NBA Rookies Rankings – February 2021

As the league approaches the first third mark of its 2020-21 campaign, it’s time to check out the current NBA rookies rankings. Teams and their respective rookies have played around 25-30 games, which equates to just about the one-third mark of the league’s 72-game season. Rookies are beginning to carve out solidified roles while fans […] READ MORE

2020 NBA Draft Grades


The 2020 NBA Draft was unlike any other. After a five-month hiatus, the league resumed its annual draft, held virtually this season, last month. With the start of the 2020-21 campaign less than a few weeks away, it’s time to issue official grades for the 2020 NBA Draft.  Grades for the 2020 NBA Draft Atlanta […] READ MORE

2020 NBA Draft: Lottery Results

After a five-month delay, the 2020 NBA Draft finally took place virtually on Wednesday night. The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery took place back in August, officially deciding the placement of teams for picks one through fourteen. Check out the official results from the 2020 NBA Draft Lottery selections.  2020 NBA Draft – Lottery Results  1.) […] READ MORE

Karim Mane 2020 NBA Draft Profile


NBA Draft week is here as the Last Word on Pro Basketball staff profiles potential draft prospects, featuring Karim Mane. Mane is a 6-foot-5 guard who played with Vanier College from 2017-20 in Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada. While Mane sits outside of ESPN’s top-60 prospects, his services may result in a late-round draft selection. The NBA […] READ MORE

Ranking the Top Draft Picks in Heat History


With the 2020 NBA Draft officially scheduled for Wednesday, November 18th, the Last Word on Pro Basketball staff is here to break down the top draft picks in league history. Up second, we’ll cover the draft history for the other 2020 NBA Finals team, the Miami Heat. Unlike the Los Angeles Lakers, the Heat’s draft […] READ MORE

Théo Maledon 2020 NBA Draft Profile


After an extended NBA offseason, the NBA Draft is finally among us as many young and talented players wait to hear their name called. One of those hopefuls is the ASVEL France standout Théo Maledon. The 6-foot-5 point guard enjoyed a successful international career and is hoping that his play will translate to the next […] READ MORE

Boston Celtics Should Package Picks to Move Up in Draft


The Boston Celtics came within one series of the NBA Finals, losing to the Miami Heat four games to two. With the team likely to run it back, the Celtics have some decisions to make regarding the 2020 NBA Draft. Boston owns the 14th, 26th, 30th, and 47th picks but roster spots are scarce. Jayson […] READ MORE