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The Prospect Post: The Two Best Players in College Basketball

Who wins the Player of the Year Award in college basketball won't necessarily be the No. 1 overall pick. So, looking outside the draft, who is simply the best college basketball player?

The Prospect Post: How Did Everyone Miss On K.J. McDaniels?

K.J. McDaniels was the 32nd pick of June's draft, but he's played like a potential rookie of the year candidate. How did everyone miss on him?

The Prospect Post: Duke and Wisconsin's Lottery Picks

Five projected lottery picks played in Wednesday's Duke Blue Devils and Wisconsin Badgers game. James Anderson has the breakdown on how they played.

The Prospect Post: 2013 NBA Re-Draft

James Anderson goes through the entire first round of the 2013 NBA Draft and looks at where players would go if the draft happened today.

The Prospect Post: Duke's Future Lottery Picks

Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, and Justise Winslow played Michigan State on Tuesday. James Anderson has the breakdown on how they looked and where they are on the NBA fantasy radar.

The Prospect Post: Is Zach LaVine Ready to Start?

The Timberwolves are throwing rookie guard Zach LaVine into the fire to man the starting point guard job while Ricky Rubio is out for the next 7-8 weeks. Is LaVine ready?

The Prospect Post: Dante Exum

Rookie expert James Anderson breaks down the early returns on point guard Dante Exum and runs through all of the exciting plays he's already made that point to Exum being a huge talent in the NBA someday.

The Prospect Post: What Could Go Wrong

RotoWire's resident rookie expert, James Anderson, breaks down our current expectations for the top rookies going in fantasy drafts.

The Prospect Post: Julius Randle

RotoWire's Marc Roberts looks at the best, average, and worst-case scenarios for No. 7 pick Julius Randle in his seventh of a series of articles detailing the projected value of the top rookies for 2014-15.

The Prospect Post: Dante Exum

RotoWire's Marc Roberts looks at the best, average, and worst-case scenarios for No. 5 pick Dante Exum in his fifth of a series of articles detailing the projected value of the top rookies for 2014-15.

The Prospect Post: Aaron Gordon

RotoWire's Marc Roberts looks at the best, average, and worst-case scenarios for No. 4 pick Aaron Gordon in his fourth of a series of articles detailing the projected value of the top rookies for 2014-15.

The Prospect Post: Joel Embiid

RotoWire's Marc Roberts looks at the best, average, and worst-case scenarios for No. 3 pick Joel Embiid in his third of a series of articles detailing the projected value of the top rookies for 2014-15.

The Prospect Post: Jabari Parker

RotoWire's Marc Roberts looks at the best, average, and worst-case scenarios for No. 2 pick Jabari Parker in his second of a series of articles detailing the projected value of the top rookies from the 2014 NBA Draft.

The Prospect Post: Andrew Wiggins

RotoWire's Marc Roberts looks at the best, average, and worst-case scenarios for No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins in his first of a series of articles detailing the projected value of the top rookies from the 2014 NBA Draft.

The Prospect Post: Phil Pressey

Is Phil Pressey good enough to stick in the NBA for the long haul, or are the Celtics simply patient and tanking?

The Prospect Post: The Easy Way or the Hardaway

Tim Hardaway has pleasantly surprised and has been one of the four or five best rookies of this NBA season

The Prospect Post: Trey Burke's Shot

The days of isolation point guards like Allen Iverson and Stephon Marbury are a thing of the past, and today's NBA is catered to shooters like Trey Burke.

The Prospect Post: Zach LaVine

Are the Westbrook comps too lazy? Laundry makes comparing players so easy. Too easy.

The Prospect Post: Waiting for Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins is the player everyone thought he was, he's simply taken his time taking over the college game. By season's end, Wiggins will show why he's No. 1.

The Prospect Post: Jordan Clarkson

Jordan Clarkson transferred to Mizzou and developed a new defensive identity under coach Frank Haith. Could he play his way into the first round?

The Prospect Post: The Freshman Defense

Jabari Parker has drawn early comparisons to Carmelo Anthony. He showed why Tuesday night, both on offense and, unfortunately, on defense.

The Prospect Post: Showcasing in Orlando

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) explains why some undeserving veterans are playing over talented rookies.

The Prospect Post: Love, Zeller and Stereotypes

Is Cody Zeller a legitimate Rookie of the Year candidate?

The Prospect Post: NBA Draft Winners and Losers

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) rates the winners and losers from Thursday's 2013 NBA Draft.

The Prospect Post: Mega Mock Draft (Part 2)

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) breaks down picks 16-30 in part two of his first round mock draft analysis.

The Prospect Post: Mega Mock Draft (Second Round)

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) offers up his second round picks from his final mock draft before the 2013 NBA Draft.

The Prospect Post: Mega Mock Draft (Part 1)

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) mock drafts the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft in serious depth.

The Prospect Post: Mock Draft 1.0

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) mock drafts the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft with the lottery results now in.

The Prospect Post: Pre-Lottery NBA Mock Draft

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) offers up a pre-lottery mock draft before Tuesday's lottery results gives us a look at how the draft will fall.

The Prospect Post: 2013 Draft Prospect Rankings

Our @FredKatz ranks the top 30 prospects in this year's class

The Prospect Post: Smart Move?

Top NBA prospect to skip draft, return to Oklahoma State

The Prospect Post: Early Lottery Mock

Perry Missner (@PerryMissner) gives a generalized early look at who we could see getting drafted in the lottery this offseason.

The Prospect Post: The All-Rookie Team

Our @FredKatz picks the top rookies in this year's class

The Prospect Post: Trey Burke's Draft Stock Should Be Soaring

@FredKatz sees a lot of Damian Lillard in the Michigan star

The Prospect Post: NBA Prospects at the Final Four

How many of this weekend's stars will be drafted in June?

The Prospect Post: March Madness Has Been Tough on Prospects

This year's potential lottery picks are having a very rough March, writes @FredKatz

The Prospect Post: Stock Up

Small-school stars hope to parlay March Madness into better draft position

The Prospect Post: The John Wall Effect

The John Wall Effect does exist and it's becoming more and more apparent with each Bradley Beal swish.

The Prospect Post: Hope You Didn't Lose Too Much Money, Nerlens

What happens when the likely #1 pick tears his ACL?

The Prospect Post: The Rookie Wall

Michael Chua (@MichaelChua7) takes a look at this season's most talked about rookies and the walls they've had to climb over.

The Prospect Post: Understanding the Raptors

Valanciunas May Have an Opportunity to Shine

The Prospect Post: Fruitless Tanking

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) believes tanking might be a fruitless endeavor this season.

The Prospect Post: Andre's a Giant

No one is talking about Detroit's Andre Drummond

The Prospect Post: Time for Dion Waiters to Step Up?

Cleveland's rookie guard may have turned the corner

The Prospect Post: The Return of Iman

Knicks' sophomore guard makes his season debut this week

The Prospect Post: Ten Day Contractors

Fred Katz on some potential fill-ins for the second half of the season.

The Prospect Post: Anthony Davis

Highly-touted rookie gets a lift from Eric Gordon's return

The Prospect Post: The Demise of the Pass-First Point Guard

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) explains how hero ball has made its way into the college game.

The Prospect Post: #FreeAndrewNicholson

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) says it's time to #FreeAndrewNicholson.

The Prospect Post: Waiting on Dion

Waiters has yet to show the skill that got him to the NBA, but we're fine waiting on him.

The Prospect Post: Don't Call it the D-League

More and more NBA players are getting experience in the D-League.

The Prospect Post: Without a Shved of Doubt

Russian Rookie could be the T-Wolves' most important player on offense

The Prospect Post: Above the Rest

Lillard and Davis Distancing Themselves from the Rookie Pack

The Prospect Post: Lillard's Impressive Debut

Portland's Rookie PG is Racking Up Points, Dimes

The Prospect Post: The Harden Truth

The Prospect Post: Sullied Rumors

Fred Katz runs down the story that broke Jared Sullinger and offers some optimism.

The Prospect Post: The NBA's Heath Bar

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) breaks down Harrison Barnes.

The Prospect Post: The Guys Worth Drafting and the Not Worth Drafting, All of Them

Fred Katz organizes this year's rookies into tiers of fantasy relevance.