NBA Draft

January PER Of Top-12 Prospects For 2016 NBA Draft
We've gathered the month-by-month PER of the current top-12 prospects of the 2016 NBA Draft.
Withdrawal Date For NBA Draft Pushed Back
This move allows players more time to gather information before making a decision.
Klay Thompson Expected To Be Picked By Bucks In 2011
The Bucks traded the pick to the Kings, who picked Jimmer Fredette while they ended up with Tobias Harris at No. 19.
December PER Of Top-10 2016 NBA Draft Prospects
Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram each had a higher PER in December than November.
LeBron Okay With Ben Simmons' Comparisons
Ben Simmons has been compared to LeBron James with his abilities as a passer despite having the height of a forward.
Discussions On Lottery Reform Unlikely Before CBA Talks Open
The NBA is unlikely to have another discussion of lottery reform until the next session of collective bargaining in 2016 or 2017.
Draft Express Moves Ben Simmons To No. 1, Brandon Ingram To No. 2
Skal Labissiere had been in the first slot in the Draft Express mock draft since April and is now projected to go third.
Celtics Tried To Use Hornets' No. 9 Pick To Trade Up With Knicks To No. 4
The Celtics were targeting Justise Winslow at No. 4, just as they were at No. 9.
Ben Simmons Considered Consensus No. 1 Prospect For 2016
Fifty-one NBA scouts and execs attended Ben Simmons' game in Brooklyn on Monday in which he had 21 points, 20 rebounds and seven assists.
No. 5 Recruit Malik Monk Commits To Kentucky
Malik Monk is a 6'3 shooting guard and an electrifying athlete.

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North Carolina's New Reality Without Future Lottery Picks

by Jonathan Tjarks

Roy Williams has had to take a different tack when it comes to recruiting. He's still bringing in McDonald's All-Americans but he's no longer getting the guys whom NBA scouts have been salivating over since high school. This year's team is the perfect example.

College Basketball Finding Parity Without Elite Big Men

by Jonathan Tjarks

There's a reason there's less excitement about the draft in NBA front offices than there has been in some time and it's tied directly to parity. There aren't any great big men out there and the returns on this year's lottery don'tt project to be nearly as high as they were a year ago.

The Mystery Boxes Of Highly Rated Draft Prospects With Limited Minutes

by Jonathan Tjarks

At this point, NBA people would probably prefer if Cheikh Diallo and Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk go back to school, but a weak draft means they might still be able to secure first-round contracts worth millions of dollars without ever getting much playing time at Kansas.

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NCAA Leaders

James Daniel 27.76 Points

Egidijus Mockevicius 14.00 Rebounds

Kahlil Felder 9.08 Assists

Chris Boucher 3.39 Blocks

Tra-Deon Hollins 3.96 Steals

John Brown 33.88 PER

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