1. Lonzo Ball Says He's a Better NBA Draft Prospect Than Markelle Fultz

    Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball are both widely considered top talents in the 2017 NBA draft, with both likely to be top-three picks June 22. According to Ball, however, he's the better prospect between the two...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 hours ago 66,738 reads 0 comments

  2. Duke's Harry Giles Declares for 2017 NBA Draft After Freshman Season

    Harry Giles failed to live up to the hype that surrounded him as the No. 2 recruit in his class, per Scout , but that didn't stop him from declaring for the 2017 NBA draft after his freshman season at Duke...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 hours ago 21,346 reads 0 comments

  3. Dennis Smith Jr. Declares for 2017 NBA Draft, Leaves NC St After 1 Season

    The 2017 NBA draft got a little deeper Tuesday when North Carolina State star Dennis Smith Jr. announced he would be leaving school...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 hours ago 18,015 reads 0 comments

  4. Most Ideal Landing Spots for 2017 NBA Draft's Top Prospects

    Team fit can play a significant role in prospects' development fresh after the NBA draft. Some players need immediate reps, while others require talent to play off of and time to learn from the bench...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 14 hours ago 95,991 reads 0 comments

  5. Lonzo, LaVar Ball Say It'd Be a 'Blessing' to Join Lakers on ESPN's 'First Take'

    Former UCLA star and NBA prospect Lonzo Ball said he would love to play for his hometown Los Angeles Lakers during an interview on ESPN's First Take on Monday. "At the end of the day, I'll play for any team," he said on the show...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 42,855 reads 0 comments

  6. Stock Up, Stock Down for NBA Prospects Ahead of the 2017 Final Four

    The NCAA tournament is the lasting image for general managers and NBA scouts when it comes to the NBA draft...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 day ago 62,654 reads 0 comments

  7. Projecting NBA Outlooks of Top Prospects at 2017 McDonald's All-American Game

    Just like it does every April, this year's McDonald's All-American Game will host a handful of future NBA players and high draft picks. Two prospects playing in Chicago should wind up competing with Real Madrid star Luka Doncic for No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 day ago 73,341 reads 0 comments

  8. Jonathan Isaac Declares for 2017 NBA Draft, Won't Return to FSU

    Florida State forward Jonathan Isaac declared for the 2017 NBA draft Friday following a standout freshman season with the Seminoles...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 11,369 reads 0 comments

  9. Ranking the NBA Careers of NCAA Tournament's Most Outstanding Players

    Maybe Lonzo Ball will lead UCLA to a title in this year's NCAA tournament and then become the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft. Perhaps Sindarius Thornwell and Derrick Walton Jr...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 days ago 77,031 reads 0 comments

  10. Tyler Lydon Declares for 2017 NBA Draft

    Syracuse Orange forward Tyler Lydon declared for the NBA draft Wednesday on his Twitter page: Lydon was a sophomore during the 2016-17 season and averaged 13.2 points and 8...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 5,384 reads 0 comments

  11. Marcus Foster Will Forgo 2017 NBA Draft, Return to Creighton

    Creighton guard Marcus Foster will return to Creighton for his senior season, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports and ESPN.com's Jeff Borzello ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 days ago 1,014 reads 0 comments

  12. John Collins Declares for 2017 NBA Draft, Won't Sign with Agent

    Wake Forest breakout star John Collins is riding a wave of momentum by declaring for the 2017 NBA Draft . Jeff Goodman of ESPN first reported the news Wednesday but noted Collins will not sign an agent...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 days ago 843 reads 0 comments

  13. Donovan Mitchell, Deng Adel and Jaylen Johnson Declare for 2017 NBA Draft

    Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell will declare for the 2017 NBA draft but will not hire an agent, preserving his final two years of eligibility. Jeff Goodman of ESPN first reported the news about Mitchell...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 days ago 4,507 reads 0 comments

  14. Jayson Tatum Declares for 2017 NBA Draft, Won't Return to Duke

    Duke forward Jayson Tatum declared for the 2017 NBA draft Wednesday after just one season with the Blue Devils. "It's extremely exciting," Tatum said to Evan Daniels of Scout...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 days ago 26,626 reads 0 comments

  15. Ivan Rabb Declares for 2017 NBA Draft, Won't Return to Cal

    California power forward Ivan Rabb announced Wednesday that he would enter the 2017 NBA draft and does not plan to return to school. "Cal meant a lot to me," he told Marc J...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 days ago 4,551 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Draft: Updated Big Board After the First Week of March Madness

    With only 16 teams remaining in the NCAA tournament, it's time for an update to the 2017 NBA draft big board. Five of our top 10 prospects are still alive and looking to improve their stock before workouts, testing and interviews...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 days ago 101,588 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Comparisons for the Top Players in the Sweet 16

    Basketball is a team game, but it's hard not to focus on individual players who have been most responsible for getting their squads this far in the NCAA tournament...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 7 days ago 94,613 reads 0 comments

  18. Jarrett Allen Will Declare for 2017 NBA Draft, Won't Hire an Agent

    Texas forward Jarrett Allen announced Tuesday that he will enter his name into the 2017 NBA draft process but will not hire an agent. ESPN's Jeff Borzello initially reported the news...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 days ago 3,653 reads 0 comments

  19. The Best 2017 NBA Draft Prospects Remaining in the March Madness Field

    NBA scouts have plenty of reasons to continue watching the final 16 teams in the NCAA tournament. Seven prospects left in the field could potentially land in this year's lottery, including two players who'll be competing for No...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 days ago 77,484 reads 0 comments

  20. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for Top Prospects Alive in NCAA Tournament

    The 2017 NCAA tournament is in full swing, and this year's field is packed with prospective NBA talent from all over the country...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 days ago 72,949 reads 0 comments

  21. LaVar Ball Says Son Lonzo Should Be No. 1 Pick in NBA Draft over Markelle Fultz

    Having already compared his son Lonzo to two-time reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry , LaVar Ball found a new target: Washington Huskies star Markelle Fultz...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 days ago 20,704 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Draft 2017: Latest Mock Draft with NCAA Tournament Underway

    The NCAA tournament's round of 64 began Thursday, and not much happened that was out of the ordinary. There were two upsets out of the 16-game slate, a far cry from the seven that occurred in 2016 on the first day of the round of 64...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 12 days ago 27,816 reads 0 comments

  23. 6 Intriguing 2017 NBA Draft Prospects for New York Knicks

    The New York Knicks are lottery bound after another disappointing season in the Big Apple. There are a lot of things we don’t know about next year’s version of the Knicks...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 12 days ago 21,950 reads 0 comments

  24. Steve Kerr Says LaVar Ball's Comments Aren't Helping Lonzo, LaMelo, LiAngelo

    LaVar Ball has gained notoriety in recent weeks because of his bizarre comments about his kids and himself, but Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr doesn't necessarily agree with what he is doing...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 12 days ago 76,164 reads 0 comments

  25. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for Top Prospects in NCAA Tournament

    The NCAA tournament is a great time for potential NBA prospects to show their mettle. If a young player can rise to the challenge against tough opponents with his team's season on the line, that means a lot to pro scouts...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 13 days ago 28,296 reads 0 comments