With Loss To Dallas, Lakers Move One Step Closer To Retaining Their Top Five Pick

The Lakers dropped another game to the Mavs Sunday, but the loss moves them one step closer to retaining their top five protected pick.

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The Magic And Knicks Set A New Standard For Basketball Futility Saturday Night

The New York Knicks and Orlando Magic were historically bad Saturday. Their combined 15 points in the 2nd quarter was lowest in history.

Jahlil Okafor

Number One Pick? Duke’s Jahlil Okafor Declares For NBA Draft


Karl-Anthony Towns and Jahlil Okafor will be meeting on the big stage after all – just months later than most anticipated. Following the lead of his fellow freshman big man and six other Kentucky Wildcats, the Duke Blue Devils' Jahlil Okafor has decided to enter the 2015 NBA draft.


Phil Jackson Hints That Karl-Anthony Towns Sits Atop Knicks’ Draft Board

Odds will be with the New York Knicks come lottery selection night next month. Barring a mini winning streak over the season's final seven games, Phil Jackson's team will finish 2014-2015 with the league's worst record and thus receive a 25 percent chance of selecting first in the draft come June. And if the percentages finally play out in favor of basketball's worst team, Jackson already knows who he's selecting.

NCAA Tournament

Prospecting: Players For NBA Fans To Watch From The NCAA Tournament’s South Region

The South Region of the NCAA Tournament has Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow, but also a Zags transfer, a Larry Brown disciple and more.

Tyus Jones

Top 6 NBA Prospects From The Jordan Brand Classic

This past Friday night the stars of tomorrow in basketball took the floor at the Barclays Center in one of the most exciting all-american games in recent memory.


Video: The Nastiest Highlights From The 2014 Jordan Brand Classic

The 2014 Jordan Brand Classic went down in Brooklyn over the weekend, with multiple top high school prospects showing what we can look forward to next year in college.

University Of North Carolina

12 Winners & Losers From The Jordan Brand Classic

The 13th annual Jordan Brand Classic took place last night in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center and in typical fashion, the game did not disappoint, becoming the highest scoring game in JBC history.

Tyus Jones

Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow Lead USA Team To Win In Nike Hoop Summit

It was mission accomplished for the USA Junior National Team Saturday as they defeated the World Select Team 84-73 at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland.

Tyus Jones

5 Players With Sneaky Potential You Better Watch At Nike Hoop Summit

This week, the top high school prospects in the world are in Portland, Oregon, to showcase their skills at the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit.

Wayne Selden

5 Schools With The Best Chance Of Winning The NCAA Title Next Year

This year, the NCAA tournament was special and was nothing short of amazing.

Tyus Jones

12 McDonald’s All-Americans Ready To Make Instant Impact In College


On November 14, 2002, Carmelo Anthony, a 6-8, 230-pound former McDonald's All-American, dominated in his first collegiate game, scoring 27 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in a Syracuse loss at Memphis.


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