

    Drafted by: Los Angeles Lakers , No. 7 pick overall School: Kentucky Height/Weight: 6'9", 250 lbs Age: 19 years old Projected NBA Position: Power Forward Pro Comparison: ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 36,051 reads 193 comments

  5. Dante Exum NBA Draft 2014: Highlights, Scouting Report for Utah Jazz Guard

    Drafted by: Utah Jazz , No. 5 overall School: Australian Institute of Sport Height/Weight: 6'6", 196 lbs Age: 18 years old Projected NBA Position: Point Guard/Shooting ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 17,118 reads 14 comments

  6. Jabari Parker NBA Draft 2014: Highlights, Scouting Report for Bucks Rookie

    Drafted by: Milwaukee Bucks , No. 2 overall School: Duke Height/ Weight: 6'8", 235 lbs Age: 19 years old Projected NBA Position: Small Forward/Power Forward Pro Comparison: ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 63,664 reads 51 comments

  7. Andrew Wiggins NBA Draft 2014: Highlights, Scouting Report for Cavaliers Rookie

    Drafted by: Cleveland Cavaliers , No. 1 pick overall School: Kansas Height/ Weight: 6'8", 200 lbs Age: 19 years old Projected NBA Position: Small Forward Pro Comparison: ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 212,111 reads 132 comments

  8. Joel Embiid NBA Draft 2014: Highlights, Scouting Report for 76ers Rookie

    Drafted by: Philadelphia 76ers , No. 3 pick overall School: Kansas Height/Weight : 7'0", 250 lbs Age: 20 years old Projected NBA Position: Center Pro Comparison: ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 57,461 reads 102 comments

  9. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Breaking Down Los Angeles Lakers Best Draft Plans

    The Los Angeles Lakers have just one pick, the No. 7 overall selection, in the 2014 NBA draft. And without a definite first-round pick in 2015 (traded to Phoenix , top-five ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 96,112 reads 146 comments

  10. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Breaking Down Boston Celtics Best Draft Plans

    The 2014 NBA draft represents Phase 1 of what could be a multiyear rebuilding effort in Boston. Unfortunately, the Celtics will likely miss out on all of their primary targets with the No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 20,909 reads 40 comments

  11. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Predicting Every Pick of Round 1 in Early June

    With around three weeks to go until the 2014 NBA draft, most prospects are currently auditioning for multiple teams per week...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 267,488 reads 564 comments

  12. Best Potential Fits for Every Non-Lottery Team in the 2014 NBA Draft

    Feel free to debate about the talent at the top of this draft but not about the depth from No. 15 to No. 30. You can arguably get the same value late in Round 1 as you can right in the middle of it...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 35,555 reads 76 comments

  13. The Best Strategy for Every NBA Team in the 2014 Draft Lottery

    Some NBA teams need to draft with a best-player-available approach in the 2014 NBA draft. Others should be looking to fill specific needs...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 77,173 reads 198 comments

  14. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Breaking Down Philadelphia 76ers' Best Draft Plans

    On draft day 2013, the Philadelphia 76ers made a big trade and an even bigger statement regarding the direction and plan for the franchise...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 57,507 reads 197 comments

  15. Predicting the Biggest Risers and Fallers of the 2014 NBA Draft Class

    We all have expectations regarding where each prospect should land. Some go earlier than expected, and some end up going much later...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 51,156 reads 47 comments

  16. NBA Draft 2014: Ranking the 5 Biggest Sleepers in the Class

    There are a few guys every year who end up slipping through the cracks. I picked out five prospects who should be offering maximum value relative to where their projected draft range is heading into June...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 53,223 reads 55 comments

  17. Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 2014 NBA Draft Prospects, Post-Lottery Edition

    With the NBA combine complete, prospects are now in training and interview mode for the 2014 draft. Most of the top prospects on the board will essentially pick and choose whom they plan on working out for...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 100,603 reads 243 comments

  18. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Breaking Down Cleveland Cavs Best Options at No. 1

    The Cleveland Cavaliers should be looking at three options with the No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft. There's no reason to overthink this one—it's between Kansas center Joel Embiid and small forward Andrew Wiggins and Duke combo forward Jabari Parker...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 35,397 reads 121 comments

  19. Best Potential Options for Boston Celtics with No. 6 Pick in 2014 NBA Draft

    The Boston Celtics got the No. 6 pick in the 2014 NBA draft, something that probably disappointed fans who thought they'd at least land in the top five. It could have been worse...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 34,426 reads 125 comments

  20. Breaking Down What Makes Dante Exum the Most Intriguing 2014 NBA Draft Prospect

    When you break down Dante Exum on paper, specifically his strengths, it almost sounds like you're describing a basketball superhero...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 4,292 reads 11 comments

  21. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Lottery Full 2-Round Projections

    And just like that, the 2014 NBA draft order has been set. The Cleveland Cavaliers should have one tough decision to make, but given the strength at the top of the draft, there really isn't a wrong answer at No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 926,963 reads 1503 comments

  22. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Combine Edition Starring Prospect Zach LaVine

    CHICAGO — The first person I saw when I walked into the gym Thursday morning was Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge , who was sitting courtside next to Brad Stevens, ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 27,852 reads 87 comments

  23. NBA Draft Combine 2014: Biggest Winners and Losers from Chicago

    CHICAGO—After two days of drills, measurements and athletic testing in front of plenty of high-ranking NBA decision-makers, some prospects will walk away having helped their 2014 draft stock, while a few just failed to make an impression...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 184,402 reads 146 comments

  24. 2014 NBA Draft: Things We Learned from Thursday's Chicago Combine Workouts

    There were plenty of high-profile executives and coaches in the gym Thursday for the NBA Draft Combine. And while most of the high-profile prospects stayed on the sidelines in sandals and sweats, some intriguing talent participated in drills...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 133,477 reads 92 comments

  25. 2014 NBA Draft: Most Shocking Prospect Measurements from the Combine

    Some players grow, and some schools exaggerate. Measurements can change from one year to the next, while many were never accurate in the first place. There's no hiding at the NBA Combine, unless you choose to, which can represent a red flag in itself.

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 101,073 reads 115 comments