1. 5 Second-Round Picks Who Look Like Steals from the 2015 NBA Draft Class

    With the completion of NBA Summer League, we now have a clearer picture of where each prospect stands in terms of his transition from college to the pros. And as always, it looks like a handful of second-round picks went overlooked in the draft...

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  2. Best- and Worst-Case NBA Comparisons for the Top 10 Picks in 2015-16

    Pro-player comparisons are intended to paint clearer projections for NBA prospects. To create these comparisons, we took everything possible into account, from a player's physical tools to his style of play, stats, strengths and weaknesses...

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  3. 7 NBA Rookies Who Will Face Immediate Pressure to Succeed Next Season

    NBA rookies typically aren't expected to make significant impacts, but every year a chosen few enter the league with pressure to produce. Blame the hype...

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  4. Early Impressions of Mario Hezonja at 2015 NBA Summer League

    Heading into NBA Summer League, nobody was a bigger must-watch rookie than Mario Hezonja. Despite having played fewer than 16 minutes per game in each of his last two seasons with Barcelona, the Orlando Magic rolled the dice on Hezonja at No...

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  5. Early Impressions of Willie Cauley-Stein at 2015 NBA Summer League

    With Emmanuel Mudiay , a potential franchise point guard, available for the taking in the NBA draft, the Sacramento Kings chose to pass and address their defense...

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  6. Early Impressions of Kristaps Porzingis at 2015 NBA Summer League

    It's only been about a week of NBA Summer League for the New York Knicks , but frantic fans should be able to breathe a sigh of relief...

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  7. The Biggest Hurdle Each Top-10 2015 NBA Draft Pick Faces During Rookie Season

    Rarely is the jump from college to the NBA a seamless transition. Each prospect will ultimately have specific adjustments to make based on his particular weaknesses...

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  8. Realistic Expectations for Myles Turner's Rookie Season with the Indiana Pacers

    Myles Turner entered the NBA draft viewed mostly as a project. He'd averaged 5.6 points over his final eight games at Texas without having strung together much consistency throughout the year...

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  9. Justise Winslow Provides Miami Heat Something They Haven't Had Before

    The Miami Heat emerged as winners on NBA draft night without exercising any bold decision-making or creative maneuvering. Justise Winslow, who surprisingly slid to No...

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  10. Realistic Expectations for Charlotte Hornets Rookie Frank Kaminsky

    The Charlotte Hornets filled a need in the NBA draft by selecting big man Frank Kaminsky at No. 9 overall. With Al Jefferson having led the league in post-up possessions, per NBA...

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  11. Early 2015-16 NBA Rookie Award Predictions

    With only one big award handed out to the top NBA rookie, we decided to add a few more. Other than Rookie of the Year, we created eight new awards with predictions for each...

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  12. What to Expect from R.J. Hunter & Terry Rozier's Rookie Seasons with Celtics

    Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge added two more guards in the first round of the 2015 NBA draft. Ainge must have really thought highly of Terry Rozier, whom he selected at No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about over 1 year ago 17,546 reads 85 comments

  13. The Biggest Hole Every NBA Team Still Must Fill After 2015 NBA Draft

    With the NBA draft complete, teams will now use July to fill any leftover holes via free agency or trades...

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  14. 2016 NBA Mock Draft: A Very Early Look at Next Year's First Round

    The 2015 NBA draft was loaded with star power at the top. And the 2016 draft may produce a handful of potential franchise building blocks as well...

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  15. 2015 NBA Draft Grades: Full Team-by-Team Report Cards

    The 2015 NBA draft was loaded with surprises, trades, reaches and value picks. It was the Minnesota Timberwolves who ultimately came out big winners, having added a potential franchise centerpiece in Karl-Anthony Towns...

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  16. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Jonathan Wasserman's Final 2-Round Predictions

    We could see a number of twists and turns in the 2015 NBA draft Thursday. With some teams trying to trade up and others willing to move down, there is bound to be plenty of conversation and activity among general managers...

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  17. NBA Draft 100 Series: Ranking the Top Prospects of the 2015 Class

    The projected 2015 NBA draft looks deep, with star power at the top and plenty of potential serviceable role players as you move further down the board...

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  18. NBA Draft 100 Series: Ranking the Top Centers of the 2015 Class

    There might not be a stronger position than center in the 2015 NBA draft. The top two picks could well both be centers. We could even see five big men go in the lottery...

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  19. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Jonathan Wasserman's 1st-Round Predictions

    With just a few days to go before the 2015 NBA draft, teams and NBA prospects are wrapping up their final predraft workouts. In the meantime, rumors continue to fly left and right...

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  20. NBA Draft 100 Series: Ranking the Top Power Forwards of the 2015 Class

    NBA teams looking to fill holes at power forward should be able to do so with 2015 draft pick, as the pool of 4s is deep this year. There should even be a few quality power forward prospects waiting to be taken in the second round...

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  21. NBA Draft 100 Series: Ranking the Top Small Forwards of the 2015 Class

    Teams looking for new wings in the 2015 NBA draft should have plenty of prospects from which to choose. There will be a good one on the board at all times throughout the first round...

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  22. NBA Draft 100 Series: Ranking the Top Shooting Guards of the 2015 Class

    The shooting guard prospects in the 2015 NBA draft class consist of high-flyers, takeover scorers and lights-out shooters...

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  23. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Full 2-Round Projections in Mid-June

    With just over a week to go before the 2015 NBA draft, we've reached the point of nonstop rumors and buzz regarding workouts, promises and trades...

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  24. NBA Draft 100 Series: Ranking the Top Point Guards of the 2015 Class

    The pool of point guards NBA teams will be looking at for the 2015 NBA draft is a lot stronger than most would have predicted. We've seen a number of breakout performers, three of which make up our top four...

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  25. 2015 NBA Draft Big Board: Ranking the Top 50 Players in Mid-June

    With just over two weeks to go before the 2015 NBA draft, prospects and teams are currently in workout mode...

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