The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Derrick Williams with the No. 2 pick in the 2011 NBA draft. He played for the Lakers in 2018 and has since disappeared from the NBA.
Former LA Lakers top pick Javaris Crittenton joined a gang soon after arriving in LA. That affiliation led to trouble and Crittenton shot and killed a 22-year-old woman. He’s now serving 23 years in prison.
The 1986 NBA draft was loaded with busts, drugs, death, prison sentences, and a lot of second-round steals.
Joe Burrow is going to the Cincinnati Bengals. Looking at his path to becoming a pro, it is pretty similar to the path of LeBron James.
Shawn Kemp should have been one of the best players in Kentucky history. Instead, he lost his scholarship over $700.
With the NBA now signing top high school prospects to play in the G League, one and done players in the NCAA could be a thing of the past.
Obi Toppin is positioned to be a top-five selection in this summer’s NBA Draft, which isn’t bad for a player who attracted almost no interest coming out of high school. The University of Dayton redshirt sophomore has declared for the draft for the second year in a row and will stay in this time, much …
The career of former top NBA draft pick Joe Smith didn’t quite turn out like most expected. Expectations are high as the top overall pick and Joe Smith never lived up to them. Yes, he played 16 years in the NBA and that’s an impressive statistic on its own. But the former collegiate All-American never …
The NBA had to agree to a deal before buyers interested in the Cleveland Cavaliers would complete the purchase.
Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner and cartoon doggie character Scooby Doo could be part of the reason the NBA has just two rounds.
In 1977, Lusia Harris was drafted by the New Orleans Jazz, making here the first and only woman drafted in the NBA…or was she?
In 1984, Sam Bowie was infamously drafted ahead of Michael Jordan. What happened to the big man after that, though?
Former prep basketball phenom and NBA player Darius Miles made a lot of money playing basketball and saw it all go away quickly.
North Carolina’s Cole Anthony was a top player in the country this season. However, he refuses to announce his NBA draft decision for now.
As the fifth pick in the 1987 NBA draft, Scottie Pippen made a great career for himself. How did the four players taken ahead of him fare?
The NFL, NBA, and NHL continue to move forward with plans for their drafts, but Major League Baseball is considering scrapping its draft to save approximately $400 million.
NBA teams may be forced to base their draft decisions on Skype interviews as it’s expected there will be no in-person workouts, interviews.
Anthony Edwards was a top prospect coming out of high school a year ago and now is the early favorite to go No. 1 in the NBA draft.
A look at the five players taken ahead of Larry Bird in the 1978 NBA draft and how their careers matched up against the Celtics legend.
A look at the four players taken ahead of Kevin Garnett in the 1995 NBA draft and how their careers matched up to the future Hall of Famer.
The college basketball season is officially over because of the coronavirus. Here are the top NBA prospects coming out of college.
The NBA Rookie of the Year race is between Zion Williamson and Ja Morant. However, there are other solid rookies this season.
LaMelo Ball could be the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Does the youngest Ball brother have what it takes to be an NBA superstar?
No matter how talented a player might be, all of those hoping to get drafted must jump through the same hoop: declaring for the NBA draft.
In the past the most talented high school basketball players could go straight to the NBA. Is it time for the NBA to go back to this rule?
LaMelo Ball could be the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA draft, and he might have a shoe contract in waiting that would be the envy of the NBA.
LaMelo Ball is a top NBA draft prospect who inherited at least one key trait from his dad, Lavar — his outsized confidence.
Toronto Raptors rookie Terence Davis bet on himself to make the NBA, and his story is straight out of Hollywood.
Trae Young and Luka Doncic were traded for each other on draft day, and Young would appreciate it if everyone stopped comparing them.
Kentucky head coach John Calipari knows how to fix the one-and-done rule so that unqualified players don’t go from high school to the NBA.
LaMelo Ball’s NBA draft stock is rising due to his strong play in Australia. LaMelo’s older brother Lonzo is looking to help out with advice.
The story of 18-year-old Killian Hayes will be a memorable one as he tries to take his game to the NBA in the one-and-done era.