NBA Prospects Rumors & News

  • 4 best fits for Gonzaga star Jalen Suggs in 2021 NBA Draft

    Sportsnaut "In what can’t be considered too much of a surprise, Gonzaga combo-guard Jalen Suggs has officially declared for the 2021 NBA Draft after leading his Bulldogs to the National Championship Game this past season.  The 6-foot-4 guard has been ascending the NBA Draft..." April 19

  • Gonzaga Star Jalen Suggs Entering 2021 NBA Draft

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  • San Diego State Aztecs star Matt Mitchell enters NBA Draft

    Sportsnaut "San Diego State standout Matt Mitchell has declared for the 2021 NBA Draft, USA Today reported Sunday. Mitchell had the option to return for a fifth season under NCAA rules installed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year instead hired..." April 19

  • NBA Feedback Led David Johnson to Declare for Draft

    SI "After weeks of speculation, Louisville men's basketball sophomore guard David Johnson finally made the decision earlier this week to enter his name into the 2021 NBA Draft and forgo his remaining collegiate eligibility. According to the program's official release, Johnson..." April 17

  • NBA G League Elite Camp to return in June before Draft

    USA Today "On Friday, it was announced that the 2021 NBA G League Elite Camp will take place June 19-21 with prospective draft hopefuls at a location still to be determined. Of course, the camp was canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The scouting event gives prospects..." April 16

  • USC's Evan Mobley, projected top-3 pick, declares for NBA Draft

    The Score "USC's Evan Mobley announced Friday his decision to enter the 2021 NBA Draft. He's expected to be a top-three pick following a stellar freshman campaign. Mobley, 19, was a consensus second-team All-American after guiding the Trojans to a 25-8 regular-season..." April 16

  • Isaiah Livers Declares For 2021 NBA Draft

    BT Powerhouse "On Thursday, the Michigan Wolverines got some big news as senior leader Isaiah Livers announced he would be declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft. He put together an outstanding career in Ann Arbor and will now take his talents to the next level. This was an anticipated decision, but..." April 16

  • Iowa G Joe Wieskamp to test NBA draft waters

    National Post "Iowa sharpshooter Joe Wieskamp will test the 2021 NBA Draft waters, Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery announced Wednesday. The 6-foot-6 guard averaged 14.8 points and 6.6 rebounds and shot 46.2 percent from 3-point range in 31 starts as a junior in 2020-21. " April 15

  • LSU Basketball Guard Cam Thomas Declares for 2021 NBA Draft

    SI "Cam Thomas delivered on what his coach Will Wade said for months prior to the 2020 season. He scored and then he scored some more en route to leading the SEC in points during his first and only season in Baton Rouge.  On Thursday, Thomas joined teammates Javonte Smart, Trendon..." April 15

  • 5 players who boosted their draft stock in the NCAA Tournament

    The Score "There's no bigger stage in college basketball than March Madness. For some players, the exposure gained in the Big Dance is the difference between reaching the NBA and going undrafted. Here are five players who boosted their draft stock with standout performances in this..." April 15

  • Louisville G David Johnson declares for NBA draft "Louisville guard David Johnson has declared himself eligible for the 2021 NBA Draft, and is not leaving the door open for a potential return to college. “First, I’d like to thank God for putting me in this position I’m in today. Without Him, this wouldn’t be..." April 15

  • Duke basketball’s Matthew Hurt declares for the 2021 NBA draft

    The News & Observer "After dramatically improving his basketball game from his freshman to sophomore season at Duke, Matthew Hurt is going pro. Having led the ACC in scoring at 18.3 points per game last season, Hurt is joining ex-teammates Jalen Johnson and DJ Steward by declaring this summer’s NBA..." April 14

  • Baylor guard Davion Mitchell declares for 2021 NBA Draft

    The Athletic "Baylor junior guard Davion Mitchell — a potential lottery pick — declared for the 2021 NBA Draft on Tuesday, according to his Instagram page. Mitchell's plans to declare were first reported by The Athletic last week. Mitchell led Baylor to the national championship on..." April 14

  • Creighton’s Marcus Zegarowski declares for the 2021 NBA Draft "Creighton junior point guard Marcus Zegarowski announced via his Twitter on Tuesday that he’s declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft. Zegarowski led the Bluejays in his final season with 15.8 points per game. He was named to the All BIG EAST first team. " April 14

  • Trey Murphy, Others Declare For 2021 NBA Draft

    Hoops Rumors "Virginia junior shooting guard Trey Murphy III has decided to declare for the 2021 NBA draft while maintaining his college eligibility, he announced today (via Twitter). Murphy, who began his college career at Rice, transferred to Virginia for the 2020/21 season and started..." April 13

  • Purdue forward Trevion Williams declares for 2021 NBA Draft

    SI "Following his junior season at Purdue, forward Trevion Williams announced Monday via social media that he would declare for the 2021 NBA Draft. He is eligible to be selected on July 29.  Williams will not hire an agent and, as a result, will retain his college eligibility. If..." April 13

  • Michigan State's Aaron Henry to declare for NBA draft, says he'll sign with agent

    Detroit News "Aaron Henry is taking another shot at the NBA, and this time, it seems like the Michigan State guard has played his last game for the Spartans. Henry announced his intention to declare for the draft on Monday, and said he will be retaining an agent. While that does not mean he..." April 12

  • Texas Tech star Mac McClung enters transfer portal while prioritizing focus on 2021 NBA Draft

    CBS Sports "Texas Tech star guard Mac McClung simultaneously entered the transfer portal and declared for the 2021 NBA Draft on Sunday, opening up the possibility for him to land at his third school in three seasons. McClung, who began his career at Georgetown, announced the..." April 11

  • Tempting 2021 Draft Prospects NBA's Worst Teams Should Avoid

    Bleacher Report "Drafting the best player available makes sense if that player can maximize his potential within his NBA team's roster and system. Certain prospects may need a specific role in order to take off. And some lineups should want to steer clear of a prospect whose weaknesses could..." April 10

  • Houston’s Quentin Grimes declares for NBA draft

    Sportsnaut "Houston Cougars guard Quentin Grimes announced on Friday he will hire an agent and enter the 2021 NBA Draft. Grimes said the NBA has been a lifelong dream on his Instagram post, adding, “It’s been an honor for a hometown kid to be able to wear the Houston jersey across my..." April 10

  • Scotty Pippen Jr. declares for NBA Draft

    Anchor of Gold "Since Vanderbilt apparently can’t have a good player in the program for more than two years these days, Scotty Pippen Jr. is declaring for the NBA Draft, although he is leaving open the option of returning to college. The sophomore saw his scoring average jump from 12 ppg to 20.8,..." April 10

  • Scottie Barnes entering his name for NBA Draft "Florida State freshman guard Scottie Barnes announced he will be entering the 2021 NBA Draft, foregoing the remainder of his Seminole eligibility. " April 09

  • Kansas’ Jalen Wilson to test NBA draft process

    Sportsnaut "Kansas forward Jalen Wilson announced Friday that he is entering the NBA draft but will remain open to returning to school for his sophomore season. Wilson, who is listed at 6 feet 8 and 215 pounds, will retain NCAA eligibility while testing the draft process. He has until July 19 to..." April 09

  • Villanova’s Jeremiah Robinson-Earl declares for NBA Draft

    Sportsnaut "Villanova standout Jeremiah Robinson-Earl announced Friday that he is declaring for the NBA draft. Robinson-Earl, the co-Big East Player of the Year this season as a sophomore, said he will forego his remaining college eligibility. “After meaningful..." April 09

  • Arkansas' Moses Moody declares for NBA Draft

    The Athletic "Arkansas guard Moses Moody will declare for the 2021 NBA Draft and sign with an agent, he announced Friday on Twitter. According to Razorbacks head coach Eric Musselman, Moody is the first ever one-and-done player at Arkansas. "To Razorback nation (from every corner of the..." April 09

  • Houston's Quentin Grimes declares for NBA draft

    Houston Chronicle "University of Houston guard Quentin Grimes, a key member of the Cougars’ Final Four run, will hire an agent and enter the NBA draft, he announced Friday. Grimes led the Cougars and ranked third in the American Athletic Conference with 17.8 points per game and finished second on..." April 09

  • LSU Basketball Forward Trendon Watford Declares for 2021 NBA Draft

    SI "It was a miracle that LSU was able to land Trendon Watford for a second season and on Wednesday, the sophomore forward made it official, announcing his intent to enter the 2021 NBA Draft. Watford will hire an agent, ending his time in Baton Rouge after two seasons.  In two..." April 09

  • Keve Aluma explores NBA draft potential but could return to Virginia Tech

    The Virginian Pilot "Virginia Tech’s Keve Aluma is getting a read on his NBA draft potential, while leaving open the possibility of returning next season to Blacksburg. Aluma, a 6-foot-9 forward who just finished his redshirt junior season, announced Wednesday night on Twitter he’s exploring..." April 09

  • LSU's Javonte Smart declares for NBA draft

    The Advocate "In three years with the LSU basketball team, Javonte Smart showed steady improvement in some important statistical categories from his first season to his third. The most important numbers were the strides he made in his scoring averages and field-goal percentages, which increased..." April 09

  • FSU guard Sardaar Calhoun entering 2021 NBA Draft, maintaining college eligibility

    Tallahassee Democrat "Another Florida State basketball player is potentially looking to start his professional career. FSU guard Sardaar Calhoun, who just finished his first year with the Seminoles after transferring from Missouri University West Plains, announced Wednesday on Twitter that he will be..." April 09

  • Grading Every Top 2021 NBA Draft Prospect in Each Key Category

    Bleacher Report "Scouting reports on NBA draft prospects cover a lot of ground.  We graded each top prospect in key areas relative to their roles and positions. Scoring, shooting, defense and impact are important for everyone. For perimeter players, we looked at playmaking, and for..." April 08

  • Texas Tech’s Terrence Shannon Jr. declares for NBA draft

    Sportsnaut "Texas Tech second-leading scorer Terrence Shannon Jr. declared for the NBA draft on Thursday but won’t hire an agent. The sophomore guard made his announcement on Twitter. " April 08

  • LSU star Trendon Watford declares for 2021 NBA draft

    Sportsnaut "LSU sophomore forward Trendon Watford announced Wednesday that he is declaring for the NBA draft. The 6-foot-9 Watford said he plans to hire an agent and is focused on his professional career. " April 07

  • Tennessee Vols' Keon Johnson to declare for NBA draft

    Real GM Basketball "Keon Johnson will declare for the 2021 NBA Draft, leaving Tennessee after his freshman season. Johnson is the No. 6 prospect in the ESPN 100 and averaged 11.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 25 minutes per game. " April 07

  • Memphis freshman center Moussa Cisse declares for NBA Draft

    Commercial Appeal "Moussa Cisse announced Tuesday he is declaring for the NBA Draft. The 6-foot-10 center recently completed his freshman campaign at Memphis after enrolling a year early following a standout season at Lausanne. In a statement he posted on social media, Cisse said he will not..." April 07

  • Baylor guard Davion Mitchell declares for 2021 NBA Draft

    The Athletic "Baylor junior guard Davion Mitchell — a potential lottery pick — is declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft and plans to hire an agent, sources tell The Athletic. Mitchell led Baylor to the national championship on Monday, completing a breakout season in which he was named the..." April 07

  • South Carolina's Justin Minaya declares for 2021 NBA Draft and the NCAA transfer portal

    Saturday Down South "Well, this is a new one. It appears Justin Minaya desperately wants out of South Carolina. After averaging seven points and just over six rebounds per game last season for the Gamecocks, Minaya has just declared for the 2021 NBA Draft and the NCAA transfer..." April 07

  • Coastal Carolina guard Devante Jones declares for NBA draft

    WBTW " In a social media post Tuesday, Coastal Carolina guard Devante Jones said he’s declaring for the 2021 NBA draft. Jones will not hire an agent, therefore he can possibly return to Conway for his senior season. Jones has been one of the best ever to strap on a CCU..." April 07

  • NBA GM Would Consider Selecting Jalen Suggs With No. 1 Pick

    Bleacher Report "Jalen Suggs helped lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs to an undefeated regular season and an appearance in the national title game of the 2021 NCAA men's tournament, and he may have played his way into No. 1 overall pick status while doing so. Jordan Schultz of ESPN spoke to an NBA..." April 06

  • Illinois' Ayo Dosunmu declares for NBA draft, will hire agent

    The Score "Illinois star Ayo Dosunmu is declaring for the NBA draft and will forgo his remaining college eligibility by hiring an agent, he announced Tuesday, according to ESPN's Jonathan Givony. Dosunmu is ranked as the 22nd-best available player in the 2021 draft..." April 06

  • North Carolina’s Armando Bacot declares for NBA draft

    Sportsnaut "North Carolina sophomore forward Armando Bacot announced Tuesday that he is declaring for the NBA draft but will also consider a return to school depending how the process goes. The 6-foot-10 Bacot averaged 12.3 points and 7.8 rebounds in 29 games (28 starts) this season. He shot 62.8..." April 06

  • 3 teams that need to draft Baylor Bears star Jared Butler

    Clutch Points "Just in case you’ve been living under a rock, the Baylor Bears shocked the world of collegiate hoops when they throttled the prior-to undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs for the 2021 NCAA national championship. Gonzaga’s one-and-done star Jalen Suggs, with his incredible draft..." April 06

  • Arizona State freshman F Marcus Bagley declares for NBA Draft

    Arizona Sports "Arizona State freshman forward Marcus Bagley has declared for the NBA Draft, he told ESPN’s Jonathan Givony. Bagley told ESPN he is keeping all of his options open and has not yet hired an agent. Bagley has clear NBA appeal. At 6-foot-8 with a strong upper frame,..." April 06

  • 4 NBA contenders that need to draft Gonzaga star Corey Kispert

    Clutch Points "Corey Kispert has had an incredible senior season for the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs.  Kispert, 22, has averaged 18.8 points per game on almost 50, 40, 90 shooting splits. He is one of the most talented shooters in the NBA draft and will be an immediate contributor at the next level. He..." April 04

  • 5 NBA teams that need to draft Gonzaga Bulldogs star Jalen Suggs

    Clutch Points "Even before entering college, Gonzaga Bulldogs star Jalen Suggs has already been ranked as one of the top prospects in the upcoming NBA draft class of 2021. The 6-foot-4 guard further established that by leading the Bulldogs to an undefeated regular season. Now, the legend of Suggs grew even..." April 04

  • Auburn's Sharife Cooper entering 2021 NBA draft

    ESPN "Auburn freshman Sharife Cooper will declare for the 2021 NBA draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility by hiring an agent, he told ESPN. "This season was a roller coaster filled with many ups and some downs," Cooper said. "But I wouldn't trade..." April 02

  • 2021 NBA Draft Early Entrants List

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA recently announced that early entrants who wish to declare for the 2021 NBA draft have until the end of the day on Sunday, May 30 to make that decision official. That means college and international players who aren’t automatically draft-eligible still have nearly two..." April 01

  • Western Kentucky star Charles Bassey declares for NBA draft

    Sportsnaut "Western Kentucky star big man Charles Bassey said Thursday that he is entering the NBA draft. Bassey indicated he will retain an agent and is a full-go toward being part of the draft. He is forecasted to be chosen late in the first round. The 6-foot-11 Bassey averaged 17.6..." April 01

  • Mississippi State guard D.J. Stewart Jr. to test NBA Draft waters

    Sportsnaut "Mississippi State second-leading scorer D.J. Stewart Jr. on Thursday announced he’s going to enter the NBA Draft process without hiring an agent. The 6-foot-6 sophomore guard scored 16.0 points per game this past season and led the team in assists (3.1) and steals..." April 01

  • Cade Cunningham Officially Declares for 2021 NBA Draft; Possible No. 1 Pick

    Bleacher Report "Oklahoma State star Cade Cunningham officially declared for the 2021 NBA draft at a press conference Thursday.   The move was widely expected since the 19-year-old has been pegged as one of the top talents eligible for this year's draft, and the hype began well..." April 01