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NBA Rookie Prospect Report

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NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Phil Pressey

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: 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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: 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.

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Zach LaVine

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: 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.

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: 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?

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: The Freshman Defense

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Showcasing in Orlando

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Love, Zeller and Stereotypes

Is Cody Zeller a legitimate Rookie of the Year candidate?

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: NBA Draft Winners and Losers

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Mega Mock Draft (Part 2)

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Mega Mock Draft (Second Round)

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Mega Mock Draft (Part 1)

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Mock Draft 1.0

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: 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.

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: 2013 Draft Prospect Rankings

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Smart Move?

Top NBA prospect to skip draft, return to Oklahoma State

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Early Lottery Mock

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: The All-Rookie Team

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Trey Burke's Draft Stock Should Be Soaring

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: NBA Prospects at the Final Four

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: March Madness Has Been Tough on Prospects

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Stock Up

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: The John Wall Effect

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Hope You Didn't Lose Too Much Money, Nerlens

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: 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.

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Understanding the Raptors

Valanciunas May Have an Opportunity to Shine

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Fruitless Tanking

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Andre's a Giant

No one is talking about Detroit's Andre Drummond

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Time for Dion Waiters to Step Up?

Cleveland's rookie guard may have turned the corner

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: The Return of Iman

Knicks' sophomore guard makes his season debut this week

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Ten Day Contractors

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Anthony Davis

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: The Demise of the Pass-First Point Guard

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: #FreeAndrewNicholson

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Waiting on Dion

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Don't Call it the D-League

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Without a Shved of Doubt

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Above the Rest

Lillard and Davis Distancing Themselves from the Rookie Pack

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Lillard's Impressive Debut

Portland's Rookie PG is Racking Up Points, Dimes

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: The Harden Truth

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Sullied Rumors

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

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: The NBA's Heath Bar

Fred Katz (@FredKatz) breaks down Harrison Barnes.

NBA Rookie Prospect Report: The Guys Worth Drafting and the Not Worth Drafting, All of Them

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