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June 19th, 2017

Wesley Iwundu Interview

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 4:55pm

To say that it has been a wild couple of months for former Kansas State player Wesley Iwundu would be an understatement. The 6-7 forward from Houston, Texas has been one of the draft’s biggest risers in recent weeks as a strong NCAA Tournament and NBA Draft Combine performances have seen him become a familiar name for teams with picks at the end of the first round.

Face Off: Bam Adebayo vs Harry Giles

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:07pm

The 2017 NBA Draft is just a few days away. This year’s class has been lauded for the depth of potential star players at the top of the draft. Within that depth there are players that play the same position that lend themselves to debates about which is the better prospect. One of those has been a long running debate going back to their high school days, about who is the better bigman prospect between Kentucky’s’ Bam Adebayo and Duke’s Harry Giles.

June 18th

2017 NBA Draft: Top 5 Lists

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 6:07am

With the draft only a few days away, here are our annual top 5 superlative lists, with a breakdown of some of those who hold the top spots.

Face Off: De'Aaron Fox vs Dennis Smith

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 4:17pm

The 2017 NBA Draft is loaded with elite point guard talent. Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball lead the way, but behind them an interesting battle for the third lead guard is taking place. DeAaron Fox and Dennis Smith Jr. both bring elite talent to the table, but are almost polar opposites on the floor.

Face Off: Lauri Markkanen vs. TJ Leaf

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 12:47pm

The 2017 NBA Draft class is one of the most highly regarded in recent memory with a large plethora of ultra-talented freshmen ready to make considerable impacts at the next level. Much of the talk in this draft has focused on the crop of elite point guards and numerous wings with incredibly high ceilings.

June 17th

Face Off: Josh Jackson vs. Jayson Tatum

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 7:07pm

he 2017 NBA Draft is less than a week away. This year’s class has been lauded for the depth of potential star players at the top of the draft. Within that depth there are players that play the same position that lend themselves to debates over which is the better prospect.One of those combinations is Kansas’ Josh Jackson and Duke’s Jayson Tatum.

adidas Eurocamp: Top USA Prospects

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 2:26pm

For the first time, USA was represented by two teams at adidas Eurocamp, the “Path Team” and the “USA Select”. Both teams were really loaded with talent actually, since they included some of the best high school players in the country.

Here a look at the notable players who stood out in Treviso:

Situational Analysis: The 2017 NBA Draft

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 12:26pm

"Situational Analysis" is a series of articles that seeks to examine the circumstances that most often influence an NBA prospect's success. Each player will be scored on a scale from 1-10 in four different categories: NBA-specific skill(s), fatal flaw(s), collegiate/overseas/pre-NBA environment, and ideal NBA ecosystem. This week, it's a little different…

June 14th

Face Off: Markelle Fultz vs. Lonzo Ball

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 9:55am

While the 2017 NBA Draft features a number of intriguing high-level talents across multiple positions, the main battle in this draft could come down to point guard.

Kentucky freshman DeAaron Fox can certainly stake his own claim for this sort of title, but for this exercise, we're going to focus on the two lead guards who many consider to be the potential No. 1 and No. 2 picks in the draft: Washington's Markelle Fultz and UCLA's Lonzo Ball.

adidas Eurocamp: Top Prospects

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 1:26pm

The adidas Eurocamp finished in Treviso, Italy and despite the fact that there were some scouts that expressed their disappointment for the lack of elite talented players, the truth is that things were actually better that many anticipated at the beginning of the camp.

There were players who definitely stepped up in Treviso, showing their abilities. It is a fact that most of them can't be considered NBA ready, but still that doesn't change the fact that there were some players who managed to raise their stock, either with immediate impact or for the long run.