Jun 2, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT
Add Bill Self to the list of coaches in favor of the NBA increasing its age limit.
May 17, 2014, 8:21 PM EDT
Marcus Smart says that he has no regrets about returning to school for his sophomore season.
Apr 20, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT
The Harrison twins are halfway through deciding on returning to Lexington or declaring for the NBA draft.
Apr 15, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT
A pair of starters will leave Arizona following an Elite 8 appearance.
Apr 15, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT
The Big Ten regular season champion has lost two underclassmen to the NBA draft with the possibility of a third departure as well.
Apr 6, 2014, 3:55 PM EDT
The Big Ten Player of the Year will announce his decision in the next week or two.
Mar 30, 2014, 10:42 AM EDT
Aaron Gordon likely played his final game at Arizona, according to a report on Saturday night.
Mar 30, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT
The Mountaineers leading scorer will be back in Morgantown for the 2014-2015 season.
Mar 23, 2014, 10:07 AM EDT
The Utah star’s return should make the Utes a tournament team.
Mar 16, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT
See what Billy Donovan said about Adam Silver’s proposed plan to raise the age limit for the NBA form 19 to 20.
Mar 16, 2014, 12:52 PM EDT
The Indiana freshman forward is likely a lottery pick, but will he declare or return to IU?
Feb 14, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT
With the shift in leadership from David Stern to Adam Silver, the NBA has begun a new era with Silver taking over as commissioner. Last week it was discussed that one area in which Silver would like to make changes is the NBA’s age limit, which would be raised from 19 to 20 years old…
Feb 7, 2014, 12:21 PM EDT
The current “one and done” rule is one that has received a high amount of attention in recent years, especially during this season given the number of high-level freshmen on the scene. That rule is a product of negotiations between the NBA’s owner and its players association, with the 2004 NBA Draft being the last…
Feb 4, 2014, 11:54 PM EDT
There ought to be plenty of talent in the green room at this June’s NBA draft. Although a consensus top-3 pick, maybe the No. 1 overall pick, is exploring the idea of returning for his sophomore season. ESPN Basketball Insider Jeff Goodman spoke with Kansas freshman center Joel Embiid before and after No. 8 Kansas’ 69-52…
Nov 22, 2013, 2:04 PM EDT
On Thursday evening it was reported by Andy Katz of ESPN.com that Florida International guard Raymond Taylor was forced to sit out the Panthers’ game against Bethune-Cookman due to the school and NCAA looking into questions regarding his eligibility. The issue: whether or not Taylor, who entered his name into the 2012 NBA Draft, withdrew…
Nov 4, 2013, 2:15 PM EDT
People love rankings. Whether it be top 100 recruiting lists, preseason top 25s, mock draft, best point guards, or simply a list of the best Vince Vaughn movies since 2000 — he’s never come close to replicating the success of Wedding Crashers. Rankings let us argue the pointless and speculate about the future. For those…
Nov 3, 2013, 12:24 PM EDT
The Oklahoma State men’s basketball program has made six Final Fours. The current Cowboys team can probably tell you a little bit about each of them because that’s what they were assigned to do by head coach Travis Ford. The Cowboys enter the 2013-2014 season ranked No. 8 in the AP poll, and with the…
Oct 29, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT
The NBA season kicks off on Tuesday night, which means that you should, by now, have Pro Basketball Talk in your daily rotation of internet reading. It also means that we can now go back and take a look at some of the players that made good — and bad — decisions leaving school to…
Oct 23, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT
Believe it or not, Aaron Craft will head into this season as one of the nation’s most polarizing players. He embodies every single one of the clichés that sportswriters love to use — heady, gritty, tough, team-first, winner, etc., etc., etc. — but his individual numbers are far less impressive that the win-loss record of Ohio…
Sep 16, 2013, 12:53 PM EDT
The season hasn’t started, but we’ve had another player announce his intentions to turn pro after the season. Kyle Anderson’s father all but told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that he will be heading to the NBA after the season. Both Marcus Smart and Jahii Carson made similar statements already this offseason. “It’s more than likely that…
Sep 14, 2013, 9:25 AM EDT
Michigan big man Mitch McGary surprised some, while assuring the Wolverines would be contenders again in the Big Ten this past April when he — along with fellow freshman Glenn Robinson III — elected to stay at school for their sophomore seasons. McGary emerged as a top pro prospect when he had a breakout performance…
Jun 28, 2012, 9:22 AM EDT
Kentucky and North Carolina are poised to make history at Thursday night’s NBA draft. Both teams will likely see four players selected in the first round, marking the first time since the NBA debuted its two-round format in 1989 that two teams have accounted for eight of the total picks in the first round. The…
Jun 27, 2012, 1:12 PM EDT
Oregon State carries the unfortunate title of being the major-conference team that has gone the longest without a player getting drafted by and NBA team. But after 14 long years, it looks like guard Jared Cunningham will break that streak on Thursday night. The 6-5 guard from Oakland, Calif. is projected to be selected in…
Jun 20, 2012, 12:08 PM EDT
There were a lot of questions that were left unanswered after Syracuse’s Fab Melo was ruled academically ineligible for the NCAA tournament this past season. After a workout with the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, he tried to clear some things up, though much still remains unknown. ”It was academic,” Melo told the Associated Press in…
Jun 13, 2012, 1:44 PM EDT
Athletic testing isn’t the be-all and end-all when it comes to draft position, but some players put up impressive numbers at the 2012 NBA Draft Combine, while others slipped behind. Among the most outstanding numbers were Harrison Barnes 38-inch standing vertical, Scott Machado’s 17 bench press reps, Quincy Acy’s combine-best 10.48 lane agility test, and…
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