The 2016 NBA draft was seen as a two-player class. It was Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram and then a whole lot of unknowns and dice rolls. The 2017 class is decidedly the opposite. On paper, it looks every bit as hype-worthy as last season's loaded bunch and might rank as the best since 2003. Show More Summary
Among the Democratic convention speakers Thursday was one of the NBA’s greatest players, one who ranks extremely high on the league’s list of all-time scorers. No, it wasn’t Michael Jordan, but Kareem Abdul-Jabbar brought his name up in humorous fashion in order to mock Donald Trump. “Hello, everyone, I’m Michael Jordan, and I’m here with […]
Although the 2016 NBA draft just ended, it's never too early to start focusing on a loaded 2017 class. Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram are expected to have major impacts with their new teams, but most agreed there was a drop-off from there. Show More Summary
In one sense, NBA draft grades can fall into the same classification as mock drafts as an unnecessary feature going into or out of an event. But we know the usefulness of mock drafts, which at least offer a one-stop shop of information pertaining to every team's need and the prospect stock market. Show More Summary
The 2016 NBA draft would classify as chaotic if everybody didn't enter Thursday night expecting madness. Once the Boston Celtics selected Jaylen Brown with the No. 3 pick, all bets were off. Any mock drafts intact eventually went into flames from pick No. Show More Summary
Duke could dominate the draft next year.
One night after the NBA draft was the main event, the NHL draft from Buffalo, New York, will take center stage on Friday and Saturday. If you aren't in upstate New York for the draft, here is how you can watch all of the action: In a...Show More Summary
You've studied the mock drafts, heard that Ben Simmons will be selected No. 1 or planned your Resentment Day party because your team traded away all its picks. So what's left? Public judgment of hopeful young men at their most vulnerable...Show More Summary
This year's NBA draft is in the process of unfolding Thursday evening, but for the diehard draftniks who can't get enough of the best up-and-coming players that basketball has to offer, it's a perfect time to look ahead to 2017. After...Show More Summary
According to a recent trademark application Having already released a "Chef" shoe — which has been mocked to no end — NBA star Steph Curry seemingly wants to take the nickname for himself. The Golden State Warriors point guard has applied...Show More Summary
NBA mock drafts have been coming in from experts for months, but now the 2016 NBA Draft is finally about to take place. 60 international and college basketball players will get selected on Thursday, June 23, with the futures of several franchises now on the line. Show More Summary
Draft day provides a sense of finality over a yearlong process, and Thursday's 2016 NBA draft is the latest example. But not for long. Before the final pick gets called Thursday night, scouts will already begin to slot boards together for the next class. Show More Summary
Let's mock out the draft, talk to experts, figure out who we like, and decide what it all means.
The 2016 NBA draft might end up being the toughest to predict due to the likelihood of a high number of trades. ESPN's Ryen Russillo and Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders provided a look at some of the rumors: It's unlikely all of these...Show More Summary
ESPN's NBA draft expert Chad Ford released the 10th edition of his mock draft on Thursday ahead of this evening's proceedings. While any number of trades and surprise picks could alter the draft board, Ford projected the draft wouldShow More Summary
Draft day is here, and the drama starts after the Lakers pick.
It may be time for Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram to shine under the New York City lights Thursday night, but it's never too early to look ahead to the 2017 NBA draft. And with loads of talented point guards and plenty of compellingShow More Summary
Unsurprisingly, the 2016 NBA draft conversation changes by the hour. We're constantly hearing new rumors and buzz on risers, fallers and promises. As one scout put it, "Mock drafts are about to go up in flames." There could be players...Show More Summary
The 2015-16 NBA season ended with a bang. LeBron James brought the Cleveland Cavaliers their first title last Sunday, solidifying himself as an all-time hometown hero. Even more satisfying for LBJ, the victory came over the Golden State Warriors, who would’ ve cemented themselves as the greatest team in history with a title. But now, that’s over. Show More Summary
The speculation in NBA circles is that Louisiana State’s Ben Simmons is the draft equivalent of a slam dunk and will be the first player selected in the draft Thursday, by the Philadelphia 76ers. The strong belief among league officials is that Duke’s Brandon Ingram will be the second player taken...