2016 Jonathan Givony Articles


  

by Jonathan Givony, Matt Kamalsky, Kyle Nelson, Josh Riddell

We continue our coverage of the top NBA Draft prospects in the Big 12 with scouting reports on prospects 10-13: Jawun Evans, Kerwin Roach, Landen Lucas and Zach Smith.


by Julian Applebome, Jonathan Givony, Matt Kamalsky, Kyle Nelson

We continue our coverage of the top NBA prospects in the Pac-12 with scouting reports on prospects 11-15: Chance Comanche, Ray Smith, Dillon Brooks, Bennie Boatwright and Jordan Bell.


by Derek Bodner, Jonathan Givony, Matt Kamalsky

We continue our coverage of the top NBA prospects in the Pac-12 with scouting reports on prospects 6-10: Drew Eubanks, Ike Anigbogu, Chimezie Metu, Rawle Alkins and Chris Boucher.


by Jonathan Givony

Scouting reports and interviews on six of the top prospects seen at the NBA Basketball Without Borders Europe Camp in Finland this past week, including Isaac Bonga, Nikola Miskovic, Kristian Sjolund, Onuralp Bitim, Goga Bitadze and Philipp Herkenhoff.


by Jonathan Givony

Jonathan Givony sits down with Jamtland's Olle Lundqvist to wrap up the 2016 Basketball Without Borders Europe Camp in Finland.


by Julian Applebome, Jeremy Bauman, Jonathan Givony, Matt Kamalsky, Josh Riddell

We continue our coverage on the top NBA draft prospects in the Big East with part four, players ranked 4-8: Mikal Bridges, L.J. Peak, Isaac Copeland, Kelan Martin and Jalen Brunson.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Scouting reports on eight of the prospects seen at adidas Nations that haven't been covered on DraftExpress prior.


by Julian Applebome, Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

We break down the top ten performers from the 2016 adidas Nations. The rankings are based on the statistic Estimated Wins Added.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Scouting reports on eleven of the top big men prospects seen at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship, including Wendell Carter, Kevin Knox, Olivier Sarr, Simi Shittu, Jaren Jackson, Austin Wiley, Ragip Atar, Francisco Caffaro, Rongzhen Zhu, Samson Froling and Jordan Brown.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Scouting reports on ten of the top wing prospects seen at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship, including R.J. Barrett, Dzanan Musa, Troy Brown, Yves Pons, Jaylen Hoard, Miguel Gonzalez, Sergi Martinez, Gary Trent, Onuralp Bitim and Elias Valtonen.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Scouting reports on seven of the top point guard prospects seen at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship, including Collin Sexton, Arnas Velicka, Immanuel Quickley, Andrew Nembhard, Javonte Smart, Eray Akyuz and Lautaro Lopez.


by Jonathan Givony

It doesn't take more than a few minutes of watching a NBA playoff game to realize how important outside shooting has become to the way the game of basketball is evolving these days.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

A look at six of the most intriguing big men prospects in attendance at the USA Basketball U18 Training Camp, including scouting reports and video interviews.


by Jonathan Givony

A look at four of the most intriguing forward prospects in attendance at the USA Basketball U18 Training Camp, including scouting reports and video interviews.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

A look at four of the most intriguing shooting guard prospects in attendance at the USA Basketball U18 Training Camp, including scouting reports and video interviews.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

A look at four of the most intriguing point guard prospects in attendance at the USA Basketball U18 Training Camp, including scouting reports and video interviews.


by Jonathan Givony, Matt Kamalsky

Detailed evaluations on six of the top prospects seen on the US team at the 2016 adidas EuroCamp in Treviso.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Paul Zipser and Petr Cornelie gave Treviso a nice boost of energy, while the Next Generation campers gave us a glimpse into the future with a very intriguing group of talented young prospects.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Louisville big man Chinanu Onuaku as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of UNLV guard Patrick McCaw as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Syracuse wing Malachi Richardson as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony

Many eyebrows were raised when the NBA dispersed the official measurements collected at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago last week. An official memo from the league office confirmed many of those concerns.


by Jonathan Givony

Bender has a relatively small buyout for an international player of his stature, which should pose no obstacles to him joining the NBA team that drafts him June 23.


by Jonathan Givony, Matt McGann

We joined Zhou Qi, 7'2 big man from China, as he worked out in Chicago and Dallas in preparation for the 2016 NBA Draft.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of St. Joe's wing DeAndre Bembry as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony

Breaking down some of the many different scenarios in play now that the official order of the draft is set, after a surprisingly calm night at the NBA Draft Lottery.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Kentucky big man Skal Labissiere as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony

Examining the changing landscape of the NBA draft combine, which wrapped up this past weekend in Chicago.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Running down the list of eleven underclassmen who didn't have great showings at the NBA Combine.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Recapping the ten most impressive performances from day two of the competitive action at the NBA Combine, including Jaron Blossomgame, Cheick Diallo, Michael Gbinije, Chinanu Onuaku, Patrick McCaw, Marcus Paige and more.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Recapping the ten most impressive performances from day one of the competitive action at the NBA Combine, including Georges Niang, Malcolm Brogdon, DeAndre Bembry, Cheick Diallo and more.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Duke forward Brandon Ingram as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony

The official list of 63 participants, via the NBA. Includes analysis on those who will attend, as well as those who declined to, are unable or did not receive an invite.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Kentucky point guard Tyler Ulis as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Oklahoma shooting guard Buddy Hield as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Michigan State big man Deyonta Davis as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Kentucky guard Jamal Murray as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Notre Dame point guard Demetrius Jackson as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, M Schmitz

Scouting reports on six of the most intriguing international prospects seen at the 2015 Jordan Brand Classic at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn. Players were born in 1999 and 2000.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Scouting reports on DeAndre Ayton, Jarrett Allen, Marques Bolden, Ziming Fan and Udoka Azubuike.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Scouting reports on Jonathan Isaac, Wenyen Gabriel, Kostas Antetokounmpo and Justin Jackson (Canada).


by Jonathan Givony

Three days of practices are already in the books in Portland, as the World Team gets ready for their highly anticipated matchup with Team USA on Saturday (noon Pacific, ESPN2).


by Jonathan Givony

Thon Maker tells us, in his own words, why he decided to enter the 2016 NBA Draft. He also dives deep into his philosophy on basketball and life on and off the court, talks about specific NBA players he studies, and much more.


by Jonathan Givony

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Thon Maker as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony

How has Buddy Hield's impressive NCAA Tournament run affected his standing with NBA teams?


by Jonathan Givony

In a surprising but welcomed move, the NCAA announced in January significant changes to its rules regarding collegiate underclassmen's ability to test the waters of the NBA draft.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Washington power forward Marquese Chriss as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Kansas big man Cheick Diallo as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Washington guard Dejounte Murray as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Matt Kamalsky

When do the top college prospects for the 2016 NBA Draft take the floor on Friday for the Sweet 16? What will NBA scouts be looking for?


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Baylor forward Taurean Prince as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Matt Kamalsky

The Nike Hoop Summit World team was officially announced today, complementing the USA roster which was announced in January. The game is scheduled for Saturday, April 9th at the Rose Garden, in Portland, Oregon.


by Jonathan Givony

When do the top college prospects for the 2016 NBA Draft take the floor on Thursday for the Sweet 16? And what will NBA scouts be looking for?


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Matt Kamalsky

When do the top college prospects for the 2016 NBA Draft take the floor on Sunday for the Round of 32 at the NCAA Tournament? And what will NBA scouts be looking for?


by Jonathan Givony

When do the top college prospects for the 2016 NBA Draft take the floor on Saturday for the Round of 32 at the NCAA Tournament? And what will NBA scouts be looking for?


by Jonathan Givony

When do the top college prospects for the 2016 NBA Draft take the floor on Friday for the Round of 64 at the NCAA Tournament? And what will NBA scouts be looking for?


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Marquette power forward Henry Ellenson as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony

When do the top college prospects for the 2016 NBA Draft take the floor on Thursday for the Round of 64 at the NCAA Tournament? And what will NBA scouts be looking for?


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of LSU power forward Ben Simmons as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Long before some of the loudest but most uninformed voices anointed Ben Simmons the next LeBron James or Magic Johnson, there was already a significant debate within NBA front offices about whether Simmons was even the consensus No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft.


by Jonathan Givony

With the 2016 NCAA Tournament Bracket officially set, we can start to analyze how the Round of 64 is shaping up from a NBA Draft perspective. Who are the prospects and what will NBA teams be looking for in different matchups?


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Louisville shooting guard Damion Lee as a NBA Draft prospect, with a detailed video analysis and scouting report.


by Jonathan Givony

Taking a look at the situation Ante Ziic is in with Cibona Zagreb in Croatia, evaluating his strengths and weaknesses, and projecting him long term.


by Jonathan Givony

Taking a look at the situation Le Mans' trio of 7-footers is in, evaluating their strengths and weaknesses, and projecting them out long term.


by Jonathan Givony

We take a look at four of the best center prospects to emerge at the 2016 Basketball Without Borders Global Camp held in Toronto during All-Star Weekend.


by Jonathan Givony

We take a look at five of the best power forward prospects to emerge at the 2016 Basketball Without Borders Global Camp held in Toronto during All-Star Weekend.


by Jonathan Givony

Taking a look at the situation Timothe Luwawu is in with Mega Leks in Serbia, evaluating his strengths and weaknesses, and projecting him long term.


by Jonathan Givony

We take a look at five of the best guard and wing prospects to emerge at the 2016 Basketball Without Borders Global Camp held in Toronto during All-Star Weekend.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

Taking a look at the situation Isaia Cordinier is in with Denain in France, evaluating his strengths and weaknesses, and projecting him long term.


by Jonathan Givony

DraftExpress sat down with Croatian forward Dragan Bender to discuss a variety of topics, including the comparisons to Kristaps Porzingis, the season he's having, the improvement he's making, his thoughts on the NBA and more.


by Jonathan Givony

Interview, scouting report and projects on 1997-born Slovenian shooting guard Blaz Mesicek, who is seeing significant playing time this season in the EuroCup and Adriatic League.


by Jonathan Givony

DraftExpress sat down with German forward Paul Zipser to discuss a variety of topics from his style of play to his plans for the 2016 NBA Draft.


by Jonathan Givony

DraftExpress sat down with Turkish wing Furkan Korkmaz to discuss a variety of topics from his style of play to his plans for the 2016 NBA Draft.


by Jonathan Givony, Matt Kamalsky

A detailed look at the rosters for the NBA Basketball Without Borders Global Camp, which will be held in Toronto during NBA All-Star Weekend.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

More than halfway through the Adriatic League regular season, it's safe to say that 19-year old Ante Zizic has been the revelation of the league thus far. The 6'11 center is putting up historic numbers with Cibona Zagreb for a player his age.


by Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz

After finishing up a difficult out of conference schedule, which included matchups with the likes of Michigan State, Virginia, Washington and Georgia, now is likely an appropriate time to dissect the merits of Oakland junior point guard Kay Felder as a NBA Draft prospect.