Former Zags Kick Off NBA Summer League

Two of the most prolific players to ever come through Spokane will be playing to make a roster over the next several days...
July 8, 2016

Are Seniors Really More NBA-Ready?

Charting every player drafted in the first round since 2006 - the first year of the "one-and-dones" - Scout NBA analyst Matt McCreary breaks down whether seniors actually have an advantage at the next level.
November 2, 2015

Scout Six Pack: Reappraising 2003

The Class of 2003 will forever be defined by the careers of two players: LeBron James and Chris Paul. The gold medalists and best friends carry the expectations for a class that could have used a few more stars.
March 3, 2009

NBA Draft Diary

People don't watch TV during the summer because half of the great comedies have retired; the others just aren't compelling as reruns. But the great sleeper, aired once each June, is the NBA Draft. "Dry, boring and focused on a league I don't care about" - you say? Only because you haven't sat through the Draft with the Court Jester. Digesting his draft night diary, though, is the next best thing.
June 29, 2006

Thumbs Up And Thumbs Down, NBA Draft Style

Was anyone else dizzy trying to keep track of who was going where who was being traded during the Wednesday night NBA Draft? When heads stopped spinning, it wasn't too difficult to sort out the potential winners and losers via the draft process. And the winners were . . .
June 28, 2006

NBA Mock Draft

Once each year, college basketball fans and NBA fans come together. The NBA Draft tonight at Madison Square Garden will be a bizarre one without high school players, given David Stern's new age-limit rule. So it's all college kids and foreigners on tap tonight. The Court Jester, who should be running half of these clubs, matches the needs, availability and foolery to predict tonight's first round.
June 28, 2006

Top Small Forwards for the 2006 NBA Draft

The small forward position is an spot that has been helped by the addition of several talented underclassmen such as Adam Morrison of Gonzaga and Rudy Gay from Connecticut, two projected high lottery picks. The following is a look at the top ten prosepcts at the small forward position.
June 25, 2006

It's Hard To Knock Morrison's Resume

Does anyone still doubt Adam Morrison's ability to score against excellent "athletes" and top-flight competition? If so, they should check out what he did against some of the best teams in college basketball last season. They'll be just as impressed as NBA talent evaluators are.
June 21, 2006