NBA Draft

ESPN Gives 28 Five-Star Grades To Class Of 2016
Harry Giles, Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson, Dennis Smith Jr. and Malik Monk are in ESPN's top-five.
Dunc'd On Pod: Mike Schmitz of DraftExpress On 2016, 2017 Draft Prospects
Nate Duncan is joined by Mike Schmitz of DraftExpress to introduce listeners to key 2016 and 2017 NBA draft prospects, including Skal Labissiere, Ben Simmons, Jaylen Brown, Brandon Ingram, Harry Giles and Dennis Smith.
Simmons, Labissiere, Jaylen Brown Comprise Ford's Top-3 For 2016
Chad Ford reports that several general managers claim Ben Simmons would have been their choice for the first overall pick in 2015 had he been eligible.
Celtics Were Unsuccessful No. 4-No. 9 On Trading Up For Justise Winslow
Danny Ainge said the Celtics were "probably offering too much" to trade into the lottery despite having all of their attempts turned down.
Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast: 2015 NBA Draft Review
Nate Duncan and Daniel Leroux of RealGM review the NBA Draft, going through the entire first round in order while also discussing trades and their favorite second round selections.
Mudiay Believes Injury Had More Impact On Draft Stock Than Playing Overseas
Emmanuel Mudiay was once considered a potential top overall pick in this draft class.
Knicks Trade Tim Hardaway Jr. To Hawks For Jerian Grant
Jerian Grant will join the Knicks with the 19th pick.
Towns, Russell, Okafor Headline 2015 NBA Draft
The Wolves opened the 2015 NBA Draft by selecting Karl-Anthony Towns out of Kentucky.
Lakers Privately Worked Out Karl-Anthony Towns
The Lakers didn't publicize the Karl-Anthony Towns' workout as they did for other prospects.
Wolves Decide To Select Karl-Anthony Towns At No. 1
The Wolves have long been expected to select Karl-Anthony Towns with the first overall pick and they've made their decision.

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Unearthing 3-And-D Wings Late In The Draft

by Jonathan Tjarks

What Danuel House and Dorian Finney-Smith have in common are physical tools and a skill-set that could allow them to carve out a long career in the NBA as 3-and-D wings.

Older Center Prospects Can Be The Exception To The Rule

by Jonathan Tjarks

You have to throw out the stats and focus on skill-set with a player like A.J. Hammons, who is too good of an interior defender and too good of an offensive player to not have a 10+ year career in the NBA.

Cliff Alexander And NBA Teams Being Saved From Themselves

by Jonathan Tjarks

Guys like Cliff Alexander are why the one-and-done rule exists and they are why the NBA is going to fight to extend it to two seasons during the next CBA.

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