NBA Prospects Rumors & News

  • Victor Wembanyama: being drafted by right franchise more important than going No.1

    Pro Basketball Talk "Victor Wembanyama has no control over what NBA team he will head to training camp with a year from now — lottery ping pong balls will make that determination. The 7’4″ French wunderkind is the clear consensus No.1 pick on the top of 2023 NBA Draft boards and is projected as a..." September 21

  • Five takeaways from the proposed lowering of the NBA Draft age and how it could impact college basketball

    CBS Sports "The NBA and the NBPA are reportedly in advanced talks, and expected to soon approve, lowering the draft eligibility age from 19 to 18 years old as soon as 2024. The move, which could be agreed upon as soon as this week as part of ongoing Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations, would..." September 20

  • Celtics GM Brad Stevens Spotted Scouting Victor Wembanyama In France

    Larry Brown Sports "Forget Denny’s because the Boston Celtics are going for an early bird special of their own. Celtics GM Brad Stevens was spotted in Europe this week scouting out top 2023 NBA Draft prospect Victor Wembanyama (among other players). “We’re paying..." September 15

  • Top 2 prospects Victor Wembanyama, Scoot Henderson to face off in October

    The Score "French big man Victor Wembanyama and G League Ignite point guard Scoot Henderson, the projected top two picks in the 2023 draft, will meet in a pair of exhibition games in October, a source told ESPN's Jonathan Givony. Wembanyama's Paris-based Metropolitans 92 will travel..." September 07

  • LeBron James Reacts To Photo Of Himself, Bronny, And Bryce Doing The Same Dunk

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James is one of the best superstars in the game today and there's no doubt that he is widely viewed as the greatest small forward in history. He has dazzled many with his athleticism and passing ability, and during his career, James has shown that he is an elite all-around..." September 03

  • LeBron James Wants to Play With His Sons, Bronny and Bryce. Got a Problem With That?

    SI "Biologically speaking, a teenager’s brain is something of a train wreck. For starters, it’s low in myelin, the coating that allows various regions to communicate with one another. Meanwhile, the prefrontal cortex is developing at warp speed, so things that a child..." August 30

  • Skip Bayless Reveals His Wife Was Angry At Him For Comments On Bronny James

    Fadeaway World "One of the biggest names in basketball media proudly announced that his show will start regularly featuring critiques on the 16-year-old son of basketball superstar LeBron James, Bronny James. The man that is involving Bronny in his show's content is none other than the incomparable Skip..." August 18

  • LeBron James Responds to Report Oregon Front-Runner to Land Son Bronny

    Bleacher Report "The college recruitment of Bronny James has become a hot topic in recent days, with many speculating which school is the favorite to land the son of Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James. On Tuesday, Jamie Shaw of On3 reported that Oregon is the front-runner to receive a..." August 17

  • Bronny James recruiting: Best fits for LeBron James' son include college, G League or playing overseas

    CBS Sports "Carrying the namesake of the greatest basketball player of all time presents its benefits, but also challenges. For LeBron James Jr., better known as "Bronny," that includes the lofty expectations surrounding his development as a prospect and whether -- as LeBron James..." August 16

  • Skip Bayless Gets Lit Up On Twitter After Bronny James Jr. Criticism

    Hot New Hip Hop "For over a decade now, Skip Bayless has been an elite hater on sports talk television. His biggest target over the years has been none other than LeBron James. Skip will give LeBron some credit from time to time, however, he mostly just spews hate for no reason. This has given Bayless more..." August 16

  • Bronny James will spend 2023 in college, G-League or Australia

    CBS Sports "Bronny James is expected to make himself eligible for the 2024 NBA Draft, which falls one year after his high school graduation. What he plans to do in the year between finishing high school and the draft, though, has remained somewhat mysterious. The Athletic's Joe Vardon listed..." August 05

  • Traded First Round Picks For 2023 NBA Draft

    Hoops Rumors "The 2023 NBA draft is still over 10 months away, but a number of teams have already traded away their first round picks for ’23, and more clubs may do so before this season’s trade deadline. We’ll use the space below to keep tabs on each team’s first round pick..." August 04

  • LeBron James' Son, Bronny, Gets First Tattoo

    TMZ "First, he learned to dunk like Dad -- then he got inked up like Pops, too!!! Bronny James -- the oldest son of LeBron James -- just got his first-ever tattoo this week ... and he looked super happy with how the body art turned out. No word on what the..." August 04

  • How LeBron James playing alongside Bronny connects with Lakers extension

    The Athletic "Let’s start with a trivia question, and you won’t even have to wait until the end of this column for the answer. What is the status of the Los Angeles Lakers’ first-round pick in 2024? The answer: It belongs to the New Orleans Pelicans, unless the..." August 02

  • NBA draft prospect Sidy Cissoko signs with G League Ignite program

    ESPN "Sidy Cissoko, the No. 25 prospect in the ESPN 2023 mock draft, told ESPN that he has signed with the NBA's G League Ignite program. "We explored several options with my agents and I was convinced G League Ignite was the best opportunity to achieve my goals," Cissoko..." July 20

  • NBA first-round picks are getting traded by the bundle. Is their value changing?

    The Athletic "An intriguing question popped up after last month’s mega trades of Dejounte Murray and Rudy Gobert — what’s up with so many first-round picks being dealt? The number of picks sent out in both deals was certainly eye-raising. So was the reality..." July 19

  • NBA Rookie of the Year Odds

    Covers.com "With the offseason in full swing, NBA futures are starting to hit the board as sportsbooks serve up offerings for those already looking ahead.  One such market is NBA Rookie of the Year odds, as next season's freshman class hits the hardwood for Summer..." July 06

  • Mavericks To Sign Jaden Hardy To Three-Year Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Mavericks are signing Jaden Hardy to a three-year contract, league sources tell longtime reporter Marc Stein. As Stein explains, the Mavs had hoped to sign Hardy to a four-year deal, but because they project to be a taxpaying team next season, they will be..." July 05

  • Lakers' LeBron James reacts to Bronny’s insane hops, slam dunk

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is one proud dad once again as he continues to see his eldest son, Bronny James, grow as a basketball player right before his eyes. During a recent game in the basketball tournament called “The Battle,” Bronny showed off..." July 04

  • Bronny James looked like clone of his dad on emphatic block

    Larry Brown Sports "Bronny James is living up to his birth name — LeBron James Jr. Bronny, the eldest son of Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, went viral Saturday for an exclamation point of a block during a basketball showcase event called “The Battle.”  " July 03

  • Chet Holmgren embracing nickname for him and his new teammate

    Larry Brown Sports "Chet Holmgren is months away from appearing in his first NBA game, but the former Gonzaga star and one of his new teammates are already being viewed as a pair. Holmgren has no issue with that. Holmgren was drafted by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the second overall pick last week. He..." June 28

  • Chet Holmgren Reportedly Tanked Workout With The Orlando Magic, Didn't Want To Be Selected As The No. 1 Pick

    Fadeaway World "The 2022 NBA Draft opened with a surprise when Duke Blue Devils standout Paolo Banchero went 1st overall ahead of Jabari Smith Jr. and Chet Holmgren. While it was always considered to be a draft with a defined top three, most draft boards had either Jabari or Chet going to the Orlando Magic..." June 28

  • 16-Year-Old Chet Holmgren Blocked Stephen Curry At Steph's Own Camp

    Fadeaway World "Chet Holmgren realized his NBA dream on the night of the draft when he was chosen with the No. 2 overall pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2022 NBA draft. Holmgren is 6'10 and while he is quite skinny, he has shown the potential to be an elite scorer, having averaged over..." June 28

  • Chet Holmgren’s true feelings on getting drafted by Thunder at no. 2 in 2022 NBA Draft

    Clutch Points "For the most part of the 2021-22 season, Chet Holmgren was considered the best player of his class and was largely expected to go no. 1 in the 2022 NBA Draft. However, come the annual rookie selection, he went to the Oklahoma City Thunder at no. 2. While everyone wants to be..." June 25

  • Washington Wizards made a strange pick with Johnny Davis

    Sportsnaut "The Washington Wizards may have surprised some in the 2022 NBA Draft by selecting Wisconsin guard Johnny Davis with the 10th pick in the first round on Thursday night. It’s hard to suggest Davis was a bad pick for the franchise, especially with Bradley Beal’s future in Washington up..." June 25

  • Bennedict Mathurin Issues Challenge To LeBron James; Doesn’t Think James Is Better Than Him

    Total Pro Sports "Bennedict Mathurin may not have been a big name coming into the 2022 NBA Draft, but he is making a name for himself this week after his latest comments on LeBron James. Mathurin, the No. 6 overall pick in this year’s draft, revealed that he’s looking forward to playing..." June 25

  • Jaden Ivey’s priceless reaction to his bonkers NBA 2K Pistons character

    Clutch Points "The Detroit Pistons had a successful outing at the 2022 NBA Draft. They used their first-round pick on young talent Jaden Ivey, securing the top-ranked shooting guard fifth overall. Ivey is excited to be one of the newest players in the NBA. He appreciates the perks of..." June 25

  • Bill Self shoots down major criticism of Ochai Agbaji after Cavs take select him at No.14

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers selected shooting guard Ochai Agbaji as the no. 14 overall selection in the 2022 NBA Draft, and not a lot was happier to see him realize his dream to become an NBA player with the Cavs than his college head coach with the Kansas Jayhawks, Bills Self...." June 25

  • Jabari Smith Jr. ‘happy to be a Houston Rocket’ and ready to make an impact

    The Athletic "As Jabari Smith Jr., his stunning three-piece suit and towering 6-foot-10 frame sauntered through the bowels of Barclays Center minutes after learning the Houston Rockets had drafted him with the No. 3 pick, there was a certain look in his eye. Stern was probably too..." June 24

  • The wonderful world of Jeremy Sochan: Inside the well-traveled draft pick's unique path to the Spurs

    CBS Sports "On the plane to D.C., where on Monday he had a pre-draft workout with the Washington Wizards, the 6-foot-9, 19-year-old Jeremy Sochan got the standard questions. First, yes, he is a basketball player. Fancy that. Second, well, that's complicated.  "Good..." June 24

  • John Calipari Texted TyTy Washington a Picture of a Bobby Pin Before the NBA Draft

    The Big Lead "Most mock drafts had Kentucky's TyTy Washington going in the late-teens or early-20's, but he slid all the way to 29 where the Memphis Grizzlies picked the Kentucky Wildcats freshman. Was it good to fall to a better team or would he have been better off somewhere he could play..." June 24

  • Michael Jordan makes Duke-North Carolina joke during phone call with Mark Williams on NBA Draft night

    CBS Sports "The Duke and North Carolina rivalry is perhaps the biggest one in college basketball history, which is something Michael Jordan couldn't help but remind Mark Williams of after the Charlotte Hornets took him 15th overall during the 2022 NBA..." June 24

  • Paolo Banchero on going No. 1: ‘I was like ‘whoa’’

    Yahoo! Sports "The Duke power forward spoke with Yahoo Sports NBA draft analyst Krysten Peek at the Barclays Center after being selected 1st overall in the 2022 NBA Draft. Video Transcript KRYSTEN PEAK: I'm Krysten Peek, NBA draft analyst..." June 24

  • NBA Fans Went Crazy Over Dyson Daniels’ Mom At The 2022 NBA Draft

    Total Pro Sports "Dyson Daniels was selected by the New Orleans Pelicans at No. 8 in the 2022 NBA draft. It was supposed to be all about the Australian on this night, but someone else in his family took the spotlight. This year it was Australian prospect Dyson Daniels’ mom who caught social..." June 24

  • Breaking down Nikola Jovic and the Miami Heat’s 2022 undrafted free agents

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Heat came out of the 2022 NBA Draft with Serbia forward Nikola Jovic with the 27th pick as their only selection. Miami also signed six undrafted players after the NBA Draft concluded. What does Jovic bring to the Heat and what do Miami’s undrafted..." June 24

  • Lakers Rumors: Syracuse’s Cole Swider Signed To Two-Way Contract

    Lakers Nation "With no pick leading up to the 2022 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers have been busy holding numerous workouts with players projected in the second round or undrafted, including some with ties to the franchise. LSU forward, and son of Laker great Shaquille O’Neal,..." June 24

  • Nuggets select Peyton Watson with 30th pick in first round

    Denver Stiffs "With their second selection of the first round, the Denver Nuggets select Peyton Watson out of UCLA. The Nuggets worked out Watson just last week as he entered the draft following an up and down freshman season with the Bruins. The Nuggets got this selection following..." June 24

  • Warriors draft Patrick Baldwin Jr. out of Milwaukee with the 28th overall pick

    Golden State Of Mind "The Golden State Warriors selected Patrick Baldwin Jr. out of Milwaukee with the 28th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. Baldwin becomes the latest young player to join the Dubs championship roster, where he hopes to help form a young foundation with Jordan Poole, Jonathan..." June 24

  • Heat select Nikola Jovic at No. 27 overall

    Hot Hot Hoops "The Miami Heat have selected Nikola Jovic with the No. 27 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. He averaged 12.0 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 0.7 steals, shooting 41.4 percent from the floor, 31.5 percent from 3-point range and 71.8 percent last season in the Adriatic..." June 24

  • No. 26 draft pick Wendell Moore Jr. heading to Timberwolves in trade

    The Athletic "The Houston Rockets are trading Duke forward Wendell Moore Jr., the No. 26 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, to the Dallas Mavericks, who are sending him to the Minnesota Timberwolves, sources told The Athletic on Thursday. Minnesota traded the No. 29 pick in the draft and two future..." June 24

  • Spurs add Blake Wesley with 3rd opening-round pick

    The Score "The San Antonio Spurs selected Notre Dame guard Blake Wesley with the No. 25 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. Wesley entered last season ranked 121st in his recruiting class, going relatively unnoticed before committing to his hometown Fighting Irish. He starred from..." June 24

  • Bucks Draft Athletic Wing Defender MarJon Beauchamp

    Forbes.com "The Milwaukee Bucks did something on Thursday that they haven’t done in years: Selected and kept a first-round draft pick. Slated in the 24th spot in the 2022 NBA Draft, Milwaukee drafted MarJon Beauchamp out of the G-League Unite Milwaukee fell short (pun emphatically intended)..." June 24

  • Grizzlies take David Roddy of Colorado State in 2022 NBA Draft

    Commercial Appeal "The Memphis Grizzlies are 2-for-2 trading up in the 2022 NBA Draft.  The Grizzlies traded De'Anthony Melton to the Philadelphia 76ers to select Colorado State forward David Roddy with the No. 23 pick on Thursday. The Grizzlies also acquired veteran..." June 24

  • Timberwolves Select Auburn C Walker Kessler No. 22 Overall

    Canis Hoopus "After trading the No. 19 pick — which became Wake Forest wing Jake LaRavia — to the Memphis Grizzlies for the No. 22 and No. 29 selections, the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Auburn sophomore C Walker Kessler No. 22 overall. Kessler averaged..." June 24

  • Nuggets select Christian Braun with 21st pick in first round

    Denver Stiffs "With the 21st pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, the Denver Nuggets select Christian Braun out of Kansas. Braun joins the Nuggets following a three year career at Kansas where he helped lead the Jayhawks to a national title this past season. Braun put together a phenomenal..." June 24

  • The Spurs select Malaki Branham with the 20th overall pick

    Pounding The Rock "While there were rumors that the Spurs would try to trade up in the draft or consolidate their many first round picks, it hasn’t happened yet, and they once again picked at their allotted slot. Using the 20th overall pick acquired from the Toronto Raptors, the Spurs..." June 24

  • Bulls take Arizona PG Dalen Terry with 18th pick of the NBA Draft

    Chicago Sun-Times "Dalen Terry’s wingspan measured at just under 7-1 at the draft combine. Not bad for a 6-7 guard/forward. His confidence measured even bigger. That was a key piece that impressed several teams that interviewed the Arizona product over the last month before the Bulls..." June 24

  • Rockets select Tari Eason with 17th pick in 2022 NBA Draft

    The Dream Shake "How’s this for a start? After getting snagging Jabari Smith Jr. with the third pick, the Houston Rockets doubled down on long, athletic forwards who can defend by selecting LSU forward Tari Eason with the 17th pick. The 6’8” Eason averaged 16.9..." June 24

  • Hawks select AJ Griffin with No. 16 pick in 2022 NBA Draft

    Peachtree Hoops "After much speculation about John Collins trades and more, the Atlanta Hawks held on and picked with their original No. 16 pick in the first round on Thursday evening. The Hawks ultimately stood pat and selected Duke wing AJ Griffin out of Duke with their first pick. Griffin appeared..." June 24

  • Charlotte Hornets select Duke’s Mark Williams with No. 15 pick in the 2022 NBA draft

    The News & Observer "Following a season of high offensive efficiency and dominating defense, Duke’s Mark Williams will start his NBA career with the Charlotte Hornets. The 7-foot-2, 242-pound center, the ACC’s defensive player of the year as a sophomore last season, was selected with the No...." June 24