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Toronto Raptors GM on Flack for Taking Unknown with No. 20 Pick: 'I Don't Care'

Masai Ujiri, the general manager of the Toronto Raptors, doesn't care what anyone else thinks. That much was clear when he drafted Bruno Caboclo at No. 20 in the 2014 NBA draft, spurning convention and the glut of mock drafts in the process. Show More Summary

2015 NBA Mock Draft: A Very Early Look at Next Year

With the 2014 NBA draft now in the past, it would be weird if we didn't have a 2015 mock draft ready to roll. Unfortunately, the board isn't as strong as the one we just saw drafted, but there are still some really nice young prospects to round out the top 30. The draft order was generated based on the final standings from the 2013-14 NBA season. Show More Summary

'Toronto Sun' Uses Picture of Sacha Baron Cohen's Bruno in Wake of Draft Pick

The most puzzling selection of the 2014 NBA draft was likely the Toronto Raptors' 20th pick, Brazilian Bruno Caboclo, who was described by ESPN's Fran Fraschilla as "two years away from being two years away." The Toronto Sun mocked the questionable decision by including a photo of Sacha Baron Cohen's character Bruno from Da Ali G Show. Show More Summary

2015 NBA mock draft: Emmanuel Mudiay tops a deep class of prospects

It's never too early to think about next year's draft. We list our 30 favorite prospects in 2015, starting with an SMU-bound point guard that will soon become a household name. The 2014 NBA draft class was light on big men even before Joel Embiid broke his broke his foot, but reinforcements will be on the way a year from now. Show More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2015: Early Projections for Every 1st-Round Pick

Don't blink, mock draft readers. The 2015 NBA draft is rapidly approaching. That may be a slight exaggeration, but this isn't: Pro scouts are already eyeing up the following players. It's never too early to educate yourself. Here are...Show More Summary

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Solid 1st-Round Selections for Each Team

On Thursday, every NBA franchise will be looking toward the future. Whether a team is in the midst of a rebuild or in win-now mode as a playoff contender, improving through the draft is an essential component for success. This year features a bevy of talent throughout the first round. Show More Summary

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Early Predictions for Next Year's Class

We have been hyping up the talent pool in the 2014 NBA draft for months, but there is actually a chance that the 2015 version could be better. Yannis Koutroupis of Basketball Insiders suggested as much: The 2015 draft was already looking strong. Show More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2014: Full Last-Second Forecast for Round 1

The landscape of the NBA may see a massive shift in a matter of hours with the 2014 NBA draft. You can bet that many teams are looking at this year's event with an eye toward free agency and the Kevin Love sweepstakes. General managers...Show More Summary

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Latest Forecast for Each Prospect in Round 1

Today, 2014 NBA mock drafts will be put to the test. Scouts have speculated where Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid and the prospects who make up the best draft class since 2003 will land for at least a year. Now just hoursShow More Summary

Mock NBA Draft 2014: Projections for All 1st-Round Prospects

The workouts are done. The tape has been studied thoroughly. The mock drafts have been updated, analyzed, ripped up, rewritten and revised. The fans have made their choices. The agents have made their clients' preferences known. AllShow More Summary

2014 NBA Draft: Full 2-Round Order and Mock for All Prospects

It's so close you can taste it. For prospects, franchises, scouts, general managers and fans, the 2014 NBA draft is just hours away from finally getting underway. Players at the top of the draft like Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker are already prevalent, but several others have hopes of seeing their NBA dream come true as well. Show More Summary

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Projecting the Smartest Picks in Round 1

General managers all have different strategies when selecting players, but this 2014 NBA mock draft will focus on the smartest selections that each team can make in Round 1. Some GMs prefer to go after upside instead of ready-made talent. Show More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2014: Updated Draft-Day Predictions for 1st-Round Prospects

There is as much uncertainty heading into the 2014 NBA draft as any in recent memory, but the overall depth ensures that almost every team is going to go home happy. Each organization selecting in the first round will hope that its pick will turn out to be a superstar. Show More Summary

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Last-Second Forecast for Entire 1st Round

With just hours remaining before NBA commissioner Adam Silver steps to the podium to announce the commencement of the 2014 NBA draft, many selections still appear up in the air. Andrew Wiggins remains the best player in the draft, but will the Cleveland Cavaliers go in another direction? Which of the Big Three prospects will fall to No. Show More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2014: Final Predictions for 1st-Round Prospects

The 2014 NBA draft is quickly approaching, so now is the time to lock in final predictions as to how the first round will play out. Former Kansas teammates Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid, along with Duke standout Jabari Parker, figured to be locks as top-three picks. Show More Summary

2014 NHL Mock Draft: Updated Predictions for All 1st-Round Teams

The NHL draft doesn't garner nearly as much attention as its NFL or NBA counterparts, because there aren't nearly as many prospects ready to make a quick impact. But that doesn't mean this year's class doesn't feature any star power. At least five players should be able to make their presence felt in the NHL sooner rather than later. Show More Summary

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Final Landing Spots for Top Prospects

Forgive me for rummaging through the writerly bag of overwrought cliches, but heed this advice on draft night: Expect the unexpected. If it is at all possible, we now know less about how Thursday night's event will play out than we did at the time of the lottery. Show More Summary

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Uncertainty reigns, from the Cavaliers on

Our final mock of the 2014 draft season attempts to determine what havoc Joel Embiid's slide will wreak. Greg Oden's image still looms large over the NBA draft seven years later. Just when it looked like the Cleveland Cavaliers had a no-brainer selection staring at them with the first pick, Joel Embiid suffered a stress fracture in his foot. Show More Summary

NBA Mock Draft: Parker or Wiggins? Or will it be Embiid? The first round predicted

Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins? It's been talked about since both were juniors in high school. But Joel Embiid's tremendous potential threw a wrench into the debate. The Cavs are picking No. 1 overall for the second year in a row and the third time in four years.

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